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Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award at Asheville Renaissance Hotel

February 7, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
Honoring Author Robert Morgan for his selected work"The Road From Gap Creek". The presentation of the award includes a reading followed by a reception.For more informationSee More
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An Evening with Barbara Woodall at Splendor Mountain at Splendor Mountain

January 27, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Barbara Taylor Woodall was born and raised in Rabun County Georgia. This county touches both North Carolina and South Carolina, so you can already guess it was a special place to grow a child. Barbara wrote about her life as a child and the wonderful people God joined her to as she grew and learned. It's Not My Mountain Anymore tells some of these stories. Barbara will share from her book and from her life, June 6, 2015 at Splendor Mountain.See More
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David Joy Presents His Debut Novel at City Lights Bookstore

March 6, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Webster author, David Joy will present his new novel on Friday, March 6th at 6:30 p.m. at City Lights Bookstore.  Where All Light Tends to Go, a staff pick of both Chris and Eon, is set in Jackson County and tells the story of Jacob McNeely, a young man who is in a fight against his fate. “Expertly balancing beauty and brutality, David has written a novel that stays with the reader long after the final page has been read.  Where All Light Tends to Go, though very much an Appalachian tale, is…See More
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Color Blind, My First Eco-Fiction, Published & Waiting to Be Read

My short story "Color Blind" is now up at Eclectica Magazine. It's got animal extinctions, Sekhmet, Santa Claus, golden Panamanian frogs, real science, fake science, and lots of cats -- in a very economical, easy-reading 1,700 words.See More
Jan 15
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Rose Senehi, Speaker for CMLC's January Speaker Series at Henderson County Main Branch Library in the Kaplan Auditorium.

January 14, 2015 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Join Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) Wednesday, January 14th for a presentation from Rose Senehi, esteemed Chimney Rock author of novels Dancing on Rocks, Render Unto the Valley, and many more. She will read passages from her books while elaborating on her local inspirations. At the end of her readings, Senehi will conduct a Q&A session and book signing.Many of Senehi’s novels have woven together several of CMLC’s regional land conservation accomplishments. In the Shadows of…See More
Jan 12
Rodney Page commented on Rob Neufeld's group Promoting Writers
"Happy to join the group...Relatively new to North Carolina. Have published a thriller, Powers Not Delegated, and my second book, The Xerces Factor launches in April 2015. see more at my website: www.rodneypagebooks.com"
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1962, Tunnel Road--an era remembered

We remember Tunnel Road and 1960by Rob Neufeld             The “Buck Burger”—“made with two pure beef patties,” tomato, lettuce, cheese, and a dill chip, “served with Buck’s own special dressing on a toasted bun.”             That was something that you could get at Buck’s Drive-In on Tunnel Road, from 1946 to 1972, when…See More
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Stories from Southside from before urban renewal

Stories of Southside, an African American community in Asheville by Rob Neufeld Also, read the feature about the Southside remapping projec…

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Q&A about Asheville water system and the current state initiative

Creating an information filter for water system history Photo caption: White Fawn Reservoir (now defunct), built by the city on Beaucatch…

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White Oak Road hosted parties and harbors ghosts

Biltmore Forest’s Downton Abbey spirits add a chapter by Rob Neufeld               “Ruth, I want to go back home,” 93-year-old Bessie Reeve…

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Top backward-looking stories of 2015 by Rob Neufeld               History and New Year’s lists like to look backward in order to go forward…

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1962, Tunnel Road--an era remembered

We remember Tunnel Road and 1960 by Rob Neufeld               The “Buck Burger”—“made with two pure beef patties,” tomato, lettuce, cheese…

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Ellison's new look at Kephart in Our Southern Highlanders, 3d edition

Ellison retells Kephart and broadens a legacy by Rob Neufeld               One of the most influential people in our region’s history—Horac…

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Three ghosts seen from Elk Mountain to Montford

Spirits spoke on the road to the cemetery by Rob Neufeld               At 13 o’clock on All Hallows’ Eve, I had visions of dead folks whose…

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Captain Hoyt came to Candler, made wine, left legacy at B&B

The party at Engadine lasted 35 years—and returns by Rob Neufeld               At age 72, Capt. John Keais Hoyt of Candler traveled to New…

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Hall Bruce and his premiere farm machine collection

Hall Bruce of Madison County is premiere artifact collector by Rob Neufeld   PHOTO CAPTION: Hall Bruce sits in front of one of his rooms t…

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Place-names salute us in a revised gazetteer

What place names make the N.C. list? by Rob Neufeld It behooves every historian to rhapsodize about place names, and I’ve got a good excu…

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A contemporary tour of Asheville 1916

Walk through Asheville, spring 1916 by Rob Neufeld                         You will be impressed by how clean the streets are.  It wasn’t t…

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Ten-year-old factory girl--Lewis Hines exhibit

HISTORIC PHOTO Ten-year-old factory girl   Travelling for the National Child Labor Committee in 1908, photographer Lewis Hines visited fac…

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Muscular Christianity rippled through lumber tycoons of 1900 in WNC

John Bunyan’s a laugh compared to our timber men by Rob Neufeld               When the tulip poplars, cut down along Big Creek in 1895 for…

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