Beth Macy, a journalist based in Roanoke, Va., is the author of “Factory Man: How One Furniture-Maker Fought Offshoring, Stayed Local, and Saved an American Town,” (Little, Brown & Co.). It will become an HBO miniseries, produced by Tom Hanks. more »
It will be the most extensive survey of the 2,180-mile trail in its 90-year history. more »
Photos credits, clockwise from top left: Chetola Resort, Grandfather Mountain, Biltmore House and Matthew Morse.
Whether you’re ready to brave the cold to cut a tree or a path, or prefer to stay warm with a visit to A home tour or a SIP OF A unique winter brew, we’ve got the places and the specifics. more »
Frog legs, go-karts, trains, wave pools, Santa Claus, Dolly Parton, pancakes, waterfalls, and a competition of chaps with chainsaws: welcome to the eclectic attractions of the Great Smoky Mountains region of Tennessee and North Carolina. more »
Karen Cragnolin is active in civic affairs around Asheville and is executive director of Riverlink, which under her leadership purchased carrier park in 1999 and dedicated French Broad River Park in 1994. more »