Class 5A and 6A, which features the high schools of Conroe ISD, Montgomery ISD, Willis ISD, Magnolia ISD and New Caney ISD, start practice on Sept. 7 for football and volleyball (cross country and team tennis can practice year-round). Football’s regular season can begin the weekend of Sept. 24 while volleyball can start games on Sept. 14. First competitions for cross country and team tennis can take place Sept. 7. … [Read more...] about ATHLETICS: UIL announces revised plan for 2020-21 fall sports season
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Mid-August through the end of October historically is known as the peak of hurricane season in Anne Arundel County. Due to the predicted "extremely active" season, the Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management has identified Sunday through Aug. 22 as the first ever Anne Arundel County Hurricane Preparedness Week. Throughout the week, hurricane season preparedness tips will be shared via the Anne Arundel County's Office of Emergency Management social media accounts. … [Read more...] about New Anne Arundel County Hurricane Preparedness Week Aug. 16-22
No openings are available at Wildcat Camp, perched on an ocean terrace above the beach, through October. Upcoming exceptions include a single site at Coast Camp next Tuesday and Wednesday, and then in September, a sprinkling of nights available on weekdays for up to four at Glen Camp. The first availability at Sky Camp is a single site for Sept. 29-Oct. 1, a Tuesday through Thursday. … [Read more...] about Yosemite lodging logjam projected to open in fall season
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?