A link dump as spicy as bamboo pickles

— Never the twain shall meet — except in the Barbecue Battle Box.

— Appalachia without “feisty Grannies.

— Artist’s scissors await donated  Confederate flags.

— iPhone tosses lifeline to Cherokee language.

Bamboo pickles no longer a Wilkes County secret.

— Wilmington welcomes  “Blue Velvet” reunion.

— “We’re not a secret society. We’re a society with a few secrets.”