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Archive for May 30th, 2012

Several new titles just added to “New in the North Carolina Collection.” To see the full list simply click on the link in the entry or click on the “New in the North Carolina Collection” tab at the top of the page. As always, full citations for all the new titles can be found in […]

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From AsheVittles: Favorite Recipes from Asheville, North Carolina. From Hyde County Cook Book. From The Charlotte Cookbook.. From The Junior Service League’s Chapel Hill Cook Book: Tried and Tested Recipes. From Carolina Cooking.

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Arthel Lane “Doc” Watson died Tuesday evening in Winston-Salem. He was 89. A native of Deep Gap, N.C., he was considered by many as one of the world’s best flatpick guitar players. He was known for his devotion to family and to the land of his birth, Watauga County in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. […]

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Death noted: Banjo picker Doug Dillard, at age 75 in Nashville. Although Dillard wasn’t a North Carolinian — he was born in Salem, Mo. — the one he played on TV played a key part in the bluegrass music revival of the 1960s. Dillard was a founder of the band bearing his surname — except […]

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