Blue Ridge Parkway Newswire

Blue Ridge Parkway Newswire

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  1. Watauga County TDA awards $300,000 for Moses Cone rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Watauga Democrat

    The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation is thrilled to announce that the Watauga County Tourism Development Authority has committed a grant of $300,000 to further the nonprofit's efforts to rehabilitate Moses H. Cone Memorial Park near Blowing Rock. "The Watauga County Tourism Development Authority is pleased to be able to invest in the future of one of our area's iconic attractions," Executive Director Wright Tilley said.

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  2. Bright gold leaves are reminder of changing seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Daily Advance

    ... to enjoy the fall foliage. It's certainly a treat to view dazzling color from the vantage point of the Blue Ridge Parkway but there's plenty of color around here, too. And I really will miss the color once it's gone. That's why I'm glad I have ...

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  3. Doughton Park largest rec along Blue Ridge ParkwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... of North Carolina. The park is the largest recreation area that the National Park Service manages on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The park features more than 30 miles of hiking trails. Doughton Park is home to the Brinegar Cabin and the Caudill Family ...

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  4. Get To Know A Marquette Basketball Opponent: Western CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Anonymous Eagle

    ... the Smoky Mountains from Asheville. Well, it's an hour if you take I-40, it's two hours if you take the Blue Ridge Parkway. Ok, where's Asheville, smart guy? As Andrew Rowsey will tell you, it's the western most major city in North Carolina. You ...

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  5. North Carolina Republicans ordered to redraw racially gerrymandered districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | ThinkProgress

    The western North Carolina mountains are seen from a lookout on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, North Carolina. CREDIT: AP Photo/Bruce Smith On Tuesday night, a federal court ordered the state of North Carolina to redraw its unconstitutionally gerrymandered voting maps and hold special elections in 28 districts by next fall.

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  6. Ashe Vision meets Nov. 29 -Read the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... that Ashe must create its own opportunities to grow, listing the New River, Wilkes Community College, the Blue Ridge Parkway and our friendly, caring and reliable citizens among our greatest assets. The group launched informally with just a handful ...

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  7. Make America's roads great againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | Automotive News

    ... of Michigan's M22 in color season, the Pacific Coast Highway, Arizona's Alt 89 through Sedona and the Blue Ridge Parkway. A new generation needs to experience that. We worried that millennials didn't like cars. New research shows affording cars took ...

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  8. Horton Fire containment increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | Watauga Democrat

    ... son Road to the Dugger Fire Tower Road. People are asked to avoid this area and Sampson Road south of the Blue Ridge Parkway for the safety of local residents and firefighters.

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  9. Crews continue to battle Horton Fire; optimistic containment sustainableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | Watauga Democrat

    ... ad up to the Dugger Fire Tower Road. The public is asked to avoid this area and Sampson Road south of the Blue Ridge Parkway for the safety of local residents and firefighters.

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  10. Amherst County wildfire moves to 11,000 acres; almost half contained, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Crews scorch the area, which deprives the fire of fuel. He said the fire that could be seen from the Blue Ridge Parkway and coming down Route 60 all was under control. "All of that is inside our fire lines and doing what we want it to do," he said. ...

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  11. Firefighters work to extinguish Horton Fire hot spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Road up to Dugger Fire Tower Road. The public is asked to avoid this area and Sampson Road south of the Blue Ridge Parkway to provide for the safety of firefighters and local residents. To support efforts to extinguish the fire cash donations to the ...

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  12. Grandfather MountainRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | Outdoor Photographer

    The top of Grandfather mountain where walking along the narrow rocky ridge is only for the sure-footed off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.

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  13. Smoky Mountain streamRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | Outdoor Photographer

    A mountain stream in the Great Smoky Mountains near Cherokee off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.

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  14. Motorcycle Destinations: Greenhouse Moto CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Motorcycle.com

    ... in Mills River, NC, near the breathtaking roads outside Asheville, NC, about 10 miles south of the Blue Ridge Parkway. "If you are ever in the area to enjoy some of the best motorcycle roads in the Eastern U.S., give this unusual and cool spot a ...

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  15. Horton Fire 65 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Watauga Democrat

    ... of the public who do not live in the area are asked to avoid the area of Sampson Road south of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sampson road remains closed to the public at State View Road. Firefighters will continue to work towards containment of the fire ...

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  16. Horton Fire expected to grow to 1,500 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Watauga Democrat

    ... of the public who do not live in the area are asked to avoid the area of Sampson Road south of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sampson road remains closed to the public at State View Road. Firefighters will continue to work towards containment of the fire ...

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  17. Watauga wildfire, possibly deliberately set, could grow to 1,000 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | WBTV

    A massive wildfire in Watauga County between Blowing Rock and the Blue Ridge Parkway continues to spread. By Tuesday afternoon, it had grown to more than 500 acres.

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  18. FloydFest Adds 17 Acts To 2017 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | JamBase

    FloydFest 17 - Freedom will take place July 26 - 30, 2017 at Milepost 170.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd, Virginia featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Railroad Earth, Shovels & Rope, White Denim, Turkuaz, Fruition and more. Today, organizers of the long running festival have added 17 acts to the lineup for next summer's event.

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  19. From jaw-dropping views to spine-tingling bends: Roads that everyone should drive onceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... The road is only open during the summer, but in the winter you can take a train ride across the pass. The Blue Ridge Parkway runs from North Carolina to Virginia and is known for its rugged mountain views and views of the Appalachian Highlands.

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  20. Doughton Park largest rec along Blue Ridge ParkwayRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

    ... of North Carolina. The park is the largest recreation area that the National Park Service manages on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The park features more than 30 miles of hiking trails. Doughton Park is home to the Brinegar Cabin and the Caudill Family ...

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