Acclaimed clay artist and University of Georgia emeritus faculty member Ron Myers will give demonstrations and talks on the subject…
The Alash ensemble will hold a special performance featuring the ancient tradition of throat singing at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.…
Twenty-five top high school marching bands from six states will compete at Western Carolina University’s 13th annual Tournament of Champions…
The comedic play “The Dixie Swim Club” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11-12, 18-19 and 21 and 2:30…
I needed to make an escape. Last Tuesday morning, my cell phone vibrated incessantly on the nightstand. It was 8…
Standing in his basement workshop, furniture maker Roy DuVerger looks around the cluttered, dusty space. It may look like chaos…
Richard Miller can’t believe the Church Street Art & Craft Show is 30 years old. “I don’t know how it…
I’ve never seen a timber wolf, even though they no doubt once roamed — from time to time — across…
Beginning Oct. 1, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement delayed harvest regulations on 33 trout waters in 18 counties…
With funding from the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, WNC AgOptions will give $153,000 to farmers in the western part…
Research at Western Carolina University on DNA sequencing used in crime labs has gotten a $718,000 grant from the National…
Great Smoky Mountains National Park has established its first sister park arrangement with Khao Yai National Park in Thailand. Smokies…
The Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the recipient of the 2013 Exceptional…
This month, the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the dedication of NASA’s Rosman Satellite Tracking…
The River Rescue Rodeo held on the Tuckasegee River in Dillsboro last weekend attracted a host of paddling teams to…
More than 60 volunteers removed 3,740 pounds of trash from Richland Creek in Haywood County Saturday, Sept. 21, during this…
Freedom may not ring Tuesday. At least not from the Liberty Bell. I know, I know, the bell doesn’t ring…
Most people who call up Google Earth are hunting a hard-to-find address or scoping out satellite images of their next…
Jim Harrison is an American phenomenon. Not only has he written more than 30 books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction…
Slam poetry champion, teacher and coach Matthew Cuban will present a spoken-word workshop at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, in…
Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation’s 5th annual Furry Friends Benefit Bash will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at…
The new printing/binding studios of SpeakEasy Press will hold an open house from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11,…
Haywood County’s own Balsam Range won album of the year for “Papertown” at the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards this…
Jammin’ at the Millpond will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Haywood Community College…
As a kid, everything in my house stopped for the Olympics. From the opening to the closing ceremony, any semblance…
Weaver Susan Morgan Leveille, owner of the Oaks Gallery in Dillsboro, was named one of the recipients of the North…
I like to get lost. Though my sense of direction is as strong as a dog’s sense of smell, I…
General Grant knew from a young age he was an artist. “I was gifted, it was a gift from The…
First United Methodist Church in Sylva will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 6. Bishop Larry…
To the Editor: The enthusiasm was very evident! The Waynesville Public Art Commission would like to thank everyone who came…
To the Editor: The North Carolina Legislature has passed, and Gov. McCrory has signed, a bill requiring a photo ID…
By Doug Wingeier • Guest Columnist Back in March, my wife and I, together with a couple from Brevard, paid a…
The future of Jackson County’s Green Energy Park may depend on county commissioners doubling down.
Two enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians plan to sue the owners of the Cherokee Bear Zoo if they don’t make some substantial changes to their grizzly bear habitats.
Waynesville Alderman Gary Caldwell was the man of the hour, or perhaps the man of the decade, during the official ribbon cutting of the Waynesville Skate Park last Friday.
A Swain County High School junior varsity football player was suspended from school for 10 days and kicked off the team for racially derogatory comments made to a member of the Cherokee JV football team.
District Attorney Mike Bonfoey publicly announced plans to retire next year when his current term of office expires. Bonfoey has been the lead prosecutor for the seven western counties for 10 years, directing a team of 10 assistant district attorneys.
Candidates have lined up to run for the town board in Bryson City this November after two current aldermen have bowed out of public office, leaving two empty seats up for grabs in a wide-open race.
This year’s election in Franklin is shaping up to be one of the most interesting — and crowded — the town has seen in a decade, or more.
The impasse at the federal level will touch all areas of operation at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway, closing picnic areas, campgrounds, bathrooms, visitor centers and historic sites.
The tourism industry in Western North Carolina is not letting the shut down of visitor facilities on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or national forests in the region darken their spirits as the mountains head…
When Joe and Dolly Parker approached the entrance of the Deep Creek campground Tuesday morning, the sign read “Office Closed.” “We can’t believe this,” Dolly said. A retired couple from Key Largo, Fla., the Parkers spend upwards of five months…
What started as an unsure adventure turned into a passion-filled career for Jim Rowell.
What looked like a risk to some was a dream for Diane Cutler and Andy Zivinsky.
The feeling of a new customer walking through the door never gets old for Haley Milner.
If you build it, they will come. If you brew it, they will come and party.
A loud roar echoed from the back of the building. The deafening sound is terrifying, yet exhilarating, with the smell…
It’s the sound of the ancient mountains, the unique people and rich culture of Southern Appalachia. It’s the sound of Soldier’s…
When Myra Sawyer looks around the Sawyer Family Farmstead, she couldn’t image living anywhere else in the world.
It was a summer job that literally molded itself into a future.
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