Stories tagged: "Western North Carolina"


Six members of the Littleturtle family, who are Lumbee and Tuscarora, wear traditional regalia for a dance.
Powwows, Plant Medicine and Hip Hop: NC Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Storytelling, theater, music, and Indigenous food, C&P's guide to celebrating North Carolina's native population properly.

Grey[haired person in sunglasses and denim jacket stands before a quilt display holding up two mugs in welcome.
Whatever Your Interests, Find Your Fit at One of These 45 North Carolina Fall Festivals

Our list of 45 North Carolina fall festivals is packed with fun for leaf lovers, beer enthusiasts, oyster shuckers, apple pickers and more.

Devastating flooding from Tropical Storm Fred has rendered many beloved Carolina falls and hiking trails dangerous or inaccessible. Pisgah National Forest was especially impacted, with the bridge at Skinny Dip Falls obliterated and the path of the water permanently altered. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
Storm Damage to Western North Carolina Closes Landmarks Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

Many rivers, waterfalls, trails and roads are hazardous after Tropical Storm Fred. Here's a list of closures.

A hiker on top of Grandfather Mountain. Image via Visit NC.
Enjoy NC’s Outdoor Splendor This Earth Day with These Hiking and Paddling Trails

If you’re looking to get out there this Earth Day, check out our list of some top hikes and trails to explore in North Carolina this spring.

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania in January. (Image via House Television/AP)
NC’s Madison Cawthorn Skipped Vote but ‘Happy’ COVID Relief Funds Going to His WNC District

The office of US Rep. Madison Cawthorn praised federal funding for local health clinics but forgot to mention he and other Republicans didn’t vote for it.