Saluda featured on UNC-TV; first segment airs tonight
Published 11:01 am Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Deborah Holt Noel, host of UNC-TVs North Carolina Weekend program interviews Susan Casey, owner of The Purple Onion Restaurant in Saluda, about the restaurants focus on fresh food and live music. (photo submitted)The Polk County Tourism Office, with support from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, invited UNC-TV to feature Saluda in their North Carolina Weekend program.&bsp; A UNC-TV film crew was in the area filming last Thursday and Friday. The first piece, featuring The Purple Onion Restaurant, will air as an &dquo;After Dark&dquo; segment in this week&squo;s show, which airs Thursday, June 4 at 9 p.m. and again on Friday, June 5 at 8 p.m. on UNC-TV. The broadcast time may vary in local areas. Susan Casey, owner of The Purple Onion, was interviewed about the restaurant. The Orchard Inn, Pearson&squo;s Falls and downtown Saluda will be featured in a future UNC-TV program.