Thanksgiving Day on the Blue Ridge Parkway

At the May 5 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board voted 7-0 to heighten development restrictions to protect the views along the Blue Ridge Parkway zoning overlay.
At the May 5 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board voted 7-0 to heighten development restrictions to protect the views along the Blue Ridge Parkway zoning overlay.

With the Thanksgiving crowds far away, it was a clear and cool day on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville on Nov 24. This scene: the Cowee Mountains Overlook, with its southward view not far from Waynesville.

Haywood-Jackson Overlook:

(photos by Margaret Williams)

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Editor Margaret Williams first wrote for Xpress in 1994. An Alabama native, she has lived in Western North Carolina since 1987 and completed her Masters of Liberal Arts & Sciences from UNC-Asheville in 2016. Follow me @mvwilliams

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