Brevard, N.C.

By a celestial stroke of luck, the total eclipse will swoop over the colossal dish telescopes of the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute near Brevard, North Carolina. more

Jun 1, 2017 12:00 AM Features

12 Days of Christmas

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Partridges and pear trees need not apply: These 12 holiday destinations around Southern Appalachia offer mountain merry-makers a bit of everything—from homespun traditions to festive glamour and glitz. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Jamie's Creole Brasserie

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The old Grover’s building in downtown Brevard has a long history of providing townspeople with basic commodities, whether Chevys or filing cabinets. Louisiana-born chef Jaime Hernandez adds beignets and fried frog legs to that tradition. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Sweet Appalachia

A U.S. Post Office the New Deal’s Public Works Administration (PWA) constructed in Brevard, N.C. in 1940 has been renovated and repurposed for the community. more

Nov 1, 2014 12:00 AM Departments


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The moniker “Land of Waterfalls” comes from the 250 waterfalls located throughout Transylvania County including Whitewater Falls, which is the highest waterfall in the Eastern United States at 411 feet. more

Jun 1, 2010 12:00 AM Departments


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Donned in waders and thick-soled boots, I hit the river one overcast and drizzly morning in March with fly-fishing guide Bill Strickland of Davidson River Outfitters. I had often fished as a child using live bait or corn nibblets on a standard hook. more

Jun 1, 2010 12:00 AM Mountain Explorer


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Brevard is home to a truly exceptional arts community that offers a host of galleries, public art, live music and theater. Just south of town is the Scenic 276 South Fine Art and Craft Corridor, which is home to 18 galleries, shops and restaurants. more

Jun 1, 2010 12:00 AM Departments