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First Day of Spring - 2019

Posted by Ann Tatum | Mar 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Yesterday was the spring equinox and this event marks the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.  There was also a full moon on the spring equinox which is called a Full Worm Moon. It is called a Full Worm Moon because At this time of the year, the ground begins to soften...

Howling Cow Ice Cream

Posted by Ann Tatum | Jan 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Its finally here!  Waiting in the long lines at the NC State Fair to buy ice cream made from the fresh milk on the NC State Campus is now available at area Harris Teeters.  Its called the Howling Cow Ice Cream and is available for $4.99 per pint. Certain local Harris Teeters in Raleigh, Cary and...

Congratulations to Helen Witty - National President of MADD

Posted by Ann Tatum | Jan 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has announced its new National President, Helen Witty, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Ms. Witty joined MADD in 2000 after her 16-year-old daughter, Helen Marie, was killed by a drunk and drugged driver while rollerblading on a designated bike path near the family's h...

Price Gouging Law In Effect in North Carolina

Posted by Ann Tatum | Dec 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Governor Roy Cooper has announced a state of emergency in North Carolina as the winter storm is now upon us. The Attorney Josh Stein has issued an announcement that says the price gouging law that that protects North Carolina consumers from scammers is now in effect.  The Attorney General has no...

Carlie Bears donated to the North Carolina Highway Patrol

Posted by Ann Tatum | Dec 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Attorney Season Atkinson was honored to represent MADD in donating Carlie bears to the North Carolina Highway Patrol. The bears will be used by law-enforcement to comfort children after they are involved in a collision. Unfortunately, one of the leading causes of childhood fatalities is impaired ...

Distracted Driving

Posted by Ann Tatum | Dec 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Distracted driving is very extremely dangerous and poses a great risk to North Carolina Drivers.  In fact North Carolina general statute N.C.G.S. § 20-137.4(A). makes it illegal to text and drive. Some of the statistics behind texting and driving accidents are pretty scary!  According to the Jou...


Posted by Ann Tatum | Dec 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

North Carolina may have wintry weather this week.  Be careful on the roads!  Based on statistics from the US Department of Transportation, weather-related accidents cause more fatalities than any natural disasters. The Department of Transportation states there are nearly 6,000,000 vehicle crashe...

Pearl Harbor Day

Posted by Ann Tatum | Dec 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today 77 year ago, the Imperial Japanese attacked sovereign American soil and killed 2403 American citizen's in a surprise attack.   This unprovoked act would forever alter the course of the world!  It shocked the American people and the next day we declared War on Japan and then on December 11 d...

Electronic Scooters in Raleigh

Posted by Ann Tatum | Dec 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you've been to downtown Raleigh, chances are you've seen them. In fact we watched a young man get hit right in front of the Tatum & Atkinson office on Glenwood Avenue! Electric scooters have made their way to Raleigh. A California based company called Bird has placed more than 150 electric sc...

Minnesota AG Suing Drug Companies that Make Insulin

Posted by Ann Tatum | Dec 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition that cannot be prevented or managed with diet, exercise or oral medications it must be managed with insulin.    In 1923 Dr. Banting discovered insulin and was awarded a Nobel Prize.  He donated his discovery so that insulin would be available for all.  ...

Drunk Driving during the Holidays

Posted by Ann Tatum | Dec 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Drunk driving is a real killer on our roads and the holidays can be especially dangerous. 45% of car fatalities that happen between Christmas and New Year's Day are caused by drunk driving.  In a news release recently incoming MADD National President Helen Witty said, "Christmas Eve, Christmas,...


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