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Walk amid the goats, cows and sheep that contribute to the farmstead cheeses at North Carolina's Three Graces Dairy. more

Mar 1, 2017 9:24 AM , Features 15 Comments

How a "back-to-the-land hippie homesteader" built a collection of plants in demand all over the country. more

Mar 1, 2017 9:17 AM Features 15 Comments

Edith Bolling Wilson, wife of the 28th President of the U.S., has been called "the first woman president." more

Mar 1, 2017 9:12 AM Features 15 Comments

Your guide to great fun for the whole year in the Mountains of the South. more

Mar 1, 2017 9:06 AM Features 15 Comments

When a Manhattan chef serves ramps to a Pope, you know a concept has arrived. more

Jan 5, 2017 1:13 PM , Features 15 Comments

Southern Appalachian experts and celebs share their favorite destinations and why they love them. more

Jan 5, 2017 12:25 PM Features 15 Comments

Yes, the Great Smokies are full of strange and curious place-names. more

Jan 3, 2017 4:45 PM Features 15 Comments

One Tennessee mountain town has a penchant for changing its name every few decades. And some folks tend to never give up on the old one(s). more

Jan 3, 2017 4:43 PM Features 15 Comments

The sad tale of 10-year-old Vannie Cook and her disappearance in the mountains lives on in the Smokies. more

Jan 3, 2017 4:41 PM Features 15 Comments

The long-held theory that a hotel had been built around a Trail 0f Tears-era cabin was finally verified as true in 2011. Since then, the cabin has been revealed to have been the home of a Cherokee man named Avery Vann, brother of Chief James Vann. more

Jan 3, 2017 4:40 PM Features 15 Comments

What could the 123-acre former U.S. Navy base become in its new life? A mountain resort? Movie studio? Monastery? Nudist colony? The new owner has not revealed his plans as we go to press. more

Jan 3, 2017 4:31 PM Features 15 Comments

Abingdo, Virginia and Johnson City, Tennessee have genuine lures. more

Nov 1, 2016 3:15 PM , Features 15 Comments

How does a young girl come to know her stepfather? more

Oct 28, 2016 3:07 PM Features 15 Comments

The stuff of Civil War legend lives on in Southwest Virginia. more

Oct 28, 2016 3:03 PM Features 15 Comments

History, personality and fine dining intermingle at these restaurants. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:59 PM , Features 15 Comments

The yen to display works by farm women has become a movement. more

Oct 28, 2016 2:47 PM Features 15 Comments

Why we see more wildlife: Have we moved into their territory, or have they moved into ours? more

Oct 28, 2016 2:41 PM Features 15 Comments

A new book from the founder of Grandfather Mountain's modern trail management program celebrates all things Grandfather. Following are a few sample photos from the new book "Grandfather Mountain: The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon." more

Sep 2, 2016 9:45 AM Features 15 Comments

Come on along as our dining writers discover the variety and excellence of West Virginia cuisine. more

Sep 2, 2016 9:12 AM , Features 15 Comments

When better to get out the tent than the cool nights of fall? more

Sep 2, 2016 9:06 AM Features 15 Comments

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