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New Owners at the Artisan Gourmet

On Tuesday night while attending the Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce Christmas Party, I had the opportunity to sit beside new neighbors.   Ric and Yve Feinberg moved to Black Mountain in the past two months from St. Petersburg, Florida and are the new owners of the Artisan Gourmet Market in …

The Straightaway Cafe

For several years now, Creston property owners have enjoyed gathering at the nearby Straightaway Cafe & Pub on NC 9, less than …

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The Red Rocker Inn

One of the charms of western North Carolina is the abundance of bed & breakfast inns scattered throughout the mountains.  One of …

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The Sourwood Festival

If you’ve been around our hometown of Black Mountain for a while, you’ve come to know and love the annual Sourwood Festival, …

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

In 2011 the NC Department of Transportation permanently closed the historic 1925 era Rocky Broad River Bridge on US 74 in nearby Lake …

Flags at the 82 Airborne Museum, Fayetteville, NC

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

However it may be that you celebrate our nation’s day of independence, do so with a sense of gratitude to those who …