Great Progress Means Loop Road around Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Will Reopen Early
Earlier this year we heard that good contracting saved the National Park Service millions of dollars on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act projects. And now the folks at Great Smoky Mountains National Park say the laying of a new road around Cades Cove will finish about a month ahead of schedule!
A 35-year-old North Carolina man is due in federal court on March 22 to face poaching charges in connection with the shooting of a bull elk in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Kentucky's Sen. Bunning Singlehandedly Idles Road Construction Projects Nationally, Including Many in National Parks
Jim Bunning, Kentucky's contrary U.S. senator, singlehandedly has shut down road construction projects across the nation, including many in national parks, because he doesn't want to help middle-class families weather the economic storm, U.S. Department of Transportation officials said Monday.