World’s best paddlers battle for the Carolina Cup this weekend Some of the best standup paddleboarders, prone, kayak, surfski and OC endurance racers from around the world will compete this weekend in Wrightsville Beach, NC for the Carolina Cup. Competitors include Olympians and world-record holders all the way down to first-time paddlers. The event will…

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Chronic wasting disease not detected in deer in NC or KY A fatal brain disease that affects many members of the deer family, including elk, moose and deer, has not been detected in the latest tests on deer in North Carolina and Kentucky. In recent tests, North Carolina alone took samples from more than 10,000…

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Seven Destinations To Get In On The Action There’s a brutish undercurrent gaining momentum in fly fishing. Across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic, anglers are taking the delicate tools and techniques traditionally associated with surface-sipping trout, and they’re adapting them to pursue warmwater fish. While fly fishing for bass and bream is not new, this evolution…

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SHARE THE LOVE: JOIN THE I HEART PISGAH ADVENTURE TEAM Are you a runner, biker, paddler, hiker, triathlete, adventure racer, or climber who wants to help protect the places where you play? Join our I HEART PISGAH Adventure Team, which includes elite athletes and everyday adventurers who love exploring, enjoying, and protecting public lands. You’ll…

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Throughout the Blue Ridge, ghost towns stand in various states of ruin and restoration. A few are celebrated as historical gems, and others remain mysterious. Here are a few of the region’s most iconic.

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You can add Tyler Childers’ name to the list making a convincing argument that Eastern Kentucky is the new hotbed for Americana songwriting.

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