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New Restaurant and Brewery

It’s not open yet, but there’s a new seafood restaurant in the old Dairy Queen location next to the post office in Morganton. There have been several restaurants in there which haven’t made it, including one owned by Tim Richter, … Continue reading

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Yearlings and Bucks

The weather was beautiful over the weekend of the 4th, with temperatures barely above 70° and a very nice wind most afternoons. It’s really the first time it’s dried out all summer. I was shocked this morning to see the … Continue reading

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A Few Days Off and Big Changes Upon Return

We did something a real estate agent just isn’t allowed to do, which is to slip away on vacation for a few weeks. We returned to a very different Blue Ridge. The Wal-Mart has been open since June 6, and … Continue reading

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Elections and Art Just Days Apart

We’ve turned the corner into summer, at least by my reckoning. The trees are fully in leaf, and the Carolina Silverbell is in bloom. We still have some flame azalea, and the laurel has been beginning to bloom for a … Continue reading

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Dogwoods, Still in Bloom!

The dogwoods are still in bloom for the most part, although if we get the high winds and heavy rain that are predicted, that will probably change. It’s been an interesting spring for the dogwoods. I’ve never seen them with … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers Blooming

We snuck away for a few days vacation, as we usually do around Memorial Day, so I can’t report on Arts in the Park. We did make it to the Friends of the Library Booksale, which is always a good … Continue reading

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Spring Blooms and new website coming, I promise!

We slipped away for a few days of vacation on Jekyll Island. Every time we do that, I’m reminded just how lucky we are to live in a place where people love to come to vacation. It’s a real privilege … Continue reading

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Free Dr. Mitchell!

We’ve waited a long time for spring, including putting up with two March snowfalls, but today, it finally feels like spring is here to stay. The sarvis still hasn’t bloomed, but I’m beginning to see butterflies other than the always … Continue reading

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Happy to See Pollen?

It’s rainy today (Monday) but Saturday was a beautiful, warm day, with a high around 70. We’ve been seeing Mourning Cloaks (butterflies) for about a week now. That’s my first solid “sign of spring.” The forsythia and Bradford pears are … Continue reading

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Sign Up for County Water now!

It has felt like spring off and on, and it acts like it is trying to be spring, but winter isn’t ready to let go quite yet. We’ve got a forecast of flurries every day for the rest of the … Continue reading

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