Crowds gathered in Helen, Georgia, to celebrate the 46th annual Oktoberfest on Sunday, Oct. 9. Helen, located about two hours away from Western Carolina University, was packed full of people from all over who made the trip out just for that special German feel of the event. In 1969, the Georgia mountain town, originally a […]
A feature on the beautiful waterfalls from Panther Town Valley in North Carolina including a guide to water falls and on waterfall safety. Click the photo below to continue to the full story.
There is something about summer that just brings people together. With blockbuster movies, music festivals, mountains, beaches and lakes, there’s always something to do and somewhere to explore. For fans of super heroes and comic books, there’s no better place to be then at one of the many conventions taking place over the summer. One […]
It was 4th of July weekend, and Detroit was calling my name. A small town girl from Roanoke Rapids, N.C., I was more than little excited when my boyfriend Zack invited me up to Michigan. We stayed the nights right outside Monroe, just 40 miles from Detroit. Fields of beans and corn surrounded us. I […]
With only one year left in college, I thought I had hiked all around western North Carolina. But there was one view I hadn’t seen: the aptly named Paradise Falls. Located in the Nantahala National Forest, Paradise Falls is a natural wonder. Three tiers tall, this waterfall is tucked into a tight chasm of massive […]
Brewing business is seeing a boom in industry, especially in the area of Western North Carolina. Twenty years ago, it was merely a hiccup in the draft market and today, according to The Asheville Citizen Times, it is a multi-million dollar business. The NC Brewers Guild estimates that there are around 100 breweries and brewpubs — […]