Author: Holly Becker

Standing in Solidarity for Teachers

Today marks the beginning of Teacher Appreciation Week, May 5-9. Undoubtedly teachers deserve appreciation, especially as the debate about teacher salaries continues. Local freelance writer and mom Holly Becker, who is also a member of the Davidson Elementary Advocacy Committee,…

Urgent Care at Camp

Knowing what policies and procedures a camp has in place if an emergency situation should arise.

12 Terrific Teens

In June (2009), we began seeking nominations from our community of parents in homeschools, educators, administrators and school counselors in both private and public schools, and even our readers, to find 12 teens whose outstanding character, leadership and heart, distinguished them from the rest.

Tenders: Family Restaurant Review

As a busy mom of three children, I’m all about making things simple. That’s why Tenders Fresh Foods is such a gem when dining out.

The Soda Shop

Step into The Soda Shop, and you’ll feel like you’re stepping back in time to an old-fashioned diner. Nestled in historic downtown Davidson, The Soda Shop offers a picture book of town history with walls adored with old photos and newspaper clippings.

2009 Terrific Teen: Lane Baker

Read a story about a terrific teen Lane Baker receiving the National Silver Medal at The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards as a merit of his wonderful historical fiction story.