Category Archives: Clyde’s Weekly Column

Winter Weather, Vogel Tree Lighting

The people who predicted a harsh winter must be feeling pretty smug these days. Last week’s weather was very cold. Yesterday was one of those days that had some unpredictable freezing rain – or at least rain freezing on the … Continue reading

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Mountain Weather

We’re having the first real mountain weather of the season, temperature about 40, rain on and off, heavy at times, then drizzly. I must be the only one, but I love it. Sitting by the fire, favorite beverage in hand, … Continue reading

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Late Leaf Report, Local Election Results

There’s still some color in the woods at this late date. especially at sunset, when the sun is shining diagonally though the woods. The Fannin County election featured something unusual, Democrats running for all three open spots – one for … Continue reading

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A Bit Drier for Now, Tuesday Last Day to Register to Vote

After another very rainy spell, it’s been a bit drier this week. That’s apt to change if the hurricane stays on it’s projected path. September is usually our driest month, but this September was unusually rainy.  The leaves have started … Continue reading

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Important Hwy 5, McCaysville Bypass Meeting September 11th

The Georgia DOT is holding a meeting to discuss Hwy 5 and the McCaysville Bypass on September 11th at 4:00 PM-7 PM at the McCaysville Church of God. That’s 1477 Blue Ridge Dr (Hwy 5). It is on the right … Continue reading

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Labor Day BBQ is Monday

The Labor Day Bar-B-Que is Monday, in the downtown park. It’s one of my favorite events. For one thing, it’s been going for years, and it’s for a good cause (the Good Samaritans of Fannin County). It’s morphed into a … Continue reading

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Georgia Real Estate Stats

Here’s a snapshot of the Georgia real estate market, provided by the Georgia Association of Realtors. “Key indicators for the Georgia housing market for July are in! The market has been hot this summer, with prices continuing to rise and … Continue reading

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Restaurant Roundup

There’s been a bit of a fall feeling in the air lately, with morning porch temperatures in the low 60s. There have been many fewer katydids singing lately, a bit of a bummer for those of us who love the … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in McCaysville

We’re enjoying a few drier days after a few soggier ones. The Fannin Sentinel just published a story on Michael Galinsky, his renovation projects, and revitalization plans for McCaysville/Copperhill. There have been a lot of rumors about all this, so … Continue reading

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More Rain, Local Election Shocker

Right after I said it seemed to be drying out, it rained as hard as I’ve seen it rain. We got two inches in the end, and I’ll bet it put the hurt on a lot of driveways. The runoff … Continue reading

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