Sincerely, Blairsville

Monday, February 8, 2021
Blairsville is for Lovers

Blairsville-Union County offers the best of Appalachia for lovers. From the travel lover, to the nature lover, to the tasting lover, to the food lover, this North Georgia community is the best day or weekend getaway where affordability meets distance and elegant standards meet casual hospitality. Plan your trip around these highlights, and we’re pretty confident you’ll fall in love with this gem at the top of the state. Blairsville is truly the town for lovers.

Sarah Olver

Monday, December 21, 2020
Purge with the Pros

We all know this feeling. Bulging garbage bags filled with discarded wrapping and ribbons from a bustling holiday season litter the floor of our garages while toy bins and closets strain under the weight of new gifts squeezed in with the old. Post-Christmas, we all know it is time to purge, but how in the world do we get started? For some, the task can be daunting, and for others it is so overwhelming, they simply do not get to it at all. Included in this blog are expert tips from mountain

Sarah Olver with Guest Author: Scarlett Tyler

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
A Holiday Menu: Cooking with the Chefs of Blairsville-Union County

Wondering what to cook for Christmas? This year, we decided to bring you a menu offering the best of Blairsville’s chefs. From appetizer to entrée, our local chefs have come together to bring you a holiday menu fit for kings but simple and straight forward enough for any household cook to deliver to the table. From a mountain moonshine cocktail, to pecan crusted shrimp starters, to a buttermilk, deep fried chicken with butternut squash gravy, to buttery corn-cakes, to a creamy cabbage casserole, you will

Sarah Olver

Friday, November 20, 2020
Come Home For The Holidays (even if you live here)

When your heart has a hankering to be home for the holidays and you find yourself wishing for a Hallmark Christmas, this is your guide to a small-town getaway that doesn't break the bank but promises to fill you with comfort and joy and all the holiday cheer you could ever want.

Sarah Olver

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Best Leaf Season Day Trip: A Pumpkin Parade Through Paradise

We’re famous, here in the North Georgia mountains, for our leaf season. When the hayfields are given their final shave, the bales are rolled, roped, and racked up in barn lofts for winter, and the gardens have been stripped down, their soil left to sleep for winter, our mountains light up with blazing red and orange leaves.That’s what we’re famous for, but that’s not all we do here in the fall. As the air turns cool, our back-field pumpkins finish plumping up in preparation for pies, jack-o-lanterns, and

Sarah Olver