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Photos From 2018 Cary Christmas Parade  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – Just ahead of this weekend's snowstorm, The Cary Jaycees held their annual Cary Christmas Parade in Downtown Cary. The skies were overcast, ...

Harold's Blog: Cary 's Downtown Park, Page-Walker Anniversary and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This week consisted mostly of events and presentations. My typical weekly one-on-one meeting with the town manager was cancelled on Monday so ...

Cary Town Council: N Harrison Hotels, Hometown Spirit Award and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – The latest Cary Town Council meeting finally saw a vote on the long-tabled North Harrison Avenue hotel project, as well as several other Public ...

Cary High students stage walkout to protest gun violence in schools  The News & Observer

More than 50 Cary High School students walked out of their classes on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, to protest gun violence in schools.

Defending champ Cary leads first wrestling poll  HighSchoolOT

This year marks the first season that will be providing dual-team wrestling rankings.

Wake posts 2019 high school graduation schedule. Plan for downtown Raleigh gridlock.  The News & Observer

The Wake County school system will hold the majority of its high school graduations over five weekdays in June 2019, which could add to downtown Raleigh ...

Broughton overcomes sloppy second half, holds off Cary  HighSchoolOT

Broughton set the tone early but had to overcome some mistakes in the second half en route to a 37-19 win over Cary on Thursday night.

Cary Band Day Returns for 60th Year  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – A Cary tradition for decades now, Cary Band Day returns to Cary High School this weekend for its 60th straight year. Cary Band Day, this Saturday, ...

Scott Walton named basketball coach at Cary  HighSchoolOT

Scott Walton has been named the head boys basketball coach at Cary High School, the school announced on Tuesday afternoon.

ABC11 Game of the Week: Fuquay-Varina beats Cary  WTVD-TV

Week two of high school football is here and the ABC11 Game of the Week is Fuquay-Varina High School at Cary High School.

Cary High Students Earn Scholarships in Culinary Competition  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – Students in ProStart programs across North Carolina learn about preparing food and working in the culinary industry. But five Cary students recently ...

Yerger steps down as Cary baseball coach  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School baseball coach Brian Yerger has stepped down from that position, according to Mike Dunphy, the school's athletic director.

Cary basketball coach Allan Gustafson resigns  HighSchoolOT

Longtime Cary High School boys basketball coach Allan Gustafson has resigned, according to the school.

Cary mother urges teens to wear helmets after son dies in skateboarding accident

The mother of a Cary High School student is mourning her son, who died Friday at a hospital several days after suffering injuries in a skateboarding accident.

Jason Wilkes promoted to head football coach at Cary  HighSchoolOT

Cary has promoted Jason Wilkes to take over the position of head football coach after serving as an assistant since 2015.

In Cary, no shortage of opinions about IKEA, Cary Towne Center  The News & Observer

Folks who live in and around Cary have had plenty to say online about IKEA — its sudden withdrawal from Cary and what that means for redevelopment of Cary ...

Downtown Raleigh will teem with grads and families for 6 days. Here's how to get around.  The News & Observer

It's that time of year again, when people from all over Wake County come to downtown Raleigh to mark the end of high school for thousands of students.

Got an idea how to use these historic properties? Cary wants to hear them.  The News & Observer

In sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. May 17 and 31, 2018, Cary will seek suggestions on how best to use the C.F. Ferrell Store and Warehouses, the Barnabas Jones ...

Cary high school video on diversity and athletics takes off online  WTVD-TV

A Cary high school athletics program is spreading a message of diversity to its students.

Green Hope Students Call for Action at School Walkout  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – Two weeks after a high-profile school shooting in Parkland, Florida, nearly 2,0000 students staged a walkout at Green Hope High School to call for ...

New downtown Cary library is expected to open in fall 2019  The News & Observer

A new library in downtown Cary is expected to open in the fall of 2019.

Horne satisfies ISU's need to bring in point guard  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — Point guard was Illinois State's biggest recruiting need for the Class of 2019.

Triangle-area students participate in #ENOUGH National School Walkout  WTVD-TV

Hundreds of local students participate in the #ENOUGH National School Walkout Wednesday morning.

Cary’s Heritage: Cary High centennial recalled as school celebrates 120 years  News & Observer

Cary High School was first chartered in 1896, which means that it is 120 years old this year. Guy Mendenhall remembers the school's centennial celebrations ...

