Latest Cary Towne Center Stories

2009-04-21 16:45:00

Employees of a North Carolina store said a pair of Canada geese have returned to the shop's decorative grasses for the third consecutive year to start a family. The Belk store workers at the Cary Towne Center said that for the third straight year, the mother goose has built her nest on the store's decorative grasses while the father patrols the area around the entrance of the store to keep the nest safe, the Raleigh (N.C.) News & Observer reported Tuesday. Store manager Mike Thompson said...

2008-07-14 03:00:12

By Eric Ferreri, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 14--CARY -- The Triangle Aquatic Center has an electronic timing system and scoreboard, Olympic-style starting blocks, bleachers, pro shop and concession stands -- everything a budding swimmer could possibly desire. So what's 11-year-old Petch Lamson's favorite feature? "The ceiling," Petch said Sunday morning before competing in the Greater Raleigh Swimming Championships. "I swim backstroke, so I can tell if I'm going...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.