blairsville ga: Co-signing 101 - 01/24/19 10:45 AM
When home prices rise, many first time home buyers or home buyers with less than perfect credit often look to family or friends to help them buy a home. This is evident in the recent rise of mortgages that have co-signers. A co-signer is a person who is obligated to pay back the loan, just as the borrower is. A co-signer may be a spouse, parent, grandparent or friend. Co-signers should be aware of their financial obligations before agreeing to do so. It is best that they sit down with a lender or financial planning professional before taking action. 
Here are some important factors … (1 comments)

blairsville ga: So much to do in Blairsville, GA Part 1 - Historical Attractions - 12/13/18 08:31 AM
   Historical Attractions In Blairsville-Union County, there are plenty of new things to see and do! Explore an amazing archaeological area.  Hike or ride horses on tons of trails, some which lead to fabulous waterfalls.  Touch, see and hear about our county's history in the halls of our historic courthouse, between the walls of the Walasi Yi Center, or on the rocks within the Chattahoochee National Forest.  Whether you're driving a bucket of balls, pitching tents under the stars, or paddling on our waterways, you'll find many reasons to come back each season to Blairsville-Union County!
    Byron Herbert Reece Farm & Heritage … (0 comments)

blairsville ga: Welcome to my town - Blairsville, GA - 11/09/18 01:02 PM
Check out these cool little facts about Blairsville, GA curtesy of the Blairsville/Union County Chamber of Commerce:
1. Blairsville, (city) population 700, is the county seat of Union County and is the only incorporated town in the county. It was named after Kentuckian Francis Preston Blair, a supporter of Andrew Jackson and editor of the Washington Globe.
2. Union County’s name has nothing to do with the Civil War or residents’ sympathies toward the Conflict Between the States as the county was created in 1832.
3. Union County is one of three northeast Georgia counties situated completely within the Chattahoochee National Forest.
4. Blairsville is … (0 comments)

blairsville ga: Do you love the outdoors? - 08/25/18 02:39 PM
If you love the outdoors, then you will love Blairsville, GA. A quaint town in the heart of the North Georgia Mountains. A place where you will experience some of Georgia's most beautiful landmarks. Climb Higher.... Visit Brasstown Bald... the highest point in Georgia. Hike the Appalachian Trail.... Blairsville is home to over 80 miles of the trail, including the only portion that passes through a man-made structure. Swim, paddleboard, boat, ski, tub, wakeboard or fish on 4,180 acres of pristine Lake Nottely. Cook out, camp, ride paddle boats, play putt-putt and swim in the 20 acres lake with beach at stunning … (2 comments)

blairsville ga: rd 10th Annual STRA Trials Bike Competition - Blairsville, GA - 02/21/18 08:01 AM
The 10th Annual Trackrock Trials will be taking place on March 3rd & 4th, 2018 from 10AM - 4PM at the Trackrock Campground & Stables in Blairsville, GA. This is a FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY event! Participants range in age from 6 - 75 and must posess excellent balance and agility in order to weave thie way over difficult courses and rough terrain. The course is easy walking for spectators. Luch will be available for purchase at the event. The Southeastern Trials Riders Association (STRA) is a group of members in 7 southeastern states and they are dedicated to the thilling, family … (0 comments)

blairsville ga: Electronic Recycling Coming to Blairsville, GA - 02/13/18 08:59 AM
Electronic Recycling is Coming to Blairsville, GA!
WHEN: Apri 7, 2018 from 10AM - 12PM 
WHERE: North GA Technical College 121 Meeks Ave Blairsville, GA
ELECTRONICS ONLY? No, they will also be recycling old papers & documents that will be shredded onsite. 
IS THERE A COST? Yes and No, $20 for older TVs and $10 for CTR computer monitors. Large projection and old wooden cabinet TVs will have to go to the main transfer station. Over 36 types of other electronics can be recycled for FREE includig laptops, servers, phones, hard drives, printers, copiers, scanners and more. 
ANY ITEMS THAT CANNOT BE ACCEPTED? Gas powered tools, … (2 comments)

blairsville ga: 2017 Lake Nottely (Blairsville GA) Market Report - 01/29/18 07:22 AM

