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Autumn lights up Southern Appalachia in a burst of color and activity. Our readers share their favorite scenes of this showstopping season. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Outposts

Visitors to Western North Carolina’s mountains can look forward to a good display of color this autumn, although some areas will enjoy brighter hues than others, predicts Kathy Mathews, Western Carolina University’s fearless fall foliage forecaster. more

Oct 1, 2012 12:00 AM Mountain Explorer