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Forging a Way Forward: The Jackson County Green Energy Park

Stepping into the blacksmithing studio at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro, the continuous sound of hammers crashing down on metal echoed loudly out of the warehouse and into the high peaks of nearby mountains. “And when I hear that hammering, I know we’re on the right track,” said Timm Muth, director of […]

How to Describe Cashiers, NC in 3 Key Words

What three words would you use to describe the high-altitude village of Cashiers, NC? Cashiers (pronounced CASH-ers) is a tiny mountain community of just 1.1 square miles and 2,000 full-time residents. And yet it may be one of the most precious gems hidden within the Blue Ridge Mountains.  There are many words you could use […]

5 Perfect Places to Picnic in Waynesville

One of the greatest ways to Live Abundantly in WNC is to take advantage of the many amazing outdoor recreation opportunities in the area. From fishing to hiking to zip lining to outdoor yoga, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who has zero interest in outdoor activities. Especially now, it’s important to get outside […]

9 Breweries West of Asheville You Need to Visit [Interactive Map]

Did you know that Western North Carolina has close to 70 craft breweries? And the vast majority of those are homegrown! From its epicenter in Asheville to tiny enclaves around the region, craft brewing is a big draw for people from near and far. The number of local craft breweries is matched only by their […]

Everything You Need to Know about Community Gardens in Asheville

Western North Carolina is known for its deep agricultural roots and award-winning farm-to-table dining. Now, residents are finding opportunities to grow both food and community—right in their own neighborhoods. Learn more about the impact of community gardens in WNC. What are Community Gardens? Community gardens are small plots of land collectively cared for by members […]

3 Historic Buildings in Sylva You Need to Visit

Sylva is in many ways one of the best kept secrets in the Western North Carolina mountains. Nestled between the Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sylva’s thriving downtown boasts shops, restaurants, and beautiful historic architecture. Here at Beverly-Hanks, we think it’s always interesting to see how our mountain towns can change […]

Ring in 2020 at One of these 20 Local New Year’s Events!

What are your goals for 2020 and the decade ahead? Are they to try something new, get out more, and enjoy life? If so, we know how to start off the new year right! Here are 20 local events across Western North Carolina to help you ring in 2020: Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum […]

Planes, Trains, Automobiles, and More: Transportation Options into and around WNC

It’s easy to rely on taxis, ride shares, and car services or rentals when traveling to a new city. But in Western North Carolina, there are so many more options to be had! Check out the many transportation options available in Asheville and surrounding areas. Planes into and around WNC Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) Believe […]

17 Solar Eclipse Celebrations in Asheville and across WNC

Forty-eight years ago, a nation collectively huddled around their television sets to witness three men make one giant leap for mankind. In less than two weeks, the nation will again come together. This time, however, we will not be staring at screens, but will be in the grass, on the sidewalks, in our back yards, […]