Blue Ridge National Heritage News Feed

2013

October 09, 2013

For regularly updated information on how the government shutdown is affecting America's National Park click here. This update is brought to you by the National Park Foundationread more

September 27, 2013

Story credit - Craig Distl read more

September 26, 2013

Governor Pat McMory has announced the recipients of the 2014 North Carolina Heritage Award, including two WNC residents, Bobby Hicks, a 10-time Grammy award winning bluegrass fiddler and Susan Morgan Leveille, a weaver and grand-niece of the Penland school founder. read more

September 18, 2013

"Should I Stay or Should I Go?"

Winter is just around the corner!  Will your favorite animals migrate or hibernate in the coming months?  Join Parkway Rangers at 10 am on Friday, September 27th for a moderate 2.5-mile roundtrip hike to the summit of Sam Knob and learn how the change of seasons will dictate Parkway animals’ behavior. read more

September 18, 2013

"Should I Stay or Should I Go?"

Winter is just around the corner!  Will your favorite animals migrate or hibernate in the coming months?  Join Parkway Rangers at 10 am on Friday, September 27th for a moderate 2.5-mile roundtrip hike to the summit of Sam Knob and learn how the change of seasons will dictate Parkway animals’ behavior. read more

September 10, 2013

Story by Kruger Brothers c/o Double Time Music, Inc. read more

September 05, 2013

October 3rd at 6 PM - 9 PM. $75 per person or $140 per couple.  read more

August 28, 2013

The Blue Ridge Parkway re-opened a closed section of the historic motor road, from Milepost 376 at Ox Creek Road in Asheville, NC to Milepost 355 at Mt. Mitchell State Park using temporary bypass lanes. read more

August 28, 2013

Two longtime travel counselors have been promoted to managers at two North Carolina Welcome Centers. Mary Ann Teague of Waynesville, who joined the Welcome Center program in 1996, has been named manager of the I-40 West Welcome Center in Haywood County. Chris McKeaver of Siloam, who joined the Welcome Center program in 2000, has been named manager of the I-77 North Welcome Center in Surry County. read more

August 23, 2013

The year 2013 brings with it an opportunity to celebrate the YMI’s 120 years of existence as an institution of national, state and local historical recognition. In lieu of a Goombay festival normally held in August, the YMI is  proud to celebrate this Founders Celebration August 22- 25, 2013. The YMI’s celebration of arts in music will resume August 2014. read more