Bill Wilson recalls a memory about Spruce Pine in the 1970s that captures the essence of small town North Carolina.
A paradise in the pines that once reeled in Northerners seeking fresh air and natural cures now stands as a home for horsemen and golfers and other finer things. For the people who live here, like the author, Southern Pines will always be the place that heals the soul.
For people who prefer traveling with a definite direction in mind, Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont: A Guidebook is a true gem. As author Georgann Eubanks explains in the preface, the guide is “a book about books, a