Visitor Finds 4.49-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park

(MURFREESBORO, Ark.) – It was all treat, no trick this Halloween for Steven McCool of Fayetteville, Ark., at Crater of Diamonds State Park. The 34-year-old found the third-largest diamond of the year.  “Arkansas is the only state in the country that has a diamond mine open to the public,” said Department of Parks, Heritage and […]

Celebrating the holidays safely in North Little Rock

How do you get family together to enjoy the holidays during a pandemic? Is it safer to just stay in your small pods, try FaceTime and wait for next year?  The answers will differ from family to family, from community to community. Before you make a decision, we highly recommend reading the CDC’s recommendations for how […]

“Welcome to the Lake of the Ozarks” Episode of Missouri Life TV Nominated for Emmy Award

Lake of the Ozarks, MO – Missouri Life Magazine announced on Thursday, Oct. 22 that the “Welcome to the Lake of the Ozarks” episode of Missouri Life TV has been nominated for a 2020 Mid-America Emmy Award.  The National Academy of Television and Sciences’ 44th Annual Mid-America Emmy Awards recognize excellence in the television industry within the […]

Paddling the Sunken Lands

By Zoie Clift Photos available here. The St. Francis Sunken Lands Water Trail is a new water trail for people to paddle that meanders through 10 miles of the Sunken Lands, offering an interesting peek into both nature and history. “The forested river bottoms of the Sunken Lands offer paddlers an opportunity to see up close the effects of […]

Wall Street Journal Gives Props to Carrboro United: A food hub for our times

Orange County has always been good at re-envisioning. Instead of focusing on what might have worked in the past we look to the future and ask, “How can we do this better?” This is the spirit animating our chefs as they re-imagine how we eat, making to-go meals for a new era. Prepared foods are […]

DeGray Lake Resort State Park Reopens Treasured Campground

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – As the old saying goes, good things come to those who wait. For those people who love staying at the DeRoche Ridge campground at DeGray Lake Resort State Park, that patience has paid off! After being closed for nearly five years, the campground will reopen for business starting Wednesday, October 28, 2020. […]

Farm & Garden

Farm & Garden Center in Hillsborough was never a tourist attraction. It wasn’t a gourmet grocery store or knick-knack purveyor. Technically the business served as a gas station, country store and produce stand near the intersection of NC-86 and Walnut Grove Church Road. It was a cornucopia of delights: rows and rows of flowers and […]

Up to something fun in North Little Rock, Arkansas

October may look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy fall fun. North Little Rock attractions are getting creative with some fun and spooky things to do. October Dining Deals Make a day of it! Whatever fun things you do in North Little Rock, don’t forget your favorite restaurants […]

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