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 ...
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GEORGIA, Vt. – The two cottages on the shore of Lake Champlain will someday be passed down to her children, but Enid Letourneau worries the algae that turns the shoreline pea-soup green each August means they won’t amount to much ...Read More »
Looking for pubs, red telephone booths, cobbled streets, and Tudor cladding? Head on over to Shanghai. At least that’s what developers hoped would happen when they launched Thames Town on the city’s outskirts in 2006. The English satellite village was ...Read More »
Valued at $1.5 billion, Buckingham Palace is the most expensive home in the world. But you don’t have to be a queen to live in the next best thing. Meet Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, who owns a 27-story, 400,000-square-foot south-Mumbai ...Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO – State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to ...Read More »