|Historian of the Year
|Religious History Book
|Barringer (Excellence Award)
|Newspaper & Magazine Article
| We received 722 entries, of which 102 were winners.|
NOTE: Multimedia takes in a vast array of categories within the category, i.e. poetry, art, DVD's, CD's, plays, musicals, music, fashion, dancing, re-enactments, symposiums, brochures, handouts, photography, family traditions, archaeology, etc. This is the reason that the winning entry total is so high.
Davie County in World War One by Marie Benge Craig Roth
- the Hopewell Presbyterian Church 250th Anniversary Celebration Committee
- Judith W. Wolfe
- Roberta Estes
- Peter V. Sterling
- Jane Gibson Nardy
- Claire N. Halsey
6 winners from 22 entries.
Laurel Springs, NC
1 winner from 15 entries.
- DVD - Step into History, Carl J. McEwen Historic Village by Carol Timblin, Larry Ferguson
- DVD - Speedbird: The History of Piedmont Airlines by Richard Eller
- DVD - Walking in the Footsteps of Those Who Came Before Us by Doug Chambers, Ted Carr, Evelyn Coltman, Malinda Messer, Historic Preservation Committee of Bethel Rural Community Organization
- Blog Site - Historical Hayesville, NC by Brenda Kay Ledford
- Calendar - High Point: A Memoir of the African-American Community by Phyllis Bridges
- Unpublished Article/Oral History - Vance Dunn by Milburn Gibbs
- Neal D. Wilfong of Cleveland, NC, for two bulletins and one booklet entitled,
(respectively): (1) The 61st North Carolina Yoder Family Reunion; (2) The 37th Reunion of the William P. & Sallie (Starr) Poovey
Family; and (3) Bethesda Presbyterian Church Veteran's Sunday.
- DNA Project - The Melungeon DNA Project by Roberta Estes, Jack Goins, Janet Crain, Penny Ferguson
- Power Point Program CD - Finding Your Civil War Ancestor by Jennifer Sheppard
- Symposium - the 15th Annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium by the Robert F. Hoke Chapter No. 78, UDC
- 2 Booklets - Southern Sentinel: The Story of Rutherford County’s Confederate Monument; Halls of History: The Story of Rutherford County’s Court Houses by Robin Lattimore
- 250th Anniversary Celebration - First Quarter of the 250th Anniversary Celebration of Hopewell Presbyterian Church by John Misenheimer, Charlotte DePalmo, Jeff DePalmo, Megan DePalmo and Jimmy Farmer
- Poetry and Prose - Planting by the Signs by Blanche L. Ledford
- 2 CDs - Songs from Jackson County; Songs from Haywood County by Buddy Melton, Milan Miller & Mark W. Winchester
- Photography - Look Up Asheville II by Michael Oppenheimer
- Artwork - Isabella Propeller and the Magic Beanie by Gail Haley
- Stratford Oaks Tales, The Tale of Gretchen by Zach Hamm
- Jerry Lankford, Jared Shumate and Nat Padgett of North Wilkesboro, NC, for an outdoor drama/stage play entitled, Otto Wood: The Bandit.
We had 84 entries in this category, of which 68 were eligible, with 21 winners.
- The Family Research Society of Northeastern North Carolina, Inc.
- the Burke County Genealogical Society
We had 22 entries of which 12 were eligible. Only 2 were winners.
- The Amity Hill Spirit
We had 15 entries of which 12 were eligible. Only 1 was recognized.
- Olde Mecklenburg County Genealogical Society Journal
- Carolina Trees & Branches
- Doctor’s Creek Journal
- Journal of Burke County Genealogical Society
We had 23 entries of which 16 were eligible. Only 4 were winners.
- Martin County Historical Society Quarterly Newsletter
- The Prison Exchange, The Salisbury Confederate Prison Association
- Alleghany Historical-Genealogical Society, Inc.
- Lost Colony Research Group Newsletter
We had 27 entries of which 19 were eligible. 4 were recognized.
We had 12 entries of which 7 were eligible. After much examination and consideration, our panel felt that none of the entries eligible were award winners; therefore, we have no winners in this category this year.
- Blue Waters by BJ Vaughn
- Gate to Nowhere by Leanna Sain
- Little Sam Mountain - The Journey by Charles C. Fletcher
- Grassy Top Mountain by Charles C. Fletcher
- A Short Time to Stay Here by Terry Roberts
- Stratford Oaks Tales, The Tale of Gretchen by Suzanne Mellow Irwin
- Isabella Propeller and the Magic Beanie by Jonathan Graves
We had 20 entries of which 18 were eligible. 7 were winners.
- Amazing May, A Country Girl’s Story by May McCann Thorson & Jan C. Plemmons
- Forks of the Pigeon, Memoirs by Jim Pressley, by Jim Pressley
- Avera and Allied Founding Families of Averasboro by Claude V. Medlin, Jr.
We had 13 entries of which 10 were eligible. 3 were winners.
- the Southeastern Jurisdictional Heritage Center of Lake Junaluska, NC
- the Alleghany Historical Museum, Sparta, NC
We had 10 entries of which 7 were eligible. 2 were winners.
