Home & Garden

Growing Good Health at Gaia Farm in Brevard

Medicinal herbs are indigenous to western North Carolina; Gaia Herbs in Brevard takes a modern approach to ancient traditions.


Life Lessons Learned Through the Elements of Archery

Archery is a skill that can take a lifetime to master. But its biggest lesson is also the simplest: By pulling back the bowstring, you learn how to let go.


Family Tradition: Saturday Drive

The wind in your hair, the sun on your face: Adventure is easy when you’re cruising in a convertible. Especially when your destination is the Uwharrie National Forest.


October Welcome Letter: On This Mountain Morning

Editor in Chief Elizabeth Hudson writes of how the cozy morning routine at the Glade Valley Bed and Breakfast feels like home.

Arts & Culture

The Return of the Mummy at Iredell Museums

The 3,000-year-old woman who once captivated generations of Statesville children — and helped launch the city’s first cultural arts center more than a half-century ago — has returned to claim the cultural spotlight and, in the process, revitalize the downtown museum she calls home.