Garrett Forbes – Tiller of the Land

Garrett Forbes – Tiller of the Land

Garrett B. Forbes was born in 1904 in the Tiger Creek section of Carter County, TN.  His parents, James Harrison and Mary Vista Moffitt Forbes, moved their family to Mitchell County when Garrett was two.  He had older sisters Pearl Forbes Yelton and Bertha Forbes...

Rhododendron Report & Updates

Rhododendron Report & Updates The Corona Times – June 28, 2020The Pandemic and Community Events in BakersvilleRestrictions for gathering both external and self-imposed has been difficult especially for those who enjoy sponsoring and participating in...
Dr. Virgil Roscoe Butt, MD and Family

Dr. Virgil Roscoe Butt, MD and Family

First, a word about the Butt surname. Some researchers have traced the first Butt settlers in America to Dutch origin, with the name spelled Butz. However, in a reliable source entitled Names through the Ages, the name is seen as English, derived from Butler, meaning...
Graduation Time – The Bowman High School Class of 1933

Graduation Time – The Bowman High School Class of 1933

Commencement ceremonies this year, during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, are very different from the experience of the 1933 graduating class of Bowman High School in Bakersville. This photo, made in 1930 when the students were Freshmen, appeared in an undated clipping...
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