Friday Feature of the Week

Many of us in Western North Carolina have either heard about or maybe even experienced what's known as the Brown Mountain Lights of Pisgah Forest/Table Rock.  This longtime mystery or legacy if you will, led to the writing of a book called "The Brown Mountain Lights: History, Science and Human Nature, Explain an Appalachian Mystery."  The books Author, Geologist Ed Speer of Marion, sat down with WNCW to discuss what his research produced.  Original air date was Feb. 16, 2018.

Friday Feature- An Update On Preservation N.C.

Feb 19, 2018

Preservation North Carolina rescues old houses and sometimes even old factory buildings, churches, schools, and general stores.  Director and former Shelby, NC Mayor - Ted Alexander spoke with WNCW's Joe Greene on the latest news and happenings concerning Preservation N.C.  The feature first aired Feb. 19, 2018.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week, Paul Foster, WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Regional Host of NPR's Morning Edition

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Now in it's fourth year, The Diversity Forum at Brevard College is underway again to cover on-going concerning topics to show that all people can unite to better understand one another and everyones hurts, fears, and hopes to find answers.  Interviewed was Megan Keiser, Forum Lead and Coordinator of Elementary Education at the college.  This edition aired Feb. 2, 2018.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week, WNCW's Paul Foster- Senior Producer, News Director, and Regional Host of NPR's Morning Edition

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The Kazoo can be described as a small musical instrument often made of a hollow pipe with holes in it that produce unique and at times zany sounds. Did you know that America's only full-time Kazoo Factory is located in South Carolina and that its long history comes back to the South.  This Friday Feature offers Stephen Murray, President of the Kazoo Factory, located in Beaufort.  You'll also here from some well known artists who have blown on the Kazoo in their music.  The on-air version aired January 26th.

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Living Web Farms of the Hendersonville region and Representative Daniel Hettinger was guest of this 'Friday Feature Interview of the Week' to discuss the farms mission to take care of the land, grow and produce healthy foods, and extend a helping hand to citizens.  That helping hand includes a new event called The Western North Carolina (WNC) Repair Cafe.  Check out this podcast for all the details.  This edition originally aired on January 19, 2018.

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