Blairsville, GA Real Estate News

By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Are you looking for a great place to eat with a casual, friendly atmosphere in Blairsville, GA?   Try The Aviator Cafe for hot & cold hoagies classic house specialties fresh soups & salads wraps and energizing smoothies   When you walk into The Aviator Cafe, you are greeted by the colorful atmosphere and friendly husband & wife team of James & Katherine Woods. Walk up and order at the counter and get ready for some super fresh & yummy food! The Aviator Cafe is open Monday – Friday 11AM – 7PM, Saturday 11AM – 4 PM, Closed on Sunday   Located at 417F Blue Ridge Street in Blairsville, GA, next to Radio Shack in the Bi-Lo Shopping Plaza   706-781-1043 “Aviator is always a hit with our out-of-town guests...no matter where they are from! Extensive menu with excellent taste and presentation. A...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Identity Theft What to Know/What to Do Don't miss this informative seminar about identify theft at the Union County Public Library at 303 Hunt Street in Blairsville, GA on January 16, 2013 at 5:30 PM It seems like we are bombarded with news about internet sites being hacked where vital information is stolen that can put us at risk. If this news scares you or if you are concerned about your online safety and you want to learn how to protect yourself and your family from identity theft, then this seminar is for you!   Topics include: Staying Safe From Scams Using Internet Sites Safely  Finding Honest Services and Much More   Information at the seminar promises to be timely and up to date to help you make the best decisions to protect yourself, your family and your identity.    A special t...
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By Lee & Carol Barbour, REALTORS, Mountain Living Team in Murphy NC and North GA
(Murphy and Hayesville, NC; Hiawassee, Blairsville, Blue Ridge GA)
Trackrock Winter Cabins/Camping offer Big Savings! Think you can’t have fun camping in the winter? It is a great time for hiking in the snow, riding horses and warm fires. You can also save money too - book your cozy winter getaway now and save up to 30% on campsites and cabins. There is a sense of serenity as you enjoy nature's most peaceful and relaxing season at Trackrock.  Just outside your door see deer and horses grazing and possibly catch sight of our beautiful pileated woodpecker as he goes about his work. The beautiful outline and topography of our winter mountain-scape offers you many opportunities to take picture memories of your time here.   What a beautiful time to go horseback riding too! Ride this winter and save over 30%!  Think about enjoying the beautiful and peaceful ...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
        Start the Year off Right  Join members of the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club at Vogel State Park for a healthy hike on New Year's Day. They will be exploring the 4-mile Bear Hair Gap Trail which has a beautiful overlook with Lake Trahlyta in view. Vogel Volunteers will provide lunch afterward. $5 parking. For more information visit  www.gastateparks.org/Vogel or call706-745-2628.
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         Shop Local.... Gone with the Wind Collectibles at Victoria's Antique Mall in Blairsville, GA Donna Stitcher has a cool Gone with the Wind collectibles booth at Victoria's Antique Mall in Blairsville, Georgia. She has graciously offered a 20% off coupon for most everything in her booth. She has Lobby Cards, numbered plates, with or without Letters of Authenticity, with or without original boxes. Pictures of actressess & actors. Some “War Between the States” prints and a neat Spinet Desk with ink well & chair. Donna's GWTW booth is in the back behind the stairs. She has a Christmas tree as you first come in with “Special Buys” marked on the ornanments. Victoria's Antiques Market is a super cool place for unique gifts in the Blairsville, Georgia area. Please email karynsmithinc@gm...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
1st Annual Tour of Trees Saturday, December 1st, 2012 from 3pm - 5pm will be an Open House at the Union County Community Center. in Blairsville, GA. Refreshments will be provided as you browse the beautifully decorated trees throughout the building. The trees will remain on display through Friday, January 4, 2013. The 1st Annual Tour of Trees is brought to you by the Tourism Committee of the Blairsville-Union County Chamber. For more information call the Chamber at 706-745-5789 or go to our website at www.VisitBlairsvilleGa.com.
