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2012-06-26 23:01:22

Ugo Tour, a video productions company, spent a day filming at Nantahala Cabins last summer.

2010-04-20 12:36:00

CHEROKEE, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mountainside Theater is changing tunes May 1st, attracting bluegrass bands and artists from across the region to the inaugural Mountainside Art and Music Festival.

2008-09-09 12:00:18

By Roger Ludwig Highlights: This short hike is long on attractions: interesting geology, abundant moose and beaver, boiling brookies, but most of all, fascinating archeology.Location: In the southern Snowy Range, west of Foxpark, entering the Platte River WildernessElevations: Official, four wheel drive trailhead, 8,850'; Douglas Creek: 7,950'; Two wheel drive trailhead on FS 580, 9,188'; Douglas Creek: 7,950'Distance: From official trailhead, 2.8 miles each way.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.