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Chapter 36: Alexander Schools, Inc.

The first graduating class of Alexander Schools, Inc., was in 1929. Albert Randall’s son Calvin Cread Nanney was the class president and went on to graduate from Mars Hill College. Guess what! He came back to Union Mills and to ASI. … Continue reading

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Chapter 35: Round Hill Transition

My last post introduced you to the exciting new educational opportunity at Round Hill Academy opened in 1899. Union Mills was a leader in NC college preparatory studies. In 1911 McDowell County followed their lead and offered instruction four years beyond the … Continue reading

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