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Cary disagrees with requiring connection between neighborhoods

The Town Council held a public hearing on a request to rezone about 3 acres adjacent to Davis Drive Middle School in western Cary to allow for nine single-family homes. Town staff said a road connection would be required, connecting the Upchurch Farm and Park Village neighborhoods, but residents and council disagreed.

Baseball

Salamanders putting it together at last

Holly Springs Salamanders manager Andrew Ciencin anticipated his team might make a move in the right direction last week. His players proved him right, winning four times in six games and climbing from last place in the Coastal Plain League’s East division into a tie for sixth and just four games out of playoff position.

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Kids Read To Sheltered Cats

The SPCA of Wake County in Raleigh, N.C. has a program called Cat Tales where children volunteer to read to sheltered cats. It’s as cute as you’re imagining.
Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
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