• History

    Our Founders Doc and Annis McCabe

    Annis and Bill McCabe were ordinary people who chose to pursue extraordinary possibilities. Having met in college and married upon graduation, they began a life together that seemed unremarkable. As young physician born and raised in Thaxton, Virginia,  “Doc” McCabe was called to what was, in 1960, considered “underserved” Bedford County. He and Annis quite literally “carved” out a place for their home on then heavily wooded Route 811 (now Thomas Jefferson Drive) in Forest. Dr. McCabe was given free office space (now Pints of Plenty) to begin his rural general medical practice. He made house calls, saw any and everyone who came to or called upon him, and often…

  • Blogging,  History

    Counter Ridge Christmas Tree

    “Festival of Trees at the Bedford Area Welcome Center is an annual event that takes place around the end of November through the first week of January. “Christmas Through The Decades” is the theme for this year. The event will feature trees that are decorated by local businesses and organizations. Visitors are encouraged to come by the Welcome Center and vote for their favorite tree(s) for only $1.00/vote. At the conclusion of the event, all proceeds will benefit the charitable organizations designated by the businesses.  There are no winners and no losers of this event, everyone has an equal opportunity to raise money for their selected charity and they will keep…

  • Counter Ridge Elm- Blueprints
    Blogging,  History

    Counter Ridge Elementary- Blueprints

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