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Gary Carden Recipient of North Carolina’s Highest Civilian Honor

Sylva resident Gary Carden has been awarded the 2012 North Carolina Award for Literature—the highest civilian honor the state can bestow. This award recognizes Carden for his lifetime achievements as an author, storyteller, and painter. A literature and drama teacher turned storyteller, Gary Neil Carden is an award winning playwright whose tales are informed by […]

Author Ron Rash Recipient of North Carolina’s Highest Civilian Honor

From the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources; Ron Rash is on the faculty of Western Carolina University and a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers…. RALEIGH – A group of distinguished North Carolinians will receive the North Carolina Award, the highest civilian honor the state bestows, at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, […]

Weatherford to Receive North Carolina Award

Carole Boston Weatherford will be one of six recipients of the North Carolina Award in a Raleigh ceremony this weekend. Presented annually since 1964, the North Carolina Award is the highest honor our state can bestow.  Congratulations, Carole.