For Lauretta Cook, real estate is about more than buying and selling homes—it’s about community. Imagine a United States Marine, a former paralegal and executive director of a Chamber of Commerce, and ultimately a productive and hard-working, full-time REALTORⓇ all rolled into one. That is what you get when you work with Lauretta Cook. Lauretta’s […]


Welcome to 1473 US Hwy 176, Tryon Experience Historic Tryon in your private mountain retreat. This elegant European-style gem is situated beautifully so that you can enjoy mountain views with wooded privacy and frontage on the Pacolet River. Though it’s a highway address, the stucco and stone home is hidden by a winding, private, stone-walled […]

WNC Bakeries Provide Jobs and Community

City Bakery Cafe, currently with two locations in Asheville and one in Waynesville, recently announced plans to open a 3,600-square-foot production facility in Fletcher. For business owners and pastry chefs in the area, it’s great to hear about a potential tripling of the bakery’s capacity and doubling of its staff. For City Bakery’s current staff, […]