Springtime in Ashe County NC!

Tucked away in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a place in a world of its own…Ashe County, North Carolina. Ashe County and all the High Country of the North Carolina Mountains are unbelievably beautiful in the spring!    Ashe County is situated in the Northwestern corner of the state where Virginia and Tennessee […]

New River State Park!

The New River State Park is a North Carolina State Park in Ashe County, North Carolina. The park covers 2,781 acres in the protected New River watershed. The New River is considered to be one of the oldest rivers in the world, possibly being between 10 million and 360 million years old.  Rugged hillsides, pastoral […]

Ashe County Library!

A good library offers us much more than books on paper. Good libraries have good librarians and good library assistants. Good libraries offer help for job seekers, group sessions for parents and their children, access to valuable market research data for would-be entrepreneurs, computer classes and a host of other activities for the young and […]

Fly Fishing in Western North Carolina!

If remote back country access, wild trout, and picture perfect scenery are your passion, then Ashe County North Carolina has probably been keeping an important secret well hidden from you. Here in Western North Carolina, we have the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains which are a sub-chain of the Appalachian Mountains (the oldest mountains in the […]

Pricing Your NC Mountain Mountain Real Estate!

A common question sellers ask is at what point should they lower their price once their home is listed for sale. Price reductions, price improvements, price adjustments, it doesn't matter what you call it, nobody wants to hear about lowering prices except a buyer. Of course, most sellers prefer not to have the "lower the […]

Congratulations to Bryon Jordan, Owner of Smoky Mountain Barbecue!

Smokey Mountain Barbecue's owner Bryon Jordan has earned a place on the NC Barbecue Association's Wall of Fame for his excellent barbecue sauce.“I am tremendously honored they would even consider us,” said Jordan.“To be included on the Wall of Fame, the inductee must have made major contributions of time/talents and services that promoted North Carolina […]

Grayson Highands State Park

Grayson Highlands is Virginia's third largest state park with 4,935 acres of land and is located in Grayson County near Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. The elevation is higher than any other state park in Virginia and they are best known for beautiful long range views and the wild ponies that live in the highlands. […]

Understanding Mortgage Loans!

Buying a home is probably going to be one of the biggest investments you will ever make and if you have found that home that meets all your needs, you’ve probably come to realize there is several types mortgages that are available to you. They’re all different, and they can all be confusing to a […]

MerleFest 2015!

“It all began with a gardener who wanted to raise funds for the campus gardens of a rural North Carolina community college and a group of musicians who wanted to memorialize a fallen friend and his musician father. It grew to an internationally renowned music festival and fundraiser that contributes more than $17 million to […]