Top 5 Stories of the Week: October 15, 2021

Cary, NC — Top of the story leaderboard this week is a piece honoring the life of Shakela “KeeKee” Featherson and the plans to celebrate her this Sunday at a downtown Cary gym.

Also popular this week with our readers were new business openings and some fall-themed stories, like the one I wrote about carving up pumpkins with some unlikely company—goats.

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Rehearsals Begin for Iconic Performance at Cary Ballet Company

Cary, NC — This week, from October 13-18, Cary Ballet Company will be welcoming in special guest and American ballerina, Suzanne Farrell to kick off their preparations for a history-making piece.

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Prepare for the Scare: Zombiepalooza 2021

Cary, NC — The 6th annual Zombiepalooza, Cary’s zombie-themed screening party is back and in person this year.

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Business Bits: Cary’s Newest Openings

Cary, NC — With the fluctuating, unpredictable nature of customer traffic that came with the Coronavirus, Cary’s shopping hubs have seen their share of vacant storefronts.

Though, with several new restaurants and shops opening their doors in recent months, we may be seeing growth return to Cary’s business sector. Here are just a few of the newest spots we’ve seen.

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Local Gym Honors Life of 36-Year-Old Member this Sunday

Cary, NC — Shakela Featherson, a Cary resident and young professional known to her family and friends as, “KeeKee,” recently succumbed to COVID-19, passing away at age 36.

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Harold’s Blog: Cary Diwali, Hospital Updates & Transit

Cary, NC — This was a week of events and a few meetings.

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Top 5 Stories of the Week: October 8, 2021

Cary, NC — Local government and event news were the classic combo for most-read stories this week.

From the Mayor’s blog and election news to some of Cary’s major annual festivals and fun outings for this weekend, here’s a quick look at CaryCitizen’s top 5 stories of the week.

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West Cary’s Biggest Festival is Back

Cary, NC — Local beer, musicians, performers, a kids area, petting zoo, hillbilly horseshoes, and pie-eating contest — all these things and a couple of new additions will be featured in the 5th Annual Fest in the West coming up on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

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Diwali 2021 Takes the Stage at Koka Booth Saturday

Cary, NC — The Cary Diwali Festival is back this weekend and is sure to remind attendees why it is known as the largest free-to-attend cultural event in the Southeastern United States.

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Cary’s Municipal Election Postponed to March 2022

Cary, NC — The typical October/November election cycle will come and go with no municipal elections for 30 North Carolina municipalities this year, including Cary.

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