CBD 101 with Kim Ferguson

Until relatively recently, few people had heard of cannabidiol (CBD). Now, it’s popular with all demographics. It’s even being used with cats…
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Lessons Learned Working With A Health Coach

Those who’ve been following my progress for the last several years know I’ve been prioritizing my health more than I…
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New Offerings From Women's Natural Health Leader

Corinna Wood is making another splash in the women’s natural health community with new offerings. On Jan. 31, Wood will…
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UNCA Professor Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Angel Kaur, assistant professor of neuroscience at the University of North Carolina Asheville, understands that delivering scientific jargon can lead to…
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WCU Librarian Wins ‘I Love My Librarian’ Award

Shamella Cromartie, associate dean of Hunter Library at Western Carolina University and a driving force for empowering scholarship on campus…
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How Chakras Play Into Your Guidance System

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | I’ve been working with my intuition for quite some time. During the last two…
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Franny's Farmacy Opens South Slope Location

Franny’s Farmacy is celebrating the Grand Opening of its newest CBD Dispensary in Asheville’s South Slope District  on Wednesday, Feb.…
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MLK Day Events

• Western Carolina University’s Martin Luther King Jr. weeklong celebration will be highlighted this year with speaker Charisse Burden-Stelly’s keynote…
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Finding Your Words

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Words have power.  What makes them powerful is that they express our thoughts and connect…
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Black Violin at Bardo Arts Center

Tickets are now on sale for Black Violin, presented by the Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 9,…
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Amanda Gorman's New Year's Poem 'New Day's Lyric'

Amanda Gorman is the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, as well as an award-winning writer and cum laude graduate…
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Tuscola Freshmen Wins Thomas Wolfe Essay Contest

Eireann Marcus, a 9th grader at Tuscola. Eireann Marcus, a freshman at Tuscola High School in Haywood County, recently won…
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Seeking the Rhythms of the Earth

By Leigh-Ann Renz | Are you ready to take your yoga to the next level? Not content to simply explore…
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Harriet Tubman statue moves on

The statue of Harriet Tubman that has been standing at Bridge Park in downtown Sylva depicts a woman in motion.…
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2022’s Biggest Opportunities and Challenges: Your Year Ahead Horoscopes

Lori Randall Stradtman, author of "Online Reputation Management for Dummies," is also a practical mystic astrologer who's given over 10,000…
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Let Mother Nature Be Your Guide

The human race is always searching for guidance and inspiration, but sometimes we simply need to turn to Mother Nature.…
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Lessons from New York City

Between Dec. 26 and Dec. 30, my younger sibling and brother-in-law played tour guides to me and my mom in…
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Time for Renewal

Asheville Gallery of Art’s February show, “Time for Renewal” will feature works by three new gallery members:  Kathy Goodson, Margie Kluska,…
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Why do we burn sage?

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | 
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The Urge To Purge

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | The New Year is a reset for many of us. We KNOW that this…
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Quick & Easy Holiday Chex Mix

My dad has been baking holiday Chex mix since I can remember. Along with our Christmas gifts is always a…
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5 Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Or at least that’s what the Hallmark movies tell us... While…
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What to let go, and what to grow….

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | With the winter solstice marking the beginning of the winter season, you might notice…
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Wanted: A Fa La La Attitude

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor |
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Peppermint Kiss Pound Cake

The secret to this cake is the peppermint Hershey’s Kisses. The little morsels are made of smooth white chocolate, but…
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6 Tips for Running in the Cold

Being from the mountains of Western North Carolina, temperatures can get bitterly cold during the winter months, although this year…
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What You Should Know About Winter Solstice

You may already feel like we’ve entered the winter months, but officially next Tuesday’s winter solstice marks the beginning of…
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Toxic Mask Pollution - How You Can Help

“Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” – William Wordsworth, 1798 Editor’s note: Since this article was written…
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6 Tips For Staying Healthy Over Winter

Whether you’re seeking winter sun in the north, or trying to stay warm in the south; it’s important to keep…
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Outward Bound Recognizes WNC Youth Leaders

The inaugural WNC Communities’ Youth Leadership Award was presented to Ryleigh Stevens of the Caney Fork Community Development Council of…
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Teachers Are the Backbone of Our Community

When I was little, I thought pockmarked skin was beautiful — a sought after trait that made someone especially handsome. 
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UNCA Renamed Building After Cherokee Beloved Woman

On the University of North Carolina Asheville campus, an established building now bears a new name. UNC Asheville’s campus community,…
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Inspiration from NC State Legend Jimmy V

I’m an NC State alumni. When I was on campus in Raleigh, you couldn’t go into any pizza joint, bar…
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NC Teachers Need to March For Better Pay

By Tamika Walker Kelly | Since the beginning of this school year and through the final four months of state budget negotiations, we at the…
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His Name Was Jody

By Karma Valentine Shuford | From my earliest memories, I have wanted to be a teacher.  I remember “playing” school with…
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WNC Educator Wins Thomas Wolfe Literary Award

The Western North Carolina Historical Association recently announced Even As We Breathe: A Novel by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle as the 66th winner of…
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Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Did you know that your physical address can influence the experiences you have in…
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How to Nourish Yourself During the Holidays

Self nourishment was the theme of the last women’s full moon circle I hosted. The theme had less to do with…
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6 Tips for Lessening Stress During the Holiday Season

Writer Glennon Doyle says what screws us up most is the picture in our head of how things are supposed…
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"Virgil Was Here"

“Everything I do is for the 17-year-old version of myself.” — Virgil Abloh.
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Sassafras on Main

Susanne Blumer is a children’s author who had a dream to open a bookstore and coffee shop in a quaint…
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Time to give in to your sweet tooth

It’s cookie season. And with all that this year has thrown at us, I am so glad we have finally…
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Toast to good health with traditional wassail

The practice of wassailing is a time-honored tradition that has spanned centuries. When wassailing, people go door-to-door, singing and offering…
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Helping the place you call home

The past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way Americans prepare for everything — from the summer travel season to…
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Involving the kids with holiday baking

The holiday season is steeped in tradition. Many holiday traditions are centered around food, with much of the focus on…
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Mike McKinney comes from a family of woodworkers

He grew up around a father and grandfather that had woodshops, but he didn’t turn to woodworking until a little…
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Bryson City Potter Susan Coe

Susan Coe was born in England, grew up in Alabama, and now lives just outside of Bryson City. There was…
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Meet Gallery Zella

Gallery Zella opened in Bryson City in March of 2016. Zella Jackson Hannum and Brian Hannum retired from their respective…
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Psychic Charades

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | “May I have your attention, please? Will the real Slim Shady please stand up?”  This…
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Sponsor a Foster Child For Christmas

  Eliada works hard to make the holidays a special time for the children in our care. This year, due…
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