# Cary nc
Cary Resident Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison for Running Ponzi Scheme
56-year-old Kumar Arun Neppalli of Cary, NC has been arrested after being indicted on 23 counts of wire fraud. Allegedly, Neppalli told people of his community, both in-person and over the telephone, that he was seeking investors for a real estate project in Orange County, NC. Neppalli would collect money from unsuspecting victims under the false premise of investing in real estate and use that money to pay back earlier 'investors' with interest. This endless cycle is known as a "Ponzi" scheme and typically ends with the leader of the Ponzi scheme disappearing with the money collected by victims.
Swift Creek Loop Trail at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve Re-Opens After Boardwalk Replacement
The Swift Creek Loop Trail at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary, NC has recently re-opened after being closed since late November 2022. The closure was necessary to replace the boardwalk, which had become a potential safety hazard for visitors due to deterioration and wear and tear.
No Available Appointments at the Cary DMV Leads to Long Wait Times
The DMV is a universally frustrating experience for a majority of Americans. Long wait times, lack of appointment slots, and inconvenient hours are some of the common grievances.
NC Chinese Lantern Festival starts November 18th in Cary
The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival will be returning to Cary starting November 14th and running through January 8th. You can save money by purchasing advance tickets here. Note that there are several options for tickets, including any date tickets ($30), date specific tickets (range from $11-$20), VIP experience, twilight experience, and sensory friendly night tickets. It is highly recommended that you buy tickets ahead of time, as it can be quite popular on weekends and may sell out!
Howdy Homemade Ice Cream supporting individuals with Disabilities opening soon in Cary
With a mission of happiness and hope in every scoop, Howdy Homemade Ice Cream will be opening their shop in Cary in December! They will strive to make everyone feel welcome and valued by employing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Another goal is to inspire other businesses to expand their special needs payroll by spreading awareness in the Triangle. The current unemployment rate of individuals with disabilities is around 80%, so they hope to reduce that and offer employment opportunities to individuals in need.