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Adventure of the Week: Hike to Mount Pisgah
When: The Mount Pisgah Trail is always open; the Mount Pisgah picnic area and campground open for the season Friday.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Mountain Times
The Art of Crafts
Many visitors have expressed dismay that the Blue Ridge Parkway will not have ranger-led nature talks and hike this summer.
Tue May 21, 2013
Click It or Ticket Campaign Underway
In the Roanoke Valley police and fire officials met up on the Blue Ridge Parkway to help get their point across.
Mon May 13, 2013
Mt. Airy News
Center shows off regional music flavor
Visitors sit and enjoy a Mid Day Mountain Music concert at The Blue Ridge Music Center.
Sun May 12, 2013
Birds, bees, flowers on parkway
This past Tuesday, Elizabeth and I took the day off and drove "north" on the Blue Ridge Parkway from Balsam Gap to the Hominy Valley parking overlook about 10 miles "south" of the Bent Creek exit near Interstate 26.
The event will be a celebration of all students and their hard work throughout the school year.
Sat May 11, 2013
AOL City Guide
Comfort Suites Biltmore Square Mall
The Comfort Suites Biltmore Square Mall is located on mall premises just minutes from Biltmore and downtown Asheville.
Thu May 09, 2013
Take Momon a spring hike
Emily Walker will be spending her first Mother's Day weekend spreading the joy of spring, wildflowers and the special perks of motherhood.
Wed May 08, 2013
Jacksonville Daily News
Hendersonville man convicted in parkway death
A Hendersonville man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a woman whose body was found on the Blue Ridge Parkway more than three years ago.
Mon May 06, 2013
Jury begins deliberations in Misty Carter murder trial
The fate of a Hendersonville man charged with the murder of Misty Lynn Carter, whose nude, partially burned body was found on the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2009, now rests with the jury.
Sat May 04, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
United States: Driven to distraction
Mabry Mill is one of the attractions to be found on the scenic road, completed in 1987.
Fri May 03, 2013
Is it illegal to carry or use a slingshot in any areas around the USA?
I am getting to go on a weeklong road trip down the east coast where I plan to cut across the Blue Ridge parkway and drive west.
The Carroll News
A chase of a white BMW by the Carroll County Sheriff's Department that began on Fancy Gap Mountain Thursday afternoon ended in North Carolina on Rt.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Asheville Citizen-Times
Blue Ridge Parkway from Craggy to Mt. Mitchell to open Sunday
The latest is that the Blue Ridge Parkway will reopen from Milepost 364.5 at Craggy Gardens to Milepost 355 at Mount Mitchell State Park this Sunday, May 5. This section of the parkway has been closed since last November to ensure public safety during critical slope stabilization and a road reconstruction project.
North Carolina Department of Cultural...
Photojournalism Exhibit Closing at the Museum of the Albemarle
A 1963 sit-in at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Charlotte, Richard Petty and Miss Winston celebrating a mid-1970s victory at North Wilkesboro Speedway, and images such as the Yellow Brick Road at Beech Mountain's Land of Oz are a few that have been featured in the exhibit Bruce Roberts Photojournalist: 50 Years of Capturing Change.
Parkway boat rental operation reopens
Blue Ridge Parkway Acting Superintendent Monika Mayr has announced that Price Lake Boat Rentals Inc.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Celebrating art and each other
Spring is blooming, and that means event season is kicking off. Here's a quick rundown of some of the smaller-town art events that offer further incentive to explore the region's art communities.
Meadows: Parks not likely to get sequester relief
The National Park Service is unlikely to see relief from sequester cuts as lawmakers work to fix the nation's budget woes, U.S. Rep.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Jefferson Post Online Edition
Budget cuts force Parkway closures
Citing budget cuts, the Blue Ridge Parkway will be closing, some facilities and reducing hours and services in other areas this year.