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From WNCW Senior News Producer Paul Foster: "The Friday July 17th edition of WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week will include a great trip down memory lane. I'll have the pleasure of interviewing Maryedith Burrell, who was a cast member of the ABC TV late night,live comedy, series "Fridays" - a show that was on the air in the 80's. Does anyone remember it? Have you ever watched it... even in reruns? Friday's had a great cast that was much funnier than the one assembled on Saturday Night Live at the time.

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.

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WNCW News Contributor Kevin Washington introduces men and women, who were a part of not only Black History but American History, mainly across Western North Carolina.  These reports were featured in February on WNCW during Black History Month 2020.  Additional Segments will be added soon.

Representatives from The Alzheimer's Association - Western North Carolina Chapter made a return to The Friday Feature to talk about a community forum event in the region, while reminding anyone dealing with a loved one who has the Alzheimer's disease, that they want to provide support.  Guest was Denise Young- Program Manager of the association.  This conversation was first presented on Feb. 21, 2020.

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

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WNCW's 'More to the Story' on Feb. 19th featured WFAE Charlotte, NC Reporter Steve Harrison, who covered Charlotte's on-going preparations for the Republican National Convention coming up in August.  The interview took place just after President Donald Trump made a visit to the Queen City.  From Charlotte's Democratic National Convention experience in 2016, many of the same plans will return when it comes to logistics, safety, crowds, etc.

Oh My! Crazy Things People Say In A Bar

Jan 27, 2020

Grey Eagle, Asheville bartender and photographer Sandlin Gaither had the idea to write a book after years and experiences of serving, listening, and talking with his patrons. His book is called "Crazy Things People Say In A Bar" and is built on the strange, curious and colorful quotes of those who have had a bit of alcohol.  What else could a reader ask for?  

Friday Feature: Climate Change Theatre

Nov 30, 2019
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This Friday Feature lets you hear all about Climate Change Theatre. You read that correctly -  Climate Change Theatre!  CCTA was founded in 2015 and today presents national and international plays by playrights from around the world. The theme of these plays is how now is the time more than ever to make important changes for our climate. Tryon, NC just hosted a theatre presentation. Originally aired on Nov. 8, 2019.

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This edition of More To The Story features a special investigation by the Greenville News.  The series was about Veterans Investment Schemes - Complicated and Confusing and how it not only involves victims in Upstate South Carolina but also courtrooms in Greenville seeking justice.  The reporters behind the story, Kirk Brown and Carol Motsinger are interviewed.  This conversation originally aired on Nov. 6, 2019.

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

After Smoky Mountain News Holly Kays, Outdoors Editor and News Reporter, presented her story, "The Untold Story: Smokies Seeks to Showcase History of African-Americans in the Park" - we knew we had to have her on the program.  The National Park Service is helping to showcase this history. Holly covers the details during this edition of More to the Story from August 21, 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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