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These Restaurants Are Open

Our Restaurants Are Open (Updated 4-3-20) Please continue to support our local businesses – here’s what we know as of 4/3/20.  Call them to find out what their process is for take out, drive through or possibly delivery, or check their FaceBook page. ...
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First Peak Restaurant Guide

First Peak Restaurant Guide First Peak Restaurant Guide. Here at the First Peak of the Blue Ridge, we are blessed with great restaurants along our small town main streets of Saluda, Tryon and Columbus, and throughout the countryside.  Whether you want fine dining, a...
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Tryon’s Nina Simone receives recognition in 2018

Tryon’s Nina Simone receives recognition in 2018

Tryon’s Nina Simone receives recognition in 2018 In 2018, some much-deserved recognition has come to Nina Simone, born Eunice Waymon in Tryon, N.C. in 1933. The world famous jazz singer known as the High Priestess of Soul was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall...
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Sneak Away to Small Town Comfort

Sneak Away to Small Town Comfort

Sneak Away to Small Town Comfort Known as a cool summer resort area in the late 1800s for those living in the heat and humidity of the low country, the small towns of Tryon, Saluda and Columbus are a year-round treat for travelers today. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest...
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Green River Gamelands

Green River Gamelands Thousands of visitors journey to Western North Carolina each year in search of backcountry adventures, and many find their heart’s desire in the Green River Game Lands, 14,000-plus acres of pristine wilderness in Polk and Henderson...
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