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WHY WNC? It comes as no surprise to those of us already rooted in Western NC or those planning a future here that the approaching autumn season is a big draw for visitors and locals alike. So significant that USA Today recently placed Asheville in the...

WHY DO I VOLUNTEER? The thought-provoking book, "Start with Why" by Simon Sinek, states that any person or organization can explain what they do; some can explain how they are different or better, but not that many can clearly articulate why, and why is the thing...

We’ve asked David Ammons, one of our principal developers and owner of Retirement Living Associates, the company who will also manage Legacy once we open, some questions related to the current construction industry climate and Legacy’s future. YOU'RE INVOLVED IN A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT COMMUNITIES. GENERALLY...

Sandy has lived in Silicon Valley, a collection of cities and towns south of San Francisco and hub of the California high tech industry for more than 40 years.  A San Francisco native, Sandy grew up in the Bay area with brief forays to Southern...

We’ve asked Rick Grant, one of our principal developers and President of Beverly-Grant, the largest general contractor in our region, some questions related to the current construction industry climate and Legacy’s future.   HOW IS LEGACY PROTECTED FROM THE VOLATILITY OF SUBCONTRACTORS? Beverly-Grant’s relationship with the subcontractor market...

Written By Legacy Member, Suzie Crook What is the appeal of Western North Carolina that makes it #4 on the List of Best Places to Retire? First and foremost, WNC is known for its natural beauty which is highlighted in four distinct seasons. This area is protected...

Oh NO We Won't GO! One day as I was going through my mail, I came across an invitation to an information session about a new retirement community that was being built in Mills River, North Carolina.  My first instinct was to throw it in the...

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Janet & Ann

Janet & Ann met in a yoga class over a decade ago and were married on the day the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Obergefell v. Hodges case.

Barbara and Paul

While Barbara and Paul have enjoyed living in downtown Charleston, SC, they will not miss the growing threat of hurricanes, tidal flooding and the various impacts of climate change when they move to Legacy.