Robert Beatty's YA fantasy novel, "Serafina and the Black Cloak," about a girl, an evil, and the Biltmore Estate c. 1900, is set for stardom. Read about the book.
Us v. Them--not good history
Read about Southern heritage, the fight against racism, and the way a person-by=person approach to history helps.
Lover's Leap legend
The site in Hot Springs above the French Broad has generated a legend that is pure imagination. Read about the source and the suspectness.
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No matter how rough and, at times, lethal, the business of sheriffing got, it was like a game of cops and robbers. Men enjoyed being legendary. Bailey was not only fearless, he was cagey, humorous, music-loving, and sentimental. Read more.
Working Class history
Read about the working class history of the region; and about Dr. David Whisnant's talk on the subject, Thurs., Mar 26, at the Mars Hill College.
McKinney family legacy of joy
Through several generations in Mitchell County, the McKinneys have passed on a legacy. Read story.
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Posted by eston e. roberts on May 26, 2015 at 5:38pm
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