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February 19, 2019

Cradle to close for winter

The Cradle of Forestry in America will open for the last time in 2017 on Sunday, Nov. 5, before closing for the winter.

The Cradle offers indoor interpretive exhibits and outdoor walking trails, as well as The Adventure Zone, a collection of hands-on indoor and outdoor activities designed to help people with autism become active in the outdoors and gain a better understanding of the natural world.

$5 for ages 16 and up; free for youth; American the Beautiful, Golden Age Passport and Friends of the Cradle passes accepted. The Cradle is located along U.S. 276, about 35 miles south of Waynesville.

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Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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