Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival is Today

Apologies to my readers for the lack of a heads up  on the Buckner Brothers Band last night. It just snuck up on me. The festival is today. If the lobster truck is there, please wait until I’ve had mine … Continue reading

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News from Blue Ridge

Here is a summary of a meeting held with Blue Ridge officials at Coldwell Banker High Country. Our guests were Mr. Jeff Stewart, who took Roy Parson’s place as head of Zoning, Land Development and Project Management, and Kelsey Ledford, … Continue reading

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Important Hwy 5, McCaysville Bypass Meeting September 11th

The Georgia DOT is holding a meeting to discuss Hwy 5 and the McCaysville Bypass on September 11th at 4:00 PM-7 PM at the McCaysville Church of God. That’s 1477 Blue Ridge Dr (Hwy 5). It is on the right … Continue reading

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Labor Day BBQ is Monday

The Labor Day Bar-B-Que is Monday, in the downtown park. It’s one of my favorite events. For one thing, it’s been going for years, and it’s for a good cause (the Good Samaritans of Fannin County). It’s morphed into a … Continue reading

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Georgia Real Estate Stats

Here’s a snapshot of the Georgia real estate market, provided by the Georgia Association of Realtors. “Key indicators for the Georgia housing market for July are in! The market has been hot this summer, with prices continuing to rise and … Continue reading

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Restaurant Roundup

There’s been a bit of a fall feeling in the air lately, with morning porch temperatures in the low 60s. There have been many fewer katydids singing lately, a bit of a bummer for those of us who love the … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in McCaysville

We’re enjoying a few drier days after a few soggier ones. The Fannin Sentinel just published a story on Michael Galinsky, his renovation projects, and revitalization plans for McCaysville/Copperhill. There have been a lot of rumors about all this, so … Continue reading

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More Rain, Local Election Shocker

Right after I said it seemed to be drying out, it rained as hard as I’ve seen it rain. We got two inches in the end, and I’ll bet it put the hurt on a lot of driveways. The runoff … Continue reading

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Runoff Election Tuesday

It seems to be trying to dry out a little, with the rain coming not every day, but every several days for the past few weeks. Still, we’ve had over an inch of rain in the past few days. The … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather, Parade and Fireworks Saturday the 30th

We’ve been in a thunderstorm pattern for the last week or so. We’ve gotten about three inches of rain, and we are in one of the drier areas of the county. I’m sure other areas have received much more. Some … Continue reading

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