Using social media to come together

Hurricane Florence struck fear in many hearts as she made her way towards the Carolinas. Like many scary situations, she also brought out the best...

To Protest, or Not to Protest

Nike has made a big splash with their choice to feature football player Colin Kaepernick in a recent ad. For anyone not familiar, Kaepernick has...

Is Facebook limiting your newsfeed

There’s a warning circulating Facebook, it looks like this: “Checking out the algorithm. Here’s how to bypass the system FB now has in place that...

Building community on and offline

Community is one of the most powerful forces we have at our disposal, in my opinion. A community can lift up individuals, groups or ideas—it...

Going back to school with social media

Students heading back to school these days have a different emotional landscape to navigate than students many years ago. The difference is social media. Gone...

Why should anyone be on social media

If someone had said everyone would be sharing the details of their personal lives on a computer through something called Facebook 25 years ago,...

Stealing vs Sharing 

There’s some amazing stuff on the internet. From recipes, to gorgeous photos to those hilarious memes, oh the memes. There's just so many. It's natural...

Snapchat is the social media of now

Snapchat is a shroud of mystery for many people. It doesn’t have to be though. The format of the platform was the first of its...

Tell Your Story

Stories are as old as mankind. We have always passed information down through the generations via storytelling. Social media is no different, it’s just...

Don’t feed the trolls

Trolls, they don’t just live under bridges or have wild bright hair anymore. Online trolls are now a thing.  The ten most used are the...

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How to create community

What does it mean to create a community or a sense of community? First, let’s start with what is a community? com·mu·ni·ty a group of...

Haunted by Your Debt?

So, you bought those furnishings with zero interest with the best of intentions of paying it off before the it comes due, but then...

Vacation resort of Presidents – Part 2

The Casa de Campo Resort, located in the Dominican Republic, is well-known for features no other resort can claim: Villas are spread out across the...

Patriots down Porter Ridge 32-18

The Independence Patriots picked up their fourth win of the season with a 32-18 away conference victory against Porter Ridge in a key game...

Be Creative When Withdrawing from Retirement Accounts

Once you turn 70 ½, you must begin a certain number of withdrawals from your traditional IRA and your 401(k), or else face tax...

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Patriots down Porter Ridge 32-18

The Independence Patriots picked up their fourth win of the season with a 32-18 away conference victory against Porter Ridge in a key game...

Be Creative When Withdrawing from Retirement Accounts

Once you turn 70 ½, you must begin a certain number of withdrawals from your traditional IRA and your 401(k), or else face tax...

“Athletes of the Week”

Independence Patriots Football:  Shai Wheeler - The senior caught a touchdown pass for 27 yards, intercepted a pass at the goal line, and returned a kick-off...

Queen’s Grant Gymnasium and Student Performance Center Planned

Queen's Grant High School reported recently they purchased property adjacent to their current campus on Idlewild Road to construct a new facility to be...

Jenuinely Organized helps people get organized with a “Jen”-tle touch

By Alison Randall Organizing and decluttering our homes and lives are often resolutions people make in preparation for the beginning of the new year. For...