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Once upon a time, Spartanburg, South Carolina was known as the Lowell of the South, with upwards of 40 textile mills operating full tilt throughout the county. Now it has a new identity—as a center for artists and the art they create. more

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Walking Winchester in the relentless rain of a soggy spring could not dampen my enthusiasm to see the home of a country music legend. more

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Kurt Rheinheimer

Carvins Cove, Watoga State Park, Bicycling on the New River Trail and more make up Kurt's June and July hikes. more

Kurt's Hikes

Take a look at some of our favorite photos of Spartanburg, SC. more

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Known as the Hub City, Spartanburg, South Carolina’s charm arises from the many spokes that come together to make the city a vibrant community. more

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Don't miss the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival 2018! more

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Kurt Rheinheimer

A coastline, Carvins Cove and a few more spots make Kurt's summer hikes pleasant ones. more

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Kurt Rheinheimer

Kurt's April hikes include plenty of Carvins Cove, along with other great spots. more

Kurt's Hikes

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Kurt Rheinheimer

A favorite walk and beautiful spring views make Kurt's March hikes terrific ones. more

Kurt's Hikes

Casually cruising to Claytor Lake in southwest Virginia, I felt like I had come home - back to where it all began: my first assignment for Blue Ridge Country. more

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Kurt's February hikes included a Valentine's hike, frozen waterfalls and ... a bobcat?! more

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Judy Garrison

The Super Bowl has nothing on these guys. Instead of a stadium and a football, you've got a ski slope, an outhouse and hundreds of your best friends cheering you toward the finish line. Experience the Outhouse Races in Sapphire, North Carolina. more

Seeing Southern

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Kurt Rheinheimer

Kurt's January hikes included braving the cold weather, an old favorite and beautiful views. more

Kurt's Hikes

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Cold weather couldn't deter Kurt and family from their monthly hikes. Read on about his December 2017 adventures. more

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

Kurt's Hikes

Ready to see week 164 of our Favorite Facebook photos? Tell us your favorite shot in the comments! more

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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

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Ready to see week 163 of our Favorite Facebook photos? Tell us your favorite shot in the comments! more

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Ready to see week 162 of our Favorite Facebook photos? Tell us your favorite shot in the comments! more

Our Favorite Photos