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Game. Set. Tehran The Start of the Sport with Keith Richardson



Segment 2, May 30th, 2024

How many people can truly do what they love professionally?  How many people can make money with what they dreamed about as a child?  How many people can travel the world with their spouse & see places & things that they otherwise may not. Continue reading Game. Set. Tehran The Start of the Sport with Keith Richardson


Game. Set. Tehran with Keith Richardson



Segment 3, May 25th, 2024

He’s called a Legend at Appalachian State University.  He played as their Singles #1 for all four years that he was there (He was also #1 Doubles).  Keith Richardson built his confidence & grew his world with the confidence that was built from that experience.  It also helped him recognize that he could play tennis professionally.  His record, 109-11.
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Invest in Experiences & Graduation Gifts



Segment 1, May 18th, 2024

A recent article that was published shared a conversation about consumers investing in experiences instead of just stuff. The sponsor of the Carolina Outdoors business model is based on outfitting people for experiences of travel & adventure.  Jesse Brown’s has been Charlotte’s local, adventure outfitter for fifty-four years.
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Sea Base, Philmont, & Scouting America with Alex Flowers



Segment 2, May 18th, 2024

So what’s been happening this spring & looking forward what’s happening this summer?  Alex Flowers has grown up in Scouting.  Now he joins Carolina Outdoors-host, Bill Bartee, to talk about two of the high adventure camps of Boy Scouts of America & the upcoming name change of the organization to Scouting America.
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Tribal Adventures with Helen Verkamp



Segment 3, May 18th, 2024

Helen Verkamp was introduced to travel at a young age while growing up in New England.  She recently spoke with Carolina Outdoor host, Bill Bartee, about her life of travel.  She’s been to 53 countries & the number is growing.
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Prohibited Items at Quail Hollow Country Club during the Wells Fargo Golf Tourney



Segment 1, May 12th, 2024

The Carolina Outdoors introduces the people that are moving into the Carolinas into some of the special things that we have here plus remind locals of the special things that we have here. Continue reading Prohibited Items at Quail Hollow Country Club during the Wells Fargo Golf Tourney


Landsford Canal State Park in the Springtime



Segment 2, May 12th, 2024

The Carolina Outdoors introduces the people that are moving into the Carolinas into some of the special things that we have here plus remind locals of the special things that we have here. Continue reading Landsford Canal State Park in the Springtime


South in South America with Chris Franks



Segment 3, May 12th, 2024

How many of us get along with our In-Laws?  Our next guest, cemented himself into the lore of his family through a fateful interaction on a recent family trip.

Chris Franks grew up in Mississippi hunting, fishing, & enjoying the outdoors.  When he & his wife married, it added a whole new aspect to his travels & adventures. On a recent family trip to Guatemala he was able to see the beauty of that country but he also had challenges.  One of those was an attempted theft.

Show Highlights:

  • Chris’ experience growing up in Mississippi
  • The beauties of Guatemala
  • An altercation with an attempted theft of a driver in Guatemala
  • How it affected Chris & what he learned about it.
  • Chris’ legend within his family & especially his in-laws
  • His upcoming family trip to Greece

Things You’ll Learn by Listening:

Storyteller’s Night at Jesse Brown’s is upcoming on Thursday, May 30th, 2024, at 6 p.m. at the sponsor of the Carolina Outdoors, the local Charlotte outfitter, Jesse Brown’s.

If you plan on travelling remember to take comfortable footwear & wear sun protective clothing.


Permitted Items at Golf Tourney & Show Review



Segment 4, May 12th, 2024

The Carolina Outdoors celebrates its listeners.  Whether getting up early heading to the Wells Fargo Championship at the Quail Hollow Club.  Host Bill Bartee breaks down items that are permissible at the golf tournament. Also, remember to wear comfortable footwear & wear sun protective clothing. Continue reading Permitted Items at Golf Tourney & Show Review


Happenings on the Carolina Outdoors



Segment 1, May 4th, 2024

Preparing for an exciting week in Charlotte with the upcoming Wells Fargo Championship Golf Tourney coming to Charlotte along with the Kings Drive Art Walk that is taking placing May 4th & 5th, 2024.  Also, May is a huge time in the neighboring Virginia town of Damascus. Continue reading Happenings on the Carolina Outdoors