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Sarah Gudger. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress
February 10, 2015, No comments

A coalition of local groups are pushing for an “iconic” monument to be erected in Pack Square that recognizes the achievements, sacrifices and histories of Western North Carolina’s African Americans.

Pack Square 1904

Previously unknown photo album of Asheville in 1904 surfaces

January 15, 2015, No comments

A chance find at a junk shop in New York provides a windfall for local history, providing a rare look at Western North Carolina's largest town, as it ...

The S&W Building in downtown Asheville. James Harrison/Carolina Public Press

As NC lawmakers prep for a new session, will historic tax credits get a new life?

January 7, 2015, No comments

Once considered a leader in offering state-sponsored tax credits for historic rehabilitation, North Carolina will send its lawmakers back to Raleigh n ...

Representatives participate in the groundbreaking ceremony at the new Collections Preservation Center.

Smokies breaks ground on new Collections Preservation Center

November 18, 2014, No comments

The National Park Service facility will preserve 418,000 artifacts and 1.3 million archival records documenting the history of Great Smoky Mountains N ...