CHAPEL HILL — When Albert and Sue Jenkins returned to Raleigh from a long trip out of town in the summer of 1998, they were delighted to find that a great deal of progress had been made toward construction of the North Carolina Symphony's new concert hall in the BTI Center for the Performing arts.Read More
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You’ve seen the statue of the young girl drinking at the horsehead fountain on the back side of Pack Square. It is a fetching figure, a statue that has captivated the hearts of Ashevilleans.
Another milestone has been reached in the design and construction of a memorial for the 21 Montoursville Area High School French Club students and chaperones who died in the TWA Flight 800 tragedy.Read More
Mountain Brook's english Village has a new resident. Artist James Barnhill and five city employees last week installed the Civitas sculpture in front of Joe Muggs Newsstand.Read More
Her name is ``Echo,' and she eventually will call Birmingham, Ala., home.
The nymph from Greek mythology will be settled by a pond, her fingers gripping the edge of a flat stone - left to gaze at her reflection and pine for her lost love, Narcissus.The sculpture, created by Jim Ernest Barnhill of Greensboro, will be unveiled Oct. 4 in Birmingham's Botanical Gardens.
``Echo' was commissioned by Southern Progressive Corp. of Birmingham, which publishes Southern Living and Southern Accent magazines.Read More
The sculptor shown working on the portrait bust is Jim Barnhill, a local artist of exceptional skill. Though Barnhill has won some prizes and has had his work purchased by large corporations, its unlikely that the bust will appear in local museums.Read More