PEOPLE & PLACES

PEOPLE & PLACES
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
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
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

Aug 2018
Blacksmith Elizabeth Brim forges an exceptional body of artwork with an unconventional approach

Aug 2018
Shape-note singing’s deep mountain history resounds at a Canton celebration

Aug 2018
On New Freedom Blues, Town Mountain reformats bluegrass

Aug 2018
Two mountain festivals draw top literary talents

Aug 2018
From an evening trail ride to a fall fox hunt to the excitement of a world-class competition, take a scenic ride through Tryon Horse Country

Aug 2018
Father-daughter luthiers Wayne and Jayne Henderson make exquisite handcrafted instruments that hit all the right notes

Jun 2018
During a trek on Calloway Peak, a father of twins learns to loosen the reins

Jun 2018
Graphic novelist Hope Larson weaves words and images to create new worlds

Jun 2018
Author Charles Frazier on his local roots, Cold Mountain, and his latest work