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Saying Good-Bye to a Carolina Parent Legend

On August 7, the Carolina Parent staff will say good-bye to a legend. Cheri Vigna, our art director of 26 years and creator of the beautiful magazine spreads you read each month, will embark on a new adventure called "retirement."…

Avoid Driving in Snow & Ice, Unless You Must

Wake County's Communications office is warning that road conditions are treacherous in Wake County. The snow and ice have made driving dangerous. People should stay off the roads if they do not have to go out. For those who need…

Red Cross Shelters in Eastern NC Now Closed

Update: Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 11 a.m. All Red Cross Shelters in Eastern North Carolina are now closed. These include: Wake CountyBenson Memorial United Methodist Church4706 Creedmoor RoadRaleigh, NC 27612Pet Friendly Shelter Garner United Methodist Church201 Methodist DriveGarner, NC 27529 Wilson CountyFike…

Funky Socks Support World Down Syndrome Day

A few weeks ago, I was in Harris Teeter near my daughter’s high school in north Cary, checking out and talking with the teenage cashier. The young lady bagging my groceries started chatting with me, very pleasantly, asking me questions…

Get Fit Kate Hudson-Style

UPDATE: This contest has ended. Congratulations to our winner, Lisa! We really enjoyed reading your 2014 fitness goals! Winner will be contacted soon. Visit our contests page for more great giveaways. Our January issue features an article with age-friendly fitness recommendations…