After Emmy Awards It’s Party Time

After Emmy Awards It’s Party Time

The Emmy Awards is known for its red carpet, designer gowns, and paparazzi fueled frenzies. After the golden statuettes have been awarded and the speeches are finished, the stars get ready for party time. The Emmy Awards are presented yearly by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to recognize achievement in the television industry.  […]

North Carolina’s Brush with the Bomb

North Carolina’s Brush with the Bomb

A declassified document reveals that North Carolina and the entire Eastern Seaboard narrowly escaped horrific disaster  January 24th, 1961.  How close was the United States to a cataclysmic event after a brush with an atom bomb a mere 4 days after John F. Kennedy’s inauguration? The early 1960’s was a time when fallout shelters, supposed […]

Mark Wahlberg Talks Diplomas and Dollars

Mark Wahlberg Talks Diplomas and Dollars

42-year-old actor Mark Wahlberg recently earned the equivalent of his high school diploma.  What some see as a common milestone reached during the late teen years is viewed by others as an extremely challenging hurdle. For an increasing number of adults in the United States, obtaining this coveted certificate potentially adds dollar signs to a family’s […]