The FEI Equestrian World Games are coming to Western North Carolina in September of 2018 (9/11 – 9/23). This is expected to bring an enormous amount of people into the tiny community of Mill Spring, North Carolina which typically has a population of less than 5,000 people. During the games the total spectators present are expected to exceed 50,000 people per day. That is a lot of people! Will Mill Spring and the surrounding communities be able to handle this sudden population explosion? Absolutely!
The wine industry in North Carolina is exploding in terms of both growth (the number of wineries) and popularity (the number of people visiting the wineries). It is a huge economic boom for the state having almost a 2 billion dollar impact on the economy and supporting over 10,000 jobs. While all of this sounds … Read more