WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government ran up a much smaller budget deficit in August than a year ago, remaining on track to record the smallest annual deficit in eight years. The Treasury Department said Friday that the deficit in ...Read More »
Author Archives: The Associated PressFeed Subscription
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Mobile food trucks, revamped lodges and a possible valet service are coming to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim under a new 15-year concessions contract. The National Park Service announced Thursday it has awarded the contract that is ...Read More »
MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is working on a project to restore two historic mills in preparation for the National Park Service’s centennial celebration in 2016. Crews recently replaced a roof at the John P. Cable ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials are preparing to place a new time capsule inside Asheville’s Vance Monument, about six months after a time capsule from 1897 was discovered inside the now-empty space. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that Asheville and Buncombe County officials ...
Tagged with: ashevilleRead More »
HOLDEN BEACH – Two more communities on the North Carolina coast have gone on record opposing drilling for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic Ocean. The town councils in Holden Beach and Oak Island passed resolutions Tuesday. Holden Beach passed ...Read More »