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Educator Ethel K. Mills

Ethelyn “Ethel” Kennedy Mills was born on February 20, 1902 in Franklin, NC to James and Florine Kennedy and was the fourth of six children. James was an Episcopal minister

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Anne’s Beauty Bar

Many beauty and barber shops served Transylvania over the years, and one such business was Anne’s Beauty Bar (1946-1957). Owned by Mrs. Anne Norton Pearce, Anne’s Beauty Bar provided ladies

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Brevard Lumber Company

Brevard Lumber Company (BLC) was one of the longest operating businesses in Transylvania County under the stewardship of one family. Started in 1910 by Francis Edward Byam Jenkins (1865-1940), it

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The Little House Movement

The local Girl Scout Little House had its grand opening 75 years ago on October 24, 1948, thanks in large part to the efforts of a local women’s group headed

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Elizabeth Neill Morris

Elizabeth Ann Neill (Morris), great-granddaughter of Lambert Clayton and Sarah Davidson Clayton, is another real historical figure who appears in Parker and Borhaug’s “To Stand on Solid Ground: A Civil

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Godfrey-Barnette House Part 2

Last week’s article ended with the Godfreys selling the historic Godfrey-Barnette house on South Broad Street to the Stokes family in 1929. This week will include house history to modern

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Godfrey-Barnette House Part 1

The Godfrey-Barnette House, which has at times been called Linden Tree Manor, was built in 1918 on land that belonged to George McCoy Hixson. The house was constructed in the

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