Get Off Twitter and . . . Clean the Bathroom?

A new study reveals how we spend our time when we log off of social media. Laments over social media are loud and repeated these days. Leaving aside the dangers of political bots and election interference, the potential effects — psychological and physiological — of the digital age on relationships are a major concern. If you are a heavy … Continue reading Get Off Twitter and . . . Clean the Bathroom?

Fayetteville Baseball Stadium Budget Increases; Are Residents Paying?

FAYETTEVILLE, NC -- The All-American City, as of mid-January, is less than three months away before it has a completed baseball stadium. The facility came with a price tag originally set for $33 million but has now humped to more than $40 millionCity officials said the price hike is due to an increase in building … Continue reading Fayetteville Baseball Stadium Budget Increases; Are Residents Paying?

13 apps to help with mental health issues

From Prima Suffering from mental health issues can be difficult to deal with, and while no amount of technology promises to make everything better, there are some apps which can help to ease the everyday stresses of conditions such as anxiety, depression, OCD and more. 1. Track your mood Remente focuses on helping you exercise … Continue reading 13 apps to help with mental health issues

Outer Banks horse in quarantine survived flooding brought on by Hurricane Florence

Merlin some how survived and it “may have involved swimming,” says Margaret Poindexter, president of the foundation that co-manages the herd on National Park Service land. “Given the condition of the site, Merlin was likely in deep water during part of the storm. His water trough was full of salt water,” she said, noting two … Continue reading Outer Banks horse in quarantine survived flooding brought on by Hurricane Florence

UNC Removes Silent Sam’s Pedestal

Remnants of a contentious Confederate monument that stood on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for more than 100 years were removed Tuesday, but the controversy over "Silent Sam" was far from over.The statue itself, constructed in 1913 in homage to "the sons of the university who entered the war of … Continue reading UNC Removes Silent Sam’s Pedestal

Chancellor Carol Folt of U.N.C. Chapel Hill apologized for the university’s history of slavery

    Chancellor Carol Folt of U.N.C. Chapel Hill apologized for the university’s history of slavery during a speech on Friday.CreditCreditEthan Hyman/The News & Observer, via Associated Press By Jacey Fortin     Ever since the cornerstone of the nation’s first public university building was laid in 1793, the legacy of slavery has been inextricable … Continue reading Chancellor Carol Folt of U.N.C. Chapel Hill apologized for the university’s history of slavery