Tag: Blue Ridge Mountains

Coyner Springs Kite Fly set for Saturday

Bring the whole family and join Waynesboro Parks & Recreation for the eighth annual Coyner Springs Kite Fly.

Book highlights waterfalls in Blue Ridge

Waterfalls of the Blue Ridge, now in its fourth edition, combines the pleasure of hiking with the wonder of one of nature’s most captivating sights: waterfalls.

Report: Tourism to Shenandoah National Park creates $76 million in economic benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1.2 million visitors to park name in 2012 spent $76 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 945 jobs in the local area.

Wintergreen Adaptive Sports names Dave Shreve new executive director

Dave Shreve has been named executive director of Wintergreen Adaptive Sports, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to improve the lives of people with disabilities through outdoor sports and recreation. As the full-time executive director Shreve will oversee day-to-day operations, supported by a staff of five part-time seasonal employees.

Clan Mhor on Crozet Tunnel at WTA’s Gateway

The Clan Mhor Organization of researchers will present its lecture/slide show on the building of the tunnel that connected the east side of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Shenandoah Valley. The presentation is sponsored by the Waynesboro Heritage Foundation Inc. The lecture will be held at WTA’s Gateway, 329 West Main in Downtown Waynesboro […]

Rock-n-Creek: A unique getaway

A Virginia Beach native and Montebello transplant, and former White House executive chef, Richard Christy, has launched a multifaceted cabin and studio venue nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Combining 30 years of experience in the culinary and hospitality industry with his artistic background in preserving the art of carving traditional waterfowl decoys, Christy’s Rock-n-Creek […]

Parkway: Happy 75th!

  Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net The Blue Ridge Parkway’s 75th Anniversary is officially here with the advent of 2010. Construction of the 469-mile All American Scenic Byway began Sept. 11, 1935, at Cumberland Knob, near the North Carolina and Virginia border. A celebration of this special American treasure and its importance as a cultural, […]