Asheville's African-American music mecca
Before integration, Asheville's black neighborhood and business centers nurtured gospel, jazz and classical music. Read the full story.
Godwin's kind of ghost
Gail Godwin's latest novel, Grief Cottage, involves a boy for whom the link between the real and the subconscious worlds splits. Read special interview with author.
African-American leader Miller formed Miller & Sons Construction, specializing in churches and commercial buildings. Read more.
Plott hounds on board
1942: hunters in Haywood County get ready to go chase bear. Read more.
Job Barnard's Civil War portrait
At age 26, Job Dillingham Barnard enlisted in the Black Mountain Guards at Democrat on July 23, 1861, and was elected 1st Lieutenant. Job’s maternal grandfather, Absalom Dillingham, had been a first settler of the Big Ivy area. Read more.
Snake handling, 1985
Charles Prince explained his faith and practice in a 1985 story when the Haywood County sheriff confiscated snakes. Read more.
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