July, 2014


A Vintage Vision

If these walls could talk, they’d tell the tales of newlyweds Turner and Amelia Smith, who built this center-hall farmhouse in 1886. Today, the…

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Here for the Kids

Insights from longtime teachers Car pools, book bags and homework — as a parent, you’re quite familiar with all of these. But there’s another…

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6 Tips to Create Home Sweet Dorm

Starting college means anticipation, expectations and emotions. It’s the start of a whole new chapter of  life. While students might be thrilled to embark…

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Summer Fruits = DIY Facial

Think of berries, pineapple and papaya … what comes to mind?  You may think of your favorite summer dessert, or of picking fresh fruit…

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Ready. Set. Tickets!

Love music? Love the State Fair? Then tomorrow’s your day! On Friday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. — that’s tomorrow — tickets go on…

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Bellini Fine Italian Cuisine

Since opening its doors in 2010, Bellini Fine Italian Cuisine has become the most highly favored restaurant in Fuquay-Varina. That’s not surprising, especially since…

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Eat This, Not That

Eat This, Not That

If you’re like most people who eat at restaurants, your food repertoire can be predictable and monotonous. You order the same few dishes time…

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Summer Reading

So, you love to garden but don’t particularly like that little trickle of sweat running down your back when the summer’s heat rises to…

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Building the Future

Kyle Mellendorf and Ben Whipker’s enthusiasm is contagious when they talk about their latest project — the construction of a 10-by-10-foot, three-dimensional printer. The…

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Children’s Flight of Hope

The sky truly is the limit for the children and families assisted by Children’s Flight of Hope. CFOH is a nonprofit organization in Cary…

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