Kimberly Button


Kimberly Button

Researchers are hard at work in Burke County toward further proof of a Spanish fort. Read more


Success does have many fathers, but as many as 17 candidates for the presidential paternity? Read more


As a 10-year-old girl, Barbara Swell already had a sense for the meaning of family recipes and the meals they make. A lifetime of collecting and cooking has rendered her a sort of one-woman preservation society for old-fashioned cooking. Read more

Food & Flavors

Foggy Ridge Cider

Fabio Camara

An old mountain libation – with its roots in the days before grapes were widely grown in the Southern Appalachians – is making a comeback at several spots in the Blue Ridge region. Read more

Food & Flavors