Judge Tells Inn It Can Reopen - Brevard NC
Last updated 10/9/2013 at 12:54pm
A federal judge granted an injunction that has allowed the Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway to reopen after a five-day closure.
The reopening marks what will hopefully be the end of a rapidly changing situation at the inn, whose owner, Bruce O’Connell, vowed last week to remain open despite the federal government’s order to shut-down.
The inn’s defiance of the shutdown order drew national attention before Park Service rangers blocked the entrance to the inn last Friday and forced the inn to close.
But by Saturday, O’Connell’s staff was undeterred and reopened again for two...