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2011-04-27 06:30:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With so many hiking trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway, which ones provide the best scenery without requiring an extensive trek? Here are the Top 10 Quick Parkway Hikes near Asheville by www.RomanticAsheville.com. This popular vacation guide features extensive guides with photos and insider tips for each of these safe, well-marked hikes: 1. Rough Ridge: This unique hike offers plenty of extensive views of Grandfather Mountain, Linn Cove...

2010-09-15 09:00:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 5,000-foot elevation change within 50 miles of Asheville, the lush Blue Ridge Mountains have one of the longest-running fall color displays in the country. A popular online travel guide, www.RomanticAsheville.com, recommends these Top 10 Fall Color Spots: 1. Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway, one of the country's top scenic drives! Stop at many overlooks, picnic and hike. Color peaks early October in highest elevations, ending late October in the...

2010-07-22 06:30:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In the middle of a hot summer, more people are turning to the natural refreshment of a mountain waterfall, many of which offer cool waters for wading. With hundreds of waterfalls in the Asheville area, how do you choose? According to the readers of the popular online travel guide, www.RomanticAsheville.com, here are the Top 10 waterfalls to enjoy in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina: Sliding Rock: Each summer, thousands slip and slide down...

2009-11-19 09:27:00

MARION, N.C., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- North Cove Springs today announced that it has been awarded a $310,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund that will assist with the company's growth and expansion at its production facility in Marion. North Cove Springs, located along the boundaries of the Pisgah National Forest in the North Carolina mountains, taps water directly from natural springs. North Cove bottles, markets and distributes spring water as well as a line of 100% naturally...

2009-09-16 10:08:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 5,000-foot elevation change within 50 miles of Asheville, the lush Blue Ridge Mountains put on one of the longest-running fall color displays in the country. You don't have to spend a bundle to enjoy the beautiful scenery. A popular online travel guide, www.RomanticAsheville.com, has released its annual top 10 free things to do for Fall 2009: 1. Kick off the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway! Cruise one of the top scenic drives in...

2009-01-12 13:05:00

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cascades Inc. (CAS on the Toronto Stock Exchange) is pleased to announce a first investment of $5 M at its Norampac plant in Kingsey Falls, which aims to streamline this unit that manufactures linerboard made from 100% recycled fibres. The current project consists of expanding the building to replace the winder as well as create additional space for future investments. Since its inception in 1964, while its production totalled 10,000 tonnes...

2008-08-25 09:00:58

As a Provo native, I am alarmed at Brady Harper and Robin Roller's business plan to commercialize the Bridal Veil Falls area in Provo Canyon. The two claim that their goal is to "restore" the falls area in a "very green, environmentally sensitive way" -- which apparently means building a restaurant, amphitheater and a tram line. I fail to see how erecting large business buildings in a beautiful nature area is equated with "environmentally sensitive." In the past there was a gift shop and...

2008-08-01 09:00:35

By James Davis Deseret News OREM -- The Bridal Veil Falls fire was completely contained Wednesday, U.S. Forest Service officials said. However, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kim Osborn said crews will continue to work on the blaze until at least Sunday. "One hundred percent containment means that the fire is not going to spread and it's contained in that one area," she said. "But it doesn't mean that there's not still stuff up there burning in that containment area. So we're still...


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