“We continue to work with our Canadian and Mexican partners to slow the spread of #COVID19,” Wolf said in a tweet. ”Accordingly, we have agreed to extend the limitation of non-essential travel at our shared land ports of entry through September 21.” … [Read more...] about Travel restrictions with Mexico, Canada extended to mid-September
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This year's Carolina Country Music Fest in Myrtle Beach has been postponed until 2021 amid concerns about COVID-19. It is now scheduled for June 10-13, 2021, with the current lineup still on tap to perform, news outlets reported. This year's event, originally scheduled for June 4-7, had been postponed to Sept. 17.. … [Read more...] about Carolina Country Music Fest canceled for 2020
Co-curator Jo Loosemore looks up to the camera as she examines a recently created wampum belt made by members of the Wampanoag Native America people, after its unpacking and prior to it going on display in Southampton, England, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. On the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage, commemorations are focusing on both the Pilgrim settlers and the Native people whose lives were transformed by their arrival. An exhibition in England focuses on one casualty of colonization: a wampum belt taken from the Wampanoag people to England in the 17th century, and then lost. less … [Read more...] about After 400 years, Native stories at heart of Mayflower events
Aug. 16 - Start of Anne Arundel County Hurricane Preparedness WeekHurricanes are dangerous and can cause major damage because of storm surge, wind damage and flooding. They can happen along any U.S. coast or in any territory in the Atlantic or Pacific oceans. Storm surge is historically the leading cause of hurricane-related deaths in the United States. … [Read more...] about New Anne Arundel County Hurricane Preparedness Week Aug. 16-22
In the past, small college towns have been more resilient in recessions precisely because colleges tend to be stable employers and home to customers for local businesses. Also, enrollment often increases during recessions as students seek to increase their human capital and the opportunity cost of attending college drops. This countercyclical nature of colleges and universities usually provides a virtual force field that can protect many businesses located in small college towns. Furthermore, for those colleges that have a football program, there are usually six Saturday’s every fall, when every business in the hospitality and leisure sector can look forward to more spending before, during and immediately after the gridiron events. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 shuts down football conferences — what about small towns?