June 2016

Respect Your Elder: Unearthing the Secrets of Grandfather Mountain

There’s far more to the history and mystery of Grandfather Mountain than the fact that one of the East’s major mountains remained in private hands into the 21st century. Most of Grandfather is a state park now, but Hugh Morton’s Mile-High Swinging Bridge tourist attraction, immortalized in millions of vacation photos, is still privately owned and for many people, the landmark that defines the mountain’s identity....

Sweets of the East

Six women. Four races. One chance to represent the United States at the World Rafting Championships. Can the Sweets of the East bring home the gold later this month at the United States Rafting Association R-6 National Championships?...