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The Dark Corner. The very words give one a feeling of danger, mystery, and foreboding, much like the title of one of Kentucky author Jesse Stuart’s story collections: Beyond Dark Hills. Read more

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Perched at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern Greenville County, South Carolina, Travelers Rest comes by its name literally. The tiny hamlet, established in 1808, claims a long history as a stopover. Read more

Outposts

All campgrounds on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia and North Carolina are under a mandatory evacuation order. Read more

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Albino Skunk Festival

John Gillespie Photography LLC

A slight breeze awoke me from my slumber one recent Saturday morning. Swaying in the hammock, I looked upward while the first sunshine of the day sprinkled through the branches all tangled high above. Read more

Sweet Appalachia

South Carolina will get plenty of time in totality. But there's only one event that combines the S.C. mountains with the eclipse. Read more

Features

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. Read more

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Churning away

Adventure Photography photos

Those searching for physical clues about the lives of previous generations find plenty of evidence at the Hagood Mill, a campus that houses a cabin built in 1791 and a functioning gristmill erected in 1845. Read more

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