WNC Staff

WNC Staff
May/June 2019

“I want people to start seeing how beautiful and interesting everyday objects can be.”

The latest from throughout Western North Carolina

March/April 2019

January/February 2019

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.

“There’s something about [glass] that’s so magical, intriguing, and mesmerizing.”

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

From apps to mains to sweet finishes, get inspired for your holiday feast with our editors' picks for 10 festive recipes

“It’s an amazing lifestyle. My commute to work is a trek in the woods.”

The latest from throughout Western North Carolina


“Ravens really resonate with people. They’re complicated animals, just like us.”

Your guide to this unrivaled sporting event

“For me, it’s about painting the dog’s energy and inner color. I truly let them talk to me.”

Find your new best friend at one of these area shelters

Discover your dream dwelling in our special guide to Western North Carolina's top private communities

“I think it’s so fascinating what goes on around us in nature.”

Spring into the season with plant sales and garden events aplenty

January/February 2018

“Abstraction pulls the energy of my experience all together.”

Amateur and professional photographers showcase the best of the region

November/December 2017

“Mark-making is a specific language, and mine happens to be more gestural, expressive, impatient.”

Find something special for everyone on your list with these locally made and sold gifts

“My work is about how people relate to each other, and how I arrange the chairs mirrors those relationships.”

Great local goods and artistry in shades of blue

“My work is a constant exploration. I’m always experimenting to move the process forward.”

Locally sold arts and accessories, in resplendent purple

Clyde-based potter Becky Lloyd

Amy Brandenburg

Celebrate our anniversary with top 10 lists of local albums, books, fishing spots, movies, restaurants, and more