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  1. Grandfather Mountain launches online ticket salesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... via N.C. 105 or N.C. 181. Those who approach the park from the east via the Blue Ridge Parkway or U.S. 221 from Blowing Rock will find it most convenient to enter through the main Entrance Gate. Those guests should still benefit from an even more ...

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  2. Grandfather Mountain launches online ticket salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... via N.C. 105 or N.C. 181. Those who approach the park from the east via the Blue Ridge Parkway or U.S. 221 from Blowing Rock will find it most convenient to enter through the main Entrance Gate. Those guests should still benefit from an even more ...

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  3. Mountaineer Morning Links: Monday (4/20/15) EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Smoking Musket

    Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. We're being brought to you today by Blowing Rock Mountain Spring Ale .

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  4. Most blasting finished on U.S. 321, DOT saysRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lenoir News-Topic

    The work to blast rock to clear the path for widening U.S. 321 in the Blowing Rock area are mostly done, and any further blasting won't require closing the road and detouring traffic, the N.C. Department of Transportation said Wednesday. Caprice Cheek, engineering technician with the N.C. Department of Transportation, said, "We could have some small blasts, but we don't anticipate any road closures for the remainder of this work."

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  5. Wolfpack Club making a stop in LumbertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Bladen Journal

    ... coaches caravan. Other stops for the Caravan will take the Wolfpack coaches to Ashville and Charlotte on May 4, Blowing Rock and Greensboro on May 5, Goldsboro and New Bern on May 6, Williamston (along with Lumberton) on May 7, and finish up on May ...

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  6. Three Bedroom, Three Bath, Price Reduced, View of W. Kerr Scott from Family Room, Boomer, NC 28606Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NC Real Estate News

    ... ilkesboro is a beautiful community and town with friendly people. It is located just 40 miles east of Boone and Blowing Rock, NC and one and a half hours northwest of Charlotte.

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  7. Tweetsie RRD's 2015 season opens this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... visit to enjoy a ride on Tweetsie's legendary steam locomotives through the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Blowing Rock. The park's 59th season will host an exciting lineup of special events, including fan favorites like Day Out With Thomas , the ...

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  8. They stole a part of my family's history'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... School Road, near the N.C. 150 intersection southwest of Lincolnton. On Saturday, March 28, the couple drove to Blowing Rock to eat lunch, then returned in the late afternoon. They arrived home to find the glider missing from its customary spot on ...

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  9. Woman wants thieves to return beloved 'glider'Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... School Road, near the N.C. 150 intersection southwest of Lincolnton. On Saturday, March 28, the couple drove to Blowing Rock to eat lunch, then returned in the late afternoon. Mary Ann Bowers is astounded enough that someone had the gall to steal a ...

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  10. Blue Ridge Parkway group to fund projects totaling $600,000Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Jacksonville Daily News

    The foundation's annual project list includes preservation of old growth Carolina hemlock trees along the parkway, a biological survey of Rock Castle Gorge in Virginia, and construction of a pedestrian bridge spanning Boone Fork Creek near Blowing Rock, North Carolina.

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  11. Blue Ridge Parkway Set For UpgradesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Daily News-Record

    The foundation's annual project list includes preservation of old growth Carolina hemlock trees along the parkway, a biological survey of Rock Castle Gorge in Virginia, and construction of a pedestrian bridge spanning Boone Fork Creek near Blowing Rock, N.C. Other high-priority projects include repairs at the Doughton Park Picnic Area in North Carolina and replacement of the roof of the historic Ramsey Cabin near Waynesboro. The parkway is a scenic highway nearly 500 miles long, following the Appalachian Mountains from the North Carolina-Tennessee border to Shenandoah National Park in the Shenandoah Valley.

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  12. Tommy Middaugh Travel To Go Vice President Invites Travelers to Enjoy ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | PRWeb

    ... their trip to visit this North Carolina event, with dates to be announced. Many people have never even heard of Blowing Rock until they get into talking about the festival. Southern food with a seafood spin, like the festival's "Grillin' & Chillin" ...

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  13. Malone Bay Lakefront Lot #5 On Beautiful W. Kerr Scott Lake, Wilkes County NC 28697Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | NC Real Estate News

    ... ilkesboro is a beautiful community and town with friendly people. It is located just 40 miles east of Boone and Blowing Rock, NC and one and a half hours northwest of Charlotte.

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  14. Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation puts $600,000 to improvements, programs ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Mountain Xpress

    With part of the $600,000 committed by the nonprofit Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation , a youth conservation crew from the Conservation Trust for North Carolina will repair trails and campgrounds in the Highlands District, and a partnership with Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail will help build a bridge over the Boone Fork near Blowing Rock, N.C. The Parkway Foundation announced the grants for a variety of high-priority projects in need of immediate attention to protect the environment and wildlife, prevent deterioration of historic buildings, and improve visitor enjoyment and safety.

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  15. Tweetsie Railroad Kicks Off 2015 Season April 10Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Revue & News

    Blowing Rock, N.C. Its all aboard! Tweetsie Railroad is set to pull into the station on Friday, April 10, 2015 for another exciting season filled with Wild West adventure for the whole family. Plan your visit to enjoy a ride on Tweetsies legendary steam locomotives through the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Blowing Rock, N.C. The parks 59th season will host an exciting lineup of special events, including fan favorites like Day Out With Thomas, the July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza and Tweetsies Ghost Train Halloween Festival, as well as a first-time appearance from the colorful characters of Team Umizoomi.

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  16. Visit The Sanctuary At William's Farm To Inspect This Beautiful Lakefront Lot, W. Kerr Scott LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NC Real Estate News

    ... ilkesboro is a beautiful community and town with friendly people. It is located just 40 miles east of Boone and Blowing Rock, NC and one and a half hours northwest of Charlotte.

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  17. Maggie Valley, Waynesville win awards for best small townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... d attractions in towns within 20 miles of the parkway. The winner of the platinum award for best small town was Blowing Rock. All of the results from the reader poll will be featured in the May-June issue of Blue Ridge Country.

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  18. Marathon inspires personal records, traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Lumina News

    ... of north Wilmington before the half marathoners split off to finish at Mayfaire Town Center. Peyton Hoyal from Blowing Rock, N.C., was first half-marathon runner over the finish line with a final time of 1:09. Jenny Perrottet from Wilmington was the ...

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  19. Watch The Boating Activity of W. Kerr Scott from your Family Room, Boomer, NC 28606Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | NC Real Estate News

    ... ilkesboro is a beautiful community and town with friendly people. It is located just 40 miles east of Boone and Blowing Rock, NC and one and a half hours northwest of Charlotte.

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  20. Marathon inspires personal records, family traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Lumina News

    ... of north Wilmington before the half marathoners split off to finish at Mayfaire Town Center. Peyton Hoyal from Blowing Rock, N.C. was first over the finish line with a final time of 1:09. Jenny Perrottet from Wilmington was the top female finisher ...

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