Cary Towne Center’s request to allow three-story buildings at the mall prompted a mixture of responses from Cary residents on Thursday in what was seen as the first step in a long process toward welcoming TopGolf, a Texas-based company that builds elaborate driving range/restaurant complexes.
Morrisville residents passed a $5 million bond for parks and recreation projects in 2012. Part of that was to renovate the Morrisville Aquatics and Fitness Center. But a recent report shows the updates will likely cost between $6.6 million and $17 million.
Part of Apex’s legislative agenda for this session of the N.C. General Assembly is a request for state subsidies for solar projects on town property. Homeowners and businesses can receive tax credits for solar projects from the state and federal governments, but local governments can’t.
Wake County is cutting back on both the number of elementary schools that will get federal funding to help poor children and the amount of money schools will get per child from that program. School administrators say the change is needed because the rising number of low-income students is forcing the district to reallocate the Title I dollars to the schools that have the greatest needs.
The digital home for the Triangle arts community that connects visual and performing artists, venues and audiences in a lively conversation that builds engagement, community support for artists and awareness of the arts’ economic impact.
Engineering design firm Kimley-Horn, which is based in Cary and has more than 70 offices nationwide, is growing much faster than the industry as a whole. Its fingerprints can be found on a host of projects that have shaped the Triangle’s landscape.
Despite the objections of residents in the nearby Haddon Hall neighborhood, the Apex Town Council rezoned a lot at the corner of Salem Street and U.S. 64. The property could become a car dealership, which neighbors said will be bad for the area.
Green Hope High School got a no-hitter from pitcher Chris Joyner and took care of business at the plate, defeating Broughton High School 13-1 in the Bobby Murray Baseball Invitational Tournament at Millbrook High School to help win a co-championship.
The Cary Academy boys’ lacrosse team handily defeated visiting St. David’s, 17-3, in a lopsided affair on Thursday night. St. David’s (1-3) has had its share of struggles this season, which is to be expected considering it is the school’s first year with a varsity lacrosse program. The Warriors were outshot 42-8 and were only able to win two of the nineteen face-offs, which led to Cary Academy (2-0) controlling the ball for the vast majority of the contest.
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