PEOPLE & PLACES

PEOPLE & PLACES
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
Burke County native Sam Ervin Jr. stuck to the Constitution through clashes with McCarthy, the Army, CIA, and Nixon

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

Jun 2018
Boone welcomes its first boutique hotel and rooftop bar

Jun 2018
Busy the kids with five museums dedicated to expanding imaginations

Jun 2018
Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge brings empowerment to the High Country

Jun 2018
Through social media, we asked our readers to name their favorite family businesses, and you delivered with deep-rooted recommendations. Here are five that rose to the top.

Jun 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Jun 2018
The mountains’ mineral history is a gift that keeps on giving

Jun 2018
Find your new best friend at one of these area shelters

Jun 2018
WNC’s one-of-a-kind animal rehab center helps troubled dogs find forever homes

Jun 2018
Fur babies welcome at these area hotels

Jun 2018
Take Rover for a romp at a WNC dog park

Jun 2018
Meet five exceptional dogs that lead the pack in Western North Carolina. These pups sniff out drugs, race through agility courses, model dog fashion, and guard farms like pros.

Apr 2018
When the National Security Agency set up a mountain espionage station, it was a hard secret to keep

Apr 2018
Valle Crucis surfboard maker Bill Pressly catches a wave

Apr 2018
Outrider USA crafts electric adventure vehicles in Fletcher

Apr 2018
Just in time for Memorial Day, two histories breathe life into WNC’s iconic cemeteries

Apr 2018
The quintessential mountain moonshine-running movie turns 60

Apr 2018
New owners give Henry River Mill Village a fresh lease on life

Apr 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Apr 2018
Appalachian women’s legacy finds fitting tribute at a new Dillsboro museum

Apr 2018
After decades of neglect, WNC’s most iconic river flows toward a promising future

Apr 2018
An Insider's Guide to Charleston's Lowcountry leisure

Feb 2018
A trove of declassified documents unveils Carl Duckett’s unlikely journey from small-town roots to top CIA official

Feb 2018
Leah Wong Ashburn shepherds Asheville’s craft beer pioneer into a new era

Feb 2018
From famous roots, Casey Kristofferson crafts her own musical path

Feb 2018
Buncombe open-data advocates celebrate a year of letting the sunshine in

Feb 2018
Meet WNC’s new additions to the National Register of Historic Places

Feb 2018
For Veterans Healing Farm, cultivating community is job one

Feb 2018
Carl Peverall’s stone sculptures evoke both permanence and reinvention

Feb 2018
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

Feb 2018
A new conference spotlights Asheville’s role in addressing climate change