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 have not yet read the site but i am interested to get to it soon as so many of the families in willkes county came to that part on nc to settle i guess around the 18 30 -4 0's including my great great grandmother who had remarried , many of the holbrooks i think also came the plotts i think but i will have to look back at the deed to determine that infromation. i attended western carolina in the 60's but then i was not aware of this information so i enjoy find out about the area .
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Hi, Ginny - How nice to hear from you. Haven't been around the area of Elkin that much, ourselves. Not sure if it's all that close to you, but I recall driving down Fancy Gap. I was told many of the locals wouldn't even attempt that challenge. Do you do any special type of writing? I enjoy comedy and that's what I like about my "Mattie" book. The sequel will be out soon, by the way.
Hello! Hope you're enjoying your time on The Read. The amount of talent and information here is amazing. When you have a moment, come on over and visit my blog at Mattie's Mysteries. Hope to see you soon!