All Places in Hillsville

  • Phillip W. Berrier

    Mr. Berrier grew up in the Flower Gap section of Carroll County on a farm and apple orchard.  His book is a collection of stories to depict different times and situations he encountered throughout his life in Flower Gap and how it impacted his life.  Mr. Berrier recounts, “Growing up Read more [...]

  • Helen Edana Heim

    Originally from Louisiana, Helen moved to Virginia in 2012 by way of most of the United States and overseas.  Just prior to moving, Helen was a stained glass builder in Kansas and assisted her parents in their winery.  Retired now, Helen enjoys creating beautiful things and painting.  Finding this outlet Read more [...]

  • Richard Rouse

    Born in Syracuse, NY, Richard Rouse spent his early years with his siblings playing in the cabbage barns and truck farm fields of peas and potatoes near Preble, NY.  His father joined the work of rebuilding a nation after the Great Depression finally settling the family in farm in northern Read more [...]

  • John Edgell

    Kingsport native John Edgell has had a lifelong interest in photography, sparked by taking classes in high school.  He studied diesel mechanics at Tennessee Technical College in Elizabethton, but has turned back to the camera in recent years.  Largely self-taught with no formal arts education, John has been nurturing his Read more [...]