karyn woody: 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)

karyn woody: Interior Design Trends that are headed out the door in 2019 - 12/27/18 11:58 AM
Decorating and designing the inside of a home has gotten easier and harder at the same time. Would you agree? With all of the websites and apps to follow, it's hard to keep up with what's in and what's out. After spending hours upon hours pouring over Pinterest boards, design blogs, Instagram  and more looking for ideas, sometimes it's difficult to let go of the looks you have worked so hard to achieve. But.... style is ever changing. Even the most incredibly well thought out design and decor can get boring and stale after a while.
Style and design trends come and … (0 comments)

karyn woody: Check out Union County GA's History Trail - 12/26/18 12:02 PM
Union County, GA History Trail  
History & Heritage come alive in Union County, GA . Explore 17 locations identified as 50 years or older throughout the county. Locations include the historic courthouse on the square, Alexander's Store, the Choestoe School House and more. Whether you explore only a couple or choose to experience each stop, you will be enamored by the culture and history of Blairsville, GA & Union County at each destination. Thank you to the Blairsville - Union County Chamber of Commerce for putting this awesome information and map together!
To download a copy of the map, … (0 comments)

karyn woody: Explore downtown Blue Ridge - The Santa Train - 12/15/18 08:23 AM

The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway in downtown Blue Ridge, GA offers
The Santa Express: Featuring “Twas the Night Before Christmas”. 
• Please check the TRAIN SCHEDULE for various dates and times• • 
Daytime fun-filled trip with Santa. While on board your family will hear the “Twas the Night Before Christmas”, sing Christmas Carols, visit with Christmas characters and visit with Santa. Each child receives a traditional BRSR memento, BRSR Christmas Activity Book and a candy cane.
For more information, visit http://www.brscenic.com/event/df409eef9dd66df56c67b03515868c6a

karyn woody: 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)

karyn woody: Ten Things to do Near Lake Chatuge Part 1 - 08/29/18 06:34 AM
1. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds plays host to several popular annual events including the Georgia Mountain Fair, the Superstar Concert Series, the Georgia Mountain Fall Festival and Georgia's Official State Fiddlers' Convention.
The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds are located along the shores of beautiful Lake Chatuge in the north Georgia mountain community of Hiawassee and is only two hours from Atlanta, Greenville, Asheville and Chattanooga.  The Fairgrounds offer a wide-variety of unique venues, and beautiful year-round camping facilities.
2. Aqua Tiki
Party Boats with Island Vibes in Hiawassee, GA
Bringing the Island vibes to the North Georgia Mountains
 Aqua Tiki is fully equipped with a … (0 comments)

karyn woody: Tuesday Night is Ladies Night Out in Murphy, NC - 01/03/16 10:51 PM
The first Tuesday of every month is Ladies
Night Out in Murphy, NC.
Sponsored by Murphy Medical Center, each event offers topics of interest to Ladies in the Western North Carolina & North Geogia area. 
Weight loss one of your New Year's Resolutions? Then head out to McGuire's Millrace Farm on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 for the first Ladies Night of the New Year! The topic "Dietary Lifestyle Change & Weight Management" will be presented by Shannon Summer, RN
Ladies Night Out
First Tuesday of every month
McGuire's Millrace Farm
600 Hendrix Rd
Murphy, NC 28904
For more info 828-835-3667

karyn woody: Rain, Rain, Go Away! Flood Advisory for North GA/Western NC - 12/28/15 05:04 AM
This winter in North GA/Western NC has been unseasonably warm with lots & lots of rain!
Another flood watch has just been issued beginning today Monday, December 28, 2016 at 2PM thru Thursday, December 31, 2016 at 7 AM.
Lots of creeks, rivers & lakes are extremely high already with reports of house flooding, roof leaks, broken boat docks, down trees, mud slides and more.
Make sure to check your house and property out and be on the look out for potential problems.
Stay safe & dry!

karyn woody: Brasstown NC Holiday Festival - 11/16/15 06:14 AM
The Brasstown NC Holiday Festival is taking
place on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from
9AM - 5PM at the Brasstown Community
Center on Settawig Rd in Brasstown NC
(between Hayesville & Murphy).
For more info, please call 828-837-1589

karyn woody: 15th Annual Mistletoe Market at North Georgia Tech in Blairsville GA - 11/16/15 06:05 AM
15th Annual Mistletoe Market North Georgia Technical School 121 Meeks Ave; Blairsville, Ga.
Nov. 21, 2015 9:00 - 4:00
Nov. 22, 2015. 11:00 - 4:00
Start your holiday shopping at the Mistletoe Market. Arts and crafts will be available for sale to spark the holiday season. Homemade soups, sandwiches, goodies. The Woody Gap School Steel Drum Band will be performing at this event!
For more info:
Artworks @ 706-896-0932

