• Out of the Ashes

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    Out of the Ashes

      Text by Joanne M. Anderson  |  Photography by Kristie Lea Photography There are many reasons for buying a certain house, and a best friend across the street is one that prompted Catherine Breske and her late husband, Paul, to purchase their Blacksburg home on a quiet dead end lane outside of town in 1977. […]

  •   Text by Joanne M. Anderson  |  Photos by Kristie Lea Photography Some 20 years ago, David Conroy built a fireplace for Jimmy Tannahill’s parents, Jim and Lori Tannahill. About 10 years ago, Jimmy, owner of Tannahill Truck and Bus Repair at exit 109 off I-81, purchased a 102-acre parcel with a mountaintop site and […]

  • Text by Astleigh Hill   Whether the holiday season is in full swing or it’s the transition from winter to spring, a home is a place to express personal style and taste with decorative touches. From a picture-frame-lined console table to accents arranged with purpose on shelves, most of these glass, sentimental, delicate, special pieces […]

  • Text by Nancy S. Moseley   Chances are you’ve probably seen one, because … they’re everywhere: a random neighborhood street corner, a shelf at your local coffee shop, a box at your favorite park, a basket at the nearby elementary school. Spotting one might even feel like a serendipitous discovery, not unlike catching a glimpse […]

  • Text by Nancy S. Moseley  |  Photos by Silver Pebble Photography   It almost sounds like the beginning of a bad joke: What do a police officer and CEO of a marketing company have in common? For Caitlyn Scaggs, 31, who has spent her professional tenure finding, finessing and celebrating the connection between those two […]