- Lost Colony DNA by Kerry Grens
- The Soldier’s Choice - A Story by Mary Lou Avery Furr
- The Rutherford-Conley African-American Cemetery by Margaret Richards and Helen Norman
- Rock Hill African American Methodist Episcopal Church Burials in Rock Hill Cemetery by Helen Norman & Pat Page
- Sandy Grove Church Celebrates 138th Anniversary by Andrea Whitted
- Lumbee’ Runs Through History of Local Indians, Robeson County by Lawrence T. Locklear
- Kate Britt Biggs: Family Lines, County Growth by the late Nash A. Odom
- Family Tree Search Uncovers Fox Hunting by K. Blake Tyner
- Former Slave A. H. Thompson was Leader, Builder by Alcie G. Briley
- Lifetime Farmer, Merchant Becomes Founding Father of Community College by Daphne Williams
- Voices from the Hill: Mary Opal Overcash Talbert Simms by Jackie T. Stutts
- Jettie G. Knox Celebrates Another Birthday by Theda Steele
- The Amity Hill Spirit & Writers Recognized by Sarah B. Cheek
- Rankin Family Reunion by Sedrettra R. Bowen & Dianne Rankin Sanders
- Which John Brown Are You; Loose Burke County Court Papers in the NC State Archives; Check the Road Records; and Why is it Called “Quaker Meadows” by Betsy Dodd Pittman
- Pasttime Riverside Theaters: ‘B’ Movies, Series; Lumberton Recalls Pro Baseball Past by John Floyd
- Sarah Evelyn Leazer Torrence; Annie Zula Hooper by Gail Hooper
- Just a Little Talk With Katherine: Parts 1 & 2 by Neva M. Coker
- Dale & Vickie Fleming McCoy; Goodbye Miss Elizabeth by Ruby Beaver
- Mendenhalls Led the Area in Education; Mendenhalls Active in Abolition of Slavery; Virginia Ragsdale: From Farm Girl to Ph.D.; Jamestown Traditionally Has Not Been a Destination of Presidents; Jamestown Once Hotbed of Gunmaking in the South; Town Provided Arms for Confederate Forces by Carol Brooks
- The Cobras of Vietnam Gather for Heartfelt Reunion; Bomber Brings Back Memories for Some, Offers Unique Experience for Others; The Return of the King; Petty Recalls Early Years; Petty Looks Back by Rebecca Triplett-Johnson
- Hurdles That a Genealogist Must Overcome; Ancestor Honored at Last by John Misenheimer
- Memorials & Tributes Series; James Yoder Wilfong: Birth Centennial, Parts 1 & 2; Mary Lea Poovey Cook, Parts 1 & 2 by Neal D. Wilfong
- Penelope Barker, 1728-1796, Female Political Activist; Nixonton/Nixon’s Town/Windmill Point; Penelope Golland Maule Lovick Phenney Johnston; Mary Riggs Collins by Linda Willard
We had 377 entries of which 258 were eligible. The work of 27 writers is being recognized as winners this year.
- Laughin’, Livin’ & Learnin’ by Bobby Brown
- “Guy Brown is Back!” by Bobby Brown
- Forsyth County’s Agricultural Heritage; The Bethania Freedmen’s Community; Historic Store Context by Heather Fearnbach
- Views From the Past - Main Street Waynesville, 1896-1931 by Ann Melton and Henry Foy
- The Early History of Love Lane; The Love Family of Haywood County; The Early History of Woolsey Heights “Millionaire’s Row”; The Early History of Frog Level by Ann Melton
- Upper Transylvania County, NC, Remembered by Jan Plemmons
- The Story of Whispering Pines, NC by Lawrence Koster
- Forest City, North Carolina - A Story of Progress & Pride by Robin S. Lattimore
- Water Under the Bridge - Cedar Falls Memories, Vol. III by the Cedar Falls Historical Society
- Davie County in World War One by Marie Benge Craig Roth
- Book of Barbeque - North Carolina’s Favorite Food by Bob Garner
- Look Up Asheville II by Laura Hope-Gill
- June Bug on a String by Ed Conley
- Glimpses of Fonta Flora by Helen Norman & Patricia Page
- Paradise Lost: An Oral History of Portsmouth Island by James E. White, III
- Touring the Western North Carolina Backroads by Carolyn Sakowski
- Images of America: Waynesville by Michael Beadle & Peter Yurko
- The Other Side of the River: The Struggle for the McDowell County Frontier by Anne Landis Swann
- Regimental History of the 61st North Carolina Infantry by Jeff Halsey & Claire Halsey
- One Town, Many Voices - A History of Davidson, NC by Jan Blodgett & Ralph Levering
- They Dared to Roar by the late Kathy Neill Herran
- Sparrows’ Nest of Letters by Joy W. Sparrow
- Traveling to Marshall by Jack Thomas
- Deep Gap Days by John Idol
- Water Under the Bridge - A Journey Through Life in the Outdoors by Bo Cash
- Trailing Daniel Boone by Randell Jones
We had 82 entries of which 66 were eligible. We have 24 winners.