Home Sweet Mountain Heaven

In the remote mountains of western Virginia, there is a place… A place where you can see a little farther, breathe a little deeper, work more calmly, and relax more often.

This privately-owned blog, “Highland County VA,” is devoted to that place – its community, its history, its attractions, its beauty, and its blessings.

Home Sweet Mountain Heaven

In the remote mountains of western Virginia, there is a place… A place where you can see a little farther, breathe a little deeper, work more calmly, and relax more often.

This privately-owned blog, “Highland County VA,” is devoted to that place – its community, its history, its attractions, its beauty, and its blessings.

Living Here

Highland County Generational Farmers: Carly Thomas

Highland County Generational Farmers: Carly Thomas

** This is the first post of a four-part series on Highland County Generational Farmers. Throughout this series, you’re going to meet some of Highland County’s generational farmers and get a glimpse into the blood, sweat, and tears that went into establishing Highland...

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MGW Wins Awards!

MGW Wins Awards!

Congratulations to Chamber Member MGW for winning the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council’s annual award for Innovation in Community Impact for their MGW & Lingo Networks “Drive-in” Public Wi-Fi Access program!  The Highland County Chamber of Commerce...

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History & Culture

Stories Hidden in Plain Sight

Stories Hidden in Plain Sight

Conley Colaw is over 80 years old and has lived in Blue Grass, Virginia, his whole life. He has stories to share, and some of them can be read in the quilt squares nailed to the old sugar shack along his driveway.  It all started with one he bought from Margie Boesch...

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