Tag Archive for: sarah perry

“Red Clay Reader” Rooted in Southern Soil

In the ’60s, a professor and her students created a magazine for writers rooted in Southern soil.

A Place of Distinction: Woman’s College in Greensboro

Alice Irby’s academic journey symbolizes an era of liberation for thousands of like-minded women at Woman’s College in Greensboro.

Mountain Spirit

A deep-sea diver trusted his instincts, moved to the bottom of a Blue Ridge valley, and launched a distillery....

Crafted and Collected

Traditional artwork finds a home just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville.

Tar Heel Town: Shelby

Music and barbecue share the stage in this Cleveland County town.

Dance All Night at the Asheville Ballroom

For dancers, numbers are second nature. On Friday nights at the Asheville Ballroom, the fun begins when one, two,...

How The Post Office Delivers Us The World

A mail carrier’s job is famously monotonous. But follow him — or her — around long enough, and understand...

The Simplest Flying Machine

John Harris learned to fly in the 1970s with a piece of nylon. And still today, whether he’s holding...

Victoria Livengood, the Dixie Diva

A farm girl from Thomasville discovered her voice and became an international opera star.