New Cary high school accommodates flexible schedules

In the fall, the Wake County's newest high school, Crossroads Flex, will open, and, like the name implies, it will be tailored to students with flexible schedules.

A new brewery and more beer are heading to downtown Cary  The Herald-Sun

Downtown Cary will be home to the new brewery Cotton House Craft Brewers. At first the beer will be made in Fayetteville's Dirtbag Ales brewery, but move to ...

Cary's Idhammar helps Imps to 4A boys cross country sweep  HighSchoolOT

Cary senior Anton Idhammar beat out Millbrook senior Nickolas Scudder in the 4A boys cross country state championship to help the Imps claim the team title, ...

Cary tops West Forsyth for 4A wrestling dual-team state championship  HighSchoolOT

Cary defeated defending champion West Forsyth, 38-32, Saturday afternoon to claim the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A wrestling dual-team state ...

Money Magazine Study Ranks Cary Fifth-Best Place to Live Nationwide  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – Another in a long line of studies giving Cary accolades, Money Magazine ranked Cary fifth nationwide for best places to live, citing size, household ...

Cary girls slip past Athens Drive, 53-47  HighSchoolOT

Cary defeated Athens Drive on the road Friday night, 53-47, to snap a four-game losing skid.

Drugs derailed his late brother’s football hopes. Now he wants to fulfill a dream.  The News & Observer

Cary senior football player Justin Rodgers and his father Darryl are telling the story of his brother Chase Rodgers' early death and drug addiction so others can ...

That 5 a.m. wake-up call from Wake County schools left some people quite grumpy  The News & Observer

Wake County schools families got an extra early wake-up call Tuesday morning to let them know school was delayed.

Kirst resigns as Cary football coach  HighSchoolOT

After three seasons as the Cary football coach, Mike Kirst has resigned from the position.

Local high schools help Hurricane Florence victims  WTVD-TV

Several high schools in the area are helping Hurricane Florence victims.

Why Wake County won’t punish students who protest school gun violence  The News & Observer

North Carolina's largest school system says students who work with their principals to participate in peaceful protests over school gun violence will not be ...

Candidate Questionnaire: David Blackwelder  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This is an installment in our Candidate 2018 series, in which candidates get to respond in their own words to the same three questions. We publish ...

New schools, reassignment a hot topic at WCPSS meeting

About 50 people attended a meeting Wednesday night to give feedback on the first draft the student reassignment plan for the 2019-2020 school year.

Six students who changed Cary High School in North Carolina  McClatchy Washington Bureau

Gwendolyn Matthews' first bus ride to Cary High School was quiet. And then she saw the protesters.

Police: 4 Cary High School students rob teens  WTVD-TV

Four teenagers are accused of robbing two other young people in Cary Wednesday morning.

Fall Arts Guide: Concerts and live music 2018 in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary  The News & Observer

Concerts and live music from classical to rock to hip-hop at venues across Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary.

Weekend Events: Cary Band Day, Historic Trolley Tours and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This weekend, it's the 60th Cary Band Day at Cary High School, plus the return of the Cary Historic Trolley Tours and much more all around town.

Cookhaus Introducing New Food to Cary  CaryCitizen

Story originally appeared on FoodCary. Cary, NC – Cookhaus, opening later this year in Downtown Cary, is looking to open people up to new food, whether ...

Cary High School culinary team headed to national competition  WTVD-TV

Cary High School students are making names for themselves in the culinary world with a first place finish in a statewide competition. And now they're preparing ...

'Hello' from Cary High; student recreates Adele's hit  WTVD-TV

As exam week approaches for Wake County, a Cary High School student has a unique approach to managing stress.

Student claims racial profiling at Cary High School  WTVD-TV

Wake County Schools defends Cary High School administrators after student's claim he was singled out because he's Syrian.

Cary to honor former wrestling coach Winterton  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School will honor its former wreslting coach Jerry Winterton on Thursday night at the school.

Vandals hit Cary High

Students and faculty arrived at Cary High School on Friday to find profane graffiti on the school.

Former Cary head wrestling coach Jerry Winterton named to national hall of fame  News & Observer

Jerry Winterton, former Cary High head coach and current wrestling assistant, has been named to the National Federation of High Schools Hall of Fame.

Harold's Blog: Cary School of Government, Cary Road Race and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – Spring finally arrived in Cary this week. I participated in a lot of spring related activities in addition to other meetings and events.

Cary Town Council: Weston Hotel, Opioids and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – The latest Cary Town Council meeting had only one item with significant community input which brought out a variety of comments and opinions from ...

