The Accelerator School is set to launch in August at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. It will offer students a middle school education, as well as daily soccer training. The school will be associated with the Carolina RailHawks.
English-born Gordon Munro’s favorite photos from his archives are at the CVA Gallery at The Cary News until late August. They feature celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Magic Johnson and Grace Jones as well as fashion and food photos.
Friday was the first day of a two-day free dental clinic put on by Missions of Mercy and the North Carolina Dental Society, one of six the nonprofit will hold throughout the Carolinas this year. Organizers expect to serve about 600 or 700 people in the clinic’s 66 chairs between Friday and Saturday.
Cary residents got their first chance to see the complete draft of the Cary Community Plan on Thursday, July 28. Many focused on town plans for the eastern Cary gateway, including the Cary Towne Center and a possible Wegmans, as well as downtown Cary.
While Ainsley Turner’s name has dimmed from online newsfeeds, hot dog purveyors and TV producers continue to show interest. A famous Chicago hot dog restaurant even gave her a new title – “Hot Dog Queen.”
The first development along downtown’s Main Street in 13 years was approved with the hopes of attracting more business to the area. The eight-unit townhouse and duplex project would be at the southwest corner of Elm and Main streets.
Construction on the Western Wake Competition Center has been pushed back while the developer and the town resolve a misunderstanding regarding their respective responsibilities to pay for road infrastructure related to the facility.
The Cary Town Council likes having a pixelated image of trees with internal light shining through in a concept for a new downtown parking deck. The council gave Wake County representatives feedback on regional library and parking deck concepts for future structures in downtown Cary. Representatives will return in August with final plan and cost estimates.
The Cary Town Council denied a rezoning request to allow a convenience store and gas station at the Reedy Creek Plaza Shopping Center on Northeast Maynard Road. The gas station was expected to be a Sheetz. The chain also is eying a location on Southeast Cary Parkway.