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Matt Laws

Matt is a lifelong resident of the High Country - where he still resides with his wife and son in Roan Mountain, TN. After graduating from East Tennessee State University in 2010 and prior to joining the Appnet family in 2013, he worked for four years as the sports information director at a local Christian college. Matt also has worked for a variety of local newspapers as a sports writer and photographer - something that he still does in the evenings and weekends. In addition to writing and photography, Matt enjoys all types of sports, cooking and traveling.

Sapphire Valley primed for 2016

Sapphire Valley Ski Area has been hard at work during the offseason.Mountain Manager Chris Green has saw the area purchase new snow guns for this upcoming season. The area's website is currently getting an upgrade.Sapphire Valley is targeting Thanksgiving as opening day for the...

Cataloochee announces details of Can-U-Ski Food and Coat Drive

Cataloochee Ski Area has announced details of the annual Cataloochee/Haywood Christian Ministries Can-U-Ski Food and Coat Drive for this upcoming winter.This year’s event will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4 during the day session (8:30am-4:30pm). Cataloochee invites you to help give back to the...

ASM Welcome Center Now Open

Appalachian Ski Mountain opened its new Welcome Center near the Blue Ridge Parkway at the intersection of US Highway 321 and Edmisten Road on September 8.  Located just 1 ½ miles from the ski area, this 1500 square foot facility will be o open...