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by Phil Angelo

Alaska the last frontier – Part 3

Guided tours are the most fulfilling way to do a land tour in Alaska. Many of our top vendors like Globus provide a very...

Alaska the last frontier – Part 2

Now that you have found the time, and are aware it may be cool to chilly while you are there, all your excuses are...

Alaska The Last Frontier – Part 1

I LOVE ALASKA, so that will set the tone for you in how this series will read.  Some of the many reasons I love...

Mexico Activities and Prices – Part 4

I daresay, Mexico has a much bigger selection of activities than most other, single locations.  The size of Mexico is probably a big reason...

Accommodations in Mexico – Part 3

Let me start with a PERSONAL SAFETY STATEMENT.  With the abundance of rental offerings on social media, it is very tempting to book services...

While traveling to Mexico be aware of the climate – Part 2

There are three distinct regions in Mexico.  East Coast, Central, and West Coast.  This is certainly over simplified, but for a visitor it provides...

Safety First When Traveling Abroad – Part 1

SAFETY First and foremost, don’t listen to rumors or innuendo.  Look for trustworthy sources that can, and are, updated regularly.  I recently read an...

He Asked Part 2

Certainly very high in today’s trends is the International Destination Wedding. If you would ever listen to one piece of advice from an old...

He Asked Part 1

This time of year seems to be the most popular period to ask for one’s hand in marriage. I know I titled this “He...

Winners in the Choice Awards for 2018 Part 2

Best Cruise Line Large Ship: Royal Caribbean, operating 3 of the largest ships at sea out of USA ports. Best known for innovation and activities....

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Thursday, June 13 Family Story Time will be held at the Mint Hill Library at 11:15 a.m. The Kannapolis Intimidators will take on Greensboro at 7...

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When Chris Lovick pulls up to a new job in his FATman van, he says he can see the question in people’s eyes, “Is...

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Visitors to Fullwood Animal Hospital will notice some changes next time they visit.  Before entering the lobby, customers are now greeted by a basket...

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Independence JROTC wins Superintendent’s Cup and Distinguished Unit Award

The Air Force JROTC program at Independence High School Unit NC-022 recently received top recognition from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Superintendent. These awards...