Totality

Yes, my home, Franklin, NC, my place of work, Southwestern Community College, and my alma mater, Western Carolina University, was in the path of totality during yesterday’s Great American Eclipse.  You’ve probably heard about it already, or experienced it yourself, but if not, here is my experience. While my family hiked up one of theContinue reading “Totality”

Cook to Release Second Novel

Cook to Release Second Novel Franklin, NC—Tyler Cook, Franklin native and Western Carolina University alumnus, will release his second novel, ‘Aluria’, at a special release party on May 7 at 11 a.m. at the Macon County Public Library. “Aluria is by far my favorite book I’ve written to date,” said Cook.  “I brought out myContinue reading “Cook to Release Second Novel”

Cook Recieves High Honor

Franklin, NC—Tyler Cook, Franklin native, was the recipient of the Outstanding Student Achievement Award for his writing of A Guide to Historic Dillsboro on April 23 at the Western Carolina University’s Center for Service Learning award ceremony. “I was blown away when they announced my team and me as the winners,” Cook stated. “I wasContinue reading “Cook Recieves High Honor”