May 1, 2024 - News

The Tea: South Hills rezoning

Illustration of a squirrel holding a teacup, with the steam spelling "The Tea."

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

🥃 A political group's invitation to a weekend in Bourbon County backs up an anonymous online claim that some N.C. lawmakers planned a weekend trip to Kentucky, where they have been accused of getting drunk and disruptive. (The Assembly)

🛢️ A Fort Liberty Army major was convicted of smuggling guns to Ghana in barrels of rice and home goods, according to the U.S. Justice Department. (WRAL)

🏗️ Cary Town Council expressed positive sentiments about a big rezoning of the South Hills Mall — though some members called for more affordable housing in the potential transformation. (News & Observer 🔒)

  • Raleigh-based Loden Properties wants to add apartments, lab space, a hotel and other amenities to the old mall. (Axios)

💻 Erkang Zheng, the CEO of Cary-based cyber security startup JupiterOne, which is valued north of $1 billion, is stepping down. (Triangle Business Journal 🔒)


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