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From bumpers to intubation boxes – Manufacturer joins the fight against COVID-19

LANCASTER, SC (April 3, 2020) – As a global leader in the Truck & Jeep Bumper industry, Fab Fours is known for pushing the...

You’re invited to virtual Social Media Happy Hour

We’re all living in a quarantined world and our lives look quite different. Events have either been canceled or moved online and my monthly event...

How To Stay Productive While Working From Home

As the coronavirus pandemic threatens public health and the U.S. economy, more people are working from home on a regular basis. The move follows...

Coronavirus 101 | Get the Facts and Keep Your Family Safe

Are you prepared for the Coronavirus ? With so much misinformation out there it’s hard to keep track of what to believe. Join us for...

Book Review: Magic Tree House

In my last column, I wrote about Dr. Seuss’s birthday (March 2) which is now celebrated as National Read Across America Day. In keeping...

Coronavirus 101 | Get the Facts and Keep Your Family Safe

Are you prepared for the Coronavirus ? With so much misinformation out there it’s hard to keep track of what to believe. Join us for...

Novant Health team members pledge more than $1 million to those in need

Employee giving campaign called Giving. Serving. Together. supports health, humanitarian assistance agencies Over the course of five weeks, more than 4,700 Novant Health team members...

Where’s the social good in social media?

Social media seems to be the bad guy all the time, always being blamed for changing society and especially our youth in a negative...

Answers to the latest coronavirus questions as the US prepares

Wash your hands.  Then email us questions. By Roland Wilkerson February 27, 2020 As the U.S. gears up for more expected cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19*,...

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” – Dr. Seuss Dr....

Family fun around town

Thursday, March 5 The Charlotte Hornets will take on the Denver Nuggets at 7 p.m. at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte. Visit www.nba.com/hornets for a...

Wide-awake hand surgery is as convenient as going to the dentist

Learn how it can result in better outcomes and save the patient money. By Josh Jarman Wife: Honey, can you pick up our dry cleaning tomorrow? Husband:...

Family Fun Around Town

Thursday, February 27 Mint Hill Library children’s activities for today are as follows: Family Story Time will be held at the library at 11:15 a.m. Reading Buddies...

Indy Women and Men Win in Opening Round

Women’s Game- Porter Ridge 16, Independence 68 The number-3 seeded Lady Patriots opened the first round of the Southwestern 4A Basketball Tournament against the number-6...

Amplify your message with social media

Technology is changing just about every aspect of the world we live in it seems and how we communicate especially. As we gain more options...

Man versus Flu: Guess who won?

The flu hammered me, as it does millions By Cliff Mehrtens It started with a tickle in the back of my throat. Oh, I thought, it’s an unusually...

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

As a child, I was terrified of the dentist. I would work myself into a tizzy over regular dental cleanings. Having a cavity filled...

Dominican Safety – Part 6

Last week, our travel experts discussed the importance of their personal experiences visiting the Dominican Republic. In this final installment, we will see what...

Instagram is adding a new groups feature

Instagram is making updates to the way users can choose to view their newsfeeds. The social media platform is rolling out a new feature that...

‘Heart Disease Picked the Wrong Chick!’

A mother of 3 gets devastating news...and keeps going By  Cherron Gilmore Since 2013, Novant Health and the American Heart Association have been highlighting local women survivors in...

Dominican Safety – Part 5

Last week, our travel experts discussed the value of a trip to the Dominican Republic. This week, we will see what they have to...

Why Do People Seek Alternative Medicine

What do you consider 'alternative medicine'? I would say in the last 20 years, alternative medicine would be anything other than the usual western...

Sarcoma Awareness Part 2, Emily’s Story

Sarcomas are a rare form of cancer estimated to be about 1% of all cancers according to recent publications from the Sarcoma Awareness Foundation. ...

Family Valentine Mailboxes

Valentine’s Day is a great day to celebrate family. It’s a day to be a little bit more intentional than usual in showing love...

Sarcoma Awareness Part 1 – Join the Move for Jenn Movement

Cancer.   The word stops you dead in your tracks.  For Jenn Andrews, the word ignited a flame to create a foundation to ensure...

Pistachio-crusted chicken is fresh and fast

Flavorful chicken served with couscous and a fresh tomato-cucumber salsa. By Gina DiPietro This wholesome recipe packs in the flavor with pistachios and a few fresh...

Move over Snapchat, TikTok is the new thing

Well honestly, TikTok isn't really that new, but unless you're a young person it's likely you haven't heard about it yet. But you're going...

Ouch, I’m Active But My Feet Hurt

A few weeks ago my foot was killing me. Particularly my heel. Earlier in the year, I started working out doing high-intensity interval training....

Dominican Safety – Part 4

Last week, our travel experts discussed who would be the perfect client to travel to the Dominican Republic. This week, we will see what...

What you need to know about coronavirus

So far, only 2 isolated cases in the U.S. By Cliff Mehrtens A new coronavirus has been identified in China and has put health experts on alert...