June 15, 2013 Annual luncheon of the Montreat College Friends of the Library. Tommy Hays will be speaking about his novel The Pleasure Was Mine and previewing his upcoming What I Came to Tell You. Lunch at 12:00 noon in Gaither Fellowship Hall. $15.00 for lunch and speaker. Speaker only at 1:00 pm in adjacent Gaither Chapel $10.00. Annual dues: $15.00Reservations: 828-669-8012 Ext. 3502 or 3504See More
As the Twig is Bent, the original book in the Matt Davis Mystery Series by Joe Perrone Jr, is now available as an audio book from Audible.com and iTunes. Opening Day and Twice Bitten, the second…See More
Brittain Cove, located off Exit 17 of 19/23 in Buncombe County, is a remarkable place. The grave of the original settler, William Brittain, survives on property overlooking farmland and Whitted Knob. The diverse community of natives and newcomers have banded together to deny a developer affordable access to a beautiful mountaintop--fearing many threats, including a depleted water table and a radically changed way of life.
Read the story in the attachment below. It tells of the community's history, the current states of mind, and one farmer's struggle to avoid being taxed off his land.