In the late 1800s, it was fashionable for families like the Vanderbilts to have a getaway “great camp” or lodge in the Adirondacks so that they could enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, and boating.
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Candidate filing for city, town, and village offices across North Carolina is now underway and ends at noon on Friday, July 19.
Baskets of beans are starting to crowd farmers tailgate market tables. Common green beans, yellow wax beans, or deep purple burgundy beans are all great, versatile ingredients, whether you’re sautéeing a side dish, adding them to a salad, or preserving for later use.
The newly formed North Carolina Blockchain Initiative has been directed to study the unique attributes and use-cases of blockchain technology, virtual assets, smart contracts, and digital tokens within the state.
Transylvania County Tourism has provided a $10,000 grant to support the efforts of Transylvania County to keep the French Broad River clear of debris that causes erosion problems and poses a threat to recreational users.
At Grandfather Mountain, when it rains, it pours — and sets records. This past June, the mountain recorded 15.94 inches of rain at its National Weather Service reporting station, located near the Mile High Swinging Bridge.
July is the time of year when mother nature can hand you a wheelbarrow of lawn and garden problems. Don’t worry, follow these tips and you’ll be in great shape!
Grassroots organizers recently delivered a petition with over 12,000 signatures to the office of Gov. Roy Cooper, calling for a ban on the consumer sale and use of neonicotinoid pesticides.
North Carolina legislators have passed House Bill 370, which, if enacted into law, would force county sheriffs to assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement in detaining and deporting people.
Patton Pool, managed by the Hendersonville Family YMCA, is located at Patton Park on Highway 25 North. The pool is now open through Labor Day!
There is now a clear pathway for students who want to earn an associate degree in accounting, early childhood, business administration, information technology, or criminal justice at Blue Ridge Community College and then move on to work toward their bachelor’s degrees at GWU in related fields.
The National Park Service is seeking public comments for proposed increases to house tour fees at Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. The increases will be the first since 2004.