Ron Rash

"Slicker than that" in Madison County

“Amazing,” I told my friend the other day. “Three of this year’s best North Carolina novels are set up in Madison County, just north of Asheville along the Tennessee line.” “Interesting,” my friend said, but his eyes were...

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A voice like Sheriff Andy

Who is going to take the place of Andy Griffith as North Carolina’s modest, aw’shucks, good-old-boy, mountain-accented celebrity? My nominee: Ron Rash. Maybe you don’t know about him yet. But this time next year, when the movie...

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