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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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Everett Farm

Everett Farm Road stretches through the Little River area and is home to some of the best farmland in Transylvania County. The first European settlers to own the land that

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Ghost Stories of Charley Burden

The history community of Transylvania County has experienced a great loss with the passing of Charles A. Burden recently. Charley was an avid historian for the Dunn’s Rock/Cedar Mountain area,

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