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Appalachian Legends

Appalachian Legends

Mothman and the Flatwoods Monster. Bigfoot, Brown Mountain Lights, and the Bell Witch. Are these mysteries folklore or fact? It’s not surprising that a 480-mil...
Nantahala Manhunt for Eric Rudolph

The Hunt For Eric Rudolph

Twenty years ago, the biggest manhunt in history took place in Western North Carolina for the Olympic Park and abortion clinic bomber. On July 27, 1996, Eric R...
WNC Summer Camps

The Summer Camp Effect

For 100 years, summer camps have been a mainstay of western North Carolina’s culture. There are over 50 residential summer camps spread among four counties—Tran...
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Trashion Show: Asheville Greenworks Walks the Talk this April 14

On the surface Asheville Greenworks is a environmental nonprofit located in Western North Carolina that works to inspire, equip and mobilize local communities to care for the places they live in. But what most people do not know is that they operate with only seven paid employees and that these paid staff members plan and execute over 250 events each year with the help of over 3,400 volunteers....