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Advantages to Cold Weather Hikes

Advantages to Cold Weather Hikes

Scott County, Virginia has long been celebrated as a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, and even as the temperatures dip, there’s no need to put outdoor adventures on hold. Fortunately, recent winters have graced us with milder conditions, transforming Scott County...
58 Metalwork LLC / 58 Flower stop

58 Metalwork LLC / 58 Flower stop

Husband and wife, Jordan and Samuel Gilliam, started two separate side-hustle businesses with the goal of preserving the past and making a little extra money on the side. And like other young entrepreneurs, the Gilliams have found these side-hustles have the...
Space Snax Takes Off for Gate City Couple

Space Snax Takes Off for Gate City Couple

In just two short months, a venture that started as a “side hustle” for a Gate City couple has turned into a full-time employment opportunity for at least one of them. Last year, Oleg and Veronica Kopychenko attended a festival in Erwin, Tennessee and, on a whim,...
Maple Tree Book shop and         Coffee Shop Opens July 1

Maple Tree Book shop and Coffee Shop Opens July 1

Maple Tree Book Shop and Coffee House, Gate City’s newest business, will open its doors Saturday, July 1, 3 p.m., in time for the town’s second annual Red, White, and Blue Bash Fourth of July Celebration. Located in the former Family Bakery storefront, 101 E. Jackson...
Sally Pete’s Farmhouse

Sally Pete’s Farmhouse

Scott County’s newest vacation rental, Sally Pete’s Farmhouse, went live on Airbnb last week, and within a few days, already had six bookings.  Located on the corner of Dean Hollow Road and Highway 71 in Nickelsville, Virginia, Sally Pete’s Farmhouse is the creation...
Nickelsville’s b2c2 Farms Ships Eggs Nationwide

Nickelsville’s b2c2 Farms Ships Eggs Nationwide

Perched on a hill just off Little Duck Road in Nickelsville is B2C2 Farms, from where fertilized chicken eggs and chicks are shipped throughout the United States. What started as a challenge for Courtney Farmer from her husband, Ben, in 2016, has grown into a...
Scott County Fall Tour

Scott County Fall Tour

With the official arrival of fall, it’s time to plan your Scott County and Southwest Virginia leaf tour. Fall at Bark Camp Lake This season welcomes a new pumpkin patch, Pungo Farms, as our long-time Punkin’ Man, Walter Manis retired after 30 years of running...
Virginia Historic Landmark now Available for Rental

Virginia Historic Landmark now Available for Rental

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Fulkerson-Hilton Home in the Hiltons community of Scott County, Virginia, is now available for rental through Airbnb. Nearby residents to the historic home, Jeff and Rebecca Arrington, purchased the home and its...
Memorial Day Weekend 2020

Memorial Day Weekend 2020

As stated, the Devil’s Bathtub is a dynamic water force, prone to flash flooding during heavy rainfalls.  Sunday, May 24, 2020, the Devil’s Bathtub area experienced a significant amount of rainfall that resulted in a flash flood, stranding 20 hikers...
Punkin’ Man Hands over reins to pungo farms

Punkin’ Man Hands over reins to pungo farms

For 30 years, Walter Manis provided pumpkins, gourds, fall décor and tons of fall fun for children of all ages from his Nickelsville, Virginia farm.  This year, the Punkin Man decided to hang up his jack-o-lantern.  But never fear, Walter made sure he was handing over...