Getaway Color Ways: Wild for NC Wildflowers

Since 1985, folks have been going wild for NC wildflowers! Each year wildflower beds are planted and maintained in each of our 14 highway divisions by the NC Department of Transportation's Roadside Environmental Unit.  The DOT is committed to NC highway safety and beautification, and more than 100 … [Read more...]

A Mind that is Stretched

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Getaway Color Ways: Canoe the New!

Memorial Day weekend is here, and if you're looking for an outdoor family adventure, look no further than West Jefferson, NC. You'll want to start the day off with a delicious breakfast at Shatley Springs. For as long as I can remember, Shatley has been the go-to place in our area for  good … [Read more...]

Success is not Final, Failure is not Fatal

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Getaway Color Ways: 100 Years of Cheer!

Way back in 1917, a gentleman named L.D. Peeler decided to try his hand at creating a soft drink of his own. He purchased some cherry flavoring from a St. Louis traveling salesman, experimented with a variety of other flavors in the basement of a grocery store, and eventually, our NC native soft … [Read more...]

Challenges Make Life Interesting

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Getaway Color Ways: Sensational Strawberries

National Strawberry Month is here again, and that means the fields in NC are filled with plump, juicy & ripe berries ready for the pickin'!  Strawberries are the official red berry of our state and according to the North Carolina Strawberry Association, NC is the 4th largest producer of … [Read more...]

Make Yourself Great by Making Others Great!

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Getaway Color Ways: National Bike Month

Sunny skies, warm weather, bright colors all around.....there's a reason why May is National Bike Month! It's the perfect time of year to get outdoors and enjoy a nice outing with friends and family, or to take a peaceful bike ride by yourself. National Bike Month was first started in 1956 and since … [Read more...]

Monitor Your Thoughts

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