Village Voices

Dozens of families once called the cottages surrounding the textile factory on the banks of the Henry River home. Today, the humble tract of houses near Hickory has found new purpose and a promising future.

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Village Voices

Dozens of families once called the cottages surrounding the textile factory on the banks of the Henry River home. Today, the humble tract of houses near Hickory has found new purpose and a promising future.

The Courage to Fly

On September 11, 1974, Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 went down near Charlotte, becoming one of the worst plane crashes in state history. Colette Watson, then a 26-year-old flight attendant, told writer Philip Gerard her account of the accident and its aftermath.

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