Bethel Writers and Media Contributors

Edie Hutchins Burnette

  • Asheville Citizen-Times (Columnist)
  • BRCO’s Historic Preservation Committee (Member)
  • Folkmoot Festival (Writer)
  • The Mountaineer (Guest Columnist, Special Editions)
  • Mountain Echoes
  • North Carolina Society of Historians (Historical Book Award for Mountain Echoes)

Carol Litchfield

  • BRCO’s Historic Preservation Committee (Member)
  • BRCO’s Rural Preservation Committee (Chair)
  • Fertile Fields of Bethel DVD – Production of BRCO’s Rural Preservation Committee (Director)

Malinda Messer

  • BRCO’s Historic Preservation Committee (Chair)
  • Legends, Tales & History of Cold Mountain, Books 4 and 5 (Contributor) (History of the Smathers-Gautier-Messer House; Greenhill Cemetery)
  • Walking in the Footsteps of Those Who Came Before Us DVD (Director/Writer)
  • North Carolina Society of Historians (Paul Green Multi-Media Award for Walking in the Footsteps of Those Who Came Before Us)

Bethel Rural Community Organization members who are also writers who live outside Bethel but have contributed to Bethel history:

Ernestine Upchurch

  • BRCO’s Historic Preservation Committee (Member)
  • Legends, Tales & History of Cold Mountain, Book 6 (Contributor) ( History of Osborne Boundary Oak)
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Emily Terrell

  • Legends, Tales & History of Cold Mountain, Book 3 (Contributor) (Origins of the Lenoir Family, Thomas Lenoir, Thomas Isaac Lenoir)

Hugh K. Terrell

  • Sonoma, Valley of the Moon, Sunburst– A 1978 Bethel Junior High School eighth grade documentation project consisting of a collection of Terrell’s students’ interviews and writings about the historic Sunburst logging community.