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Carolina Impact: Season 8

November 17, 2020

Carolina Impact: Special Report: Education in a Pandemic

How colleges, schools and parents are navigating education during Coronavirus.

COVID on Campus

How are colleges keeping students safe from Coronavirus?

A Teacher's Perspective on Returning to In-Person Class

A Fort Mill Schools teacher shares her view about returning to in-person learning.

Returning to In-Person Learning at Fort Mill Schools

Fort Mill Schools has returned to in-person learning five days a week for elementary.

Tips for Supporting Your Child During Covid

Mental Health Counselor Jennifer Fights shares some tips with us about supporting our kids

Working Parents and Remote Learning

How one family is juggling two jobs two kids and two schools in a pandemic.

Digital Delivery of College Classes

How to deliver all education digitally to students.

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November 10, 2020

Carolina Impact: Seeking Unity

Police protests in Charlotte, Social Media's Impact, The Talk, and Unity Through Art.

Police and Protestors in Charlotte

The protests started a thousand miles away, when George Floyd died in police custody.

Social Media's Impact on the Fight Against Racism

A look at how one local man's act during a protest turned into a call for change.

'The Talk' in African-American Families

Black families say "the talk" saves lives and is a vital part of life in our country.

How Art Speaks in Unsettling Times

Muralists and spoken word artist use their art forms to convey powerful messages.

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November 3, 2020

Carolina Impact: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

DuPont State Forest, an exclusive auto auction, Party Reflections and Charlotte Symphony.

How The Charlotte Symphony is Coping During Covid

The Charlotte Symphony is adapting to the changes during Coronavirus.

The Fight to Keep DuPont State Forest Public

Aleen Steinburg fought to keep DuPont State Forest public when developers disagreed.

Auctioning the Eddie Vannoy Collection

The very private, very expensive Eddie Vannoy Collection was auctioned in June.

Business Profile: Party Reflections

Party Reflections, Inc began as a small family-owned tent rental business.

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October 27, 2020

Carolina Impact: October 27, 2020

The 2020 Election, Bull Riding, VanLife and Microweddings.

Bull Riding - The Last Rodeo

Bull riding at Stegall's arena in Concord has been going on for 28 years until this year.

Election 2020

Big rallies vs social distancing; TV commercials vs social media; Voting by mail.


A locally owned company that helps brides and grooms handle the details of small weddings.

Van Life

The Growing Popularity of Van Life

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October 20, 2020

Carolina Impact: October 20, 2020

NASCAR, Home4Me helping teens in foster care, Sweetgrass baskets and urban farming.


NASCAR racing is a $450M industry in the Charlotte area.

Sweetgrass Baskets

Sweetgrass Baskets are an African American tradition that dates back hundreds of years.

Small City Farm

An inside look at Small City Farm, a local produce farm located in Charlotte.

Home4Me Founder Donna Lee Reed

Home4Me Founder Donna Lee Reed has a passion for helping foster children.

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