More to the Story- WNC Entertainment-Music News

May 10, 2018

Why not have a reporter guest on More to the Story that gives the side of GOOD news that involves the kind of musicians we dig at WNCW?   That's exactly what we did when Smoky Mountain News - Arts and Entertainment Reporter, Garret Woodward joined us on May 9, 2018. His passion of all types of music has led him to chasing down musicians performing both near and far.  Garret talks about his experiences with the likes of Rodney Crowell, Sierra Hull, and others. 

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Vicki Dameron

  Polk County Commissioners recently took a 4-1 vote in regards to modifying and extending development between the county and the Tryon Equestrian Center, which will host the World FEI Games, a popular international event, in September.  Jake Johnson, Chairman of the Polk County Board of Commissioners, was interviewed to explain the details of their decisions.  Something he wanted the residents of Polk County to have an understanding about.  Original air date was May 4, 2018.


More to the Story- Updates on Asheville News

May 10, 2018

  Buncombe County Reporter for the Asheville Citizen-Times, Jennifer Bowman joined WNCW for this 'More to the Story' to recap stories on the former County Manager Wanda Greene scandal and charges when she was still on the job - PLUS the accused brutality of a police officer's attack on Asheville resident, Johnnie Rush (caught on bodycam video).  This segment originally aired May 2, 2018.

  Originally airing on April 25, 2018 - Charlotte Observer Government Reporter- Steve Harrison was guest of this More to the Story to talk about the reaction of Charlotte Council Member, LaWana Mayfield's online post questioning some the events of September 11th. This lead to backlash of concern, some freedom of speech support, and many fellow council members who have remained neutral in the matter.

Friday Feature- Eco-Friendly Clothing Made in N.C.

Apr 23, 2018
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Recover Brands is a sustainable apparel company made in the Carolinas and is based in Charlotte.  Their eco-friendly methods for making a t-shirt and other kinds of relaxing clothing might just surprise you.  RB Founder and Owner Bill Johnston is interviewed to explain just how eight plastic bottles can create one great shirt.  This Friday Feature was originally aired on March 30, 2018.