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GDP Shows Q2 Growth for U.S. Economy

The economy grew at its strongest pace in more than a year during the spring as solid improvements in international trade and business investment helped offset weakness in housing. The Associated Press reported that the gross domestic product (GDP), the broadest...

Dam Repair at NY Campground Completed

Repairs to the structural portion of Pine Lake Dam near Caroga Lake, N.Y., concluded Wednesday (Aug. 29), more than one year after severe floods almost destroyed it, according to the Gloversville Herald-Leader. William and Jeff Houck, who own the dam and Pine Lake...

Have a Safe and Enjoyable Labor Day

The staff at WoodallsCM.com will be observing Labor Day weekend with limited “Industry News” coverage today (Aug. 31) and then idle the site for the Sept. 3 holiday. We will resume posting all the latest news first thing on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Staff members certainly...

AllStays Enhances Military Camp. Guide

AllStays.com has enhanced and relaunched its guide to military campgrounds around the U.S. according to a news release. The Kingman, Ariz.-based firm lists its Guide to Military Campgrounds and RV Parks at www.allstays.com/campgrounds/military-campgrounds-map.htm....

HIV-Positive Toddler Joins RV Park Protest

A 2-year-old boy will join more than 100 AIDS activists convening on Monday (Sept. 3) at the Alabama RV park where he was turned away from using the shared pool and showers because he is HIV-positive, according to Los Angeles Advocate. Caleb Glover and his adoptive...

2 Shuttered Mich. Campgrounds May Reopen

Contract negotiations between Schoolcraft County and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources toward reopening the Merwin Creek Campground in Manistique Township and the Mead Creek Campground in Germfask in the state’s Upper Peninsula are progressing,...

Texas Campgrounds Ready for Business

Campsites and cabins are available and in plentiful supply for Labor Day weekend at private campgrounds and RV resorts across the Lone Star State, including the Gulf Coast, according to a news release from the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO). “A...

Three Calif. Campgrounds Reopen

Life is beginning to return to normal in California’s Santa Ynez Valley after the Zaca Fire forced dozens of people to evacuate for more than two weeks, according to KSBY-TV, San Luis Obispo. Closed for more than two weeks, some Santa Ynez recreational facilities...

New Iowa Resort Captures RV Lifestyle

Jack and Nancy Paulsen were looking for a getaway spot, not a place to park their RV. In fact, they didn’t have an RV. But they do now. The Omaha couple bought one to put on the lot they purchased at the Wilds, a new luxury RV development near Bartlett, Iowa,...

CTPA Undergoes Name Change

After years of discussion, the board of the California Travel Parks Association (CTPA) has agreed to change its name. Effective Jan. 1, 2008, the name will become the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds or CalARVC. “’Travel Parks’ no longer represents...

TengoInternet Expands Wi-Fi Access

TengoInternet announced it has agreed to provide Wi-Fi service to 36 parks and campgrounds in 15 states and Canada. According to a news release, the newly announced TengoZones are located throughout Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Jersey, New...

N.C. Board OK’s $2 M. for Park Renovation

People will soon be able to pitch a tent, park a recreational vehicle or stay in cabins at the campground at Tanglewood Park near Winston-Salem, N.C., according to the Winston-Salem Journal. The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed Monday (Aug. 27)...