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The warm weather has arrived, the perfect time to take a dip in a pool or visit a water park or the seashore. The American Red Cross recommends steps you should take to help stay safe around the water, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — Before hitting the beach this summer, visitors should remember to “share the shore” with beach-nesting birds, giving them, their eggs and chicks a wide berth.

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In the ‘50s and early ‘60s, a lot of folks had jobs at textile mills. Work at the mills was hard but if you were willing to work you at least had a job.

A lot of the mills closed during the week of the Fourth of July. A lot of the employees took advantage of this by spending a well-deserved vacation with their family at the beach.

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CHARLOTTE — The Fourth of July is just ahead, a time when people typically enjoy the summer holiday with backyard barbecues, fireworks or water fun. But this year, celebrating Independence Day will be different due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The American Red Cross offers safety tips you can follow.

Published in Local News
Saturday, 29 July 2017 07:17

Trying to Get to the Beach

 

Back many years ago when a lot of Richmond County residents worked in various mills and sewing rooms, it was a given fact that those employees would have the week of the Fourth of July off because those facilities would be closed that whole week. Places to stay at the beach would always be packed out during that week since so many people had no choice but to use that week as their one and only vacation of the year.

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