Author Archives: Clyde Holler

Early Voting Starts Monday, November 28

Early voting begins Monday, and runs for one week, unless the county approves a Saturday voting day. As far as I know, the county has not – or not yet – approved a Saturday voting day. All early voting is … Continue reading

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Aldi Supermarket Coming To Blairsville

I was surprised to learn that the Aldi is coming to Blairsville. There’s a “sneak peak” on November 30, and the grand opening is December 1st. I haven’t seen the site yet, but it is supposed to be on the … Continue reading

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AJC Reports That David Ralson Has Died

At the age of 68, having just stepped down as Speaker of the House. The link contains a pretty good discussion of his life, accomplishments, and some of the controversies. https://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta-news/david-ralston-speaker-of-the-georgia-house-of-representatives-dies/J6HBFHHNEJCN7FKUQLLYBWPVCA/

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Technical Difficulties With Website, Brief Note On Weather, Speaker Ralston To Step Down

I’ve had some technical difficulties with the site, which I think I have resolved. I apologize to my regular readers for the time it took to do it. The weather for the foreseeable future is very cold and fair. Today … Continue reading

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Leaf Report

Today is forecast for rain, as is tonight and tomorrow morning. The porch temperature is about 60, but the forecast calls for it to go back down to 41 Thursday night. Looks like a good weekend coming. There’s a bit … Continue reading

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Beautiful Fall Weather, Some Leaf Color

It was 50 at 7:00 AM, which quickly turned to 48 as the wind began to stir and bring colder air up from the valley. Yesterday afternoon was a beautiful, warm 73. It has continued awfully dry. There’s some leaf … Continue reading

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Unseasonably Cool

It was 45 on the porch this morning. I can’t remember it ever being this cold in September. We’re usually swimming in the lake during October. The afternoons have been beautiful, if a bit cool and breezy. I still expect … Continue reading

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Fall Weekend Coming

We were on the edge of a thunderstorm in Tennessee yesterday evening, and got maybe 1/8″ of rain. When we went out on the porch for coffee this morning it was 52, with a beautiful day dawning. The mist in … Continue reading

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First Frost, Wonderful Fall Weather

It was 52 on the porch this morning, and we noticed a moderate frost in the valley. I can’t recall a frost this early in September. The morning temperature rises as the week goes on, at least according to the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Fall Weather

In between the raindrops – and there have been quite a few – we’ve been having some wonderful Fall weather. This afternoon, it was 71 on the porch before the sun came around. Now that it has, it’s about 76. … Continue reading

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