Mountain Heritage Day brings large crowds to WCU

  Hundreds of visitors came out Saturday September 24 for the 37th annual Mountain Heritage Day festival on the campus of Western Carolina University. Tourists, community members, and Western students enjoyed the traditional music,  great food, and variety of local crafters.  The weather was perfect for the event with clear blue skies and only a […]

Coming to Cullowhee

The 3rd Annual Old Cullowhee Canoe Slalom for many participants was more than just fun.   The Cullowhee Revitalization Endeavor (CuRvE)  raised $280 for developing a new park by the river. “We are planning a river park between the bridge and the dam. There will be some developments by the DOT when the new bridge is […]

Training for the WCU half marathon kicks off

Training sessions for the Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon are held on campus, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 a.m. and on Saturdays at 8 a.m. The 13.1 miles race is organized by the School of Health Sciences and the Department of Campus Recreation & Wellness and scheduled for April 3 through a scenic […]

Vanessa Carlton concert rescheduled for Valentine’s Day

After WCU faced inclement weather in early January, the anticipated concert featuring Vanessa Carlton was rescheduled for Valentines Day, Feb. 14, in the University Center Grandroom at 7 p.m.