Where WNC Begins
Connecting the Chamber of Commerce with the Community
As this world is rapidly changing, we are keeping up by providing more information that is relevant to our members, to the community, and to visitors to Murphy NC, Andrews NC ... and the Western North Carolina, North Georgia and East Tennessee region. Please check often for our expanding #Where WNC Begins Blog that will keep you informed (and entertained) about what's happening with our Chamber Members, the local economy, and other important matters that affect everyone.
2021 FALL FOLIAGE TRACKER
Every year around this time we start fielding tons of calls about when the foliage will start showing off its colors. We found this source at Appalachian State's Department of Biology to be the most valuable when giving information to people about what may be expected. Mind you, nature works on its own timeline, so we can only offer "best" guesses. Hit up that link and bookmark the page to keep up with the latest developments in this annual thriller.
Carolina Farm Credit Announces Grant Funding for Agriculture Non-Profits Non-profit organizations, in the 54 western-most counties in North Carolina, may apply for up to $5,000 per year to fund agriculture-related projects. These grants help promote agriculture, as well as stimulate the local ag economy in North Carolina. This year marks the seventh year of the program, with…