In the 3rd expanded edition of Our Southern Hjghlanders, George Ellison has written a 60-page intro that brings new insight to the legacy. Read more.
Hall Bruce, machine-keeper
Growing up on a Madison County farm, Hall Bruce came to be a premiere collector of tobacco, blacksmithing, and other machinery. Read his story. (Photo by Henry Neufeld)
The Kentucky author talks about her life, work, and causes. Read the interview.
War vet bird artist
Michael Francis Reagan creates a fiction that stems from WNC mountains and contributes to war veterans' expressive efforts. Read review.
Clear-cutting Year One
What year did the clear-cutting of our forests begin? What myths have been spread about mountain people? Read the logging story.
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The Museum of the Cherokee Indian presents “Cherokee Pottery: Three Thousand Years of Cherokee Science and Art,” Fri., Oct. 17, 2 pm. Read more.
McKinney family legacy of joy
Through several generations in Mitchell County, the McKinneys have passed on a legacy. Read story.
Hogs on our mind
Story about how hogs shaped WNC culture refers to John Weaver, Robert Morgan, & Tipper Pressley.
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Sheila Kay Adams (left) and Michael Reno Harrell tell stories and play music in "A Blue Ridge Christmas," Transylvania Co. Library, Dec. 12.
Sherri Duskey Rinker (right) reads "Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site," Spellbound Books, Dec. 15.
Posted by Rob Neufeld on August 22, 2014 at 11:57am
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