Put the TREAT back in

RETREAT!

Laurel Ridge Camp &

Conference Center invites

groups of all kinds to use our

beautiful lodging facilities for

your next retreat.  Visit our

website or contact our office to

make a reservation today!

laurelridge.org

We Have Moved

Burnsville Chevy-Buick has

relocated to Spruce Pine

 

All 3 brands under one roof

- Same great Sales and Service

- Certified GM Sales,

Parts, & Service

 

Call, visit, or go online today

SPRUCEPINECHEVY.COM

 

828.765.4234

Boone Coin &

SilverWorks

 

Local rare coin &

currency dealer

 

Friendly

Professional

Discreet

 

We buy, sell, and appraise.

Thanks!  -Crae

 

(828) 355-9311

boonesilverworks.com

Stickboy Mayview Madness 5k

and kids 1 mile fun run

 

Sept. 30, 2017

8:30 AM 5K Start Time 

(8:00 for the fun run)

 

ZAP Fitness offers 4 weeks of

free training runs beginning

Sept. 6

 

Click HERE for Details

Beautiful course

Great Prizes

First National Bank

In It Together...

Choose from a variety of banking

services to fit any financial need.

 

Visit us at one of our convenient

locations or at fnb-online.com

to learn more!

 

1-800-555-5455


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2018 Blue Ridge Parkway Calendar Winners

Here are the Cover Photo and Monthly winners in the 2018 Blue Ridge Parkway Photo Contest. However, many photos not shown below will appear in the calendar. Last year we had about 50 photos in the calendar; this year will be similar. These extra photos will be chosen as we do the final graphical layout of the calendar before printing.

We received over 600 contest entries, and 14,788 votes were cast in the contest (the most ever).

In choosing the winners, we used the following criteria: 1) Voting results, 2) Image quality 3) Only one winning photo per photographer, 4) Region and scene diversity, and 5) Uniqueness of the scene. Every year, the quality of the photographs gets better making selection of winners harder.

We offer our sincere thanks to everyone who submitted a photo. We did not give the names of the photographers during the voting process, but here are the names of the people who contributed these great shots:

Brian Vandermark, John Porta, Ginger Dixon, Leonard M Smith, Richard Cox, Bonita Loggins, Nancy Kish, Eric Knopf, Dale Maybery, Dale Mayberry, Linda Brown, Kathy Corriher, Nicholas Edgerton, Denise Levy, Jan Todd, Lynne Townsend, Patty Hall, Larry D Hazen, Janice Holloway, Jim Ankenbauer, Megan Hunter, Debbie Henderson, Thomas Mabry, Kim Pahl, Greg Welsh, Kevin Balling, Alan Klein, Cindi Ward, Ashley McGhee, James Sramek, Penny Makris , Brett Schwebke, Therese D. Barry, Martie Latham, Bill Rhodes, Gary Lail, Bob McDaniel, Ken McCall, Jason Penland, Nicole Micheli, Donald Hazelett, Kathryn Greven, Wayne McCandless, John Shuler, Tate Finley, Dave Rhuberg, Sheryl Mohn, Mike Duncan, Chris Trent, John Haldane, Laura Johnston, Randy Brown, Billie Jean McGuire, Michael P. Trew, Kary Riley, Patricia Joynes, Brad Brown, Kyler Christopher Glover, Pam Walker, Samantha Sperling, Brenda Combs, Sali Gill-Johnson, Shannon Lee, Brady Williams , Jill Dahan, Hung Ta, Larry Veatch, Robert Gefaell, Marri Buchanan , Victor Ellison, Cassandra Ellison, Alan Larkins, Lauren Collins, Valerie Seals, Kristy Treadway, Barbara Kinner, Caleb B Smallwood, Ellyn Williams, Monty E. Combs, Carol Brooks Bennett, Andrew Greer, Cindy S Giarrusso, David Hinshaw, Carol Haff, Ken Castelloe, Brenda Shepherd, Phyllis Lewis, Patti Grosh, Samuel B. McGinn, Walker L. Mims, Mary Gantenbein, Erskine Betts, David Wisotsky, Dave Wisotsky, Lisa Maultsby, Crystal Upton, Eric Jon Job, Tyler Williams, William Strauch, Olivia Bryant, Susan C Murphy, Jesse Llobet, Sandra M.Leslie, Karla Smith, Tyler Penland, Sandra M. Leslie, Pam Bork, Tom Bork, Kimberly Keller, Marilyn Ball, Robert Stephens, Josh Rainey, Tammy Bolick, Karen Anderson, Alyson Browett, Vickie Pace, Anita Luffman Bullin, Amber Maxwell, Ben Stokes, Jaden Corpening, Ron Schwartz, Stephen Dickson, Kristina Love, Jill Sidebottom, Patton Reighard, Olivia Brettschneider, Teddy Wilcox, Kelli Wilson, Dan Irwin, Angie Jenkins, Lisa Carpenter, Lica Strasner, Jessica J Gregg, Jackie White, Emma Carpenter, sue wasserman, Carol Wenberg, Molly Hagan, Halleigh Boger, D Terry Rawls, Jim Magruder, Tom Doane, Tommy White, Jackie Cornett, Joyce Helton, Bonnie Shuping, James Beeler, Ed Thanz, Samuel Roper, Johnny Davison, Leah Perkins, Dick Rose, Michael M Nieves, Brandy Minnix, Barbara Batchelder, and Lynn Willis

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