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Henderson County Business

Dad's Collectibles moving to Saluda's historic train depot

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Mark Ray was telling a visitor about how he’d recruited Dennis Dunlap to fly his vintage 1943 Stearman biplane over a celebration of Berkeley Mills baseball park on Sept. 16 when he heard a distinctive sound from outside.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | Saluda Grade | Mark Ray

Henderson County News

Program will recall Southern Railroad's dining cars

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Raymond “Bo” Brown will look at the history of railroad Dining Cars followed by a brief history of Southern Railway at Saluda Train Tales at the Saluda Historic Depot at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | rail to trail | Saluda Grade | Norfolk-Southern

Henderson County Life

'Roadside Eateries' reveals where the locals chow down

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D.G. Martin traces his love of home-cooked country food to his upbringing in Charlotte, where a football teammate introduced him to “the wonders of the annual Mallard Creek Church barbecue” — the exemplar of how “good barbecue and a host of friendly people make a meal into something memorable.”   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | restaurants | Ward\\\'s Grill | Thompson\\\'s Store

Henderson County Business

Coming attractions: Rooftop dining, El Paso III, cafes

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Rooftop dining downtown, a bar and grill run by the owners of the El Paso Mexican restaurants, a café on Chadwick Avenue and a soup and sandwich shop in Saluda are all getting ready to open.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | restaurants | Historic Downtown Hendersonville

Henderson County Life

WEEKEND EVENTS: Robert Morgan, Saluda Grade concert

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SALUDA — Saluda native Aaron Burdett and his band will play at Saluda's free Top of the Grade concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday after the Saluda Tailgate Market.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | Music | History | Saluda Grade | Robert Morgan

Saluda Life

SALUDA SLIDESHOW: Every dog has his day

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SALUDA — Organizers caught a rare window of clear weather and welcomed hundreds of visitors, tourists and local folks to the 50th Coon Dog Day in Saluda on Saturday.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | Saluda Coon Dog Day

Saluda Sports

Mile-long zipline adventure opening in Saluda

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SALUDA — A Saluda couple who run Green River Adventures are set to open the longest, steepest zipline adventure park in the Eastern United States.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | Green River Gorge zipline | Green River Adventures | Tim Bell | Sara Bell

Saluda News

Saluda couple plans mile-long zipline

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SALUDA — A million-dollar investment and 25 new jobs for the Saluda area await an imminent decision on a $250,000 federal grant proposal.
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Tags: Saluda | parks and recreation | Saluda Town Board | Green River Gorge zipline | Green River Adventures | Tim Bell | Sara Bell

Saluda News

Saluda celebrates saving of Twin Lakes

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SALUDA —A hidden gem in an out-of-the-way holler to outsiders, Twin Lakes is a well-known touchstone of memory for the people of Saluda and Mountain Page.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | Saluda Community Land Trust | Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy

Saluda Life

Thousands endure heat to toast coon dogs

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Tags: Saluda | Saluda Coon Dog Day

Saluda Business

Saluda to enforce Main Street parking limit

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SALUDA — Saluda merchants and downtown employees will have to find new parking spaces if they're in the habit of parking all day on Main Street.   Read Story »

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Saluda Life

Saluda Art Festival rings up sales

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SALUDA — Sara Bell served a steady stream of customers, selling beer and bottled water in front of her river guiding business, Green River Adventures.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | tourism | Cathy Jackson

Saluda Life

Festival favorites returning to Saluda

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The ninth annual Saluda Arts Festival brings back several artists that have become favorites of festival goers.   Read Story »

Tags: Saluda | tourism | Saluda Arts Festival

Saluda News

Saluda Arts Festival fun for the whole family

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Fine artists from all over Western North Carolina and South Carolina will exhibit and sell oil, water colors, acrylic paintings and drawings, wood working, photography, pottery, jewelry, sculptures, stained glass, metal working, and more at the ninth annual Saluda Arts Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19 on historic Main Street in downtown Saluda.   Read Story »

Tags: arts | Saluda | Music | Crafts | Festivals

Henderson County News

Dr. George Jones fills in 'Gaps'

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The first roads in Henderson County were made by the feet of Indians. Like road builders centuries later, they tried to find the easiest way up the mountain.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County History | Henderson County Historical and Genealogical Society | George Jones | Saluda | Howard Gap