January 2009

January 2009
Finding Faulkner and a bit of the blues in Mississippi

Visitors flock to Banner Elk for the slopes, but locals keep the small-town identity alive

A Madison County couple takes a leap of faith into the world of quilt art

It took a seven-year hunt and a major renovation, but Christine and Rick Mack can finally enjoy their Highlands getaway, far from the bustle of Atlanta

Others may have passed through Western North Carolina in search of gold, but none were more barbaric than Hernando de Soto. The impact of his bloody expedition on the region’s native population is just finally coming to light.

When rare snowfalls blanket the mountains, the brave risk life and limb to ski the backcountry

Mamie Thompson Gumbs shines a light on the black experience at her Forest City museum

A couple gets organic cotton clothing off the ground and takes the industry to new heights