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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. The Nantahala Cabins' video has now been uploaded to the Internet and will be used to enhance the UGO Tour NC Mountain Smartphone App. "Ugo Tour NC Mountains" is the official Smartphone app of western North Carolina and is your fun and informative GPS travel and tour guide for North Carolina's spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains. Bryson City, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Ugo Tour, a video productions...

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. Seven bands will perform throughout the day, leaving visitors with time to shop the works of Appalachian and native artists and experience daily Cherokee life in the late 1700s at the season opening of Oconaluftee Village. "We have a full day of activities and events...

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. From FS 580, about 3.8...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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