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Local Schools are Building Tomorrow: Education is a Top Priority in WNC

One of the most important things to consider when you’re thinking about moving is the quality of the schools. The schools around a home affect its value and its appeal to potential future buyers. Even if you don’t have children or they are out of the nest, you want to be aware of the quality […]

12 Local Nonprofits that Help Protect Our Natural Resources

In the Blue Ridge, our mountains are inextricably linked to our way of life. Traditionally, the mountains have guided farming practices, town traditions, and community cultures. Today, they serve as a backdrop for our outdoor adventures and lifelong memories.  Enjoying the beauty of our mountains is one way you can Live Abundantly in WNC. For […]

Tryon, NC: Welcome Home to Quiet, Quirky Horse Country

Calling itself “The Friendliest Town in the South,” Tryon, NC is currently home to about 1,500 residents. Tryon has been one of the South’s top equestrian destinations for more than 100 years. And the town has become newly discovered by people flocking to its equestrian events and facilities, quirky in-town living, outdoor adventure opportunities, and […]

Have You Seen These Waterfront Homes for Sale?

We may be in the mountains, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have our fair share of waterfront properties! WNC waterfront real estate provides the best backdrop for active retirement, summer vacations, and pleasant year-round living.  From Lake Lure to Lake Junaluska, Western North Carolina is spotted with natural and manmade lakes and ponds that […]

Have You Seen these Eco-Friendly Homes for Sale?

Since 1970, people across the world have been coming together annually on April 22 to support the environment, work towards sustainability, and protect the planet for generations to come. This week, over 1 billion people are expected to participate in Earth Day activities, “making it the largest civic observance in the world.” Beverly-Hanks is proud […]

Fletcher, NC: Pride in Our Past, and Faith in Our Future

“I think if I had to describe Fletcher in three words, they would be convenient, growing, and nice,” said Zach Horn, a Fletcher resident and co-owner/brewer at Blue Ghost Brewing Company. Fletcher has indeed been growing at a steady and smooth pace in recent years, thanks to lower housing costs and its convenient location. Today […]

12 Outdoor Gear Stores that have Everything You Need to Enjoy Nature in WNC

The third oldest river in the world, the French Broad River, along with its tributaries, has been an integral part of the lives of people across the Blue Ridge Mountains for as long as there have been people here. Like a lifeline pulsing through our region, today the river brings countless resources and industries to […]

4 Polk County Museums You Need to Visit

Can you name five famous residents of Polk County? How about the author who once wrote a poem about a local ice cream shop? Do you know why there’s a giant toy horse sitting along Tryon’s main drag? Or why local residents once held regular Sherlock Holmes festivals? You already live like a local. Want […]

5 Breathtaking Cedar Mountain Hikes You Need to Try

Entirely surrounded by scenic mountain peaks, ancient rivers, and cozy coves, Western North Carolina provides an outdoor setting like no other. And the unincorporated hamlet of Cedar Mountain sits right in the thick of it. With what seems like thousands of miles of well-managed trails within just a small radius, Cedar Mountain locals enjoy the […]

Have You Seen these Brand New Homes for Sale?

There are many benefits to buying a brand new, never before lived in home. With new construction, all of the primary work is done for you. When you move in, you don’t have to lift a finger, a paint brush, or a hammer if you don’t want to. New construction homes for sale are usually […]