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Donna K. Akers

Tweetsie Railroad engine

Donated photo

A smartly dressed Tweetsie Railroad conductor doffs his hat to the ladies waiting in line. Friendly cowboys help visitors on board passenger trains standing ready to start their journey. more

Jun 1, 2009 12:00 AM Departments

Night skiing at Cataloochee

Michael Meissner photo

Western North Carolina’s ski resorts are constantly looking for new ways to attract the non-traditional skier and include the entire family. These days, there are all kinds of snow activities to choose, from tubing and snowboarding to cross-country. more

Dec 1, 2008 12:00 AM Mountain Explorer