“The best cure for the ills of democracy is more democracy.” — Edward Abbey, A Voice Crying in the Wilderness The affluent little town of Chevy Chase, Maryland, population 2,918, was rocked earlier this year when a surprise write-in candidate garnered 168 votes to displace an unopposed incumbent. The town attorney and Ethics Commission were […]
Western-theme amusement park and movie set for Dean Teaster’s 2007 film, ‘Ghost Town’, is officially opening for the season at 10:00AM on July 4th.
Join the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy for a day of volunteering, habitat preservation and outstanding views.
Check out some of the great two-wheeled transportation from yesteryear with our tour of the Wheels Through Time motorcycle museum in Maggie Valley, videoed as part of special upcoming Getaway regional museum tour out later this month.
Friday night, Tammy Jones was trapped in the basement of her home after a 90-foot-wide mudslide tore down 3,000 feet of mountainside land on Rich Cove Road in Maggie Valley. Jones was rescued, and no other residents were injured, but about 40 people have been evacuated because the danger for more slides remains, say state geologists.