(July 31, 2012) -- Buddy Thomas thought he found a getaway in Parsons at an affordable price to enjoy his golden years. But the Greenville Daily Reflector writes that a proposed increase in Tennessee Valley Authority fees to marinas and campgrounds could drive up costs for everyone.
(July 31, 2012) -- When the folks at Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust bought the Cupsuptic Lake Park and Campground six years ago, they wanted a campground that doubled as a nature retreat, opening peoples' minds to the nature around them, reports the Press Herald.
(July 31, 2012) -- The new operators of Strawberry Park Resort Campground in Preston say the park is enjoying a resurgence, just a year and a half after it was sold at auction because of $12 million in bankruptcy debt, reports the Norwich Bulletin.
(July 31, 2012) -- In 1990, Wayne and Carlene Morris began their lifestyle with the Southeast Publications family and for 22-years his partnership and dedication helped founder Peter Warrick escalate Southeast Publications success to what it is today and what it has represented for the last 26 years, his obituary noted. Morris led the sales force by example and with diligent professionalism, and was dedicated to helping Southeast Publications' sales associates be more proficient and successful with their independent business practices.
(July 31, 2012) -- Bank of the West announced yesterday a realignment of management responsibilities among its executive team aimed at increasing the company's focus on strategic initiatives.
(July 31, 2012) -- The premier website for camping and hiking, Tripleblaze.com, has just released its list of Best Campgrounds in America, and Hocking Hills State Park is now ranked as the #1 campground in the United States. The campground beat out hundreds of camping sites across America, including the famed Yosemite National Park, which came in second, and Mt. Rainier National Park, which is ranked #14.
(July 31, 2012) -- “Titan Trailer, Titan West and Logan Coach are all businesses that Dave started throughout his life,” Jensen said. “They will continue on with the strong base he built. It will be up to us to remember all the stories, words of wisdom and jokes, but Dave Smerchek could never be forgotten.”
(July 31, 2012) -- Second quarter revenue of $4.45 billion decreased four percent from the same quarter in 2011. Excluding the impact of divestitures and currency movements, revenues were flat year over year. Growth in North America offset weakness in international markets, particularly China and Brazil.
(July 31, 2012) -- GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), has released its outlook for the Canadian recreational vehicle (RV), motorsports and marine industries. In general, each is performing well, with volume growth and relatively healthy inventory turns, in spite of some regional variations.
(July 31, 2012) -- Canada's May 2012 gross domestic product increased a smaller than expected 0.1 percent in the month that was down from a 0.3 percent gain recorded in April. U.S. personal income spurted by 0.5 percent in June, which was the fastest gain in three months, said Desjardins. Disposable income rose by 0.4 percent and, combined with the flat reading for spending, pushed the savings rate up to 4.4 percent.