Category: Discounts

Peace of mind with ADT Monitoring

Protect your home and family with an exclusive AAA Member discount on ADT monitored home security systems through Protect Your Home, your ADT Premier Provider. Members receive a FREE home security system ($850 value)*. Call 866-645-3684 to have Protect Your Home install an ADT-monitored home security system and you’ll receive a $100 VISA gift card** […]

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Category: Discounts

Summertime Savings

Dial into summer with Sprint and AAA! Enjoy a FREE AAA Basic Membership renewal from Sprint just for being an active Sprint customer! From your phone to on the road, AAA and Sprint are there when you need them. For details about this exclusive benefit visit AAA.com/Sprint or call 800-754-6907. 

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Category: Editors escape

Fun with the Sun: Experience the Solar Eclipse in the Carolinas

Editor's Escape Many of us in the U.S. are geeking out about Monday, Aug. 21 this year. And why wouldn’t we? We get to experience the first total solar eclipse visible in the contiguous United States. That’s when the moon passes in front of the sun, casting its shadow across all of North America. It’s […]

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Category: Travel Tips

 Cuba Travel 101: What to Know Before You Go

Cuba has long been a bucket-list destination for many travelers. The fact that Americans haven’t been allowed to travel there since President Kennedy’s 1960 embargo is part of its appeal. White sand beaches, little commercialization (compared to other Caribbean countries) and colorful classic cars are other lures for many Americans. After former President Obama introduced […]

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Category: Editors escape

Editor’s Escape: Veggie Up at Your Local Farmers Market

Editor's Escape Saturday, June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day. What better way to celebrate than to spend the weekend perusing your local farmers market for fresh, locally grown vegetables? Lucky for us, great farmers markets are plentiful in the Carolinas, so it’s not hard to find one. Here are a few definitely worth […]

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Editor’s Escape: Exploring the “Island with No Bridge”

Editor's Escape My family has been visiting Hilton Head Island for a better part of 25 years, and ferrying over to Daufuskie Island for the day has long been on our “we need to do this” list. We just never made it happen. Last weekend, we finally got to check it out. Why, oh why […]

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301 Endless Yard Sale

Miles of flea market finds for all kinds of pickers If you believe one person’s trash is another’s treasure, find your gem at the 301 Endless Yard Sale. The sale begins about ten miles south of the Virginia-North Carolina state line and extends for 100 miles. The yard sale spreads through Johnston, Halifax, Wilson, Harnett […]

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Putting the B.R.A.K.E.S. on Teen Deaths

Memorial Day begins the “100 Deadliest Days” for teen drivers, the period when teen crash deaths historically climb. During this time, the average number of deaths from car crashes involving teen drivers, ages 16-19, increases by 16 percent per day compared to other days of the year.  One North Carolina organization dedicated to this issue […]

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