Penny Hodges

May 24, 2022
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Top 7 Hiking Trails around Smith Mountain Lake

Hiking is a great way to spend a sunny weekend afternoon. You can go on a day hike or a short vacation to enjoy nature and […]
May 17, 2022
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Best Smith Mountain Lake Wineries

When planning a day trip or weekend getaway, some people think of a casino or a spa. But if you’re anything like me, I’d rather be […]
May 10, 2022
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Preparing for Bedford Area Annual Job Fair 2022

The best time to prepare for the Bedford area annual job fair is now. Bedford is hosting its 11th annual job fair for 2022. The event […]
May 3, 2022
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Fun Things To Do in Franklin County

Are you wondering what the fun things to do in Franklin County are? You’ll find this list helpful if you’re planning to visit soon. Franklin County […]
April 26, 2022
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Get Ready for Franklin County Boones Mill Apple Festival

Don’t we all enjoy a crunchy apple? For the love of apples! Franklin County is ready every year with the Apple Festival during the apple season. […]
April 19, 2022
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Best Fishing Guides in Smith Mountain Lake

Smith Mountain Lake is well-known among anglers for its prized sport fishing. A gentle breeze, still water, and a fishing guide by your side can make […]
April 12, 2022
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What to Expect in Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon 2022

Welcome to the Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon for 2022! Join the April 30th triathlon staged in the beautiful Smith Mountain Lake State Park—1235 State Park Road in […]
April 5, 2022
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Upcoming Smith Mountain Lake Community Events

Are you ready for the upcoming SML community events? There are several events to add to your calendar for 2022 when in Smith Mountain Lake. Community […]
March 22, 2022
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Must-See Historical Landmarks of Franklin County

Franklin County, the Moonshine Capital, is between Smith Mountain Lake to the east and The Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, has a rich heritage and […]