By DAVID LAUDERDALE U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford is again sleeping on a futon in his congressional office. He said the futon made sense as he cranked up an office from scratch after winning a special election in the Lowcountry ... FULL ARTICLE AT Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Reading EagleThe National Park Service is asking members of the public to submit what they think is most important about the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, which includes a stretch through Berks County.Public feedback will allow officials to prep... FULL ARTICLE AT ReadingEagle.com
As his parents were calculating just how many more miles they had on their journey on the Appalachian Trail, 5-year-old Christian Thomas, or "Buddy Backpacker" as he's known on the trail, blurted out that they had 500 miles to ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Tennessean
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) (formerly Appalachian Trail Conference) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of the Appalachian Trail, which runs from Maine to Georgia. The Conference works to protect the trail's 2,175 miles (3,500 km), 250,000 acre (1,000 km²) greenway, and coordinates the work of some thirty hiking clubs performing trail maintenance.
The trail was... Full Article At Wikipedia.org