Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author at Little Switzerland Books and Beans on Friday, August 30, from 3-5. A book signing will follow. Julia will read from her latest books A Neighborhood Changes, A Part of Me, and A Place That Was Home.See More
"The introduction of my new publication, Guide to Antebellum Flat Rock will be launched on Sept 14 2019 at 1:30 PM at the Henderson County Court House 500 Main Street. A talk and a brief slide show follows with refreshments afterward. …"
Can women rescue the planet from ecological disaster?Nancy Werking Poling will launch her new novel, WHILE EARTH STILL SPEAKS, set in WNC. She'll tell the stories behind the story: How did Mary (more crone than virgin) get into the narrative? And Mary Surratt, a co-conspirator of John Wilkes Booth?See More
Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past. At the east end, the 21st century reigns. Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away . Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
I posted a factual comment about the wall just about a month ago. It is subject that is very current and the chief pusher is our freshman Congressman. There has not been a single comment. Not much of a discussion, do you think?
Thanks, John. "The Read" is to be everything of which you speak--and some more. It will demonstrate that a site that starts off with books, can be about all topics by presenting the best-told stories and the most authoritative and varied facts. It is both moderated and open. The moderation is geared to make the site easily readable and usable. Space limitations have to do with what is featured; but otherwise, there are none. With print publications fearing a shift toward the Internet; and with popular TV monopolized, "The Read" might become the alternative medium we all need. Building usership is critical. Consider yourself a founding member!
For many years, now, I have been indignant, and for those many years, I have used the editorial pages of newspapers as an outlet for that indignation. It is better to be indignant than it is to be depressed.