Raleigh-area owners hope the next home for the massive painting depicting the Civil War battle at Gettysburg is someplace that can properly display it. When fully extended, the canvas is nearly 400 feet long and several stories tall.
When a landowner seeks to rezone his property, neighbors can sign a protest petition. If enough neighbors sign the petition, state law mandates that a city council needs a super-majority to approve the rezoning request rather than a simple majority.
The Cary Town Council on Tuesday awarded a contract to Raleigh-based J.M. Thompson Company to add new instrument-shaped benches, trees, art and widen the sidewalks on south Academy Street in downtown Cary.