Last updated 10/13/2021 at 12:10pm
Everyone is waiting for fall colors. Very little color so far. A ride on the Parkway on Saturday was almost a disaster for my husband and myself when we decided to drive into Black Balsam. My husband and I estimate that from the main parkway to the parking lot at Black Balsam there was at least 300 cars parked along the road and in the parking lot. We were very thankful to reach the parking lot and find a small space where we could turn around and head back to the Parkway.
In the late 1950s, rumor was going around that Hollywood was coming here to the mountains. My mother had talked abo...