Spruce Pine, N.C.


Photo by Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy

Once a sustainable town, Lost Cove is now a graveyard of abandoned homes and crumbling gravestones. Read more


The Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair and the North Carolina Mineral and Gem Festival serve as a reunion of sorts for those who head to the mountains every year, as well as provide a warm welcome to newcomers. Read more


Blue Ridge Parkway in the snow

Micah McClure photo

The vehicle crossed into the other lane in a curve and hit a vehicle coming the other direction. Read more


The show features works by crafters who creatively explore the art of the figure. Read more


Spruce Pine Potters Market Invitational

Donated photo

“I make work because I love doing it and because of the pleasure I get from people telling me they use my work every day,” said Cynthia Bringle, a North Carolina Living Treasure. Read more