Cary, NC — The Great Depression was a tough time for everyone, but some families were worse off than others.
Cary, NC — How did Cary become a town? Why was “Cary” the chosen name?
The answer requires a trip back in time to 1871.
Cary, NC — This column honors the life and work of Austin Rich Jr. (February 21, 1930 – August 15, 2011). He served Cary as a barber for 56 years and was the owner of Rich’s Roffler Style Shop. He founded the American Legion Baseball Program in Cary and served as the Athletic Director for 25 years.
Cary, NC — Jerry Miller and Tom Byrd collaborated to write, illustrate and publish two editions of the definitive history book, Around and About Cary.
Cary, NC — In 1965, two years after Cary High School began to desegregate, West Cary High School opened on Evans Road as Cary’s first all-black segregated high school.
Cary, NC — Clyde “Sonny” Keisler Jr. shares the story of his parents and the Kildaire Farm.
In memory of Julian Raymond “Ray” Sparrow (April 29, 1933 – July 25, 2020)
Cary, NC — One of Cary’s long-time civic leaders and a founding builder-architect of the Triangle, Ray Sparrow, has died at 87 years old.
Cary, NC — Jeannette Evans was one of the very first volunteers at Christian Community in Action’s Dorcas Thrift Shop when it opened in 1972.
Cary, NC — There is a little-known African-American cemetery on W. Cornwall Road, belonging to the Cary First Christian Church, next to Glenaire Senior Facility. Sallie Jones took on restoring and preserving it as a personal project, saving it from becoming lost.