Aunt Bea living in Siler City

Aunt Bea living in Siler City is a curiosity. Known as a benefactor of causes & participant in parades as well as being grumpy & abrasive, Frances Bavier spent her time in NYC & then Los Angeles before retiring to Siler City. She passed away in 1989 but a lot of Carolinians have an interest in her time here & we’re going to take a look at her legacy.



Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway

Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Ken Carpenter, chairs the High Country chapter of the Blue Ridge Parkway.  The Blue Ridge Parkway is a ribbon of road that weaves through the region’s vibrant living traditions. From Cherokee life and agricultural history to Southern Appalachian crafts and music, the Parkway’s 469 miles through Virginia and North Carolina offer many ways to explore rich traditions.  Since 2010, The High Country chapter has helped mind Milepost 275 – 315, through the communities of Boone, Linville and Blowing Rock, North Carolina with Areas of Service Including: Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, Julian Price Memorial Park, Linn Cove Viaduct, Trails, Overlooks & Cemeteries.


Winter Short Track Mountain Bike Series

Winter Short Track Mountain Bike Series for 2019 is kicking off.  When cabin fever starts to set in during the heart of winter, there are some folks that refuse to take it lightly.  That’s where this area mountain bike race fits.  For all ages & experience levels, Neal Boyd comes on to talk about its start & what has become a Charlotte winter tradition.

Busiest week of NC’s Ski & Snowboard Season

Busiest week of NC’s Ski & Snowboard Season is now & plenty of our listeners are heading to area resorts.  The Outdoor Guys chat about it on this segment of the program.

Tragedy, Forgiveness & Friendship

Dean Otto has a ton of accomplishment before September 24th 2016: NYC Marathon runner, Triathlete, father, husband.  However, that date changed his life.  Here we’ll learn about that date & the people that came into his life afterwards.  Plus, how he became a guest on the ELLEN SHOW & Today?  He’ll share his upcoming appearance at Storyteller Night at Jesse Brown’s, January 31, 2019, 6—8p.m.

Fish Hippie: Goodbye to Walker’s Cay

Ben Webb, speaks about being a viticulturist (listen & find out what that is), founder of Fish Hippie Apparel & storyteller at Jesse Brown’s. Listen in on what’s happening in his hometown of Mt. Airy, too.

Cross Charlotte Trail Surprise

Ely Portillo covers items ranging from development, politics & transportation for The Charlotte Observer & all came together this week with a surprise overrun at the city government center.  He talks about this on this week’s segment. Article below:

Hunt & Ski

Hunt & Ski with the Outdoor Guys- Don’s deer hunt in Missouri & Bill talks about the colder temperatures in the Carolina’s allowing the ski resorts to build the base back for the upcoming busy season.

Scouting for Food 2019 

Tina Postel, Loaves & Fishes, talks about serving the hungry in our community and one of the greatest raisers of food is culminating on February 2nd with the Mecklenburg County Council of Boy Scouts of America.

A Gift of Experience on the AT

Fire Chief Ed Harville (retired) speaks about the changes in backpacking over 50 years and taking on the AT in 2019.  It all began as a gift.Gift from Last Year being redeemed in 2019