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Wedding Season...May 1st is
Wedding Season...May 1st is

Wedding Season...May 1st is

With  the arrival of spring and as May dawns, so does the traditional “wedding season,” those months each year when couples gather with friends and family to celebrate their love

Posted by: Rick

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Experience The Blue Ridge Parkway
Experience The Blue Ridge Parkway

Experience The Blue Ridge Parkway

This morning's Asheville Citizen-Times reports that the Blue Ridge Parkway is completely open for vehicle traffic in North Carolina for the first time this year!  That's great news for anyone

Posted by: Rick

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Join The
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Join The "Book Direct" Movement!

If you're someone who pays attention to travel news, you may have seen recent references to the "Book Direct" movement...a movement that is picking up steam.  It's an campaign mounted

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Why Not Plan A Winter Getaway?
Why Not Plan A Winter Getaway?

Why Not Plan A Winter Getaway?

In the old days, "The Land of the Sky" was known to be a destination only in the spring, summer and fall.  Today, however, with its growing portfolio of year round attractions, world class

Posted by: Rick

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Everything Old Is New Again
Everything Old Is New Again

Everything Old Is New Again

As I get older, that old adage seems to ring true more and more often.  I'm constantly surprised that things long put away and, maybe, forgotten can come back into vogue and that in doing so,

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Chasing The Shadow
Chasing The Shadow

Chasing The Shadow

Monday, August 21 will bring a unique astronomical experience to America and Western North Carolina.  At just after 2:30 pm, the "Great American Eclipse" will visit our neck of the woods on a

Posted by: TOM WATSON

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