Dunn's Rock News


Last updated 11/20/2019 at 3:44pm

Cousins Janet Robertson and Anita Lawrence grew up in Dunn's Rock and now serve on the board of the Dunn's Rock Community Center. (Courtesy photos)

Carrying The Community Torch

Anita Lawrence and Janet Robertson spent their childhoods exploring every corner of Dunn's Rock on foot, bicycle and pony. Years after their youthful roaming, these cousins still stand firmly in the heart of the community.

Anita's father, Bill Hogsed, was the twin brother of Janet's mother, Betty Compton Sanford. Anita's family home was located behind Dunn's Rock Baptist Church, and Janet lived just through the woods in a log cabin home her father, Lloyd Compton, built off Island Ford Road. Fifth generation Transylvania County residents, the women said that in...

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