For more than 40 years, Beverly-Hanks, REALTORSⓇ has invested in community. Our commitment to service across Western North Carolina is inspired by our long-lasting relationships with our customers, clients, and the community at large. But more importantly, our agents and staff are members of these unique communities, and we’re always excited to support them at… Read more »

Which Home has the Best Kitchen? Click the button below your favorite kitchen to vote now. Click the photo to see the listing. About the Homes: The homes featured in this week’s contest showcase the many options available to local home buyers in Western North Carolina from $300,000–$600,000. Learn more about each one below, and… Read more »

ENJOY LOCAL GIFTS FROM SMOKY MOUNTAIN DOG BAKERY, GAN SHAN WEST, AND HAUS HEIDELBERG GERMAN RESTAURANT Waynesville: Mixed Dog Treats at Smoky Mountain Dog Bakery Treat that special pup in your life to some wholesomely baked dog treats. Smoky Mountain Dog Bakery is located in the heart of Downtown Waynesville. Go check them out! View… Read more »

There has always been a rich atmosphere of creation throughout Western North Carolina. The Appalachian mountains have a storied history of handmade crafts, ranging from weaving to woodworking, pottery to jewelry. Fine artists have been attracted to the area for more than a century, as well. Innovative artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Josef and Anni Albers,… Read more »

When George Vanderbilt, heir to one of America’s most prominent families at the time, began construction of his iconic Biltmore Estate in the late 1880s, he gave his tacit approval of the area. Wealthy businessmen, socialites, movers, and shakers began traveling from Vanderbilt’s previous social hub in New York to warm and welcoming Asheville. As… Read more »

When you step into the studio of painter Angela Alexander, you are immediately awestruck by the bright and vibrant nature of her pieces, a style that seamlessly complements her warm personality. “I want my art to make people happy—it’s the heart and soul,” she said. “It’s a joy to watch people walk into my studio… Read more »

Which Home has the Best Kitchen? Click the button below your favorite kitchen to vote now. Click the photo to see the listing. About the Homes: The homes featured in this week’s contest showcase the many options available to local home buyers in Western North Carolina under $300,000. Learn more about each one below, and… Read more »