Marla Milling

Pat and Mikey O'Neal left Florida to build a new life in Beech Mountain, North Carolina. Read more


Perhaps one of the most famous hillbilly moonshiners is a short little guy with an oversized black hat. Snuffy Smith comes to life each day in the comic strip pages along with his wife, Loweezy, their baby Tater, nephew Jughaid, and more. Read more

Country Roads

The eight-day Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge has a feel of too good to be true. It’s full of wonderful sessions and activities for all ages. And did we mention it’s all free? Read more


Nick Berndt, owner of Appalachian Custom Homes in Sylva, N.C., wheels his Tundra up a winding incline to the site of a 3,700-square-foot hybrid timber frame home he’s building. Read more