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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Fall Arts in the Park is this Weekend

It’s a beautiful, crisp fall day for the first day of Fall Arts in the Park, which continues tomorrow. It was about 49 on the porch this morning, and there is a little cloud cover and a fair amount of … 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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Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival is Today

Apologies to my readers for the lack of a heads up  on the Buckner Brothers Band last night. It just snuck up on me. The festival is today. If the lobster truck is there, please wait until I’ve had mine … Continue reading

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News from Blue Ridge

Here is a summary of a meeting held with Blue Ridge officials at Coldwell Banker High Country. Our guests were Mr. Jeff Stewart, who took Roy Parson’s place as head of Zoning, Land Development and Project Management, and Kelsey Ledford, … 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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