Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for WNC Magazine Vol. 5 Issue 7, September 2011
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Students from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina built a self-sufficient home in the hopes of winning the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, an international competition that challenges collegiate teams from around the world to design, build, and operate solar-powered homes.
The Oriole Mill in Hendersonville, North Carolina is a small but successful textile business that focuses on quality products. Textiles once flourished and held together a North Carolina industry, and the author examines how the new, smaller business model is so successful.
Born in 1922, Ray Hicks was a quintessential mountain man famous for his captivating storytelling, an oral tradition popular in 1800s Appalachia. After his death in 2003, he is remembered for his gift of entertainment.
Jimmy O'Neal is an artist in Western North Carolina whose studio is the former Alexander High School Gymnasium. The artist specializes in metalwork, sculpture, and large-scale installations.