Zoning issues divide board, community in Maggie Valley

A Maggie Valley Town Board meeting Tuesday, Oct. 12, reached capacity with nearly 100 attendants, several people listening from the hallway outside the boardroom as the board was scheduled to vote on three property zonings.

Four candidates vie for two seats in Maggie Valley

Four candidates will compete for two open spaces on the Maggie Valley Board of Aldermen in municipal elections this November. 

Maggie Valley to give food trucks a try

Maggie Valley has decided on the details for its Food Truck Pilot Program, slated for approval Oct. 4. 

Maggie Valley allows all RV classes in PUDs

Maggie Valley Board of Aldermen voted Aug. 17 to allow class A, B and C recreational vehicles in RV Planned Unit Developments. Previously, the board had discussed allowing PUD status for RV parks, only if vehicles were restricted to class A. 

Maggie Valley residents concerned for safety

Last week’s Maggie Valley Board of Aldermen meeting was riddled with complaints from residents of a development on Jonathan Creek Road about an alleged encampment of people in the neighborhood. 

Jam on: Hillbilly Jam returns to Maggie Valley

If you think it’s hard to sum up what, exactly, Hillbilly Jam  is, you’re not alone. 

Maggie Valley discusses RV park rules

A draft text amendment to a Maggie Valley ordinance concerning campgrounds and RV parks has sparked a larger conversation about the future of Maggie Valley itself. 

New heritage center launches in Maggie Valley

In an effort to preserve and perpetuate the heritage arts and lore of the Great Smoky Mountains and greater Southern Appalachia, the Smoky Mountain Heritage Center has now come to fruition at the Meadowlark Motel in Maggie Valley.

Maggie Valley passes budget, lowers taxes

Maggie Valley Town Board of Alderman passed the proposed 2021-22 budget on June 8. 

Drive-in music series thrives in Maggie Valley

In the late spring of 2020, Russ Keith was cruising down U.S. 19 through the heart of Maggie Valley. Soon, he noticed the festival grounds out of the corner of his eye. He pulled in, stopped and got out of his car. 

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