6 hrs ago
National Parks Traveler
Key Concessions Contracts Up At Yosemite National Park, Along Blue Ridge Parkway
The Ahwahnee Hotel in the Yosemite Valley is one of the prizes in the concessions contract for Yosemite National Park/Kurt Repanshek The coming months could tell whether Xanterra Parks & Resorts and Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts are both still in an acquisition mode, or will look to stand pat, as concessions opportunities are weighed in ... (more)
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Downtown mural reinstalled
When the Capel Rug building on Main Street recently sold, the new owner began a complete renovation, including not only the inside retail space but also the stucco and paint on the outside of the building.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Mountain Times
Kyle Keeter at Edgewood Cottage
The fifth annual Artists in Residence Series features the work of Kyle Keeter from July 10 to 15 at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock.
Free Spirit Nursery: Landscapes, Laughs and Love by Allen Bush
LambA rt Vrijmoed, a British Columbia nurseryman, once drove a Pontiac hearse as his get-around car.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Which national park is the best? Cast your vote now
The 20 nominees span the coast of America. Highlighting the rugged coasts of Maine, Acadia National Park spans 49,600 acres and diverse habitats - granite mountains, sandy beaches, lakes, ponds and woodlands - much of it on Mount Desert Island.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Graveyard Fields reopens
The Graveyard Fields Parking Area and Trailhead, located at milepost 418.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway has reopened after a construction project that began in April.
TODAY'S WORD is duplicity . Example: In a shameful act of duplicity, Jerry took the money he was entrusted to donate to the homeless shelter and instead used it to buy drugs.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Watercolor artist Kyle Keeter at Edgewood Cottage July 10-15
The Fifth Annual Artists in Residence Series features the work of Kyle Keeter from Thursday, July 10 to Tuesday, July 15 at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
I Love America
I was raised during the Cold War when we were fed a steady diet of American Exceptionalism.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Post and Courier
Forest service volunteers help hikers, campers
The young, athletic hiker dashed along a trail here when he spotted what looked like two U.S. Forest Service rangers.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Escaped inmate caught swimming in Price Lake
An inmate, who escaped custody Thursday in Watauga County, has been caught. Officers caught Michael Lee Calloway, 39, of Buncombe County while he was swimming in Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Chestnut Ridge Breaks Ground For New Health Care Facility - The Blowing Rocket
From left, Blowing Rock Commissioners Doug Matheson, Albert Yount and Ray Pickett, Mayor J.B. Lawrence, former commissioner Keith Tester, Town Manager Scott Fogleman and former town manager Scott Hildebran take part in the ceremonial 'golden shovel' portion of the groundbreaking for the new Chestnut Ridge at Blowing Rock post acute health care ... (more)
Mon Jun 23, 2014
One of the country's oldest survivors of D-Day and World War II has been living in Pulaski for over 60 years.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Federal grant to fund water and sewer at Chestnut Ridge
U.S Sen. Kay Hagan today announced a $426,945 grant from the Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration to construct water and wastewater infrastructure needed to serve the new Appalachian Regional Healthcare System , which will be located in the Town of Blowing Rock.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Jefferson Post Online Edition
West Jefferson TDA banks $30,000 for next year
West Jefferson is continuing to make strides to market itself as a primary tourist destination in N.C.'s High Country.
Operator of Blue Ridge Parkway inn fights to keep contract
The operator of the Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway who defied the federal government shutdown last year now must fight to keep his contract.