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Apr 2017
With a boost from local musicians, Arts for Life makes healing tunes for ailing kids

Feb 2017
Haywood County's first legal hooch

Dec 2016
Hood Huggers Hood Tours reveal a path from Asheville’s past to the present

Dec 2016
Art for the sake of a greater good drives Boone artist Sir Tom Foolery

Dec 2016
25 new, novel, and fun ways to get in shape

Dec 2016
Meet five Western North Carolinians who have lived to 100 and beyond

Dec 2016
When you need a healthy meal on the go, these 10 eateries satisfy

Oct 2016
Fermentation groups bubble up in WNC

Oct 2016
Classes at Hendersonville’s St. Gerard House share culinary skills to individuals with autism

Aug 2016
Five years in, Angie Newsome’s vision for a WNC-wide investigative reporting nonprofit reaches sustainability

Aug 2016
Celebrate—and help preserve—monarch butterflies during their annual migration through WNC

Aug 2016
UNC Asheville opens the first of two major makerspaces

Aug 2016
How Asheville is becoming world headquarters for climate science and ground zero in the quest to confront climate change

Jun 2016
20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene

Jun 2016
Even a century later, the Great Flood of 1916’s watery depths haunt Western North Carolina

Jun 2016
After more than three decades in the business, Asheville native Warren Haynes rocks on at full tempo

Apr 2016
Learn what drives 4 ultra-runners to go the distance

Aug 2015
At Hart Square in Catawba County, a man with a passion for historic structures keeps the past alive

Aug 2015
Hendersonville restaurant Dandelion serves up sustenance and job skills for those at risk of domestic violence

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Jul 2015
Three nonprofits improve lives through creative expression

Apr 2015
Motorcycle Therapy helps patients along the road to recovery

Mar 2015
Safeguard wild lands & trails

Dec 2014
Make a difference in community health

Dec 2014
Power up anywhere, anytime with these locally made energy bars

Oct 2014
An up-and-coming Asheville restaurant will showcase innovative and sustainable design

Aug 2014
The Cherokee Preservation Foundation invests in the tribe’s past and future

Aug 2014
The Carson House in Marion preserves the full spectrum of antebellum mountain life

May 2014
Meet 11 leaders in the quest to conserve WNC’s natural areas

Apr 2014
Muralist Molly Must uses public art to tell community stories

Apr 2014
Bike, run, and paddle for a good cause

Mar 2014
A new trail showcases champions of the forest

Dec 2013
You can never foresee how the life you choose—or the one that chooses you—can ultimately impact someone in extraordinary ways. Meet seven inspirational locals whose personal journeys are making a big difference in the lives of others.

Aug 2013
Tryon painter, curator, and rabble-rouser Margaret Curtis goes beyond boundaries

Jul 2013
True. We're biased. But we can't imagine a better place than the mountains to meet your local farmer, become a food entrepreneur, nosh on artisan eats, and savor a pint (or three).

Apr 2013
Harboring troves of curiosities, such as dwarfed turtles and carnivorous plants, bogs are among the most imperiled habitats in the mountains. Today, conservationists are bringing these fascinating and rare ecosystems back from the brink in hopes of creating the first national wildlife refuge in Western North Carolina.

Mar 2013
With a commitment to sustaining the craft he loves, chairmaker Brian Boggs is leading the handmade furniture industry toward an enduring future.

Mar 2013
Bill Whipple envisions Asheville with ample fruits and berries to feed us all

Mar 2013
An outdoor skills program introduces women to fishing, archery, plant identification, and a heightened sense of confidence