PEOPLE & PLACES

PEOPLE & PLACES
Jun 2019
Brevard’s Bear Traditional Kayaks keeps Inuit traditions alive by sharing them with DIY builders

Jun 2019
Through thick and thin, the Biltmore Forest School planted the seeds of modern forestry

Jun 2019
Rutherfordton’s Kidsenses Museum promises next-level learning with a grand new addition

Jun 2019
Here’s a look at the modern ways farming traditions are being passed down and the wealth of programs that are cultivating an exchange of knowledge, all of which is helping our farmers—especially those new to the game—grow and succeed.

Jun 2019
With a vibrant downtown and ever-increasing attractions and amenities, Greenville, South Carolina, beckons visitors from near and far

Jun 2019
A long-banned plant could spark a surge in post-tobacco mountain agriculture

Apr 2019
Bob Moog’s musical magic finds new listeners at an Asheville museum

Apr 2019
A High Country hiking program helps at-risk teens overcome adversity

Apr 2019
Nina Simone’s childhood home in Tryon finds a new place in history

Apr 2019
A visionary effort to create a statewide trail has been 40 years in the making. With the path now finished in Western North Carolina and a groundswell of support rising in the East, the completion of North Carolina’s most monumental natural treasure is on the horizon.

Apr 2019
Experience the essence of mountain golf with elevation changes that test even the best in the game

Apr 2019
Serenity and adventure, water and mountains converge in Toxaway

Feb 2019
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Feb 2019
The Boone-based nonprofit Wine to Water combats the international water crisis

Feb 2019
Seed Programs International celebrates 20 years of humanitarian aid

Feb 2019
A women’s group in Rutherford County repairs roofs for charity

Feb 2019
Blue Ridge Conversions is making people feel at home in a bus

Feb 2019
Spring into home improvement with two helpful resources

Dec 2018
Restoration and repairs await Guastavino’s work of art

Dec 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Dec 2018
Locals, especially, can confirm Western North Carolina holds a wealth of riches. From natural wonders and cultural treasures to splurge-worthy experiences, the indulgences afforded in our mountains are, in many ways, priceless.

Dec 2018
Meet the McKibbons, the energetic Asheville hoteliers with an even bigger love for philanthropy

Dec 2018
A record-breaking rally could help bring rail service back on track in Cherokee County

Dec 2018
A local writer ruminates on her affection for the region

Dec 2018
Red pandas take up residence at the WNC Nature Center

Dec 2018
The history of women in Macon County is charted on a new path

Dec 2018
For our annual Images of Western North Carolina Photo Contest, amateur and professional photographers answered the call.

Dec 2018
American Miso meshes global cultures and flavors from its base in Rutherfordton

Oct 2018
The FBI’s files on Black Mountain College tell a little-known story of art, politics, and surveillance

Oct 2018
At the end of World War I, the city celebrated Christmas as never before or since

Oct 2018
For O.P. Taylor’s owner John Taylor, it’s all fun and games

Oct 2018
Distance - 6.8 miles round-trip, Difficulty - Moderate

Oct 2018
Hospitality House nears its 35th year of housing and hunger programs

Oct 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Aug 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Aug 2018
Former FBI agent Jean Gray recalls his roaring start in 1950s Madison County

Aug 2018
Barry and Sandra Bearden’s sky-high Mountain Air retreat blends green construction with contemporary style

Aug 2018
Asheville gallery owner Jordan Ahlers moves to elevate area art and artists

Aug 2018
Pisgah Legal Service marks 40 years of advocacy and compassion