Neighborhoods Celebrate Crime Prevention with National Night Out

August 2nd, 2011

Several communities in Southwest Raleigh are participating in National Night Out™ (NNO), on August 2nd. National Night Out is an opportunity for communities nationwide to promote police-community partnerships, crime prevention, safety awareness, and neighborhood camaradarie. National Night Out is designed to: Read the rest of this entry »

Cuddles on Call

June 10th, 2011

Going on vacation and hate boarding your pets? Working long hours and unable to find the time to take your dog out for a walk? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! My name is April Cash I own a pet sitting/dog walking company called “Cuddles on Call,” located here in the Trailwood area serving customers in Raleigh, Cary, and parts of Garner and Holly Springs. I provide professional dog walking, in-home pet sitting, and pet taxi services for dogs, cats, birds, fish and other small pets. I am fully licensed, insured and bonded for your peace of mind! Read the rest of this entry »

Electronic Recycling & Shredding Event on April 20

April 18th, 2011

It's shred-a-thon timeDo you have any old electronic gadgets in the back of your closet and a computer monitor stashed in your garage? Maybe you’ve got a box full of confidential documents that are overflowing in the corner of the room. Read the rest of this entry »

Trailwood Hills – April 5, 2011 Meeting Notes

April 13th, 2011

Following is a summary of the meeting from April 5, 2011 with the Raleigh Police at our annual homeowners’ meeting.

Last night at the Trailwood Hills HOA annual meeting, the Raleigh Police Department talked at length about the new Community Police Squad, as well as other concerns regarding our neighborhood. The following officers came to the meeting: Read the rest of this entry »

Spring is in the Air…..

March 31st, 2011

My husband’s grandma always said “Spring is sprung, the grass is ris, I wonder where the birdies is?”  I’m just wondering where Spring is!!  Regardless of the temperature outside, the calendar has told us Spring is here and the IRS is telling us taxes are due!

If you are like me, you are thinking about the spring cleaning you promise to do every year,  and wondering where to put all that junk!  You might also be scrambling to get your taxes done, and going through piles of paper that you kept around all year “just in case”.   Many people make the mistake of just putting those unneeded papers in their garbage, not bothering to shred it, leaving themselves and their personal information available to some very crafty people. Read the rest of this entry »

Boundaries Changing for Citizen Groups

February 25th, 2011

CAC map

It’s no secret that the City of Raleigh is growing—and South west Raleigh is a great place to live and a great place for citizen involvement.

One way for citizens to get involved is to participate in their local Citizens Advisory Council (CAC). There are 18 CAC’s for the entire city, and for some, there are changes on the horizon. Read the rest of this entry »

Wheeler Park Community Getting Organized

February 17th, 2011
Wheeler Park

Image courtesy Google Maps

The Wheeler Park Community/Neighborhood will host an organizational meeting on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The meeting will start at 7:00 pm and will be at Carolina Pines Park in the large meeting room. The purpose of this meeting is  to address several topics and concerns.  The following are some of the identified topics/concerns: Read the rest of this entry »

Neighbors collaborate on changed CAT routes

February 14th, 2011


On January 31, 2011, a group of about 20 neighbors met at Carolina Pines Community Park to discuss recent changes to CAT bus routes 11 and 7c. The routes were changed at the beginning of the year and are having a negative impact on the Trailwood Hills community according to neighbors who live on Trailwood Hills Drive. Read the rest of this entry »

South West Citizens Discuss Food Lion Carts, CAT Buses

February 10th, 2011

There is a meeting of the South West Citizens Advisory Council (SWCAC) on, February 14, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Carolina Pines Community Center, 2305 Lake Wheeler Road.

Not sure if you live Read the rest of this entry »

Lineberry Alliance Proposed By-Laws and Founding Meeting

February 1st, 2011

Last May we posted an update about creating a board of directors and organizing the Lineberry Alliance. Currently, we are just a loose association of neighborhood organizations and HOA groups that collaborate over email, share solutions to neighborhood problems, and connect with each other to swap recommendations, recipes, babysitters, etc. It’s been a few months since you’ve had an update on the organizational efforts. It’s time to share with you a draft of our mission statement, by-laws, and announce our founding meeting to be held on Thursday March 3, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »