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VDGIF welcoming public input on Stocked Trout Management Plan

July 24th, 2015 9:55 am by Staff Report

The plan includes values and goals, as defined by diverse stakeholders, to determine what Virginians want the stocked trout program to achieve.

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Visits to Great Smoky Mountains Park up 8 percent from 2014

Visits to Great Smoky Mountains Park up 8 percent from 2014

July 28th, 2015 10:03 am by Associated Press

Great Smoky Mountains National Park says more than 4.3 million people visited between January and June, an 8 percent increase from the first half of 2014.

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Community Outdoors
Free "Nature Photography Day" coming up at new Rocky Fork State Park.

Free "Nature Photography Day" coming up at new Rocky Fork State Park.

July 27th, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

The free event, on Aug. 22, offers the chance to sharpen photographic skills and explore the rugged beauty of new state park.

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Farm and Garden photo gallery

July 25th, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

The response we got to our call out for garden photos was phenomenal! We will feature more of the photos on the Farm and Garden page over the next few weeks as well as posting the photos in web galleries at timesnews.net.

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Kids Fishing Day is Saturday at Warriors Path

Kids Fishing Day is Saturday at Warriors Path

July 24th, 2015 5:15 pm by community contributor

The annual Warriors Path State Park Kids Fishing Day runs from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, July 25. This free event is for children ages 15 and under.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
"Nothing-looking" Ned Rig is hooking something in Boone Lake

"Nothing-looking" Ned Rig is hooking something in Boone Lake

July 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

There's an element of truth in the old adage that commercially made fishing lures are as much designed to catch fishermen as they are to catch fish. Be that as it may, some innovations prove so effective at catching fish that they're hot sellers no matter

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Rescuers tend to injured Appalachian Trail hikers

Rescuers tend to injured Appalachian Trail hikers

July 23rd, 2015 4:00 pm by Associated Press

Rescuers have come to the aid of several Appalachian Trail hikers in New Hampshire, who are coping with slippery trails due to thunderstorms and humidity.

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Natural Tunnel State Park to host Lighting of the Tunnel

Natural Tunnel State Park to host Lighting of the Tunnel

July 23rd, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

Natural Tunnel State Park will host a Lighting of the Tunnel event this weekend.

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High Knob Recreation Area celebrates 75 years

High Knob Recreation Area celebrates 75 years

July 22nd, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

High Knob Recreation Area will celebrate its 75th anniversary this weekend. The celebration will begin at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 25 at the amphitheater.

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Community Outdoors
23rd annual South Holston Lake & River Cleanup will take place Saturday, Aug. 8

23rd annual South Holston Lake & River Cleanup will take place Saturday, Aug. 8

July 21st, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

Volunteers have removed more than 650 tons of litter from the lake, river and surrounding area during the event over the last 22 years.

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Go 'canorkeling' at Natural Tunnel State Park

Go 'canorkeling' at Natural Tunnel State Park

July 20th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

Natural Tunnel State park will host a "canorkeling" event on Wednesday. Not your typical canoe trip, guests will have the opportunity to explore the rich history of the Clinch River and learn of a time when Native Americans and Longhunters lived along its

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