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Blue Ridge Parkway

National Park Service staff will be on hand at each event to provide a “behind the scenes” look into the Parkway. Read more

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Reopening the visitor center allows park store operations and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area to resume. Read more

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Blue Ridge Parkway in the snow

Micah McClure photo

The vehicle crossed into the other lane in a curve and hit a vehicle coming the other direction. Read more

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Closure means 20 mile section of Parkway is closed as well. Read more

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Multi-vehicle accident occurred north of Asheville. Read more

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Works range from functional to decorative emphasizing the discipline of finesse with fire of a forge. Read more

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Cheers

Jon D. Bowman photo

Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this vibrant city is a scenic spot to explore alone. Read more

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The only North Carolina State Park still closed in the western region is Grandfather Mountain. Read more

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Photo Essay, August 2018

Carla Passmore

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Park Service fears slides, damage from remnants of Hurricane Florence. Read more

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The event demonstrates the rigors and talent that goes into woodworking and serves the mission of the Southern Highland Craft Guild in preserving a longtime culture and heritage. Read more

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Memorial Day Weekend signals the beginning of the summer visitor season on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read more

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Viaduct closed in March for a comprehensive road maintenance project. Read more

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Southern Highland Craft Guild's makers forging ahead at third-annual Glass & Metal day. Read more

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Sunset

National Park Service

The Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park top lists for popularity, according to the National Park System. Read more

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Iconic Parkway bridge needs maintenance, repaving. Read more

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It was 20 degrees, snowing, and I was alone with my dog in a trackless middle of nowhere. I couldn’t have been happier. Read more

Mountain Explorer

Going gets rough

NOAH WIESE PHOTO

It’s not uncommon to find church, or at least sanctuary, in the mountains. On a Sunday morning hike early last spring, I also came face to face—or foot to slippery rock, in this case—with a trail of metaphors for new parenthood. Read more

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    Harold Blackwood