Readers may remember several years ago The Meadows enjoyed a horticultural facelift. Wildflower Bunch members and residents at large, working under the guidance of Walter Bland, pulled weeds, planted seeds and starts, pruned and propped.
We lost an ursine neighbor Monday afternoon, July 27. This may be old news to you by the time this issue of Smoke Signals reaches your eyes. Despite the unpleasant news, there’s plenty to learn from the incident, and—if we seriously care—there’s plenty of opportunity to expand our understand…
The BCAR Smoke Signals’ article last month was about BCAR newbies Duane, Chip and Monte. Since then, BCAR has taken six more dogs into the kennel; these are known as the “newer” BCAR newbies. BCAR went to the Pickens County Animal Shelter and brought these six dogs home. Three of these six w…
The approach of fall signals the return of outdoor activities that were challenging in the heat of summer—like walking your dog. This is an activity most dog owners enjoy. Not only is it an opportunity to socialize, but it’s also a great form of exercise.
(BPT) - Over the last few months, we’ve grown together as neighbors, and grown to realize the importance of our local communities — especially… Read more
(BPT) - With travel mostly on pause, many people are spending time at home with their families, dreaming about their next vacation. This time … Read more
(Family Features) Traditional getaways may seem like a thing of the past due to travel restrictions and safety concerns, but that doesn’t have… Read more
(Family Features) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are spending more time at home. That increased time indoors also comes with increased r… Read more