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Life on the Farm: Vacation at an Alpaca Paradise

Baby Alpacas at the Alpaca Ranch at Cobb Creek Cabins in Murphy, NC

Life on the Farm: Vacation in Alpaca Paradise “Welcome to the Old Cobb Homestead” is the sign that beckons me forward as I enter The Alpaca Ranch at Cobb Creek Cabins. I have appointment with owner Veronica Taraszewskifor a tour of this prime example of agritourism. This is a working farm with six fully furnished log…

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COVID-19 Relief for Small Business

From the Executive Director Information on COVID-19 Relief: This week I had the opportunity to participate in a virtual meeting regarding information on COVID-19 relief with the North Carolina District Director of the Small Business Association, Mr. Thomas Stith. Also joining him; SBA Western North Carolina Area Manager Sharon Harvey. This meeting was facilitated by…

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Being Productive

At the home office | (c) Annie Spratt - Unsplash

Stay Connected Keeping busy and being productive is one of the best ways to stave off boredom and depression. Many of us are finding ourselves out of kelter with our normal routines because of the threat of COVID-19. Whether working from home, on a lay-off, or retired the thought of being quarantined tends to make…

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Help for Businesses

A message from Economic Development Director Paul Worley Good Afternoon, We understand that these are difficult times for everyone, especially our business community. There is a plethora of issues that we are all facing and and lots of information each day regarding assistance programs. Tri-County Community College, County Government, Local Chambers, NC Works Career Center…

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The Coronavirus has impacted our Community

A Word from the Director Looking Out for Each Other…. Trying times; that is what we are experiencing. The Coronavirus has impacted our community. How should we handle it? I have seen much kindness and unfortunately much anxiety and fear. The constant Coronavirus barrage on all major news networks leaves little room for doubt that…

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Radon – What you don’t know (see, smell or taste) can be Deadly

Marvin Perkins, Omega Safety & Environmental

RADON GAS – What you don’t know (see, smell or taste) can be DEADLY! The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has designated January as National Radon Action Month. Should you be concerned about Radon? Yes Radon is a naturally re-occuring radioactive gas that exists in the very air we breathe. More frightening than that it tends…

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A Resolution We Can Stick With

Photo by from Pexels A Resolution We Can Stick With For your business to succeed, you need to be at your target audiences’ “Front of Mind.”  We want to help by promoting our Chamber members the best way possible by doing two things:  Sharing YOUR content  Bragging about you on our website, through our Chamber…

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