8 Places in WNC that Prove that Art Should be Accessible to All

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There has always been a rich atmosphere of creation throughout Western North Carolina. The Appalachian mountains have a storied history of handmade crafts, ranging from weaving to woodworking, pottery to jewelry. Fine artists have been attracted to the area for more than a century, as well. Innovative artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Josef and Anni Albers,… Read more »

Agents Answer: Where are the Most Affordable Neighborhoods in WNC?

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In our end-of-year Market Report for 2018, we reported that the supply of homes priced under $300,000 was down by 4.4% across our nine-county region. In fact, it’s possible that in certain communities, there may no longer be affordable homes available. If you’ve been shopping for an affordable home in Western North Carolina, that’s probably… Read more »

2018 Memorial Day Events across WNC

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2018 Memorial Day Events across WNC

After our cold winter and late spring, we are ready for summer! Grilling, family-friendly events, outdoor adventures—we want it all! And Memorial Day is the kickoff. To celebrate the season, communities across Western North Carolina are holding art tours, beer festivals, concerts, and citywide celebrations. Whatever your interests, there is an event for you. Stay… Read more »

4 Local Scientific Research Centers that Make a Global Difference

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Since 1970, April 22 has been known as “Earth Day,” a day when people come together to support the environment, work towards sustainability, and protect the planet. While Earth Day has become “the largest civic observance in the world,” there are many who believe that one day isn’t enough. Their focus on protecting this little… Read more »

Science and Technology Ventures are Launching Historic Burnsville, NC into the 21st Century

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Main Street Burnsville is home to a wide variety of independent businesses

When you think of the historic mountain town of Burnsville, you may not immediately think of twenty-first century science and industry. But there are gigabytes of valuable information flowing discretely at lightning speed throughout the county. Located 35 miles northeast of Asheville and 50 miles southwest of Boone, the friendly small town of Burnsville, NC… Read more »

Life in Burnsville, North Carolina is Above and Beyond the Norm!

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“We draw a lot of people who come to Burnsville who plan other outdoor recreation,” said McMahon.

Whoever said small-town life was a small life never lived in Burnsville, NC. The town offers living situations and outdoor experiences that go above and beyond the norm, presenting you with many opportunities to Live the Life You Choose. “Burnsville is kind of a cool place to be,” said Jamie McMahan, Yancey County Planner. “Our… Read more »