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48 Hours in Canton: Under the Apple-Boughs, Down by the Mill

Located about halfway between West Asheville and Waynesville, just off Interstate 40, Canton is a modern snapshot of a classic mill town. The downtown district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and many of the unique and beautiful bungalows and buildings once built for mill workers and managers are still intact. Whether […]

Pints in Paper Town: BearWaters Brewing Reopens in Canton

Driving around downtown Canton on a recent weekend, it was weird to have a hard time finding a parking space. In most Western North Carolina communities during the busy summer tourist season, this is the norm. But, for the blue-collar paper mill town of Canton, finding a parking spot has never been an issue. That […]

7 Swimming Holes You Need to Try this Weekend

If you’ve gone all summer without spending an afternoon in one of our natural mountain swimming holes, we daresay you’ve wasted your time. Luckily for you, this summer season is lasting a little longer than usual, giving you more time to get out and enjoy all the natural wonders that Western North Carolina has to […]

What is a Little Free Library, and Where can I Find One?

Have you taken part in the world’s largest book-sharing movement? You may have participated without even knowing it. Nearly 100,000 public and private Little Free Libraries stand across 90+ countries. These boxes, ranging from strong and simple to incredibly ornate, play an essential role in community building and literacy. Learn more about Little Free Libraries […]

Check out Our 5 Most Popular Homes of August

Fall is finally on the horizon! But while leaves will start fluttering down soon, home prices likely will not. If you’re thinking about buying a home, there are still homes available at most price points, but they’re likely to go fast. Just look as these five most viewed homes from beverly-hanks.com. These listings are still […]

2019 Labor Day Events in Asheville and WNC

Summer weather is still stubbornly holding out for at least a few more weeks. But for many, the activities of summer come to an end this weekend. Labor Day marks the unofficial end to the season: Vacations have been had. Children are back in school. There is a slight lull in tourism across Western North […]

5 Unique Businesses that Put Leicester on the Map

Originally called Turkey Creek, the unincorporated community of Leicester traces its modern roots back to 1829. Today, the bucolic valley is filled with local farms, artisans, and nature lovers who enjoy the quiet mountain views. But Leicester is quickly changing its reputation as a sleepy mountain community. Since 2000, they’ve seen a 16% growth in […]

Help Us Choose the Best Outdoor Fire Space in WNC: Round 2

Which Home has the Best Fire Pit? Click the button below your favorite fire pit to vote now. Click the photo to see the listing. About the Homes: The homes featured in this week’s contest showcase the many fire pit or outdoor fireplace options available to home buyers between $300,000–$600,000 in Western North Carolina. Learn […]