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for WNC Magazine Vol. 10 Issue 4, July-Aug 2016
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The Great Flood of 1916 wreaked destruction in Western North Carolina. After a recording breaking 22 inches in 24 hours, the French Broad crested at over 23 feet. Memories of the resulting devastation in Asheville, Henderson County, Rutherford County, and Gaston County, still haunt the area. Building codes and general awareness keep Western North Carolina citizens prepared for the next major storm.
Grammy winning musician, Warren Haynes, is an Asheville native and renowned guitarist. In this article, he discusses his roots and influences, his rise to national recognition, and the beginnings of the popular annual event, The Christmas Jam, which is held in Asheville each year.