When Beth Moody saw a recent ad on Facebook that the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was asking "citizen historians" to crowdsource articles about the Holocaust from 1933 to 1945 from local newspapers, she didn't hesitate.
Thomas Jefferson would most likely flip his wig over the current state of politics, but it's safe to assume he'd be pleased with the condition of Charlottesville, Va., which served as both his home and artistic playpen.
If there is one destination in Florida that encompasses the rich tapestry of the Sunshine State's 503 years, the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument - the iconic fortress in St. Augustine - is it. The massive coquina-and-tabby structure located on Matanzas Bay has been a sentinel standing guard at the city's gates since it's construction began in 1672, making it the oldest masonry fort - and the only 17th century fort in existence - in the United States.
So you're going to Vegas! Not your first choice, you say. You're tagging along. Well, there's the exciting casinos to visit, and - what's that? You don't gamble? Hmm. Well, how about a show? There's probably a Cirque du Soleil in your hotel.
Aspen, Colo., conjures images of luxury and uber-wealth. Movie stars, oil sheiks and hedge-fund big boys have homes here, and Prada, Louis Vuitton and Gucci cater to those who don't need to check price tags.
Twenty years ago, Myrtle Beach was a top "buddy golf trip" destination, with foursomes or small groups of guys enticed by affordable stay-and-play packages and good weather in the shoulder seasons. Typically, they'd play 36 holes a day and, with whatever energy was left, cavort at night.
Elementary and middle school girls, along with coaches, parents and volunteers sprinted in downtown Rock Hill Saturday for the Girls on the Run Tri-County Spring 5k. The program for girls in grades 3 through 8, teaches life skills and promotes self-confidence through a community project and exercise.
Rock Hill Girls on the Run sprint in 5k
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