Home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. This is due in part to an increase in cooking and heating fires. Holiday decorations and winter storms that can interrupt electrical service and cause people to turn to alternative heating sources also contribute to the increased risk of fire in winter. Here's how you can maintain a fire-safe home this winter season.
Kim Trouten and her husband Jack Trouten are renovating and flipping homes in Charlotte. House flipping is coming back to Charlotte, but there are potential pitfalls. It's not as easy as it looks on TV.
Jim McKeighen took on a project in 2004 with his mother to remodel four dilapidated backyard properties into one large blooming backyard flower and vegetable garden at his home on Old Georgetown Street.
Advanced Master Gardener Debbie Courson Smith shows off a giant tomato she grew from seeds she bought 20 years ago. The 24th edition of the Idaho Statesman's Dig In garden video series is on fall planting and seed storage.
Billy Fryer, director of training at the Fayette County Attorney Driver Education program, uses a modified Toyota Camry nicknamed the Skid Monster built to purposefully fishtail to show the three most common types of vehicle skids and a way to maneuver out of one.