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IKEA rumors swirl as Cary Towne Center initiates redevelopment

Cary Towne Center has begun the process to redevelop about a quarter of the mall property. No particular tenants have been lined up, and IKEA said the Swedish retailer hasn’t committed for a timeframe for entering the Triangle market and does not have a site in mind.

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The new Walnut Hill Nature Preserve, in eastern Wake County, will preserve hundreds of acres of undeveloped land for open space.

The Triangle Land Conservancy hopes to preserve old farm buildings as they develop the Marks Creek Watershed area and open to the public in 2018. Biking enthusiasts could benefit as plans are in the works to connect the project with the Neuse River Trail system.
Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
The new Walnut Hill Nature Preserve, in eastern Wake County, will preserve hundreds of acres of undeveloped land for open space. 1:36

The new Walnut Hill Nature Preserve, in eastern Wake County, will preserve hundreds of acres of undeveloped land for open space.

Icy conditions at Heritage High School 0:50

Icy conditions at Heritage High School

Raleigh celebrates the New Year 0:19

Raleigh celebrates the New Year

Cary Kwanzaa festival mixes fun with culture and history 1:34

Cary Kwanzaa festival mixes fun with culture and history