Blue Ridge Mountains

Two Greenville businesses partner to create new cafe retail concept

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:44:07 GMT<p>A South Carolina woman has been …

Crime

Drone saves missing 65-year-old climber in the Himalayas

Elon Musk's absurdly advanced submarine didn't help during the #ThaiCaveRescue, but let's not write off technology just yet.<p>Scottish climber Rick Allen was saved by a drone after he falling during a solo climb of Broad Peak mountain in the Himalayas, BBC reports. Allen's climbing bag was spotted by …

Mountaineering

Top local stories we are following today

Here are the top stories we are following for you today.<p>Buncombe County will receive more than $2 million in a settlement with former County Manager …

Asheville

Find fun without the crowds in these five trip swaps

Too far, too pricey, too congested, ridiculously long lines -- such downsides can push popular bucket-list vacays to the back-burner. But here's how …

Hiking

What you are getting wrong about Appalachia

The history of Appalachia is one of exploitation and extraction — and dogged resistance to both. This region, my family’s home for seven generations, has literally powered American life since the 19th century. There is no song, labor union or machine built east of the Mississippi that does not …

Lifestyle

TOP 5 LONG DISTANCE HIKES IN USA & CANADA

1. APPALACHIAN TRAIL<p><b>From/to:</b> Springer Mountain (Georgia) to Mount Katahdin (Maine) <b><br>Distance:</b> 3,525 km (2,190 miles) <b><br>Walk time:</b> 165 days (around six …

Hiking

When is Picnic At Hanging Rock on BBC Two tonight, who's in the cast with Natalie Dormer and what's the series about?

BRAND new thriller Picnic at Hanging Rock is continuing on BBC Two TONIGHT.<p>But when can you watch it? And who is in the cast? Here's what you need to …

Celebrity (UK)

Natalie Dormer Says She Knows How 'Game of Thrones' Ends

The actress also discussed her film 'In the Darkness,' which she co-wrote and produced, and starring in the 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' reboot.<p>Natalie …

Game of Thrones

Picnic at Hanging Rock, episode 2 review: an enigma wrapped in a mystery tucked inside a multi-part drama

How gripping is <b>Picnic at Hanging Rock</b> (BBC One)? It feels like a period Australian version of Lost or Twin Peaks, an enigma wrapped in a mystery tucked inside a multi-part drama. The audience is sucked in but nothing is ever necessarily resolved, giving a thousand chat-room theorists something to …

Television (UK)

Picnic At Hanging Rock episode 2 review

Louisa Mellor Jul 18, 2018Picnic At Hanging Rock sets up its characters’ backstories in episode 2. Spoilers ahead... <b>This review contains spoilers.</b>See …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Hijinks galore

It’s good to be back! Sorry for the unexpected delay in my return. I had a run-in with an angry gall bladder (mine) and try as I might to break up with him, he was determined to give things another chance. He’s on notice, though. Even a hint of side-eye, and he’s outta here!<p>I’m especially happy to …

TV

Who is Picnic At Hanging Rock star Samara Weaving and where have you seen her before?

Picnic At Hanging Rock looks set to become one of our summer TV obsessions, after the first episode aired on BBC Two last week.<p>The series – based on …

Entertainment (UK)

Great Smokies road to briefly close for accident cleanup

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, N.C. (AP) - A road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that straddles Tennessee and North Carolina will …

Hiking

The National Trails System 50th Anniversary: Appalachian Trail through Virginia

The United States of America is a trail runner’s paradise. From coast to coast, the land exhibits an array of ecosystems and wonders. There are wild …

Hiking

Don’t Throw It Away—Take It to the Repair Cafe

This series of workshops aims to keep broken items out of the landfill, and it might help you save a few bucks, too.<p>Charlie Goedeke carefully examined the fabric shaver I’d placed in front of him. The motor had stopped working, or so I assumed. Using a voltage tester, he checked to make sure the …

Repairs

Why You Should Invite Your Single Friends on Group Vacations

If you’re in your late 20s to mid-30s, chances are good a bulk of your friends (and possibly you yourself!) are heavily boo’d up. Cool, congrats! As such, it’s totally normal to default to inviting other couples out for drinks, over for board games, and on group trips. In the case of the latter, it …

Weddings

Amid A Hispanic Boom, Conflicting Feelings On Immigration

Immigration is near the top of the list of issues Americans find "the most worrying," according to a new poll conducted for NPR by the research firm Ipsos.<p>But Americans' views on immigration diverge sharply depending on party affiliation, where in the country we live, and whether we know people who …

News (U.S.)

25 Solo Getaways Every Woman Should Take By Herself

You've earned it!<p>Going on vacation always sounds like a dream, but it's a <i>lot</i> of work. That's why you should ditch the schedule Tetris and head out on …

Paddleboarding

Greenville 7-Day Ride Camp Bike Tours & Cycling Vacations

The Pros Secret Training Grounds<p>One of the best kept secrets of the pros is tucked away in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains surrounding …

Greenville

Flood Warning Issued For Anne Arundel After Rapid Rainfall

BREAKING: The National Weather Service warns that Anne Arundel County roads may see minor flooding Tuesday due to the rain.<p>A flood warning has been …

Weather

Top 50 highest-paid celebrities of 2018 according to Forbes

WBFF Fox45 provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and …

Ocean City

Wednesday’s best TV: Live Well for Longer; Picnic at Hanging Rock

Live Well For Longer<p><b>8pm, Channel 4</b><br>Kate Quilton, Tamal Ray and Morland Sanders debut a helpful health show about new advances in medicine. Among the topics under discussion are: lifting the ban on medicinal cannabis; how safe it is to use so-called “smart drugs” such as modafinil; and the …

Tour de France

The BRO Guide To FloydFest’s Outdoor Side

Located near to the Blue Ridge Parkway in Patrick County, Virginia, FloydFest has become a constant on the calendars of outdoor lovers and …

Hiking

The Prettiest Town in Every U.S. State Photos

Rich in architecture and layered with nature—whether it’s canopies of trees, a beach that stretches for miles, or the glass-like surface on a lake or river—each U.S. state hosts more than one town that will take your breath away. From the East Coast to all the way to the West, we have listed are …

National Parks

Truck crash closes Blue Ridge Parkway near Great Smokies entrance

CHEROKEE - An accident involving a delivery truck has closed a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway near Great Smoky Mountains National Park.<p>A …

Hiking

6 Cool Things to Do in Asheville

It can be difficult to describe Asheville, North Carolina in only a few words. The city of 89,000 is nestled in western North Carolina with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, historic landmarks, craft breweries, foodie hot spots, and a bustling downtown scene. There is something for everybody …

Asheville

Elkridge water main replacement project set for Wednesday

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. - Old, antiquated water mains will be replaced at several locations in Elkridge, Wednesday, July 25, Howard county officials …

Blue Ridge Mountains

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A severe thunderstorm was located over Savage-Guilford, or near Elkridge, moving northeast at 10 mph.<p>Damaging winds will cause some …

Weather

Best City Hikes in the Northwest

July 16, 2018<p>Northwest’s Urban Oases<p>By Amy Whitley<p>I can’t visit Portland without spending at least a few hours enjoying the city’s many bridges.<p>Think …

Hiking

Summertime in Frederick County

Summer is a beautiful time of year all over Frederick County, but it is truly stunning along its scenic byways. Whether you want to fill your weekend …

Hiking