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May 2, 2009 | Watauga County Farmers’ Market Opens

Watauga County Farmers’ Market will be opening for our 35th season on May 2. We are all looking forward to greeting old friends as well as welcoming many new vendors to the market. There will be an even greater range of products at the market this year including new craft items, prepared foods, and local meats. We hope you will be able to find many things to make you life more healthful and enjoyable.

via May 2, 2009 | Watauga County Farmers’ Market.

One of my favorite stops whenever we are in Watauga County. If you are in the area tomorrow, stop by and say high…

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closed By Fire

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Forest fires on both sides of the Smoky Mountains have closed part of the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina and several hiking trails in Tennessee.

The Blue Ridge Parkway is closed from U.S. 441 northward to Soco Gap. About 1,200 acres had burned.

via Fires being battled near Gatlinburg, Cherokee in Smoky Mountains – WHNT.