Cousin Caney the Corrupt Commissioner and the Brand New Emma-Leicester Road: 52 Weeks, 52 Communities

Emma is a small community in western Buncombe County that sits nestled between Dryman Mountain and the French Broad River. … More

Where are All the Chickens on Chicken Hill? : 52 Weeks 52 Communities

Sometimes things just make you wonder, like the name “Chicken Hill.” As a Buncombe County native, I remember asking my … More


Voices from Old Candlertown: 52 Weeks, 52 Communities

The voices of our community members are one way we learn about our past. Eleanor Newcomb Rice knew this, and … More

The Littlest Library You Ever Saw: 52 Weeks 52 Communities

Did you ever visit the Broad River Community Library? The tiny little library in this rural southeast Buncombe County┬ácommunity first … More