Legacy in Caramel

Legacy in Caramel

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Marilyn Pryor Horne’s stall at Hendersonville’s historic Curb Market has been a magnet of comfort and nostalgia. There are the cakes, for one thing, in all their iced and layered glory. Seasonal, fresh-picked berries from the farm add color to the display, and hand-sewn pillows and bonnets hint at a lifestyle far removed from the turmoils of the wider world.

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True Ridge Serving the Blue Ridge

True Ridge Serving the Blue Ridge

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Lori Garcia-McCammon, Director of True Ridge, co-founded the organization in 2017 to help support the under-resourced Latinx community of Henderson County. The mission of True Ridge is guided by the three principal values of community, culture, and connection.

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Night and Day, Sun and Moon

Night and Day, Sun and Moon

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Elizabeth McAfee would prefer not to be known as “the rabbit lady” or “the cat lady,” even though her art has prominently featured those animals for many years. “Now I may be moving into ‘possum lady’ status,” jokes the artist, referring to her recent string of paintings that pay homage to America’s only marsupial.

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Wild Life

Wild Life

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In July 1966, a brutal murder in Henderson County would ooze to the surface of consciousness like rainwater saturating drywall. Terry Neal summarizes the gruesome crime thusly: “Three people were murdered in a small town in the mountains of Western North Carolina. But there was much, much, much more to the story than anyone would’ve realized.”

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