Fall colors in Black Mountain, North Carolina (Photo by Southeast Discovery)
This year, we've made an effort to step up our digital presence, and it's been a lot of fun interacting more with folks, especially on Facebook and Instagram. It also shows us what content grabs our audience the most, and we're going to start doing a round-up style piece each month to showcase what content people have been loving the most. So whether it's a history piece about the area, insights on managing your finances, or information about an awesome mountain home, area, or activity, this is the most popular content for June 2018.
This piece provides a brief history of Swannanoa dating back to its 1776 roots when it was called Shawano or Shawnee by the Cherokee Indians.
A collection of photos showcasing the beauty to be found in Western North Carolina.
One local shares a roundup of six reasons why he loves living in Black Mountain, including its convenience to getting around Western North Carolina thanks to the town's proximity to I-40.
When a festival has survived 41 years, you know they are doing something right! This year's festivities take place on August 11-12 and include a Sourwood Idol amateur singing contest.
Roundup of recent grant projects in and around the Black Mountain and Swannanoa communities.