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Kurt Rheinheimer

Back to the Woods after a Month Off for a Much Bigger Cause

Kurt's hikes are back up and running after a family member's health scare and his one-in-a-million recovery. more

Dec 14, 2017 11:40 AM Kurts Hikes

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Dec 1, 2017 7:30 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

Pigeon Forge Timeshares: Idyllic Accommodations in the Smokies

Stay in Pigeon Forge for less without sacrificing quality. Pigeon Forge timeshares offer a luxurious and comfortable way to vacation, complete with many of the features of home and a great selection of on-site resort amenities and activities. more

Nov 21, 2017 2:59 PM Behind BRC

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Nov 17, 2017 7:30 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

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Nov 9, 2017 3:45 PM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

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Nov 2, 2017 1:59 PM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

The Cherokee people called the southern Appalachian mountains “shaconage” (sha-con-oh-hey) or “place of the blue smoke.” more

Oct 27, 2017 10:20 AM Guest Columnists

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Ginny Neil

I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. —Nathaniel Hawthorne more

Oct 27, 2017 10:18 AM Mountain Garden

A custom-built StarStructure Newtonian telescope has opened Mayland Community College’s Earth to Sky Park in Burnsville, North Carolina. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:22 AM Country Roads

Earl Hamner Jr’s boyhood home, to the cheers of Walton-Hamner fans worldwide, is now open daily for tours. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:20 AM Country Roads

There’s a rising star on the old time traditional music scene. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:18 AM Country Roads

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Joe Tennis

You can zip through the trees and even walk among the treetop canopy at Anakeesta, a new family destination in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:17 AM Country Roads

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Leonard Adkins

The little North Carolina town is one of the Appalachian Trail’s most-fun walk-through towns. And just beyond: A great viewpoint. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:14 AM The Hike

Why do Asian lady beetles invade Blue Ridge homes in winter? more

Oct 27, 2017 9:12 AM Creature Feature

And while she loves them with ice cream or other double-ups, there’s one pie that can stand on its own delicious merits. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:08 AM Mill Creek Stories

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Joseph Mackareth

How to honor your grandmother by confessing to your carelessness. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:02 AM From the Editor

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Oct 27, 2017 7:30 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

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Oct 20, 2017 7:30 AM Our Favorite Facebook Photos

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Kurt Rheinheimer

Apple Orchard, the Chessie and Just Missing Baby Roo

Tasty tacos, a coworker's wedding and hiker babies were all part of Kurt's September hikes. more

Oct 6, 2017 2:37 PM Kurts Hikes

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