Rutherford County

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

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

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

Aug 2018
Distance: 20 miles round-trip - Difficulty: strenuous

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.

Apr 2017
Tapping a rich vein of local history and present-day prospecting

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

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

Apr 2016
After a century of state parks, Western North Carolina’s are more popular than ever

Feb 2016
The Tryon International Equestrian Center isn’t just horsing around

Feb 2016
The scoop on WNC’s latest dining destinations

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.

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

Jan 2013
Rutherfordton brightens the spotlight on its role in the state’s gold rush

Aug 2012
A leader in women's fashions kept its roots and headquarters in Rutherfordton

Jun 2012
The deft engineering of Guilford Nanney created Chimney Rock's first trail system

Feb 2012
The legacy of master mason James Vester Miller lives on in Asheville's historic edifices

Aug 2010
Shimmy, shag, and sway at Lake Lure’s inaugural Dirty Dancing Festival

Jul 2010
We all love our mountain environment, but how well do we take care of it? Here’s a look at where we stand: What WNC is doing right, and how we can improve

Sep 2009
CooperRiis’s holistic, community-based approach to treatment is setting a new standard in mental health care

Apr 2009
A Southern Colonial showcases a family’s storied past

Mar 2009
From the Past to the Present

Mar 2009
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