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Clarke discusses the style and creations of Asheville glass artist Alex Bernstein. The son of Yancey County glass artists, Katherine and William Bernstein, he has a distinctive style \"of rugged and sheer luminous forms and steel-encrusted glass.\" His work has been exhibited around the country and in foreign countries.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 4, Sept 2009, p160-162, 164, 166, il Periodical Website
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11879
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Painter Eric Silver of Asheville was not happy with the oil paints he found in most art supply stores so he set about to make his own. His Asheville-based Blue Ridge Artists Materials, makes oil paints and mediums for other artists.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 8, Jan 2010, p150-152, 154, il, por Periodical Website
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11880
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From his home in Black Mountain Gary Grubbs has been making canvases for nearly twenty-five years. His customers order from all across the nation.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 77 Issue 8, Jan 2010, p154, il, por Periodical Website
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Hot Springs is a small mountain town tucked inside Pisgah National Forest in Madison County. Clarke describes some things to do there like visiting the Hot Springs Resort and Spa for a soak--50,000 folks visit it each year; having a bite to eat at the Smoky Mountain Diner; and visiting the Yellow Teapot & Mad Artist shop.
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23733
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Google's new data center in the old furniture town of Lenoir, North Carolina brought jobs and an economic boost to a flailing local economy. Clarke examines the history of the data facility and its importance for the future of the area.
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23638
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Reintroduced elk are adjusting to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The elk were absent for nearly 150 years after over-hunting, but the National Park has worked to steadily increase elk numbers.
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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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23643
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In Pisgah National Forest, llamas do the heavy lifting, helping hikers carry camping gear through the trails.
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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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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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22405
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Mitchell Hicks, Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee, \"feels it is the responsibility of his generation to protect, preserve and revitalize the Cherokee native language.\" Clarke describes how this is being accomplished. One way is to develop a new generation of speakers starting with the young. Language immersion means young children up to three years of age hear only Cherokee all day in classrooms on the reservation. Plans call for the program to include reading and writing Cherokee until the oldest students reach the fifth grade.
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23746
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This article present various species of plants and animals that are endangered in Western North Carolina as a result of climate change, loss of habitat, and other human factors.
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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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