Like a Local: Forest City & Bostic

In these small-town, foothills communities, businesses are run by the people, for the people. From handmade doughnuts to craft distilled malt whisky, these towns thrive on both tradition and originality.


Where Lumber Ruled, Nature Reigns on Lake Logan

On a remote lake in Haywood County, just beyond earshot of Canton’s paper-mill whistle, a forgotten getaway for timber barons tells a story of commerce, conservation, and the true value of trees.


Like a Local: Hendersonville

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in Hendersonville; much of what made the region a popular destination 200 years ago — like its agriculture, climate, and historic downtown district — are still important parts of its identity today.