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Student Volunteer Opportunities During Covid-19

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College During Covid: Updates to the Common App

The Common Application officially opened on August...

College During Covid. Colleges in the Southeast That Are Still Hosting In-Person Tours

In this article, we shared with you Garrett Educational Consulting's suggestions on several colleges in the SE that, while not conducting in person tours, are open for visits and touring on your own. This week, GEC covers...

Places to Buy Children’s Face Masks in Charlotte

By now it is probably safe to say we have all run the emotional gamut of COVID-19. Some days we "do it for the safety of others" other days we're just flat out over it. The reality...

College Bound During Covid: These SouthEast Colleges Are Open for Independent Self-Guided Tours

Campus tours are certainly one of the most helpful tools when deciding where to apply to colleges. Unfortunately, conditions have caused most schools to momentarily paused their campus tours and information sessions due to COVID-19. However, there...

Two Charlotte High Schoolers Start a Cookie Business In their Free Corona Time

Ella Culpepper and Mae Strauss are the Charlotte high school seniors behind The Baker & The Scribe Baking Co. They started the Baker & The Scribe early this summer during lockdown, to share a love of baking...

How to Talk to Your Children About Race

The African American community is used to speaking about Race and having conversations with their children about Race. Being part of the Black Community, Race is not a topic that can be avoided; from an early age,...

Meet 10 Charlotte High School Female Athletes Taking Their Game to the Next Level.

Charlotte is filled with incredible high school female athletes. While the class of 2020 lost months of traditional senior year experiences due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their accomplishments have not gone unnoticed. Meet...

How to Make This Father's Day Special in the QC

While you enjoy the weekend, please remember to be cognizant of any COVID-related requirements at your destination and heap on the kindness and patience for everyone you encounter. Also double/triple check hours of operation.

Juneteenth Charlotte 2020. Festival, Bike Ride, Food Truck Rally, Drive Thru Celebration, Socially Distant Block Party, Lunch & Learn and More.

June 19th, or Juneteenth | Black Independence Day, commemorates the day that Union general Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had formally freed them almost two and a half years earlier, Texas...

Two Popular NC Sleep-Away Camps Pivot to Something New this Summer

Most of the sleep away camps in the NC mountains have elected to cancel for Summer 2020, although a few local faves remain open, like the YMCA's Camp Harrison and Chattanooga's popular McCallie Sports Camps, although it...

Charlotte Summer 2020 Camps. Traditional and Virtual Options to Book Now

Just like the end of the school year, summer camp and traditional summertime fun are going to look different this year. While everyone's work situation and comfort levels on interaction are different, parents all share the same...

Dozens of Father's Day Gifts in Charlotte from 10 Local Businesses.

We shopped some of our favorite local stores for unique dad-worthy gifts this year. Shop them in person or online, but don't wait til Saturday, June 20 to take care of the men in your life!

Where to get your Doodle Done & Other Picks for Your Pets in Charlotte (plus scoop deals inside)

We've spent a lot of time these past few months with our best fur friends. They've helped keep us fit with all those walks, keep us sane with unconditional love, and they've met a lot of our...

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