Morrisville Carpenter Road Widening Project In the News

From “By Will Doran Plans to redesign a segment of Morrisville-Carpenter Road are moving ahead but are about $125,000 over budget, the Town Council learned Tuesday. Rich Cappola Jr., Morrisville’s head engineer, attributes the 20 percent increase in costs to unforseen additional expenses. They include new fees from the state as well as […]

Both rail and the bus system are important “Sept. 07–MORRISVILLE — Town leaders have a wish list if Wake County voters approve a half-cent sales tax increase to fund more public transportation, and rail service is a top request. The sale tax vote won’t come until November 2016 at the earliest. There are four plans the county is considering at the moment, […]

Morrisville to Regulate Begging, Panhandling

Morrisville may soon require all panhandlers to have a reflective vest and town-issued permit after receiving a number of complaints about those asking for money on the side of the road. The Town Council will consider Tuesday, July 14, approving a new ordinance that makes it more difficult for people to ask for spare change. […]

With Sargent Dale Beatty

Sargent Dale Beatty: An American Superhero

All of us love the idea of superheroes, living among us, extraordinary individuals, who make us feel safe, secure, and who go out of their way to protect us every day. However, as we celebrate our American Independence on July 4th, I think it is important to remind our children, and ourselves that the greatest […]

Joe Biden pic

Remembering Beau Biden

In 2008, during one of his visits to the Triangle, I attended a rally for Vice President Joe Biden, and I was in a long line to shake his hand. When I got close to shake his hand, I said, “Beau Biden rocked at Wilmington Friends!” The Vice President’s face lit up, and he stopped, […]


Breaking News: Google Fiber Coming to the Triangle

After months of anticipation, it is official. Google has announced its plans to bring Google Fiber to our area. Google Fiber promises to provide speeds up to 1,000 megabytes per second, or 100 times faster than today’s average broadband connection. This service is provided in just a few areas in the world, and today only […]