Most days may be calm and serene, but news reports routinely remind us that the potential for disaster is always there under the surface with economic impacts that can severely cripple businesses that don’t plan ahead.
More than 19,000 earthquakes will occur in the United States this year, although luckily most won’t reach magnitude 4.0 or higher, while the Atlantic Hurricane Season that recently began is predicted to spawn 17 named storms and two to four major hurricanes.
While hurricanes Read more [...]
The North Carolina Museum of History is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.
The North Carolina Museum of History announces the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 Read more [...]
The percentage of children aged six to 12 who were physically active three or more times a week had its biggest drop in five years and is now under 25%, according to new data. With the laziest time of year for kids (summer break) upon us, have you thought about how your kids will stay busy as the temperatures go up?
There are an estimated 15 million summer-time latchkey kids (ages 5-12 who stay home alone) in the U.S. and you’d think that these kids would naturally be drawn to visiting Read more [...]
Dr. Brent W. Laartz thought he was in for the ride of his lifetime when he set out on a horseback riding excursion in Costa Rica.
Admittedly younger and more naïve than he is today, Laartz – an infectious disease specialist and author of the book How to Avoid Contagious Diseases – failed to take some of the precautions necessary to avoid becoming one of the 40 percent of travelers every year who bring back an unwanted souvenir of a major illness from their trip.
“While Read more [...]
As home to the 82nd Airborne, the US Army Special Forces, and the US Army Forces Command, it’s safe to say “when the President calls 911, Fort Bragg answers.” The residents of Fayetteville and the communities of Cumberland County call these heroes “neighbor.” It’s no surprise that the community was recognized as one of the most patriotic in the US by NewsMax Magazine.
While this patriotism is evident 365 days a year, July 4th is a special time in the Fort Bragg region. Celebrations Read more [...]