Homeless veteran to move into new, tiny home in a former campground

Pastor Donnie Davis’ dream is coming true, that on the 277 acres of land beyond the 65-acre lake in Franklinville, New Jersey, he can see little homes dotting the woods, housing his goal of 60 U.S. military veterans – for free, writes nj.com. Operation Safe Haven is a donation-based tiny house community for veterans struggling to get back on their…

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Yellowstone National Park visitors jumped 13% in September

If you are considering an RV vacation to Yellowstone National Park next summer you may want to plan ahead for unintended and unforeseen delays and limited parking in the park as visitation continues to grow and crowds increase, reports the National Parks Traveler. Park staff recently released visitation numbers for September, and the jump from September 2017 was about 13…

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Lazydays RV buys Tennessee RV Supercenter in Knoxville

Lazydays RV today announced another purchase of an RV dealership expanding their reach in the Southeast, according to Cision PR Newswire. Lazydays Holdings, Inc. announced that an agreement has been signed to acquire Tennessee RV Supercenter. Located just outside Knoxville, TN, Tennessee RV is a premier RV dealership and a short drive from the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National…

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New York state officials’ questionnaire invites feedback on black bears

In an attempt to establish appropriate population levels for black bears throughout New York state, environmental officials are conducting a bear survey, reports the Press-Republican. Questionnaires are being sent this fall to about 11,000 randomly selected landowners across the state in both rural and urban areas in an effort to get a better handle on the public perception of the…

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Body of fourth person missing from flooded Texas campground recovered

The body of the fourth missing person, an Alabama woman, who was washed away when the Llano River flooded the Junction City Campground in Texas, has been found in a lake near Kingsland. Burnet County Sheriff’s officials said the body of Charlotte Moye was found on Lake Lyndon B. Johnson near Kingsland, about 80 miles from Junction, on Tuesday, reported KSAT.…

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300 pounds of pot found in motorhome after traffic stop

A Taliaferro County, Georgia, deputy pulled over a couple driving a motorhome and found 300 pounds of marijuana in a secret compartment under the floor. The two people were arrested during the traffic stop on I-20, reports WRDW. Taliaferro County Sheriff Marc Richard says the motorhome was coming from California, on its way to Charleston, South Carolina, when on I-20 eastbound…

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Brake failure causes RV to roll over in South Dakota

Brake failure appears to be the cause of an accident involving an RV and SUV in Rapid City, South Dakota, on Saturday. Emergency departments responded to the scene of the two-vehicle accident under the Haines Avenue overpass on Interstate 90 Saturday, reports News Center 1. According to the Rapid City Police Department, a driver operating a motorhome was heading westbound on…

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Fire possibly started by homeless RVers causes evacuation of Lowe’s store

Homeless people living in an RV may have been the cause of a fire that damaged part of a Lowe’s store in San Francisco, investigators say. The burning RV triggered the evacuation of the store on Bayshore Boulevard after flames damaged part of the store’s exterior on Sunday morning, reported ABC 7 News. Nobody was hurt in the fire that…

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Forest River recalls trailers for possible brake failure

Forest River is recalling more than 1,700 model year 2019 Forest River Flagstaff and Rockwood travel trailers. The brake mounting flanges on the torsion axles may be incorrectly oriented, which can result in premature brake failure. Premature brake failure can increase the risk of a crash. Forest River has notified owners, and dealers will replace the axles or hubs, free…

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