— Bill Blair (@BillBlair) August 14, 2020The extension comes as the U.S. continues to see cases of the coronavirus surge in some parts of the country. The U.S. has more cases than any other country in the world at over 5.2 million cases, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University. … [Read more...] about Travel restrictions with Mexico, Canada extended to mid-September
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“The uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 made it increasingly clear that moving CCMF to 2021 was the best decision to protect the health and safety of fans, the community, artists, and CCMF staff,” festival organizers said. “We appreciate everyone’s patience and support as we worked tirelessly with the obstacles surrounding, yet again, the CCMF postponement.” … [Read more...] about Carolina Country Music Fest canceled for 2020
The prominent inclusion of Wampanoag voices is a far cry from the 350th Mayflower anniversary in 1970, when a Wampanoag leader, Frank James, had his invitation to speak revoked because he planned to lament the disease, racism and oppression that followed the Pilgrims. … [Read more...] about After 400 years, Native stories at heart of Mayflower events
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD — The Atlantic hurricane season kicked off June 1 and has been turbulent so far. Hurricane Isaias dumped up to 6 inches of rain and caused flash flooding in parts of Maryland. Weather experts have since issued an updated forecast that doesn't bode well for the East Coast. Forecasters said the remainder of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be "extremely active" with the potential to be one for the record books. … [Read more...] about New Anne Arundel County Hurricane Preparedness Week Aug. 16-22
Cancelling the 2020 NCAA football season will have dramatic impacts on the local economies that in normal times are strengthened by being home to local institutions of higher learning. It is increasingly apparent that the economic damage sustained by small college towns will likely be much larger, relatively, than in larger college cities. While universities and colleges are renowned for overselling their economic impact to the local or state economy, there is no doubt that having a college or university, it’s associated faculty, students and visitors, is a valuable resource for a local economy. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 shuts down football conferences — what about small towns?