Mountain Faith

Nominations sought for WCU’s Mountain Heritage Awards

Western Carolina University is accepting nominations for the Mountain Heritage Award, an honor bestowed annually on one individual and one organization playing a prominent role in researching, preserving and/or interpreting Southern Appalachian history, culture and issues.

Deadline nears for Mountain Heritage Day vendor applications

The deadline for vendor applications for Mountain Heritage Day, Western Carolina University’s annual fall festival of traditional Appalachian culture, is rapidly approaching. Organizers said the close of business Friday, April 22, will be the final consideration for arts, crafts and food vendors to submit applications to participate in the family-oriented daylong celebration.

Mountain Faith delivers WCU holiday tune

Fresh off their appearance as semifinalists on the popular television show "America's Got Talent," the members of bluegrass band Mountain Faith eagerly accepted an invitation to perform for WCU's annual holiday video greeting card.