Carol Motsinger, USA TODAY

Carol Motsinger

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Columbia, SC, United States

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Past articles by Carol:

When schools integrated 50 years ago, these black students had to pick up and move

When schools in Greenville, S.C., finally moved to end segregation 50 years ago, it was black students that did the majority of the moving. → Read More

What are chitlins? This may be the most polarizing holiday tradition in the South

There's one thing everyone can agree on: Try chitlins and you're going to have strong feelings about the strong taste of pig intestines. → Read More

Trump speaks at HBCU Benedict College as students are asked to stay in dorms

Benedict College students, who the week prior pondered what questions they might ask the president, were asked to stay in their dorms. → Read More

Dorian Jeep garners Internet fame – and bagpipes – after being abandoned on Myrtle Beach

Many have braved the blasts of Hurricane Dorian to visit the red Jeep Cherokee stuck on the shores of Myrtle Beach. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian's waves swallow a Jeep abandoned on a South Carolina beach

There was no occupant on scene when police arrived, nor do officials have any information on the vehicle's abandonment, police said. → Read More

There's a Cincinnati connection to the 'Cats' movie trailer freaking out the internet

In our defense, no one seems to be particularly haunted by the Queen City part of the already infamous trailer. → Read More

Ohio farmland is underwater. That's big trouble for the corn industry

Ohio is behind every other corn-producing state in getting its crop into the ground. This does not bode well for grocery prices or dairy cows. → Read More

We promise: You've never seen the Roebling suspension bridge like this, not in 150 years

First look at how Blink festival will transform the iconic bridge with light and sound this October → Read More

'American Ninja Warrior': Contestants' dreams of glory make a splash in Cincinnati

'American Ninja Warrior': Contestants' dreams of glory make a splash in Cincinnati. → Read More

What does 'The Mountain' mean? Dierks Bentley explains his tour and his focus in 2019

Dierks Bentley talks about why he had so many guests on his last album – and what you can expect. → Read More

Hulu's 'Catch-22': What first reviews say about George Clooney's return to small screen

George Clooney is back – this time on the small screen. → Read More

That Zac Efron Ted Bundy movie debuts Friday. And you can watch it from your couch

It was filmed in Cincinnati in 2018. And this movie is about to hit the biggest small screen. → Read More

Cincinnati is a city of murals. Even more are coming soon

ArtWorks is back this summer with 14 new projects, including new murals celebrating Cincinnati legends. → Read More

Don't let the rain stop you from going to Kings Island opening day. Here's why

A rainy forecast might make you cancel your Kings Island plans. But hear us out, that might be THE time to go. → Read More

It's like going to Burning Man. But, like, not in the middle of the desert.

Trust us: You've got to see these jaw-dropping sculptures to believe them. Big. Bold. Bright ... Burning Man takes over Cincinnati Art Museum → Read More

Kings Island 2019: We got a sneak peek at this season's new attractions. Here's what we found

What did we discover at the Kings Island preview? A Beast makeover, a favorite returns and a giant pretzel → Read More

Ready for Kings Island opening day? Here's everything you need to know

We've got what's new at Kings Island, what's different, ticket prices, hours, ride heights and more than you could ever really need to know. → Read More

Timmothy Pitzen: The bizarre backstory of his disappearance

“You will never find him.” That was the startling claim in a suicide note discovered in a hotel room in Rockford, Illinois in 2011. → Read More

Timmothy Pitzen: The bizarre backstory of his disappearance

“You will never find him.” That was the startling claim in a suicide note discovered in a hotel room in Rockford, Illinois in 2011. → Read More

The Public: Is this the most Cincinnati of all the Cincy-shot movies?

There's La Rosa's. The library. The Cincinnati Museum Center. Neighborhood nods. The list goes on. → Read More