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Wednesday, 03 July 2013 01:49

This must be the place

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It had been 10 years. I kept thinking those words while boarding a plane in Charlotte this past weekend, bound…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

This must be the place

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Getting poison ivy is my official sign summer is here. Like old men whose knees ache when there’s an impending…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

July 4th in Southern Appalachia

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Nothing says summer more than the 4th of July, and in Western North Carolina, we celebrate Independence Day with gusto.
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

Jazz festival heats up Waynesville

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Enjoy traditional, bop, and original jazz during the Summer Jazz Festival on Saturdays from June 29 to July 20 at…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

American Idol singer in Franklin

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American Idol singer Lauren Alaina will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

Native American speaker at Junaluska

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Jonathan Maracle of Broken Walls will be the guest speaker and facilitator at the Native American Conference June 28-30 at…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

Wrestling superstars in Cherokee

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Pro wrestling stars from the WWE, WCW, NWA and ECW jump into the ring at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 7,…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 00:00

Mountain momma

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As a kid, my sister and I had an unspoken pact. If one of us heard Cyndi Lauper come on…
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 20:00

Balsam Range, artist studio tour in Graham

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The 12th annual Graham County Artisan Drive-About will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28-29 in conjunction…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 13:57

Earnhardt to discusses N.C. eco-heritage

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Tom Earnhardt, host of the television program “Exploring North Carolina,” will give a presentation highlighting the uniqueness of the state’s…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 13:57

Bear poachers sent to prison

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A U.S. District Court judge has sentenced 10 defendants for illegal hunting activities involving black bears and other wildlife and…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 13:56

Massey Branch Boat Ramp reopened

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As of late May, the U.S. Forest Service has reopened the Massey Branch Boat Ramp on the Cheoah Ranger District,…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 13:55

Man injured by tree in tornado

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An injured hiker was successfully airlifted from Low Gap Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Friday evening, June…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 13:54

Park closes trails as it assesses storm damage

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Several trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have been closed due to extensive damage from wind and rain. 
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 13:54

Co-ed softball league starting in Waynesville

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Batter up ladies and gentlemen. The Waynesville Parks and Recreation Department will offer a co-ed softball league this summer.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:46

Hear a DJ set by The Crystal Method

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Electronic gurus The Crystal Method will hold a special DJ set at 9 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Harrah’s Cherokee…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:46

PlottFest returns to Maggie Valley

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Showcasing the Plott hound and local music, PlottFest is set for June 22-23 at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. The…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:39

Mountain momma

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We have lots of bug barns in our house: from the old-fashioned Mason jar with holes punched in the lid…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:38

Handmade crafts come to Cullowhee

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Mountain Artisans’ Summertime Arts & Crafts Show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29-30, in the Ramsey…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:38

Handmade crafts come to Cullowhee

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Mountain Artisans’ Summertime Arts & Crafts Show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29-30, in the Ramsey…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:35

Billy Idol rocks Harrah’s

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Rock-n-roll legend Billy Idol performs at 9 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:34

Francis mill receives recognition, holds open house

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The Trantham Family will perform from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at an open house for the recently…
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:28

This must be the place

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It was the reason I came to the South. Situated in the southeastern corner of Tennessee, the city of Chattanooga…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

This must be the place

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I had never seen the color green like that before. Touching down at the Shannon Airport in southwest Ireland, the…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Stecoah arts center receives grant

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The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership has announced an award of $10,000 to the Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Appalachian storyteller to play Haywood library

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Storyteller/singer-songwriter Dusk Weaver performs at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at the Waynesville Public Library. Weaver is an upbeat entertainer…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Bluegrass royalty to converge at Cherokee campground

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The Cherokee Bluegrass Festival will run from June 13-15 at the Happy Holiday RV Village in Cherokee.
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Alt-country, Americana and bluegrass in Balsam

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Kim Richey, Irene Kelley and Thomm Jutz will bring an adventurous musical spirit to the Songwriters in the Round series…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Pow Wow festival in Cherokee

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The 38th annual Cherokee Pow Wow Festival is June 14-16 at the Acqouni Expo Center (Old Cherokee High School).
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Beer and barbecue in Bryson

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A BBQ & Brews Dinner Train will depart at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

New discoveries in Kephart presentation

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A panel discussion will present recent discoveries and observations relating to legendary Western North Carolina figure Horace Kephart at 7…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Dog show trots into Waynesville

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Western Carolina Dog Fanciers Association, an area AKC Kennel Club, will host an American Kennel Club all breed dog show…
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 00:00

Mountain Momma

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Count my daughter among the millions of kids whose first word was “doggy.” For a several-week stretch, “doggy” was also…
Monday, 10 June 2013 00:00

Smoky Mountain Living magazine seeks reader photos

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Smoky Mountain Living prominently features images from across the southern Appalachians in each edition. Photo essays adhere to the issue’s…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

Sculptures installed in Cashiers

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Nine sculptures were installed in The Village Green in Cashiers this past week in preparation for the opening of the…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

Dwight Yoakam hits the stage at Harrah’s

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Multi-platinum Grammy winning singer-songwriter, actor, director and country music pioneer Dwight Yoakam will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, June 14,…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

Harpist plays artist reception

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Harpist Betina Morgan will play the artist reception for the exhibition “Appalachia,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 7,…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

WNC film shown in honor of library anniversary

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A showing of the film “Paradise Falls” will coincide with the Jackson County Public Library’s second anniversary, at 7 p.m.…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

Trail release party at Nantahala Brewing

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The 5th Trail Magic Ale release party is set for June 7-8 at Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City. 
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

Buddy Holly musical comes to Highlands

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“Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” will be showcased from June 13-30 at the Highlands Playhouse. Holly’s brief life became the…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

Tickets on sale for Miranda Lambert

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Mega-country star Miranda Lambert hits the stage at 9 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center. Lambert is…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 00:00

Festival celebrates Cherokee life, culture

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The Cherokee Voices Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the Museum of the Cherokee…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:36

Benefits to feature live music, cornhole

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There will be two upcoming benefits for children with serious medical issues on Saturday, June 1, in Waynesville and Sylva. …
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:36

Liar’s Bench members find answers to mystery

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Gary Carden and Dave Waldrop will lead a discussion on a recent finding in a long-held Appalachian mystery at 7…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:35

Waynesville brewery hosts golf tournament

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Tipping Point Brewing will hold its inaugural charity golf tournament at 12:20 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the Waynesville Country…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:35

Haywood exhibit puts spotlight on Appalachian crafts

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Appalachia, the newest exhibit from the Haywood County Arts Council, will run from May 30 through June 29, at Gallery…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:34

Concerts on the Creek returns to Sylva May 31

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The Concerts on the Creek summer music series returns for its fifth season with the Rye Holler Boys from 7:30…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:33

Free summer concerts begin at WCU

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The annual summer concert series on the Central Plaza at Western Carolina University will begin with Floating Action at 7…
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:31

Cherokee festival showcases gourd crafts

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Gourd artists from around the world will gather at the 11th annual Gourd Artists Gathering and Art Festival May 31…