North Carolina’s Presidential Polls Are Heating Up

Being a North Carolinian, by way of the Queen City (Charlotte), I wondered about our behavior in this year’s election. Well, upon doing some research, I’ve found out that North Carolina is about that action. The election polls are heating up, and the numbers here in the state show that this race is going to…

Rick Ross Buys Land in Georgia

I’m not one to highlight every move made by celebrities, for various reasons. But I came across some interesting news that I had to share with you all. The following information comes from The Source. Rapper Rick Ross is making headlines after purchasing 87 acres of land in the state of Georgia. Already owning 254…

Teenage Boy Given Estrogen For Behavioral Issues

I saw some extremely disturbing but not surprising news earlier and had to share. The following information comes from The Los Angeles Times. A 16-year-old boy held at an LA County Juvenile Hall developed enlarged breasts after he was prescribed estrogen to treat a behavioral disorder. The teen, whose identity hasn’t been revealed because of…

5-Year-Old Passes Away from COVID-19

There’s been a lot of heavy news recently, and I came across another story that put me in a somber mood. The following information is from The Detroit News. 5-year-old Skylar Herbert has become the youngest person on record to pass away from COVID-19 in the state of Michigan. After being admitted to the hospital…

Hero Saves Elderly Woman in Burning Building

“You don’t think about scaredness when you, when you realize that it’s somebody, but then I don’t even know her. You know, but I know this is somebody’s family. You don’t think about being scared or anything when it’s, when you know you can do something about it.”   That quote was from Quinn Parrish…

Man Saves Toddler From Pit Bull

Greetings All, There was a time in my adolescence when I desired having a pet dog. But after receiving a full breakdown of the responsibilities that followed, I quickly submitted to weekly goldfish. And a recent news article further supports why that will never change. The following information comes from Fox 2 Detroit. 47-year-old Johnell…

Flint Residents Sue Over Water Contamination

Greetings Good People, I came across some great news today and had to share it with you all. The following information comes out of the NPR. The Supreme Court has ruled that Flint, Michigan victims can sue the state and local government officials for water contamination. City officials and state regulators have argued that they were…

Prepare For Hurricane Florence!

Greetings Everyone, My experience last year with Hurricane Harvey woke me up to the realities of Mother Nature, so much so that I’ve started taking storm preparation to another level. So it’s only right that I stay on top of Hurricane Florence. The following news update comes from CNN. Hurricane Florence is set to hit the…

Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Factory

Greetings All, In a previous post, I discussed Fukushima and the dangers of radioactive water being released into the Pacific Ocean. Well, I recently came across another article that added more fuel to my paranoia. According to The State, radioactive uranium has leaked through the floor at the Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Factory southeast of Columbia,…

Local Spotlight

Greetings All, I just relocated back to my stomping grounds, Charlotte, NC. So I’m a little behind on local politics. When I say a little, I really mean extremely late. This news comes out of The Charlotte Observer. Meet Garry L. McFadden. McFadden is a retired Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police homicide detective who is running for Mecklenburg…

Local Spotlight

Greetings Folks, With all of the depressing news stories out there, it’s always good to read about something uplifting. The following story comes out of Atlanta, GA, by way of CBS46 News. Jamar Austin, who you see in the featured image of this post, is a Pre-Med, Georgia State student that saved the life of an 18-year-old…