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. […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: CARING for Children in Asheville and Hendersonville

At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that every person in our community should have the opportunity and means to Live the Life You Choose. For many children across our region, that choice is out of their hands. That’s why CARING for Children is an important local organization. Thanks to them, more than 1,800 children and families in […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Blue Ridge Humane Society

At Beverly-Hanks, we believe that everyone in our community should have the opportunity and means to Live the Life You Choose. That means our friends and neighbors, but that also includes pets, as well. Today, we shine a spotlight on a local organization working tirelessly to keep local animals safe and healthy until they find […]

Joining the Family: Southern Appalachian Brewery Makes a Home in Hendersonville

Kelly and Andy Cubbin, owners. Andy Cubbin thought he was late to the game. “When I came to Asheville and wanted to start a craft brewery, there was Highland, Green Man, and Pisgah,” he said. “And I thought maybe there were too many already in the area to try my luck at having my own.” […]

9 Local Mini Golf Courses that will Putt a Smile on Your Face

Lakeview Putt and Play Perhaps we’re overthinking it, but there is a certain magic and nostalgia in walking a mini golf course. The winding path, the scrubby green carpet, the exotic decor—it’s a compact walk through a past we’ve never experienced. When was the last time you picked out a hot pink golf ball and […]

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 […]

Explore the Farm-to-Table Movement in Asheville and Hendersonville, NC

Even though we live here, we have to admit we are continuously amazed at the abundant resources found here, and especially how great the people are. To highlight both, we explored the exciting farm-to-table movement in our region. From Posana Cafe in downtown Asheville to a farmers market and a farm in Henderson County, we […]

These Inc. 5000 Companies are Inspired by Asheville

Did you know that there were 10 companies from the Asheville metro area on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list? Every year, the small business- and startup-focused publication ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America based on percentage revenue growth over a three-year period. Let’s take a look at Asheville’s fastest-growing independent businesses. Avadim Technologies Ranking […]

2018 Memorial Day Events across WNC

After our cold winter and late spring, we are ready for summer! Grilling, family-friendly events, outdoor adventures—we want it all! And Memorial Day is the kickoff. To celebrate the season, communities across Western North Carolina are holding art tours, beer festivals, concerts, and citywide celebrations. Whatever your interests, there is an event for you. Stay […]