The U.S. Forest Service is now requiring anybody who stays overnight in Panthertown Valley to use a bear canister or place odiferous items in one of the three bear lockers installed in the popular backcountry area. More bear lockers will be installed in the future.
A pair of grants totaling $911,000 aim to support economic development planning in the Blue Ridge Parkway corridor, including both Virginia and North Carolina.
Preston Jacobsen, a man some know better as the Local Yokel Weather guy, comes by his love of meteorology honestly.
After processing about 7,000 deer tissue samples, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission hasn’t found any instances of Chronic Wasting Disease outside the single positive result returned from a deer in Yadkin County.