Carolina Impact

Welcome to the second season of Carolina Impact – a show focusing on the issues, people and places in the Charlotte region. Watch our most recent show.

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Tim Hayes
Former Paramedic Tim Hayes talks about a traumatic accident that changed his life and how he’s sharing his story to inspire others.
Websites mentioned on the show
Medic Tim Hayes

People all over the country are playing Pickleball and we’ll visit a Cornelius group to find out more about this increasingly popular sport.
Websites mentioned on the show
USA Pickleball Association

Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens
Considered one of the Charlotte’s region’s great attractions, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont is in bloom all year round.
Websites mentioned on the show
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

A summer program called STEMersion introduces high school teachers to careers in the Charlotte area requiring science, technology, engineering and math skills.


Carolina Impact – October 7th.

Finding Your Roots
Meet a local family searching for clues about their great-grandparents – Edward Hamilton Bissell and Emily Cooper.
Websites mentioned on the show
Finding Your Roots

Adaptive Water Skiing
The Lake Norman YMCA and Carolinas Rehabilitation provide a special water skiing program for adults and children with disabilities.
Websites mentioned on the show
Adaptive Water Skiing
at Lake Norman YMCA

Computer Crimes Camp
Teens participate in a special camp to learn how real-life crime scene investigators collect evidence from computers and other electronic devices.
Websites mentioned on the show
Computer Crimes Camp at CPCC

Artist Seth Rouser
Meet a Rock Hill artist whose paintings of cloudscapes are what some describe as metaphors for the human condition.
Websites mentioned on the show
Ross and Pease Art Galleries


Tune in to Carolina Impact, Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Send your comments or story ideas to:


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