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Outstanding Achievement Award Presentation and Reception Honoring Doug Orr March 7, 2017

Dr. Douglas M. Orr Jr. has been selected winner of the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA). Since 1954 WNCHA has presented this annual award to recognize the significant contributions of both individuals and...
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Grandfather Mtn. Book Honored in Thomas Wolfe, Travel Writing Awards, Saturday Signing at Cheap Joe’s

Feb. 6, 2017. Last weekend, local writer Randy Johnson’s new book Grandfather Mountain: The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon was honored in an Asheville ceremony bestowing the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award from the Western North Carolina Historical...
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That Bright Land

Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award Winner

Terry Roberts, author of That Bright Land, has been selected as the recipient of the 61st Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award given by the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA). The award will be presented at a reception on Saturday, February 4, from 4–6 p.m. at Asheville’s Renaissance Hotel.

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