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Jump into Fall Color in Upcountry South Carolina

By Hope S. Philbrick There’s no need to adjust the tint on your windshield. The fall colors really are this bright on the drive along the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Byway (Highway 11) in Upcountry South Carolina. Beginning in September and […]

A short history of Apples in Oconee County

Ask people in Upcountry South Carolina where they go in the fall to pick up fresh apples, and more than likely most of them will not mention South Carolina. Though fruit stands selling apples can be found in abundance along […]

Heading to See Fall Color

You know it’s fall when a) the dog isn’t the only one who wants to ride in the car with the windows rolled down b) warm apple pie tops your favorite dessert list c) you’re feeling like a road trip. […]

Hawk Watch!

Here’s an opportunity to see thousands of large raptors in a spectacular setting.  These birds are on their way to Central and South America for the winter and are catching the thermals and lining up before heading out. Its not […]

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