Great Smoky Mountains Association is now offering its 2020 Great Smoky Mountains National Park wall calendar, a look back in time through the lenses of gifted Smokies photographers from the pre- and early-park eras. Featuring historic photos carefully selected from park and regional archives…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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Great Smoky Mountains Association is now offering its 2020 Great Smoky Mountains National Park wall calendar, a look back in time through the lenses of gifted Smokies photographers from the pre- and early-park eras. Featuring historic photos carefully selected from park and regional archives…

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Since 2015, more than 50 Smoky Mountain High School students have been preserving the voices of the community through the “Mountain People, Mountain Lives” oral history project.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Western North Carolina Historical Association has announced the 64th winner of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award, an annual recognition of distinction for qualifying works of fiction, nonfiction, drama or poetry, is “Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart Biography,” by George Ellison a…

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

A Jackson County family was the subject of honors recently announced and presented by the N.C. Society of Historians at their 78th annual Awards Ceremony on Oct. 12 at The Chambers Building on the Davidson College campus.

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Jackson timber products a vital commodity during World War II

Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Despite pleas from the likes of Uncle Sam and Minnie Mouse, it was likely hard to part with bacon drippings

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

In the newspaper business, it’s important to get the facts right. Most reporters do almost all of the time, but reporters can be compared to offensive linemen in football: You only really notice them when they mess up.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Timekeeping has always been a challenge to mankind, particularly when it comes to calendars. The first calendars – and current calendars – are built around 24-hour days, but as the Earth wobbles around its yearly orbit it doesn’t add up to an exact number of days. This results in what’s call…

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