karyn woody: Pictures with Santa at Community & Southern Bank in Blairsville GA - 11/16/15 05:45 AM
It's that time of year again!
Community & Southern Bank, located at 271 Hwy 515 W in Blairsville, GA will have Santa Claus visiting their bank on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 2PM - 5PM for pictures & resfreshments!
For more info, please contact Lesa Byrd at Community & Southern Bank 706-745-5571

karyn woody: Cooking Classes are back at The Copper Door in Hayesville, NC - 03/23/15 03:23 AM

karyn woody: Live Theater - The Secret Garden - Blue Ridge Community Theater - 03/12/15 05:43 AM
Live Theater - The Secret Garden         Date: March 13, 2015 Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT  For more info:  http://www.blueridgecommunitytheater.com/     Event Description: Sunny D Children's Theater presents - "The Secret Garden". Follow the life of young Mary Lennox who as an orphan is sent from India to live with her Uncle in England. Written by Helen P. Avery  


karyn woody: Women's Empowerment Initiative - Murphy NC - 03/09/15 06:26 AM
Women's Empowerment Initiative
Ladies in and around the Murphy, NC area.... Do you feel stuck in your current situation and want to make a change? If so, this one day program may be for you! March 13, 2015 from 9 AM - 4 PM at the Enloe Multi- Purpose Room at Tri- County Community College in Murphy, NC, you can network, sharpen your skills and learn to become financially independent!
***** Pre-registration is required ***** Contact Kelly Hembree for more information at khembree@tricountycc.edu or 828-835-4291

karyn woody: American Pickers coming to Georgia! - 03/09/15 03:47 AM
Mike Wolfe &  
Frank Fritz of American Pickers
are coming to Georgia.
AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique 'picking' on the History Channel.
If you think you may have treasures they are looking for, they might just head our way!
For more information and a list of items they are looking for,
click here.  


karyn woody: Fracking in Clay Co, NC Know the Rules & Impact on Landowner's Rights - 03/05/15 03:41 AM
Facts About Proposed Fracking Rules & Impact on Landowner’s Rights — Written By Silas Brown  
Clay County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a program on March 12 regarding the proposed ruling to the NC legislature on “fracking,” or hydraulic fracturing and potential impact upon landowner’s rights.  This meeting is being held in response to local public concern about the issue simply to provide unbiased information to citizens. NC Extension Specialist in Ag Economics and Environmental Law, Dr. Ted Feitshans, and James Robinson, Research & Policy Associate for RAFI (Rural Advancement Foundation International) will be speakers at the event.  Due to limited seating, … (1 comments)

karyn woody: Help Tri-County Community College Celebrate 50 Years of History - 03/05/15 03:33 AM
Help Tri-County Community College celebrate their 50 year history with the 50 Faces in 50 Years Campaign! Are you or is someone you know an alumni of TCCC? Share your story www.tricountycc.edu/50th


karyn woody: Walnut Hollow Ranch - "Cooking with Charlie" - Hayesville NC - 03/05/15 03:24 AM
  Walnut Hollow Ranch in Hayesville, NC is hosting a "Cooking with Charlie" cooking class this Friday, March 6, 2015 at 11:00am - 1:00pm   Learn how to do a Brisket - Dry Rub - BBQ Style in your ovenCharlie will demonstrate how to prepare a dry rub and slow cook a brisket in your oven, smoker or grill.
Seating is limited
Advance reservations 
Tickets available at http://shop.walnuthollowranch.com/COOKING-CLASSES_c8.htm
Call 828-389-8931 or email Info@WalnutHollowRanch.com to reserve
Cost is $20.00 per person
Includes lunch and recipe … (0 comments)

karyn woody: Mountain Crossings Hiker Thru Kick Off Party - Blairsville GA - 02/23/15 02:54 AM

Mountain Crossings invites you to join in kicking off the 2015 thru hiker season with a family fun celebration! They will have live music, gear demonstrations, good food, face painting, arts and crafts, and so much more. Special guest Richard Judy, author of Thru An Applachian Trail Love Story, will also be joining in for a book signing. In addition to all of the exciting activities listed above, they will be having a gear raffle! 100% of the proceeds go to a project illustrating the history of the A.T. (Appalachian Trail) and C.C.C (Civilian Conservation Core) in Union County. The project will include traveling and permanent displays of photos, records, recollections,and history pertaining to the Appalachian Trail and Civilian Conservation Core. Raffle tickets are available … (0 comments)

karyn woody: Walking Distance to the Winery in Hayesville, NC - 02/03/15 01:24 AM
Check out this cute as can be 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath spacious home with additional bonus room, level yard, branch, shade trees and walking distance to Eagle Fork Vineyards Tasting Room in the Shooting Creek area of Hayesville, NC! It is easily accesible, just off of Hwy 64 and has year round mountain views! The kitchen is big and spacious, the gas log fireplace will you keep you warm on those winter nights, and the home has been very maintained! Priced Right at Only $79,000 and will consider offers! MLS 244992


Karyn Smith Woody (Harry Norman Realtors)

Karyn Smith Woody

Blairsville, GA

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Address: 63 Murphy Hwy, Blairsville, GA, 30512

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