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Tony Kiss covers brewing news these days for the Mountain Xpress, and has been writing and reporting stories about the Carolina Beer Scene since 1994. In this Friday Feature interview that first aired on June 6, 2020,  Tony talked about reopening establishments and making sure safety measures are in place for taprooms and wineries in Western North Carolina and how bars are still in waiting due to state restrictions.

Returning for this segment of 'More to the Story' was Asheville Citizen-Times Opinions Editor and Columnist, Casey Blake, who covered recent stories written by her colleagues  at the paper. Discussion included should city workers in Asheville get an increase in pay to a brewery restoring an historic building to record temperatures.  This interview first aired on May 22, 2019.

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More To The Story- Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

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The Beer Guy, Tony Kiss, with nearly 25-years of writing on the Western NC beer and brewing scene and today contributing to Mountain Xpress, is guest of this segment with updates on this powerful industry that keeps growing in the Carolinas.  This More to the Story originally aired August 8, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer of More to the Story, Paul Foster- WNCW Senior Producer, News Director, and Regional Host of Morning Edition