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Married in the mountains

Ashville farm turns into special wedding, event venue Story and photos by Jim Smothers Submitted Photos When Jeff Caddell’s parents, Bud and Mildred, bought 110 acres in Ashville in 1989, they weren’t just looking for a home, they were also looking for the perfect spot for Bud to be able to enjoy his life-long hobby […]

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Tutwiler Home

Masterpiece by the water Story by Carol Pappas Photos by Michael Callahan Howard and Linda Tutwiler seem the perfect match. They like to create beauty around them. And a look inside and outside their Logan Martin Lake home reveals that together, they have a talent for doing just that. Howard, a designer  by trade, calls […]

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Cowboy Church

A new Sunday tradition Story by Leigh Pritchett Photos by Jim Smothers As people gathered for worship time, the words of an old, familiar hymn floated through the church. “I surrender all; I surrender all. All to Jesus, I surrender; I surrender all.” The music and the male voice from the soundtrack had a decidedly […]

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Playhouse Palaces

Where imaginations have room to grow Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Jim Smothers What child doesn’t want a playhouse? What adult didn’t want one as a child? It can be a fort where rebels shoot Nerf guns at intergalactic enemies, a Victorian doll house where little girls have tea parties, or a cabin […]

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A Farm With a View

Faulkner Farms has million-dollar views, precious memories Story by Carol Pappas Photos by Wallace Bromberg Jr. Head down County Road 33 in Beaver Valley, and it’s like a Sunday afternoon ride in “the country.” Rolling hills and wide-open pastures with towering pines and hardwoods forming the picture-perfect backdrop greet you with the familiarity of an […]

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Welcome Home for Christmas

Holidays at the Capps house a special treat Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Michael Callahan When Deanna Capps and her late husband, Curtis, were planning their new house, they wanted something light and airy that would bring the outdoors inside. Curtis didn’t have a whit of architectural training, yet designed a two-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath […]

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