Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Our State Vol. 78 Issue 8, Jan 2011
Currently viewing results 1 - 4
Our State magazine features Boone, located in Watauga County, in its Tar Heel Town of the Month section.
Subject of the biography, Mountain Doctor, Dr. Gaine Cannon found his calling consummated in the North Carolina mountains. The people he treated, mostly lacking prior experience with physicians, saw him as more than such in their affectionate appellation Doc Cannon. The community also displayed a great value for his compassionate care in fulfilling his dream of a community medical center. First named Albert Schweitzer Memorial Hospital, it was Balsam Grove Medical Clinic the last three years of its existence.
Miller Pope lived life and art through the same philosophy: success happens by luck and snap decision making. Proof of his success included producing illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post, co-founding the New Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, and shifting career gears from artist to author through publishing a crime novel and autobiography.
Students attending the Governor Morehead School for the Blind experience a garden in Raleigh in a way many of its visitors do not. Inspired by Helen Keller, Martha Franck created a garden she intended to be experienced most fully through its smell, sound, and touch stimuli. Started in 1960 in Butner, it is in operation through a partnership between this school and the Garden Club of North Carolina.