Carolina Impact - Season 7

April 7, 2020

Carolina Impact: April 7. 2020

The Census count, studying the constitution, gold in North Carolina, and Eagle Scouts.

The Census Count Begins

It’s Census time - as mandated in the Constitution.

North Carolina Gold

The discovery of gold in North Carolina redefined the region.

Behind-the-Scenes at Carowinds

During the off season, Carowinds employees work hard to get the park ready for opening day

The Constitution in our Lives

We visited a local high school to see how the Constitution is being taught to students.

North Carolina Gold

The discovery of gold in North Carolina redefined the region.

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March 31, 2020

Carolina Impact: March 31, 2020

Brookhill Village, Vintage Toy Collector, Gaming and Simulation Development, Chef Sam.

Revitalizing Charlotte's Brookhill Village

A developer is stepping in to revitalize the community and promises to keep it affordable

Executive Chef Sam Diminich's Story

Chef Sam Diminich's successful career came with its share of obstacles.

Gaming and Simulation Development

Careers in the gaming industry are growing.

Looking for the Next Big Find with Bergen Pickers

Bergen Pickers tells us how they find the treasures that toy collectors are after.

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March 24, 2020

Carolina Impact: March 24, 2020

Distance learning, a holocaust survival story, The Gene documentary.

Distance Learning During the Coronavirus

As coronavirus closes schools, students are moving to distance learning.

The History of the Hornets in Charlotte

Charlotte is known as “The Hornets Nest,” but how did our city get that moniker?

Stories of Holocaust Survivors

A family shares their holocaust survival story.

Ken Burns' New Documentary 'The Gene: An Intimate History'

The science of DNA and genetics have had a profound effect on our world.

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February 25, 2020

Carolina Impact: February 25, 2020

Opportunity zones, counting the city's homeless, the ASC, and a helping kids to read.

Charlotte’s Opportunity Zones

Opportunity zones were created 2017 to help spur growth in low income communities.

Counting the Homeless in Charlotte

Once a year in January volunteers count Charlotte's homeless.

Augustine Literacy Project

The Augustine Literacy Project is helping local kids meet the third grade reading level.

The Arts & Science Council of Charlotte

Charlotte’s Arts & Science Council provides grants to local arts.

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February 18, 2020

Carolina Impact: February 18, 2020

Brooks’ reopens in Noda, the life of Julius Chambers, Artist Chas Fagan and Bill Price.

Brooks' Sandwich House Reopens in Noda

Brooks' Sandwich House reopens after a family tragedy.

Artist Chase Fagan

Artist Chas Fagan is a self-taught master in sculpture and painting.

Civil Rights Lawyer Julius Chambers

Julius Chambers is an important figure in Civil Rights history.

Businessman Bill Price

Bill Price didn’t go to college but still became a successful businessman.

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