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Wednesday, 10 January 2018 16:49

Race leagues return to Cataloochee

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Winter is here, and skiers and snowboarders with a need for speed will have a chance to show their stuff with a pair of recreational racing programs offered at Cataloochee Ski Area.

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 15:41

The Naturalist's Corner: Swimming with mermaids

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Christopher Columbus had a lot of misconceptions about where he wound up in 1492 and what he saw. Mermaids were listed in one of his journal accounts. But to Chris’ credit, mermaids had been around in literature basically since the beginning of literature.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 16:52

Waynesville Rec sets attendance record

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The Waynesville Recreation Center logged a record attendance for the second year running, with 180,611 visits in 2017.

When people praise the Smokies, it’s often the area’s status as a four-season bonanza of beauty that spurs the discussion. From snow-blanketed winters to vibrant-leafed autumns, these mountains dress to impress year-round.