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Belle McKenzie is obsessed with finding the best apple anyone ever bit into and determined to rekindle the love this obsession has nearly destroyed.        Woven throughout Carolina Belle is the fascinating history of Henderson County, North Carolina’s, apple orchards that endlessly unfold on the county’s horizons and still bear the same names as the early settlers to the area. Senehi, known for her historically accurate novels, sprinkles the book with stories of the development of the Southern…See More
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Chautauqua Alive! Becky Stone Presents Maya AngelouWednesday, May 24 at 6:30pmPack Memorial Library67 Haywood Street250-4700The Buncombe Chautauqua Committee and Pack Memorial Library will present a pre-Chautauqua special event in Lord Auditorium at Pack Memorial Library at 6:30 Pm on May 24.  Renowned storyteller Becky Stone will present “Becoming Maya Angelou.”   Ms. Stone will be appearing as Maya Angelou in the opening program of the annual Chautauqua series that begins June 19.  On May 24,…See More
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A Mitchell County gristmill sifts through 150 yearsby Rob Neufeld PHOTO CAPTION: Book cover, “Dellinger Grist Mill on Cane Creek” by Jack Dellinger.             In 1861, when Bakersville got a post office, locals changed the town name from Bakersville to Davis, after Jefferson Davis, President of the…See More
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Appalachian Authors Book Signing and Reading at Historic Carson House

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At 10:07am on March 12, 2009, Sherry Austin said…
Great photos, Ol' John.
At 11:13am on February 12, 2009, Gary Carden said…
I think I got the message about the doctor being wrong, but then the doctor has been wrong so many times, I'm not sure. Why don't you come over to the "Folklore" group and post. Right now, we are talking about spring houses and wells and city water. I'm sure you know something about that. Go down to the last comment which is about 304 and jump in. I miss your posts because they are some place else.
At 10:10am on February 12, 2009, Gary Carden said…
I got your comment, but it was stuck up in the middle of the "Folklkore" group.
I guess I am missing some of your posts. If you write me back, go to the "Folklore"
group and post on the end. If that don't work, I'll invite you to join us again.
At 3:28pm on December 17, 2008, Gary Carden said…
Where is your comments about fire drawing? I can't find it. It made me think of a memorable passage in Harry Crews' autobiography where he describes his experience with a fire-drawer after he was severely burned. Of course, there are blood-stoppers, too.

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