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Two fugitives arrested in connection with missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell

Added: 22.02.2020 20:58 | 12 views | 0 comments

William McCloud and Angela Boswell were arrested in North Carolina in connection to the disappearance of Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell.


Body of North Carolina infant found in cemetery after Amber Alert, mom's robbery arrest

Added: 22.02.2020 20:57 | 2 views | 0 comments

North Carolina police went to a cemetery early Saturday and found the body of an infant whose disappearance hours earlier prompted an Amber Alert.


Welcome to Sweetwater Springs, NC!

Added: 21.02.2020 23:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

Name of town: Sweetwater Springs, NC Population: 3,210 Where did you get your inspiration for town: While Sweetwater Springs is a small mountain valley town, I modeled it after Swansboro, a small coastal town near me in North Carolina. Swansboro is a scenic town with beautiful little shops strung together along the water. Is there ...]


Best Hikes Along the Appalachian Trail

Added: 21.02.2020 23:12 | 5 views | 0 comments

Appalachian Trail signThe Appalachian Trail is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world, inspiring millions to test their endurance and indulge in its beauty. Running continuously for 2,200 miles (3,540 km) from Maine to Georgia, it carves its way through wildflower fields, flowing rivers, and great peaks. But you don't have to thru-hike to get a taste of the trail. Here are some of our favorite day hikes along the way, from .

Best Hikes for Fall Foliage

Sam’s Gap to Big Bald

13 miles/20.9 km, 7 hours Pigsah National Forest, North Carolina: This long ridge hike in the gives you all those Smoky Mountain views—without the carloads of tourists.

McAfee Knob

8.8 miles/14.2 km, 5 hours Salem, Virginia: With its iconic perch and widescreen views, McAfee Knob has everything you want for an October hike.

Bear Mountain (CT)

6.7 miles/10.8 km, 4 hours Mount Riga State Park, Connecticut: This fantastic hike through woods and dwarf pines reaches a large rock pile where you can view fall colors for days.

Mount Greylock

6.2 miles/3.2 km, 5 hours New Ashford, Massachusetts: Summit this iconic peak in October and you’ll be rewarded with especially dazzling views.

Best Hikes for History

Springer Mountain Loop

4.7 miles/7.6 km, 3 hours Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia: The southern terminus of the AT is an emotional beginning (or end), and it’s a doable climb for most.

Bear Mountain (NY)

4 miles/6.4 km, 3 hours Bear Mountain State Park, New York: This is where the Appalachian Trail was born. The views aren’t bad either—you can see New York City on a clear day.

Mount Greylock

6.2 miles/3.2 km, 5 hours New Ashford, Massachusetts: This hike has great views and a rich history, having been summited by literary greats like Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville.


9.5 miles/15.3 km, 7 hours Baxter State Park, Maine: The northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail is a great American peak with equal parts danger and excitement.

Best Hikes for Waterfalls

Tumbling Waters Trail

3 miles/4.8 km, 2 hours Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania: This easy hike down steps leads to two simply beautiful falls.

Buttermilk Falls Trail

2.8 miles/4.5 km, 2 hours Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, New Jersey: Check out the tallest falls in New Jersey while ascending about 1,000 feet (305 m).

Race Brook Falls

4.8 miles/7.7 km, 5 hours Sheffield, Massachusetts: Climbing up these falls until you reach the summit of Mount Everett is quite the challenge.

Thundering Brook Falls

1 mile/1.6 km, 30 minutes Killington, Vermont: Take a stroll on a boardwalk to a pretty waterfall tucked away in busy Killington. Start planning your Appalachian Trail adventure today: [hbg-title isbn="9781640492714" summary="Whether you're stopping for a day trek or taking a weekend getaway, hit the road and hit the legendary trail with Moon Drive & Hike Appalachian Trail."] [hbg-post heading="What to read next:" id="578464,578939,578404" /]


North Carolina cold case detectives charge mother with newborn's death 20 years ago

Added: 21.02.2020 15:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

North Carolina cold case detectives have arrested the mother of a newborn infant who died after being tossed from a moving car 20 years ago this month.


Winter blast hits parts of the South as residents brace for snow, ice

Added: 21.02.2020 12:19 | 11 views | 0 comments

Motorists were told to be prepared to stay off the roads in North Carolina, and school districts closed as winter weather and snow began hitting the state.

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Winter storm brings snow to Raleigh

Added: 20.02.2020 23:55 | 15 views | 0 comments

Snow has been falling across North Carolina, including in coastal areas that rarely see snow. (Feb 20)


Cop who told driver not to record police demoted

Added: 20.02.2020 23:09 | 3 views | 0 comments

The North Carolina officers apparently did not know that Jesse Bright was a defense attorney when they told him it was illegal to film cops last month


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