S'Mores And More At DSBG's Holidays At The Garden

I don't know how they to do it but, every year, the hardworking horticultural elves at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont create a bigger, better, and more beautiful "Holidays at the Garden." If a visit to DSBG is an annual holiday tradition for your family, you'll recognize some of the classic elements of this unique event…

North Carolina Is #1 For Business

All of those new breweries are on to something and Amazon might be thinking the same way. Forbes has placed North Carolina at the top of its Best States for Business list based on factors such as costs, economic climate, growth prospects, labor supply, regulatory environment, and overall quality of life. Despite the controversial House Bill…

Ski Season Is About To Begin In North Carolina

Ready to hit the slopes? It's time to get your puffy coats and snow pants down from the attic, load the kids in the Suburban, and wind your way up into the mountains. Ski season is about to begin in North Carolina. Whether you're a skier or snow tuber, you'll find lots of fun hills…

Drive-In Christmas Movies Return To Concord

I feel like I missed out on a common experience of growing up in America. My parents never took me and my sister to drive-in movies. I don't why. Maybe they were worried we would spill snacks and soda on the upholstery. But isn't that part of the whole deal? In any case, I've been…

America's Top (And Bottom) 10 Halloween Candy

If you haven't purchased the candy that you'll be handing out to trick-or-treaters next week, take this list to the store with you. Online bulk candy seller CandyStore.com has released its updated list of the top-selling Halloween candy in the U.S., based on ten years of sales data: 10. Hershey Bar 9. Skittles 8. Sour…

NC Inventor Helps Fidgety Kids Focus In School

Fidget spinners might help kids focus on some tasks at school, but what if they need their hands to write or turn pages? Scott Ertl, an inventor and former school counselor from Winston-Salem, appears to have solved that problem with Bouncy Bands. When a student has Bouncy Bands attached to the front legs of their…

World War II History Takes Flight In Statesville

In honor of America's Greatest Generation, the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour is bringing extremely rare bomber and fighter aircraft to Statesville Regional Airport (238 Airport Road), October 25-27. This unique display of military aviation history is part of a 110-city nationwide tour and will include a vintage World War II-era Boeing B-17 Flying…

Girl Scouts Hosting 'Cookie Classic' In Huntersville

Get ready to have some fun for a great cause. Make that "fore" a great cause. Girl Scout Troop #632 will host the inaugural Cookie Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, November 6th, at Northstone Country Club in Huntersville. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to help the troop participate in an international service project…