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Past articles by Jake:

Salvadoran family finds safety in Asheville, builds new life around grocery

Conchi Molina and her family help run the La Catrachita grocery store in West Asheville, having immigrated from the dangers of El Salvador. → Read More

Fairview garden worth sharing with the entire country

The Fairview garden of Mary Alice and Terry Ramsey is featured in the current issue of Southern Living. → Read More

Home of the Week: High on Cedar Mountain

A mountainside home offers sweeping views east of Asheville. → Read More

A nose for the rose: Asheville Blue Ridge Rose Society

Jeff Wray has a deep appreciation for roses, for their rich colors and sweet scents. → Read More

Home of the Week: French country meets Grove Park

In Asheville's Grove Park neighborhood, a French country-style home with an eclectic flair → Read More

Home away from home: Pilot Cove is hiking, biking retreat

In Transylvania County, Pilot Cove is a wooded outdoors retreat with modern comforts → Read More

On the South Slope, a communal co-working space thrives

When they moved to Asheville not long ago, Christina and Blaise Forêt didn’t know a single person here, wanting a change of scenery shortly after getting married. → Read More

Home of the Week: A bountiful homestead in Macon

The Carringers bought the property after discovering it on a drive through the mountains. → Read More

Home of the Week: Creekside comfort in Weaverville

The cabins have a comfy, Old World feel, featuring aluminum roofs and single-pane windows. → Read More

Mountain Causes: Partnership for Pastoral Counseling

Pastoral counseling includes a mix of psychotherapy and theology → Read More

Mountain Causes: Irene Wortham Center offers pre-K program

ASHEVILLE - The children huddled around the tiny classroom desk, frenetically packing dirt, grass and foliage such as dandelions and pine cones into a plastic container on a recent morning. → Read More

Home of the Week: A Weaverville farmhouse circa 1890s

Christian Nicholson is drawn to the past. He grew up in a 350-year-old house in England. → Read More

Mountain Causes: Food rescue expanding reach

Restaurants, catering companies and UNCA all contribute to food distribution effort → Read More

Home of the Week: A green-certified home in Haywood

“It’s a lifestyle just as much as a house,” Jane Falkenstein said. → Read More

Mountain Causes: Teaching skills to the autistic at St. Gerard House

St. Gerard House, has since drawn the attention of families across the region. → Read More

Home of the Week: Sharon Pruyne's artsy Madison cabin

Sharon Pruyne has turned her cabin in Madison County into an artsy homestead. → Read More

Home of the Week: European elegance in The Ramble

In a South Asheville gated community, an elegant, traditional home for a longtime couple. → Read More

Mountain Causes: Advocates shed light on abuse and neglect

By Jake FlannickThey spend several months compiling information on abused or neglected children, sometimes working late into the night trying to make sense of their volatile circumstances. → Read More

Mountain Causes: Read to Succeed targets childhood literacy

The nonprofit works to improve literacy among pupils in grades K-3 in Asheville City Schools → Read More

Mountain Causes: Examining critters on Reems Creek

Environmental Quality Institute, an Asheville nonprofit, monitors the health of waterways → Read More