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21584
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Williams explores the life and works of naturalist, writer, and poet, George Ellison, who lives in Bryson City with his artist wife Elizabeth. In the summer they live in the Smoky Mountains National Park in a cabin sitting on fifty acres of forest, where, Ellison says, he draws great inspiration.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 9, Feb 2014, p23-27, il, por Periodical Website
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21427
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Forty miles southwest of Asheville is the Balsam Mountain Inn, a 100-year-old wooden structure railroad hotel. Merrily Teasley bought it in 1990 and undertook the restoration, which earned a certificate of historic restoration. There are no telephones, no television--just peace and quiet and an older form of entertainment, music. Teasley grew up in Eastern Tennessee and developed a love of country music. In 1996, she started a monthly songwriter series that attracts some big-time country musicians to the Balsam.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 81 Issue 7, Dec 2013, p23-24, 26, il Periodical Website
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22216
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Caroline Long founded St. Gerard House in Hendersonville in 2010 for children, like her son and daughter, who have autism. This article describes the work of the House and some of the teaching methods used. In North Carolina one in 97 children are diagnosed with it. In the 2009-2010 academic year, the NC Department of Public Instruction reported 10,664 students.
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22317
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Janell Kapoor is the founder of the Asheville-based nonprofit Kleiwerks International. She has visited countries including Thailand, Argentina, Haiti, and Turkey to share her knowledge of sustainable building practices. Another project is Women of the Americas Sustainable Initiatives \"which concentrate on empowering and training women to become environmental leaders in their communities.\" Simple, centuries-old building practices using material such as clay, sand, straw, stone, bamboo, and recycled material are used to construct dwellings and other structures.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 4, June 2012, p44-48, il, por Periodical Website
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23826
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Bent Creek Institute in Asheville, North Carolina is using biotechnology to study the healing properties of Western North Carolina's diverse plant life.
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23829
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Barbara Cook, a metalsmith and award-winning jewelry designer from Weaverville, North Carolina, has dedicated her life to working to provide education and homes to children in Nepal.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 5 Issue 4, June 2011, p46-50, il, por Periodical Website
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23810
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A solar field in Buncombe County, North Carolina makes use of wasted landfill field space. The facility was completed by FLS Energy, who aimed to produce clean energy from the landfill.
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23817
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Karen Hall is a television screenwriter and owner of Black Bear Books, a store in Boone, North Carolina. She has led an active career and life in Boone.
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23812
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Michelle Moog-Koussa is the founder and executive director of the Bob Moog Foundation, which shares her father's work through educational outreach and preservation. Bob Moog made and repaired instruments and was considered the \"Scientist of Sound\" in the 90s.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 4 Issue 5, July 2010, p36-41, il, por Periodical Website
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23821
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The fledgling group Winter Green grows winter-hardy produce from fall through early spring in structures called hoophouses and lowtunnels.
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23763
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Madison, Yancey, and Mitchell counties deal with growth and consequences as a result of increased development to make a large swath of Western North Carolina more accessible.
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23794
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Lisbeth and Don Cooper founded CooperRiis in Polk County, a holistic community-based approach to treatment, as an alternative to the mainstream mental health system.
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23644
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Glenis Redmond is a poet both on stage and in print. Her poems express her experiences growing up as a black woman in the South.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 2 Issue 5, July 2008, p68-73, il, por Periodical Website
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23656
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Craig Tarler is the owner and operator of Cornell and Diehl, Inc., a pipe tobacco manufacturing shop in Morganton. It is believed to be the largest pipe tobacco manufacturing shop in North Carolina.
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23653
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After the cultural shift towards an environmentally friendly way of life, locals in Asheville discuss how they work towards keeping the planet green.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 2 Issue 6, August 2008, p80-87, il, por Periodical Website