Gary Carter

Gary Carter
French Broad Boatworks reinvents the art of the rivercraft

Two living roof experts offer easy, do-it-yourself plans for garden sheds

You'll be the guest of honor when you present these standout libations

Appalachian State University students envision, design, and build a self-sufficient home in hopes of earning top honors.

Hayes Performing Arts Center raises the curtain again

Anne Martin champions resilient mosses as the key to greener landscapes

A father’s search for healthy building materials brings about an innovative home

Scene Setter: Television scriptwriter Karen Hall came to Boone for a lifestyle change, but Los Angeles can’t seem to do without her

Ben Hogan went from good to legendary during a tour through North Carolina

How Billy Joe Patton—a charismatic, heavy-hitting amateur from Morganton—nearly won the 1954 Masters

From the opening of the state’s first course 130 years ago to the Morganton amateur who almost won the Masters against Ben Hogan, golf has enjoyed a long and fascinating history in these mountains

Your Guide to some of Western North Carolina’s most memorable holes