Farming Family connections in Fairview: 52 Weeks, 52 Communities

One of my earliest childhood memories is in a big, old house full of people gathered for Christmas dinner. In a dining room with a large table and wood floors, the chandelier lit with candles dripped down onto the table. At just five years old or so, it was a method of lighting I had … Continue reading Farming Family connections in Fairview: 52 Weeks, 52 Communities

Catawba Grapes and Scenic Views of Old Charlotte Highway in Cane Creek: 52 Weeks 52 Communities

It’s hard to say exactly where the Cane Creek community begins and ends. Maybe the area between the Limestone and Fairview fire districts? Is it a mile-wide corridor along the entire length of Cane Creek stretching plumb from South Asheville nearly to Gerton? It’s really hard to say, but however you want to describe the … Continue reading Catawba Grapes and Scenic Views of Old Charlotte Highway in Cane Creek: 52 Weeks 52 Communities

Announcing the Fairview Community History Project: It Has Begun!

Announcing the 2018 Fairview Community History Project Can anyone tell us if that is Cedar Mountain? Do you remember Fairview 20, 50 or even 70 years ago? Will you tell us your story? Will you help us collect Fairview's History? The North Carolina Room at Pack Memorial Library is working in conjunction with the Fairview … Continue reading Announcing the Fairview Community History Project: It Has Begun!