Inside the Village of Blowing Rock


The Catawba River Insurance Group started in Hickory, NC by Rick Hamby in 1986. The company is a local and family owned independent insurance agency with most of their heritage right here in Boone, Blowing Rock, Lenoir, Asheville, and surrounding area. They are currently licensed in both North & South Carolina in Property, Casualty, Life, Health, Medicare, and Brokerage. They transitioned from a Nationwide Exclusive agency in the summer of 2020 and are now a fully independent insurance agency, not beholden to any one company. They have a variety of top rated carriers ranging from Nationwide, Allstate, Liberty Mutual, Travelers, StateAuto, Progressive, Foremost, Universal, Donegal, and many more. They actively write and service personal lines (auto/home/life/powersports), all business insurance and commercial lines (business-owners, workers compensation, commercial general liability, commercial property, shared economy rentals, commercial auto, inland marine, umbrellas, to special events) and even hard to place risk profiles. They have a dedicated life specialist along with Medicare product offerings coming soon! They have an a large team with three agency locations to conveniently service your needs. One agency in Hickory, one in Lenoir, and their newest location in Blowing Rock right next to the Food Lion on 321 about a half mile from the Shoppes on the Parkway/Tanger Outlets. Ethan Hamby is the company’s Vice President. The Catawba River Insurance Group – Big Enough to Help & Small Enough to Care WWW.THECRIG.COM 828 818 1320
7537 Valley Blvd. #40
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Toll-Free: 828-302-5368
Telephone: 828-818-1320
In the Area


Granite Insurance is an independent agency focused on serving nationally and locally. We believe in protecting families and businesses, by providing the trust they need and choice they deserve for their insurance needs. Our clients success is our passion.
895 State Farm Road
Boone, NC 28607
Telephone: 828-212-4426


Greystone Insurance, a division of LifeStore, is located in Boone, North Carolina and is committed to meeting the changing needs of our clients in a timely manner. The Greystone team takes the time to understand each client’s situation to ensure complete and proper protection of assets. By partnering with Greystone Insurance, you can rest assured knowing that you have an industry-leading customer service team behind you. No matter what your need, our professionals will go above and beyond to produce a solution and satisfy your needs with competitive premiums and comprehensive policy forms for both commercial business and personal lines.
148 Highway 105 Extension
Boone, NC 28607
Telephone: 828-264-2626


LifeStore Bank - Founded in 1939 to offer home loans to people in our mountain communities. As a hometown bank, decisions are made locally and we strive to make serving you a priority inside our branches, online or with our mobile services. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS# 449206. Conveniently located at 1675 Blowing Rock Road, beside Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. LifeStore Insurance – As an independent insurance agency we work with most major insurance carriers and our agents will guide you through all available insurance options, so you get the policy that’s right for you. Whether you are looking for individual coverage, family protection, auto, business, Medicare and health insurance, investment opportunities, or a custom policy, LifeStore is there for you . . . at every stage of your life. Conveniently located at 1675 Blowing Rock Road, beside Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.
1675 Blowing Rock Road
Boone, NC 28607
Toll-Free: 800-723-4718
Telephone: 828-265-2580


We help customers manage the risks of everyday life, save money for their future & realize their dreams. We want to be your first choice for insurance & financial services needs, including mortgages. We're famous for Auto Insurance and also focus on NC Home, Life & Health Insurance, as well as Financial Services.
2743-B Highway 105 South
Boone, NC 28607
Toll-Free: 877-811-5330
Telephone: 828-264-5551