August, 2016


2016 Women of Western Wake

We are pleased to announce Cary Magazine’s 2016 Women of Western Wake! Each year, we bring you this special feature about local women who…

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Naomi Riley

Walking through downtown Fuquay-Varina with Naomi Riley is quite the adventure: Drivers honk and wave, and she stops often to wish people happy birthday…

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Nur Onvural

Although she has held many jobs, Nur Onvural has never strayed far from the classroom. Since arriving in the United States to pursue graduate…

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Kim Kitchings

Watching people do laundry has been part of Kim Kitchings’ workdays, in homes and basements from Connecticut to India and China. Professionally speaking, it’s…

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Alisa Wright Colopy

For some, the idea of an athlete’s sweaty embrace might not sound inviting, but for Alisa Wright Colopy, it’s one of the best things…

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Deirdre Clarke

Little would offer a more powerful attraction than the laptops, tablets and smartphones 12 middle school girls brought to a recent workshop at Research…

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Finding Their Own Voices

Growing up as a Southern Baptist in tiny Camden, S.C., Lauren Efird always knew she wanted to be a preacher. “I used to sit…

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If these Walls Could Talk

A sampling of The historic homes of Western Wake  Think about all the stories your house could tell, if its walls could talk: The…

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Fashion Conscious

Local designers offer creative, authentic eco-chic apparel A movement is underway to “redress” the Triangle, from the inside out. Changing the way we think…

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