$486,509 Average List Price      $462,216 Average Sold Price
$425,000 Median List Price      $410,000 Median Sold Price
$199,888 Lowest List Price      $195,000 Lowest Sold Price
$1,500,000 Highest List Price       $1,325,000 Highest Sold Price
Price Differential
Sold to List Price 95.01%         Sold to Original List Price 92.08%
$223,694 Average List Price      $218,469 Average Sold Price
$184,900 Median List Price      $194,000 Median Sold Price
$127,000 Lowest List Price      $100,000 Lowest Sold Price
$532,000 Highest List Price    … (2 comments)

blairsville ga: October Spook-Tacular & Corn Maze in Blairsville GA - 10/17/17 07:25 AM
Check out the Joshua Dream Ranch October Spook-Tacular & Corn Maze in Blairsville, GA!
Happening Weekends Only in October - Weekend Fun for All Ages!
3 corn mazes, hayrides, pony rides, animal petting corner, pumpkin patch, face painting and more!
FESTIVAL DATES AND TIMES10am-6pm   Every Sat/SunWeather permittingOctober OnlyOct SpookTacular 27th,28th,31st Dark - 11pm All the fun is happening on Hwy 76/515 between Blairsville & Young Harris - you can't miss it!
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blairsville ga: Let's Move Day at Meeks Park in Blairsville GA - 09/12/17 09:50 AM
@MEEKS PARK in Blairsville, GA
Sunday, September 17th, 2017 
(Rain Date: Sunday, September 24th, 2017)
2-4PM * Ages 5-12
Bring your children to the fun activities planned to promote a healthier lifestyle. Student athletes from Young Harris College will be there to share their knowledge of physical fitness and sports. "Let's Move" into a healthier, more physically fit lifestyle!
There will also be adult health assessements available on site!

blairsville ga: Blairsville GA Residents - Hurricane Harvey - 09/06/17 07:37 AM
Blairsville, GA Residents who are looking to donate to those affected by Hurricane Harvey..... Transplanted Treasures located at 110 Gainesville Hwy in Blairsville will be accepting donations from 9Am-5PM Monday - Friday, September 8, 2017. The Women's Enrichment Center in Blairsville is also accepting boxes of diapers to ship to Texas, donations will be accepted until Thursday, September 7, 2017 between 9AM-4PM. Gooch Trucking of Blairsville, GA will be transporting the diapers and donations to Texas. 
Here is a list of the most critical items needed:
Bottled water, peanut butter, canned meats and vegetables, dry cereal, canned fruits, easy open snacks, baby formula, … (3 comments)

blairsville ga: Blairsville GA's Annual Sorghum Festival this Weekend! - 10/14/15 05:44 AM
Blairsville's Annual Sorghum Festival has been a part of our community for over 40 years and counting!
Come out this weekend to see what everyone is talking about!
Lots of events for the whole family......Arts, crafts, exhibits, food, music, activities, square dance, biskit eating, pole climbing, log sawing, horseshoe pitching, rock throwing and, of course, sorghum mill grinding cane & cooking sorghum. 
What to expect
How to get there
Where to Stay
Don't want to leave? Contact me for information about homes & land for sale in the area.

blairsville ga: Blairsville GA Farmers Market General Auction - 10/05/15 03:50 AM
The Farmers Market in Blairsville GA will be having a general auction every Tuesday evening at 6PM. Bring your chair and come check out what is up for grabs! The Farmers Market Auction will take place at 148 Old Smokey Rd , Building C in Blairsville GA. For more information, please call 706-439-6043.
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blairsville ga: Butternut Creek Giant Pumpkin Contest Blairsville GA Farmers Market - 09/25/15 01:22 AM
Check out the Union County Farmers Market in Blairsville, GA this weekend! Giant Pumpkin Contest on Saturday, September 26, 2015!
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blairsville ga: Appalachian Radio Charity Fundraiser - 06/01/15 03:18 AM

