2017

Keith Richardson

Educating the Modern Student

Sometimes the best way to keep kids in school is to let them spend more time outside the classroom. Crossroads Flex, Cary’s newest high…

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Hot air balloons at the WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest in Fuquay-Varina.

The Sky’s the Limit!

The WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest will be held Friday, May 26, through Monday, May 29, at Fleming Loop Park in Fuquay-Varina. It includes tethered balloon rides, competition flights, mass ascensions, and lots of other high-flying activities. Even if your feet stay planted on ground, you can enjoy live music, Frisbee-fetching Dogs, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, and the beer garden.

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Red Means Go

Heart disease is the number one killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year. Yet 80 percent of all cardiac events may be…

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Kids & Water

When it’s hot, kids want to get wet. But when kids are in or near water, you can’t be too safe. Here’s what you…

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Rev It Up!

History takes to the streets this weekend — on wheels! The sixth annual Wheels on Academy car show drives into downtown Cary on Saturday…

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Good Hope Farm is located at the intersection of two major thoroughfares: Morrisville Carpenter Road and Louis Stephens Drive. Its urban location is close to residences, restaurants and regional farmers’ markets. It’s also across the street from a community garden in Carpenter Park where families can rent plots and grow their own food.

Back to the Future

On a town-owned parcel in west Cary called Good Hope Farm, farmers prepare for spring planting. But they are also sowing the seeds of…

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Going Live!

The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble is going live in the big city this week, as one of 15 national finalists competing in the 22nd…

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You Are Not Alone

One person, sharing his story, can truly make a difference. That’s how the You Are Not Alone support groups began in Cary, with one…

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Doug Boytos of Live Edge Wood Designs grew up in Cary and learned woodworking at Green Hope High School. Whenever someone would ask him what he wanted to do, he’d jokingly say, “It would be awesome if I could do woodworking, and just build furniture.”

Built to Last

With respect for the past and a love of the wood, area woodworkers are tapping into North Carolina’s rich heritage to build sustainable, homegrown…

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