Samaritan's Corner: Reunion Over Me  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – Welcome to Samaritan's Corner. Let's talk! Isaiah 54:4 – “Do not be afraid, you will not be put to shame. Do not fear disgrace, you will not be ...

Cary High’s Club Unify welcomes special needs students into the spotlight  News & Observer

Club Unify, a student organization at Cary High School, encourages students with and without disabilities to spend time together and learn from one another.

Cary High marching band New York bound  News & Observer

Matt Minick, who has led the Cary High School Marching Band since 2000, discusses what it's taken to get his students to New York this week. They'll be ...

Former principal charges racial bias, sues Wake schools  News & Observer

Wanza Cole charges in a federal lawsuit that she was removed as principal of West Cary Middle School because she's an African-American female.

Page-Walker Celebrates 150 Years With New Displays, Exhibit  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – Predating Cary's incorporation, the Page-Walker Hotel (now the Page-Walker Arts & History Center) was a crucial part of the town's origins. Cary is ...

LIVE BLOG: March for Students and Rally for Respect  WTVD-TV

Follow along with the latest from the March for Students and Rally for Respect below: RELATED: What to expect: May 16 teachers rally in Raleigh ...

Cary Band Day Returns for 59th Year, with Bands from Across Cary and NC  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – For more than a half century, Cary Band Day has been a local tradition to recognize the hard work of high school marching bands both in Cary and ...

Durham girl dies at Northwestern University

A Durham native died over the weekend at Northwestern University, according to a letter sent to students.

Cary's Heritage: Dad Dunham, Cary park namesake, known for impact on students  News & Observer

People fondly remember Rufus Dunham, known as “Dad Dunham,” the longtime agricultural and farm life sciences teacher at Cary High School.

Harold's Blog: Kildaire Gas Station, Smart Cities and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This week was busier than last week and included a budget work session and several events. Monday – Gas Station Meeting. Monday I met with the ...

Power outage closes Cary Town Hall

Duke Energy reported widespread power outages in Cary on Tuesday morning.

Harold's Blog: Sister Cities, Chamber of Commerce and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This week was slower than expected with a few cancelled meetings. Tuesday – Cary Chamber of Commerce. Monday's meeting with the town ...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is moment of lifetime for Cary band director  News & Observer

Matt Minick, who has been at Cary High since 2000, has never been tested as he will be shepherding 182 teenagers, their instruments and a squadron of ...

National Merit Achievement Scholars announced  News & Observer

National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced the first two groups of winners in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Winners of the ...

Harold's Blog: State Legislature, Transportation and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This week included a lot of meetings and events. Monday – Wake County Mayors and Local Student. Monday morning I talked with the Executive ...

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition  WTVD-TV

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night.

Cary High student on bike hit by car

A Cary High School student riding his bike along Walnut Street Tuesday afternoon was hit by a car, police said.

Harold's Blog: Opioid Program, Planning Conference and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This week's primary activity was the Cary Chamber Planning conference in Pinehurst. The week started on Tuesday with an inquiry from a Triangle ...

Richard Allen Suggs  The News & Observer

Richard Allen Suggs, “Dick,” passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Gastonia, NC, son ...

Cary Native and Author Going on Local Book Tour  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – Scott Reintgen describes himself as Cary-oriented, learning to love writing in Cary schools and teaching that same love to local students. Now, with ...

Cary High School band picked for Thanksgiving Day Parade  WTVD-TV

The Cary Senior High School Marching Band has been selected out of hundreds of applicants nationwide to be one of 10 marching bands in the 2016 Macy's ...

Cary High Band Practicing, Preparing for Macy's Parade  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – With school restarting in little more than a month, the Cary High School's band camp to train and practice for the new season is starting. But on top of ...

Cary High Students Finalists in Musical Theater Scholarship  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – As Cary high schools have increasingly merged music and drama with musical theater productions, two Cary High School students have been ...

Wake County needs more tennis courts. Should school courts be open to the public?  The News & Observer

The Raleigh Tennis Association and the Western Wake Tennis Association want 94 Wake County high school tennis courts opened for public use.

High School Bound: Three conversations parents should have with their rising freshmen

The high school years are a momentous and consequential time. The choices -- both big and small -- that children and their parents make in these years can ...

Love 'em or hate 'em, backyard booms are part of July 4. Some wish NC had more options.  The News & Observer

Sparklers, glow worms and other fireworks are legal in North Carolina on July 4, as long as they don't leave the ground. But some wish the NC laws were like ...

