Tuesday, November 29, 2011


Brenda Kay Ledford and Blanche L. Ledford of Hayesville, North Carolina, received the 2011 Paul Green Multi-Media Award from North Carolina Society of Historians for their book, SIMPLICITY.

The awards ceremony was held Saturday, October 22, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Mooresville, NC. Elizabeth Sherrill, president of the society, presented the award.

This is the fifth time Brenda has received the Paul Green Award. She won it for her poetry books, PATCHWORK MEMORIES, SHEWBIRD MOUNTAIN, SACRED FIRE, and for collecting oral history on Velma Beam Moore, a prominent citizen of Clay County, NC.

SIMPLICITY is a collection of prose and poetry about the history of Clay County.

It coincides with the Sesquicentennial celebration of this county.

Visit the website: www.ncsocietyofhistorians.org.

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