PEOPLE & PLACES

PEOPLE & PLACES
William Dudley Pelley’s obscure but infamous Silver Shirt movement lives on in his paper trail

Boone’s historic African-American cemetery gets overdue recognition

The Asheville-based POP Project funnels books to communities in need

The Carolina Climbers Coalition secures a choice bouldering opportunity in Watauga

Catawba Science Center exhibit puts visitors in the shoes of early pioneers

The urban explorer behind AbandonedWNC delights in deterioration

North Carolina’s first ski spot, Beech Mountain Resort, celebrates 50 years

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Amateur and professional photographers showcase the best of the region

Penland-based Terrane Glass Designs artfully raises the bar

On the menu at Granny’s: traditions that outlast the passage of time

Coach Roy Williams isn’t quitting while he’s on top

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation celebrates 20 years of supporting the beloved road

Support these vital local nonprofits to support one and all

Henderson County is one of the few in the state to pay tribute to its boys in blue

Where Madison County once caged its scofflaws, a team of locals sees a creative future

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A couple tackles the monumental task of building their own home from the ground up

FEHLŌ handcrafts home goods by the hundreds

From the practice room to the stage to the studio, WNC’s garage rockers forged an indelible sound

Denise Kiernan charts Biltmore’s legacy from the ground up

Canton’s former black high school will promote community once more, thanks to an effort by Gladys Knight and her husband, Canton native William McDowell

Discover close encounters with creative characters and starry nights

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Five must-follow local interior designers on Instagram

App State’s new HOW Space is the university’s latest evolution in innovative, interdisciplinary education

For 80 years, WNC’s Masonic monument has preserved far-flung pieces of history

Local bluegrass kingpins return with a new album and old sounds made modern

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The new American Museum of the House Cat pays purr-fect tribute to felines

Tweetsie Railroad celebrates 60 years as a kingpin of mountain family tourism

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Offering adventures for every member of the gang

A passion for paddling propels Fletcher-based Liquidlogic Kayaks

One hundred years ago, Fred Seely introduced the world to fine fabric handmade in the mountains

With a boost from local musicians, Arts for Life makes healing tunes for ailing kids

Dive deep into the mountains’ greatest chasms

A Sparta furniture maker takes craftsmanship personally

How the famed landscaper became Vanderbilt’s visionary