The old lodge is getting new attention after serving as a location for filming of the television remake of "Dirty Dancing."
Filming of the "Dirty Dancing" remake in Western North Carolina cranks up this month.
The opinion piece suggests lawmakers rein in the N.C. ALE and ABC, two state agencies whose recent actions are suppressing the vitality of WNC's craft beer industry.
Two Republican state lawmakers from Henderson County have taken note N.C. ALE's actions in recent months.
The environmental nonprofit MountainTrue says permitting hurdles and increased alcohol law enforcement has had an "an unfortunate chilling effect."
Using binoculars, a N.C. ALE agent spied an Altamont Brewing employee drinking on the job back in February.
Ward and Smith attorneys Derek Allen and Hayley Wells offer details on what ALE and ABC officials discussed with mountain brewers.