Dasha Morgan

Winter Sports Begin in North Carolina Mountains

The weather has finally gotten cold enough so the areas ski resorts are able to open for the season.

Critically-Endangered Red Wolf Flown to AVL

The City of Asheville’s 42-acre WNC Nature Center, at 75 Gashes Creek Road, is home to over 60 species of animals native to the Southern Appalachian Mountain region. Youngsters eyes light up when they see the two American Black Bears Uno and Ursa. View the River Otters Obi and Olive as they scamper through the water or see Missy, the Bobcat sleeping in her hammock.

Capote’s Beloved Short Story A Christmas Memory

E.R. Haire Jr. performed Truman Capote’s beloved short story as a one-man show at St. John in the Wilderness this past weekend to a limited audience in Flat Rock. 

Walking The Arboretum’s Path of Winter Lights

This year, the North Carolina Arboretum Winter Lights festival invites visitors to stroll through many outdoor scenes constructed by a dazzling array of twinkling lights in every imaginable color. The gardens and grounds are tastefully lit for maximum enjoyment of an amazing extravaganza of lights.

Black Mountain Decorates Trees to Aid Fuel Fund

Black Mountain and Swannanoa will be filled with festive Christmas trees, all decorated by businesses and organizations. The donations given will benefit the Swannanoa Valley’s Christian Ministry Fuel Fund.

Try Not-to-Miss These Holiday Happenings

Since Thanksgiving, Asheville, Hendersonville and Brevard began blanketing their cities with holiday festivities

AVL Challenges Discussed at City Manager Forum

Three municipal directors, Ben Woody, Todd Okolichany and Paul D’Angelo,  gave understandable virtual presentations as to what their departments had been working on in the past year.

Spotlight on Groundbreaking Modernist Design

To better understand the development of an extraordinary local treasure, learn about Black Mountain College at the Asheville Art Museum.

Inaugural Winter Season of Music at BMC

The Brevard Music Center is holding their inaugural series of concerts in the recently built Parker Concert Hall. There are a variety of musicians in the intimate, and acoustically excellent hall to be enjoyed this season. 

Asheville Watchdog Investigating HCA/ Mission Hospital

Leadership Asheville Forum held a virtual forum with Peter Lewis &Barbara Durr of Asheville Watchdog. Both focused on their investigation pertaining to the former non-profit Mission Hospital sold to the for-profit HCA/Mission Hospital and its impact on the region.