Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Old Copper Plant Revisited – Corrections to a Previous Column

I mentioned a while ago that I had received a call from Buddy Haynes, who is doing business as Copperhill Industries. He described himself as having bought Intertrade, the recent successor to the Tennessee Copper Company. He called to correct … Continue reading

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Storm Aftermath – Check Your Cabin

We got 6-8 inches starting Friday morning, and accumulating at least 5 inches by noon. Our power went off Saturday morning and stayed off until late yesterday afternoon. Many people lost power on Friday. The Blue Ridge Mountain EMC reported … Continue reading

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EMS Asks that Everyone Stay off the Roads

As a snow update, the EMS has just texted that the roads are becoming extremely dangerous, and they ask that everyone stay off the roads. Here at our location, about a mile southeast of Mineral Bluff, it has continued to … Continue reading

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Snow Report

It snowed enough last night that there may be some travel difficulties, especially in the subdivisions. If you are planning to come up for the weekend, it would be good to check with a neighbor on local conditions. As of … Continue reading

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