Kimberly Button


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Move Over Jamestown: First Inland U.S. Settlement in NC Mountains?

Researchers are hard at work in Burke County toward further proof of a Spanish fort. more »

Feb 23, 2015 11:50 AM Features 4 Comments

Mountain Curios: Was Abe Lincoln a North Carolinian?

Success does have many fathers, but as many as 17 candidates for the presidential paternity? more »

Dec 23, 2014 8:34 AM Magazine

Swell Cooking

As a 10-year-old girl, Barbara Swell already had a sense for the meaning of family recipes and the meals they make. A lifetime of collecting and cooking has rendered her a sort of one-woman preservation society for old-fashioned cooking. more »

Oct 18, 2012 12:00 AM Food & Flavors 1 Comments

Foggy Ridge Cider

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In Search of Cider

An old mountain libation – with its roots in the days before grapes were widely grown in the Southern Appalachians – is making a comeback at several spots in the Blue Ridge region. more »

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Food & Flavors