Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for WNC Magazine Vol. 11 Issue 3, May/June 2017
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The history of Fred Seely’s Biltmore Industries in Asheville is detailed. The business started in 1901 as Biltmore Estate Industries and earned a reputation for some of the finest handwoven fabric in the nation. The business is no longer in operation today but is part of a museum open to visitors in Asheville detailing the history of the business and the craft movement.
Brevard has become an attractive destination for bikers of all kinds. With over 400 miles of world class mountain biking trails and favorable roads, biking is a big hobby and business in Brevard. The leaders of the local biking scene are profiled, describing what the area has to offer biking enthusiasts.
Several notable gorges in the mountains of Western North Carolina are featured for their unique ecosystems, fragile environments, and beauty. The Linville Gorge, Jocassee Gorges, Hickory Nut Gorge, Cullasaja River Gorge, and the Nantahala Gorge are all pictured and described.