Bourbon: Real, Rare, & Counterfeit

By Matthew W. Mugavero Picture this. In 2009, my very best friend was about to celebrate a monumental milestone in his personal life, the kind of milestone that deserves a memorable and meaningful toast, paired with the very best of … Continued

Cooking With Glenn: Tortilla Soup

By Glenn Sawyer I was on the Blue Ridge Parkway the other day just to soak in the change in season. As we drove from Blowing Rock to Asheville the beginnings of Mother Nature’s artistry we appearing across the canvas … Continued

Meet Leeth Davis: Artist, Pilot, Family Man

By David Hamrick GA: Leeth, let’s start with family, school, etc.- are you from Gastonia? Leeth: Born and raised in Gastonia, I went to Gaston Day pre-k -12th, Then to Lees McRae for college. I studied art and design there. … Continued

John Rowley Grows Carolina Lavender

By Ben Dungan Ask any kid what they want to be when they grow up, and you’ll hear a common set of responses – police officer, teacher, doctor and lawyer – just to name a few. What about a farmer? … Continued