Mountain Xpress staff photographer Jonathan Welch, along with multimedia editor Jason Sandford, photo intern Liz McCarthy and freelancer Maggie West, spent the past few weeks training their lenses on a host of community events. The best of their work is now online, in the new photo galleries listed below. Have a look … you might even see yourself.
Cherokee nation: Vivid scenes from July 4, 2008 — as celebrated during the recent annual pow wow in Cherokee.
The face of radio: A look behind the scenes of several shows at Asheville radio station WPVM — “The Progressive Voice of the Mountains.”
Market, and they will come: The grand opening of the new Asheville City Market, which proved a locavore’s delight.
Sign of the times: After years of controversy, Staples on Merrimon Avenue modifies its signs — and Xpress is there to capture the action.
Farms for all: A ride-along on the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project’s annual local farm and garden tour.
Powered up: A close-up look at the first Time for Our Power! women’s conference in Asheville.
Tick, tock: Xpress tags along with one of the teams competing in the Asheville 48 Hour Film Project.