Much to love
Bring your own job (and hopefully a few more), make friends, enlarge your cultural horizons and you will find Galax and Grayson County most agreeable. Inexpensive housing, ample work space, local food, lively music, hundreds of miles of trails, more cows than people, music in the streets, dozens of thrift stores and consignment shops, a great book store, ballet, fiddle shop, libraries, museums, superb barbecue, fantastic bicycle shop.
We're working on hospitality. We haven't dealt with immigration (taking on national hysteria is a daunting task). There are whiffs of ketones from the factories in the valley. The New River and its creeks are in relatively good shape. Our mountains are in tact (no coal).
In 25 years, I have witnessed no violence personally (it does happen). I have thousands of friends who know my name and offer a handshake or a hug. Look me up and I'll buy a cup of Read More