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Doug Orr Honored with WNCHA Outstanding Achievement Award

Press release from Warren Wilson College: As he took the stage Tuesday night, Warren Wilson College alumnus and folk musician David Wilcox summed up President Emeritus Doug Orr’s legacy. “Thank you, Doug,” he said. “You did for this place what we’re all trying to do:...
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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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