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Looking for some unique holiday gifts? Shop local & check out B & T Trading Post on the Young Harris Hwy between Blairsville & Young Harris, GA Owners, Brian & Tammy Mason, love to greet new and returning customers in their charming country store! They immediately make you feel right at home with a fire going in the fireplace and warm apple cider. B & T Trading Post is a unique shopping experience with lots of stuff to check out. They have delicious jars of just about anything & everything that can be pickled, from green tomatoes to peach salsa. Tons of jams & jellies, candies, homemade goodies & hoop cheese. They make regular stops in “Amish Country” to bring some of that yummy goodness back to the mountains of Blairsville, Georgia.. In addition to the tasty stuff, they have lots of fu...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
The Union-Towns (Georgia) Employer Committee is raising money for their scholastic scholarship funds.  They are selling raffle tickets for CASH prizes -  2 in fact!    $100 CASH prize $50 CASH prize Drawing on December 4th, 2012   The tickets are $2 each or $5 for 3 tickets. No need to be present to win. Last day to purchase raffle tickets is Monday, December 3rd, 2012 to be included in the drawing.      Get your raffle tickets at the Towns County GA (Hiawassee) or Union County GA (Blairsville)  Chamber offices. Call 706-745-5789, stop by the Blairsville/Union County Chamber of Commerce or email admin@blairsvillechamber.com.    Who couldn't use a little extra cash for December?
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Kris Kringle Mountain Market at Union County Farmers Market in Blairsville, GA   November 30, 2012 – December 1, 2012   Shop Local..... Come on out to the Annual Kris Kringle Mountain Market, reminiscent of European Holiday Markets. Live Music, Crafts, Jams & Jellies, Food, Homemade Candy, Holiday Baked Goods & other items that are “homegrown & homemade” will be available for Holiday shopping!   Union County Farmers Market   148 Old Smokey Road (off Weaver Road)   Blairsville, GA 30512       Hours are Friday (November 30th) 3PM to 7PM and Saturday (December 1st) 10AM – 3PM       For more information, please call Joanne Leone 706-781-3306  
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Only 41 days left.... SHOP LOCAL in the beautiful North Georgia & Western North Carolina Mountains. For the next 6 weeks, I will act as Santa's Helper with regular updates on great places to shop in the area. Ho Ho Ho....Here We Go! Do you have someone that loves hand made or unique gifts? If so, this is a fabulous holiday shopping event!   12th Annual Mistletoe Market and Sugar Plum Tea Room arts and crafts show in Blairsville, GA this weekend! Presented by the Mountain Regional Arts & Crafts Guild November 17, 2012 from 9a.m - 5p.m.November 18, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.North Georgia Technical College, Blairsville, GA They will have a beautiful array of Arts and Crafts, Gift Items and Holiday Decorations. Sandwiches, Salads, Desserts and Beverages will be served by volunteer wai...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
GACHE Reality Store Union County High School is the proud recipient of a grant from Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education (GACHE). The GACHE grant allows high schools to implement strategies that encourage and assist at-risk students to continue their education beyond high school.    On Tuesday, November 20th from 8am-11:20am all UCHS ninth grade students will participate in a Reality Store.  A minimum of 40 volunteers is needed to staff this reality event. Representatives from the housing industry, utilities, grocery stores, department stores, financial institutions, medical professions, child care centers, travel and entertainment industry, etc. are needed to participate in this one day event to help students determine how they spend their income and how staying in school a...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Only 42 days left.... SHOP LOCAL in the beautiful North Georgia & Western North Carolina Mountains. For the next 6 weeks, I will act as Santa's Helper with regular updates on great places to shop in the area. Ho Ho Ho....Here We Go! Need something for the Horse Lover in your life? How about Man's Best Friend? What about your favorite Cowboy or Cowgirl? Take a look at Anderson's Cowboy Store located at 513 D Murphy Hwy in Blairsville, GA Anderson's Cowboy Store carries a wide array of the latest Western Fashions for all ages with brands like Wrangler, Rock n Roll Cowgirl, Cruel Girl, Cowgirl Tuff, Montana Silversmiths and more. Bucked Up & John Deere hoodies & tees. Lots & Lots of Cowboy Boots from Corral, Lucchese, Resistol, Justin, Tony Lama & Ariat. Tons of Health Products for all the...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Paint the town Purple for Alzheimer's   November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. In the United States alone, there are nearly 15 million Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers. Alzheimer's is now the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Every 68 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease. Without a cure, that number will increase to every 33 seconds by mid century. As the first wave of baby boomers begin turning 65 this year and enter the age of greater risk for developing Alzheimer's disease, early detection of the disease becomes even more critical. The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our vision is "A World Withou...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
