Monday, September 9, 2019

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 6

Destinations and Experiences Caribbean Islands are at the top of the list of most popular destinations. They range from Jamaica down to Aruba. Jamaica has...

Mental health during college: A guide for students and parents

By Kayla Newsome How students and parents can get ready for the first year Starting college can be overwhelming as young adults prepare to be on...

4 key injury tips for parents of athletes

If your child plays, here are some things to keep an eye on By Cliff Mehrtens Playing fields will soon fill with young athletes launching into fall...

Introduction to ISO in Photography

What is ISO? In very basic terms, ISO is simply a camera setting that will brighten or darken a photo. As you increase your ISO...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 5

This week we'll look at more of the WOW factor on cruise ships. Central Park. OK, so non believers, this is where you just have...

What Are Continuously Variable Transmissions?

The newest toy of the automotive world is the continuously variable transmission, or CVT. A CVT is an automatic transmission that, instead of having...

True or false? Debunking the 9 most common pregnancy myths

Breaking down the do’s and don’ts when you’re expecting By Jennifer Meadows When it comes to pregnancy, everything from web articles to books, to relatives and strangers...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 4

Most Cruise Lines have a one word or one sentence theme they boast as a mantra. Here are some: Fun Ships- Of course these are...

Introduction to Aperture in Photography

Introduction to Aperture in Photography-Part I Without a doubt, aperture is the most important of the three camera settings, simply because it affects so many...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 3

Last week we started to discuss midsize cruise ships. Advantages More intimate on board experience, lower ratio of employees to passengers, more unique dining experience. The romance...

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And then there's those claims about hydration By Roland Wilkerson Drink of the summer? At the moment it appears to be spiked seltzer. Beverage companies are marketing...

SBS Ventures LLC Event Planning Made Easy

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We Have Been There – Part 2

Our first resort will be Oasis Grand, Quntana Roo, Cancun, Mexico. This is a family resort. Despite any ads you may see, they do...

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On Saturday, September 14, Carillon Assisted Living will host a fundraiser to benefit Servant’s Heart, a nonprofit organization that helps people in the Mint...

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ECU dental student from Charlotte will spend a year at the National Institutes of...

Omar Glover, a fourth-year dental student at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, has been selected to attend the National Institutes of...

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When planning a family party or corporate event, all too often the host is stuck working behind the scenes, unable to enjoy the festivities. ...

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Our first resort will be Oasis Grand, Quntana Roo, Cancun, Mexico. This is a family resort. Despite any ads you may see, they do...

Carillon to hold “Antique Extravaganza” to benefit Servant’s Heart

On Saturday, September 14, Carillon Assisted Living will host a fundraiser to benefit Servant’s Heart, a nonprofit organization that helps people in the Mint...

Back to School means Picture Day!

Camera Day Tips Closed eyes, wrinkled clothes, goofy smiles, no smiles — these are all flops familiar to school picture day. However, when every child in...