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2010 

This flowing Junaluska Creek running through Andrews, NC is just one of the many NC creeks, lake and areas named after Chief Junaluska, the Cherokee chief who saved Andrew Jackson's life in the 1814 Battle of Horseshoe against the Creek Indians. Years later, Jackson betrayed his rescuer when he ...
01/30/2010
  Murphy, NC in the Mexican restaurant parking lot around 2pm and the snow is wet and starting to come down now, but not sticking. About an hour and a half later driving home you can really see it has gotten worse.   This next photo we're stopped on Hwy 64 west behind five other cars and the DOT ...
01/29/2010
How the Red Bird Got His Color   Cherokee Words:               wolf wa-ya raccoon gv-li bird tsi-s-qua brown u-wo-di-ge red gi-ga-ge red bird to-tsu-wa Gv-li loved to tease wa-ya. One day gv-li teased wa-ya so much that wa-ya became very angry. Wa-ya began to chase gv-li through the woods. Gv-li,...
01/28/2010
The Power of Active Rain has really been felt in our business. We live in the town of Murphy, NC - population of about 1,700 and Cherokee County just over 26,500. Active Rain has given us an edge in online searches and internet marketing. As we’ve had to trim back expenses on printed advertising ...
01/27/2010
  10013 Spacious 2BR/2BA Ranch on 2.28 Acres. Great location and close to Murphy, NC and the GA state line. Wood burning fireplace, wood floors, CHA and plenty of room in this eat-in kitchen. Sit out on the deck and watch the deer run through your yard and into the woods. Circle drive, lots of sp...
01/27/2010
  Ready To List In The Spring? The spring is a crucial time of the year in real estate. Even with the current economy there will be buyers who are ready to look for a new home or land in our beautiful North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee mountains. For those who are looking to buy as well as sel...
01/26/2010
FREE CONCERT! Friday, January 29, 20107:30pmAdmission: Free, donations welcome Location: John C. Campbell Folk Schoolin the Community Room in Keith House The Frogtown Four have been playing fine bluegrass and mountain music in the Western North Carolina since 2001. Based in Macon and Jackson Cou...
01/25/2010
8252 SERENE COUNTRY LIVING IN MURPHY, NC. Easy access in this 3BR/2.5BA Brick Ranch Home on 5.04 acres. Full basement, utility shed, double attached garage. Paved drive, garden space, beautiful flowering trees and bushes, and your own pond! Outside of this large family home has been completely r...
01/24/2010
Here in Murphy, NC the story goes that once a young Cherokee Indian brave was out hunting with his dog and a flash flood came upon them and separated them. Later, when the young brave went back looking for his dog he came upon him high up in a tree, safely hanging on up in the branches. So this a...
01/20/2010
Hard day and needed some relaxing with Chris Botti and Lucia Micarelli so I thought I'd share them with you too. Saw Chris Botti last year in Atlanta, GA and already have tickets for this years concert. Micarelli was also there in Atlanta and they sounded just as good as in this PBS Special from ...
01/19/2010
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