Dec 2021
Even in the depths of the cold season, these lower-elevation routes keep the wheels turning

Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

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

Apr 2019
The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

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

Dec 2018
The scoop on WNC’s latest dining destinations

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

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

Oct 2017
Not even Scrooge could resist the mountain area's festive offerings

Feb 2016
The scoop on WNC’s latest dining destinations

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).

Mar 2013
Take a spring break with four strolls flush with flora

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

Aug 2011

Dec 2009
Despite a difficult march and uneven odds, the Overmountain Men steered the Revolutionary War in the Patriots’ favor at Kings Mountain

Sep 2009

Jul 2009
Give them an experience to tell their teachers about

Jul 2009
Turn off the Wii, and shut down the computer for fresh-air adventures