Nonprofit Spotlight: Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

In Western North Carolina, our surrounding mountains are one of the most noticeable traits that allow residents to Live the Life You Choose. These mountains aren’t just a scenic backdrop. They are alive with more diverse flora and fauna than almost anywhere on Earth. It takes a lot of caring and compassion to keep our […]

Press Release: There’s a Top Real Estate Agent Near You

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: There’s a Top Real Estate Agent Near You Beverly-Hanks announces their top performing agents of 2018. February 13, 2019, Asheville, NC—Beverly-Hanks, REALTORSⓇ announced their top performing agents of 2018 in a company-wide awards ceremony on February 12. “Please join me in congratulating these agents on reaching our firm’s top sales levels,” said […]

Help Us Choose the Best Fireplace in WNC: Round 3

Which Home has the Best Fireplace? Click the button below your favorite fireplace 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 between $600,000–$900,000. Learn more about each one below, and click through for even […]

Nature’s Beauty Abounds in Lake Junaluska, NC

The Lake Junaluska community is centered around a beautiful 200-acre namesake lake and surrounded by 1,200 acres of rolling hills and valleys. The high peaks, fresh air, and stunning natural beauty of the area first attracted people seeking refuge from hot summers. Lake Junaluska continues this tradition as a summer haven and event destination. But […]

12 Amazing Slices that are Perfect for Lunch

Forget religion and politics. Nothing gets an entire office fired up like a debate over the best style of pizza. February 9 is National Pizza Day! Get out of the office and celebrate with a slice. Crispy, doughy, saucy, cheesy. Classic pepperoni or experimental toppings. New York thin crust, Chicago deep dish, or even Detroit-style […]

Make Any Moment Romantic: Your February LoLo Gifts are Here!

ENJOY LOCAL GIFTS FROM INDEPENDENT BEAN ROASTERS, J. GABRIEL, AND ASHEVILLE CHOCOLATE Hendersonville: $8 “Coffee Buddy” Certificate for Independent Bean Roasters Independent Roasters celebrates a “farm to mug” approach with their delicious, single-origin coffee. Located in the Historic 7th Avenue District, they are the perfect start to your day in Hendersonville. Enjoy a pour over, […]

Help Us Choose the Best Fireplace in WNC: Round 2

Which Home has the Best Fireplace? Click the button below your favorite fireplace 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 between $300,000–$600,000. Learn more about each one below, and click through for even […]

Everything You Need to Know about the French Broad River: A Beginner’s Guide

The evolution of brachiopods. Giant insects. The entire history of the dinosaurs. The rise of mammals. Possibly four of Earth’s five prehistoric mass extinction events. The mighty French Broad River has seen it all. Continue reading for: French Broad River at a Glance French Broad River History & Geography French Broad River Climate & Wildlife […]