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Penn Dameron
April 22, 2014, No comments

After five years as president and executive director, Penn Dameron left the Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation effective April 18.

The Blue Ridge Music Trails website was recently relaunched.

Blue Ridge music website relaunched, highlights WNC’s music traditions

April 15, 2014, No comments

The Blue Ridge Music Trails project has documented more than 200 events and venues in the region that draw visitors and residents, according to a pres ...

Photo courtesy of Appalachian Landslide Consultants.

Despite the end of state support, landslide mapping continues in WNC

April 10, 2014, No comments

In Western North Carolina, it does not take a tragedy like the one last month in Washington State to drive home the risk of a landslide. Each year, th ...


Inside WNC: Henderson County

April 9, 2014, No comments

This is your guide, including direct links, to Hendersonville and Henderson County's elected officials, key agencies and departments, plus information ...

  • Stanley Furniture featured
    In one WNC county, a jobs implosion
    April 3, 2014, No comments

    Stanley Furniture, the largest employer in Graham County, announced Tuesday it would close, laying off 400 workers in the county of about 8,700 residents. The closure will likely double the number of people searching for work in a county th ...