Hurricane season is right around the corner and although we may not get the same destructive winds and damage to property seen at the coast, the Piedmont area has experienced its share of high winds and flooding from hurricanes and tropical storms. Creating a plan and knowing what resources are available are your best bet for staying safe. Fortunately, we have the information you need to get ready.Continue Reading
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I know what you’re thinking. “I’ve avoided travel for a year and I’m ready to GO!” Me too, reader. Me too. BUT if we’re going to be here, let’s make the most of it. I’ll give you a money back guarantee right here, right now if you’ve done everything on this list.*Continue Reading
Would you be surprised to learn that more than 3 tons of trash can be found in our local waterways? We might be if Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services volunteers hadn’t picked up that much trash during the 2017 Big Spring Clean. The number was even higher in 2019… 11.24 tons of trash! It’s sad to think about that much pollution in our waterways, degrading our recreation areas and harming our wildlife. Not to mention, it’s just not a great look for our community.