On Sunday, September 7 from 1 to 4 p.m., 10 renowned authors who have written about Appalachia will gather at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park to autograph books, give readings and be available for one-on-one chats with fans.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has provided $687,929 in scholarships, fellowships and program support to 155 undergraduates for study abroad during 2014 and 2015. Funded by private gifts to the College of Arts and Sciences, the awards enable students to study in other countries for a semester, summer or year.
Shops, restaurants in Chimney Rock Village and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park will also celebrate the Labor Day weekend, as vacationers visit the tourist town before the beginning of fall season, one of the biggest times of the year for the Village.
Tourists spent some time in the Rocky Broad River near the Chimney Rock River Walk last Friday on what was one of the warmest days of the summer of 2014, as temperatures reached 98 degrees in some areas.