Cary will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival on Aug. 27 and 28 around Town Hall campus. It will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, and 12:30-5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28.
Wake County Public Schools will open five new schools this year, with three in southwestern Wake County. Oakview and White Oak elementary schools are opening in Apex while Pleasant Grove Elementary is opening in Cary.
The Cary Town Council made some tweaks to their vision for the 90-acre property to the north of Cary Towne Center that may one day have a Wegmans Food Market. The town’s proposed plan for its eastern gateway will now begin an adoption process with the first public hearing scheduled for Sept. 20.
A man and woman from Chatham County face multiple charges from Wake County drug investigators that they sold LSD to an undercover officer three times this month, delivering at least 100 doses each of the last two times.
Middle Creek, No. 1 in The News & Observer area high school football rankings, overcame a wobbly first half to power past defending N.C. High School Athletic Association 3AA state champion Rocky Mount 37-25 on the road Friday night.
The town will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Herbert C. Young Community Center in downtown Cary with a rededication ceremony and ribbon cutting at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28. The community center was named for a former Cary council member and longtime volunteer.