Cary High Band marches in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade  News & Observer

The Cary High School Band, foreground, marches in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016. Kevin J. McCormick ...

Cary baseball coach pops the question at halftime of a basketball game  News & Observer

Amber Batchelor's weekend began with accompanying Cary baseball coach Brian Yerger to the Imps' Friday night basketball game. He told her he was a ...

Cary, Apex tie in boys soccer  HighSchoolOT

Longtime rivals Cary and Apex met in boys soccer on Monday night and the game was what any rivalry game should be.

Students lead march in Raleigh, demand stricter gun laws  WTVD-TV

Hillsborough Street was shut down so dozens of people could march to the State Capitol and demand lawmakers take action on gun control.

‘What if it was me?’ High school students lead movement for gun control at Raleigh forum  The News & Observer

Lindsey Holmes found out about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the same way most Americans did: by watching the news. The name ...

Cary Bands Place in Regional Competitions  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC — Three high school marching bands from Cary competed in the Band of America's Regional Championships on Saturday, October 10, 2015 in ...

Sanford man accused of touching children inappropriately at Cary bus stop  WTVD-TV

A Sanford man is accused of touching at least four children inappropriately at a school bus stop in Cary.

Harold's Blog: Town Council Meeting, Lazy Daze and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This was a busy week for me with a council meeting and Lazy Daze. Monday I contacted all council members to hear of any questions or concerns ...

Schools’ response to racist incidents: Let’s talk about it  News & Observer

A string of highly publicized racial incidents on social media is causing Wake County to tell principals to talk more race with teachers and students.

Parking to be enforced again on Monday, Town states, amid other operations returning  The Daily Tar Heel

Here is a running list of what is cancelled in preparation for Hurricane Florence this week.

Southeast Raleigh names new football, boys basketball coaches  HighSchoolOT

Southeast Raleigh High School has hired new football and boys basketball coaches, the school announced on Thursday.

This year's Cary team has commonalities with '95 champs  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School's boys basketball team will play for its first state championship in more than two decades on Saturday. But success in basketball is nothing ...

Following threat, Harnett County ups security at schools

After getting word of a threat at Harnett Central Middle School on Tuesday, officials say they are taking any threat of a possible school shooting very seriously.

Cary History: Nathaniel Jones of White Plains  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – The Town of Cary is currently looking into giving the White Plains cemetery in Maynard Oaks a historic landmark status. That makes this a good time ...

Harold's Blog: North Harrison Hotel, Glenaire & More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This week was a busy week. Monday – Harrison Ave Hotel. I started Monday by contacting all council members about the agenda for Thursday's ...

'Best Places to Live' picks Cary #5, Chapel Hill #33 – a boost to HQ2 chances?  WRAL Tech Wire

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK - Money Magazine may have given the Triangle's chances of landing Amazon HQ2 with its latest "Best Places to Live in America" ...

Past experience of assistant coach helps Cary in playoff run  HighSchoolOT

It's been 21 years since Cary played for a basketball state championship, but thanks to the experience of an assistant coach, those two decades don't seem so ...

High schools without football stadiums? Wake might rethink construction plans  News & Observer

As large swaths of land become harder to find in Wake County, some school leaders say it's time to rethink the high school construction model, which requires ...

'Family environment' lures point guard Horne to ISU  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — D.J. Horne had a game plan as he made the rounds looking for a college home. It centered around one question.

Harold's Blog: Western Cary Parks, Quasi-Judicial Meeting and More  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – This was a busy week through Thursday. Monday – Lazy Daze Grants Reception. Monday started with my town manager one-on-one meeting.

Schedule: 2018 High school graduations

For students in Wake, Chapel Hill, Durham and Cumberland County public schools, it's tassle-turning time! Check out the schedule for dates, times and locations ...

Young Artists Celebrated at Paint the Page  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC – A new yearly tradition at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center is the Paint the Page event, where young artists around the town create artwork ...

Cleveland vs. Cardinal Gibbons showdown highlights Week Four high school football action  The Herald-Sun

Nick Frey and the Crusaders will take on Cleveland and its high-powered offense led by quarterback Darius Ocean and running back Tyson Dew for Friday's ...

The 56th Annual Cary Band Day  CaryCitizen

Cary, NC — 41 bands from all over North Carolina will compete in Cary's 56th Annual Band Day on November 1, 2014. A Tradition. Cary Band Day is one of ...

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