North and South Carolina have two of the country’s highest rates of lightning deaths. Learning these five lesser-known tips could help keep you safe as summer storms roll in.
August in the Carolinas means back to school, the start of football season, and severe thunderstorms. With hot temperatures and high humidity, August is the most active month for lightning in North and South Carolina. In fact, lightning strikes more than 40 to 50 times a second in August in the … Read more
Why more people are getting seriously injured in North and South Carolina golf cart accidents than ever before
Recently, golf carts have been making the headlines in North and South Carolina—but for the wrong reasons. The number of people injured or killed in golf cart accidents in North and South Carolina has increased by an astonishing 68 percent.
In the past two months, golf cart accidents in North and South Carolina have been on a dangerous upswing.
For multiple generations, Katriana Meiman’s family has been dealt challenge after challenge, grappling with a rare medical issue. Both her grandmother and her mother would encounter waves of fatigue and lethargy, often lasting weeks or months on end. When Katriana began suffering from similar symptoms at age 12, her mother decided that enough was enough. She pored over research and reached out to every doctor she could — but the biggest challenge was getting them to simply listen and actually … Read more
Popular brands of air fryers and pressure cookers are overheating and malfunctioning, leading to serious burns, fires, and explosions
Air fryers and pressure cookers are the latest must-have kitchen appliances. However, more than 2 million air fryers and pressure cookers are being recalled for dangerous malfunctions and design flaws that are causing severe burn injuries, fires, and explosions.
In this article, we share which air fryers and pressure cookers are under recall, what to do if yours is affected, and … Read more
Eric Huayi Court’s positive attitude has helped him rise above many obstacles and challenges outside of his control. When asked to describe the “bumps in the road” he has encountered throughout his life, he answered, “whatever bumps come, it doesn’t matter because I am a 4×4 and can handle them.” Eric has used a wheelchair to get around since he was a child. He became paralyzed at a young age. His condition is likely the result of poliomyelitis, an infectious … Read more
Throughout North and South Carolina, inflation is impacting the cost of gas, groceries, housing, and now, auto insurance. According to industry and media reports, auto insurers may hike premiums from 6% to upwards of 10% this year.
Understanding what’s causing auto insurance prices to increase may help you find ways to save. Here are the reasons rates are increasing and three tips to help you keep your costs as low as possible.
Last year, Apple unveiled their new AirTags, small, coin-sized tracking devices designed to help people keep track of personal items, such as keys, wallets, purses, backpacks, and luggage. However, in recent months, there have been multiple reports of AirTags being used to stalk and track people.
There’s little more frightening than the sneaking suspicion that someone may be following you. Here’s how you can tell whether the person behind you is following you and how to safely get out of these scary situations
How do you know if someone is following you?
If you suspect someone is tailing you in a car, you can confirm it by doing the following:
If you’re on city streets, make four right turns. If the car is still behind
A record-breaking 13% of drivers will hit the road without car insurance this year. If you’re involved in an accident in North or South Carolina, there is a 1 in 8 chance that you will be financially responsible regardless of who is at-fault—unless you have sufficient uninsured motorist coverage.
What is uninsured motorist coverage?
Uninsured motorist coverage financially protects you in the event you are injured in an accident caused by a driver who does not have insurance. Underinsured motorist … Read more
Having an amputation changes your life, but it doesn’t make you a wholly different person than who you were when you were born. Our most-recent Disabled Scholar Award winner, Chloe Schmidt, wishes that this was something more people understood.
Injured in a catastrophic accident at age 3, Chloe underwent painful surgeries and traumatic experiences. She would lose her left leg from the knee downward, but not her sense of who she was. By the time she was able to return … Read more
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