8 Places in WNC that Prove that Art Should be Accessible to All

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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 »

Everything You Need to Know about the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games

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Everything You Need to Know about the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games

The FEI World Equestrian Games are happening this week and next at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Tryon, NC. Almost 400,000 horse lovers are expected to attend the competitive events. Whether you’re a Polk County native or visiting from overseas, there’s a lot to keep track of! Here’s everything you need to know about… Read more »

2018 Memorial Day Events across WNC

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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… Read more »

Join Beverly-Hanks at these Important Upcoming Events in September 2017

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Join Beverly-Hanks at these Important Upcoming Events in September 2017

For more than 40 years, Beverly-Hanks & Associates has invested in community. Our commitment to service across Western North Carolina is aimed at building 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… Read more »

Tryon International Equestrian Center Offers World-Class Facilities

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Opened in 2014, the Tryon International Equestrian Center effectively established the next chapter in a town where history and horses intersect. The $100 million, 1,450-acre, state-of-the-art facility takes a love for horses to the next level. Here, any and all can come and enjoy the beauty of the sport and its incredibly gifted animals. “For… Read more »

Tryon Equestrian Center is a Must-See Location for Horse Lovers

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Molly Oakman still has to pinch herself. “I’ve witnessed competition at this level only a couple of times in my life,” she said. “And never did I think it would be right here in my backyard.” As community relations manager for the Tryon Resort, Oakman speaks enthusiastically about the company’s centerpiece project: the Tryon International… Read more »

MEET LAURETTA COOK

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Meet Lauretta Cook, the agent for this week's WLOS Home of the Week

For Lauretta Cook, real estate is about more than buying and selling homes—it’s about community. Imagine a United States Marine, a former paralegal and executive director of a Chamber of Commerce, and ultimately a productive and hard-working, full-time REALTORⓇ all rolled into one. That is what you get when you work with Lauretta Cook. Lauretta’s… Read more »