Tinsel and twinkling lights, cookies and hot chocolate, and a visit with you-know-who. All aboard the Craggy Mountain Line!
A Clean Start: Soapmaking in Hickory
A near-fatal accident led Katye Fredieu to soapmaking to care for her wounds and her community.
Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar in Asheville
Raise a glass at this Paris-inspired bookstore and Champagne bar, where old-world European style meets old-school Southern hospitality.
The Barns of Madison County
Tobacco barns once dotted the Appalachian landscape in the thousands, before a government buyout in 2004 brought an end to that way of life. Now, passionate locals are recording their stories and giving these iconic structures a second chance.
Headwaters Outfitters in Rosman
On the bank of the French Broad, a local outfitter gives back to the waters that sustain it.
In Tandem Gallery in Bakersville
At a gallery in Mitchell County, an artistic couple showcases fine ceramics that are made to be admired and used.