WPTL Broadcasts the Sounds of a Community Gem

Not far from Main Street in Canton and the bright lights of the nearby football stadium is an unassuming one-story commercial building along Pisgah Drive. With a couple of vehicles in the parking lot one recent evening, a lone light radiated from the front window of WPTL. Walking into the beloved community radio station, it’s […]

How to Describe Canton, NC in 3 Specific Words

After many years as a quiet mill town, Canton has seen an economic and community resurgence over the last decade thanks to new businesses and changing demographics. The sleepy town was once little more than a stopping point midway between the larger hubs of Asheville and Waynesville. Today, visitors are drawn to the town’s historic […]

6 Spine-Tingling Historical Cemeteries and Graveyards in WNC You Need to Visit before Halloween

Did you know that it was once common in America to pack up a picnic lunch and visit the local cemetery with your friends and family? Before many towns and cities had public parks, people would lounge at local graves instead. They would sit for hours and enjoy the sun, the trees, and—presumably—the peace and […]

5 Local Haunts that will Make You Scream!

Did you know that parts of Hannibal (2001) were filmed in Asheville? Western North Carolina has a hell raising history with horror. From local tales to spooky trails to a variety of ghostly tours, locals love losing their lunch over grisly gore and lurid lore. We love taking tours featuring true tales of creepy criminals. […]

Join Beverly-Hanks at these October 2018 Community Events

For more than 40 years, Beverly-Hanks & Associates has invested in community. Our commitment to service across Western North Carolina is inspired by our long-lasting relationships with 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 […]

The Mountains Come Alive in Haywood County

  Haywood County, NC is a great place to experience traditional mountain living with all the conveniences of modern life. Small, tight-knit communities dot the area. Roads lead to the county seat of Waynesville or point toward the nearby regional hub, Asheville. For experiences off road, locals and visitors alike enjoy the natural beauty of […]

2018 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 […]

2018 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and you know what that means!—Face paint, flags, and fried food! Celebrate in style at one of the many great fireworks shows across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you find the right view. But don’t sit around all day […]