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Arrests & Mugshots – May 22, 2017

Happy 10th Birthday Chimney Rock State Park

Happy 10th Birthday Chimney Rock State Park

CHIMNEY ROCK – The mountain valley overlook and the rock outcrop known as Chimney Rock have been here for ages – generating legends, myths, and movies. The once privately owned Chimney Rock State Park has only been owned by the public for 10 years. Tickets to the park, about 20 miles from Rutherfordton are usually $15 per […]

FOOTHILLS CONSERVANCY HOSTS BEGINNER BIRDING OUTING MAY 21

FOOTHILLS CONSERVANCY HOSTS BEGINNER BIRDING OUTING  MAY 21

FOOTHILLS CONSERVANCY HOSTS BEGINNER BIRDING OUTING ON MORGANTON GREENWAYS, MAY 21 MORGANTON, N.C.—On Sunday, May 21, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina hosts a beginner birding outing with guides Jane Gantt and Julia Mode on the Catawba River and Freedom Trail greenways in Morganton. These greenway trails are familiar for walkers as a place to exercise, […]

Two Myrtle Beach teen girls die from fall from hotel

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Two teenage girls died Wednesday afternoon after falling from a floor of the Camelot By the Sea Hotel. Coroner Robert Edge confirmed that the deceased are a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old girl, both Myrtle Beach High School students. Their identities have not yet been released. Foul play is not suspected. […]

Upstate S.C. animal park to close

Upstate S.C. animal park to close

Hollywild Animal Park will not be opening for the 2017 season and probably will not re-open to the public. Board member Tiffany Hughes issued the following: “The board of directors of Hollywild Animal Park today announced that the park will not be opening for the 2017 season. Tim Todd, chairperson of the board of directors for […]

iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival

iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival

Don’t miss the 3rd annual iMAGINE Upstate STEAM Festival  April 1 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Greenville, S.C. STEAM features interactive exhibits and live stage shows from more than 70 STEAM- (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) related organizations. It’s FREE and open all day on South Main Street, from Augusta Street to Fluor Field! […]

Agritourism farms offer variety of fun this spring

Agritourism farms offer variety of fun this spring

Agritourism farms offer variety of fun this spring Activities planned at farms in Alamance, Beaufort, Buncombe, Chatham, Cleveland, Columbus, Johnston, Lincoln, Orange, Person, Polk, Randolph, Sampson, Stokes, Union and Wilkes counties RALEIGH – From Easter egg hunts and Mother’s Day events to benefit concerts and farm tours, there are plenty of reasons to visit a […]

Hwy 80 closed due to wildfire

Hwy 80 closed due to wildfire

LITTLE BUCK CREEK — N.C.Hwy 80 from Little Buck Creek Rd to the Blue Ridge Parkway is shut down due to wildfire. The NC80 wildfire is North of Sunnyvale. No structures are threatened at this time. NC 80 is closed from Little Buck Creek to the Blue Ridge Parkway to ensure safety of firefighters and motorists. The […]

Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund protects Buck Creek Gap tract

Federal Land & Water Conservation Fund protects Buck Creek Gap tract

MORGANTON, N.C.—On July 20, Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina completed transfer of the Buck Creek Gap tract in McDowell County to the United States Forest Service. The Forest Service competed for funding at the national level and ultimately received $330,000 in Recreational Priority Access funds from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) program […]

Point Lookout Trail Closed for Repairs

Point Lookout Trail Closed for Repairs

NEBO, N.C. — The Point Lookout Trail on the Grandfather Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest is closed for repairs. The Point Lookout Trail connects Mill Creek Road in Ridgecrest, NC to Old U.S. 70 in Old Fort along the historic motor route into the mountains. Heavy construction traffic and machinery makes it unsafe for the […]

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