      Ghosts and Goblins will be lurking downtown on the Blairsville, GA square. Games, face painting, and lots of trick or treats!  At 4:30pm a costume contest will be held at City Hall in downtown Blairsville GA. Don't forget to grab non-perishable food items and/or personal care items on your way out the door to feed the Union County GA Food Bank. Boxes will be provided on the square where you can drop off your donations. Saturday, October 27th, 2012 5:30pm-7:30pmAll streets leading to the Blairsville GA square will be closed from 5pm - 8pm.  What better way to showcase your business or non-profit than to get your name in front of over 2,500 people? All you need is $10, a table, and a LOT of candy! Costumes and table decorations are encouraged but not mandatory. To sign up for your ...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
If you haven't visited the Union County Farmer's Market in Blairsville, GA, you have a few more chances before the season ends! http://www.ucfarmersmarket.com/   Plenty of fun, food, and friends visiting at the Union County Farmers Market. Don't miss the last few events of the season.Tuesdays evenings from 3pm - 7pm & Saturday mornings from 7am - 1pm.Tuesday, October 9th - 4PM- 6 PM Free Seminar and Q&A with one of the regions leading authorities on Bee Keeping- Glen Henderson  Saturday, October 13th - A Taste of Appalachian Sweetness featuring Sorghum and Honey Vendors  Tuesday October 16th - Foodie Night featuring soups, stews and chili. $5 buys you 5 tickets. Great way to try lots of different recipes for a few bucks.  Saturday October 20th - Greens and Beans Day   Enter your favorit...
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By Karyn Smith Woody
(Harry Norman Realtors)
It's Sorghum Festival Time in Blairsville, GA   Two weekends in October!!!   October 13th & 14th, 2012 October 20th & 21st, 2012   Located in Meeks Park   Rain or Shine from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M   Parade - 1st Saturday 11:00 A.M.   Old Timer's Day - 1st Sunday   Square Dances on Saturdays @ 8:00 P.m -Buck Dancing Contest   Join in for family fun in arts, crafts, exhibits, food, and music, as well as children's activities!   Activities include: Biskit Eatin Contest Pole Climbing Log Sawing Horseshoe Pitching & Rock Throwing   Sorghum Mill will be grinding cane and cooking syrup!   $2.00 Admission Under 12 FREE   Free Parking with a Daily Tram running. Handicapped Parking Also Available     NO PETS.    
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By Rick Andrews, Your Property. Our Priority.
(Century 21 Black Bear Realty)
Union County Georgia Home Sales – by Month   Active SOLD 2012 SOLD 2011 SOLD 2010 January 391 29 17 20 February 396 24 38 20 March 415 32 32 32 April 441 31 23 18 May 474 30 35 32 June 494 30 37 20 July 486 43 31 30 August     47 37 September     43 30 October     33 33 November     25 40 December     32 29 TOTAL -------- 200 392 342   Union County Georgia Home Sales – by Price Range   -2012- -2011- -2010- Under $99,999 70 124 91 $100,000 - $199,999 91 179 155 $200,000 - $299,999 24 54 43 $300,000 - $399,999 7 23 13 $400,000 - $499,999 3 6 2 $500,000 - $599,999 3 3 1 $600,000 - $699,999 1 2 3 $700,000 - $799,999   1   $800,000 - $899,999       $900,000 - $999,999 1   1 Over 1 million       TOTAL 200 392 309 Union County Georgia Home Sales Summary   2012 2011 2010 Total Sold 200 392 342 ...
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By Lee & Carol Barbour, REALTORS, Mountain Living Team in Murphy NC and North GA
(Murphy and Hayesville, NC; Hiawassee, Blairsville, Blue Ridge GA)
Trackrock Campground and Cabins is a 300 acre paradise of meadows, hay fields, and woodlands in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains.  Located between Blairsville and Hiawassee, Trackrock is completely isolated from all other commercial developments, the property is bordered on three sides by Chattahoochee National Forest. As a designated Appalachian Botanical Sanctuary, great care is taken to preserve the natural environment. Wildlife, flowers, and flowering shrubs are abundant throughout the campground and surrounding area. No matter what the season while you’re at Trackrock the natural surroundings are gorgeous.Trackrock offers camping for everyone and style – tents, popups, and RV’s of every size.  They have 95 level, shady, uncrowded campsites with water and electricity. All sites...
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