Local Interest

An Unsolved Mystery

2019-02-16T21:47:29-04:00February 15th, 2019|Local Interest, Yancey County Public Library|

Back to Yancey County for some local history that's a tad puzzling and a bit on the grim side, courtesy of Mr. James C. Byrd, resident Local Historian & Special Collections Librarian here at AMY: After the land to build Mountain Heritage High School was purchased, it was discovered that an old and neglected cemetery [...]

A Crop Circle in Yancey County

2019-02-01T12:29:42-04:00January 15th, 2019|Local Interest, Yancey County Public Library|

More research in progress from Mr. James C. Byrd, local historian and beloved librarian here at the AMY Regional Library. Here's a story you might not have heard: A Crop Circle in Yancey County Crop circles include circular patterns occurring in a field as the result of flattening stems of grains and other crops. They [...]