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Starry night

Mark Roberts

Few things endure quite like the memories made on an endless summer day in the mountains. Our readers share their views of those special moments. more »

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Perspectives

Bridge to history

Upcountry South Carolina photo

Undulating through forests and farmland in what the Cherokee called the “Great Blue Hills of God,” the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway (SC Highway 11) crosses the Blue Ridge Escarpment from Gaffney to Fair Play, South Carolina. more »

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Departments

New Harp of Columbia

Carroll McMahan photo

Harmonious voices—often described as spirited, soulful, poignant, even haunting—ring out from Middle Creek United Methodist Church in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. These shape-note singers practice an art older than the church where they’ve assembled. more »

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Music

Clayton, Ga.

Rabun County TDA photo

“Is that what I think it is?” I asked my wife, Dawn, as we stepped onto the outdoor deck of Grapes & Beans, a Main Street coffee shop in Clayton, Georgia. more »

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Departments

Cherokee National Forest

Cocke County Partnership photo

Drivers know the stretch of Interstate 40 between Hartford, Tennessee, and Canton, North Carolina, as a white-knuckled experience wedged between concrete barriers and moving walls of tractor trailers. more »

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Outdoors

Photo essay
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