Ellerbe: Small town character in the Sandhills of NC!

Once known as a peach center, Ellerbe now features truck farming, tobacco farms, and poultry and swine farms in the surrounding area. Downtown has antique stores, a general merchandise store, a hardware; beauty salons, funeral homes, a realty/forestry office, a medical clinic, banks, churches, grocery stores, a feed, seed, and fertilizer store, a small-engine repair […]

Railroad Day in Old Fort, NC

By Mike¬†Conley | The McDowell News – Published: April 30, 2009 Last year, Old Fort celebrated its railroad heritage with exhibits, music and fun-filled activities for young and old alike. The first-time event proved to be a hit. On Saturday, the town will again commemorate the days when steam was king and folks traveled everywhere […]