Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The Laurel of Asheville Vol. 11 Issue 12, December 2014
Currently viewing results 1 - 3
Old time Appalachian musician Roger Howell recorded a collection of fiddle tunes in 2007 and donated them to the Southern Appalachian Archives. Normally, Appalachian folk sounds are passed down by oral tradition and played by ear. Howell decided to record this part of Appalachian history before it was lost forever.
Land trusts work with willing landowners in their communities to ensure that critical places are protected forever. Western North Carolina is home to some of the largest sections of land trusts in the state.
The POP Project (Pages Opening People) is a non-profit organization in Asheville that provides new homes for used books. Books are gathered and sent to prisons, homeless shelters, housing communities, churches, and many other places.