Does your North GA/Western NC area non-profit want free money?
Then don't miss this opportunity to raise money for your organization with this amazing promotion with WJRB 95.1FM & WJUL 97.5 FM Radio!  
100% of ALL proceeds raised goes directly to the registered  non-profit as well as FREE radio exposure to share your cause. Any non-profit charitable organization interested in registering to be a part of this $10,000 Appalachian Radio Charity Fundraiser has now until June 30th to register and snag their sponsor.
Make sure to fill out and submit your registration form to add your organization to the list of participants. Donations … (1 comments)

blairsville ga: Blairsville Named Top 10 Most Beautiful Towns in GA - 04/27/15 03:53 AM recently named Blairsville as one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Towns in GA. I must say that I agree. Here's what they had to say about one of my favorite mountain towns:
BlairsvilleA retreat for those who like to be surrounded by nature. Nestled in the Chattahoochee National Forest and North Georgia Blue Ridge mountains is Blairsville, a town that exudes natural beauty, old world charm, and a thriving cultural scene. It hosts several yearly festivals which celebrates the mountain culture and history, and for the rest of the year visitors can explore the State Park and Track Rock Archaeological … (0 comments)

blairsville ga: North Georgia Lodge on Lake Nottely - 04/20/15 05:42 AM
First time on the market! This Lake Nottely charmer is sure to please! 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath one owner with lots of great outdoor space too! 4 Fireplaces! Explore the lake, swim off of your private covered dock or roast marshmellows by the firepit. This home is conveniently located outside of Blairsville in a gorgeous area that is surrounded by forestry land. A stunning mountain home on the lake! $685,000
Check out the virtual tour click here


blairsville ga: Blairsville GA Chamber of Commerce Roundtable Meeting This Week - 02/22/15 11:45 PM
The Blairsville/Union Couty GA Chamber of Commerce Roundtable Meeting was cancelled last week due to
inclement weather and will be held:    
Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 
Union County Community Center
The topic this month will be Marketing your Business and the guest speaker is Jim McKnight, who is a SCORE counselor for Fannin County GA Small Business Resources and the owner of Grumpy Old Men Brewing in Blue Ridge, GA.    
This is a free training and no registration required so all you need to do is show up, enjoy, and learn. Take advantage of this free training … (0 comments)

blairsville ga: FreeTexas Hold'em Tournament at The Lodge @ Copperhead Blairsville GA - 02/02/15 03:37 AM

Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament      
The Lodge at Copperhead in Blairsville, GA  
February 7, 2015      12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST   Join the folks at The Lodge at Copperhead in Blairsville, GA  for a FREE Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament - every Saturday afternoon. Bonus chips for those that get there by 12 noon, cards start at 1 pm. Bonus chips for food & beverage purchases. No cost to play - win weekly and season prizes! Great social atmosphere, beginners welcome!  

blairsville ga: The Magical World of Sleepy Hollow in Blairsville, GA - 12/14/14 11:32 PM

The secret is out and The Magical World of Sleepy Hollow in Blairsville, GA  was featured in the Fall 2014 issue of the Northeast Georgia Living Magazine. Whimsical fairy houses, playhouses, and hobbit homes are built to enchant children as well as adults by Art Millican Jr., a former Disney artisan.
If you haven't had a chance to visit, this is the perfect time to take the family during this magical time of the year. Stroll about the grounds, peek in the woodworking studio, and watch the wood-elves toiling away.

To read the entire article in Northeast Georgia Living Fall … (0 comments)

Karyn Smith Woody (Harry Norman Realtors)

Karyn Smith Woody

Blairsville, GA

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Harry Norman Realtors

Address: 63 Murphy Hwy, Blairsville, GA, 30512

Office: (706) 745-3000

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