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

Posted in Clyde's Weekly Column, Restaurant News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Clyde's Weekly Column, News, Real Estate News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Clyde's Weekly Column, News | Leave a comment

Runoff Election Tuesday

It seems to be trying to dry out a little, with the rain coming not every day, but every several days for the past few weeks. Still, we’ve had over an inch of rain in the past few days. The … Continue reading

Posted in Clyde's Weekly Column | Leave a comment

Stormy Weather, Parade and Fireworks Saturday the 30th

We’ve been in a thunderstorm pattern for the last week or so. We’ve gotten about three inches of rain, and we are in one of the drier areas of the county. I’m sure other areas have received much more. Some … Continue reading

Posted in Clyde's Weekly Column | Leave a comment

Beautiful Weather After Rains

We’re having some beautiful weather this week after the rains. Morning temps have been in the high fifties with afternoons in the middle seventies, with a nice breeze. We’ve had a solid five inches over the past three weeks, and … Continue reading

Posted in Clyde's Columns, Environmental News | Leave a comment

Arts in the Park this Weekend

The 43rd Annual Arts in the Park is this weekend in the downtown Blue Ridge park. Here’s a link to the description on the Chamber of Commerce site: https://www.blueridgemountains.com/events/43rd-annual-spring-arts-in-the-park/

Posted in Clyde's Columns, Things to do | Leave a comment

Dogwoods, Flame Azaleas, Rhododendron

We’ve had some beautiful warm weather this week. It was 80 on the porch this afternoon with a light breeze. There are still some dogwoods in full bloom, but more are probably fading. The flame azalea is nearly all in … Continue reading

Posted in Clyde's Columns, Environmental News | Leave a comment

Trout Festival is Today

The Trout Festival is today, in the downtown Blue Ridge city park. It’s not just for people who fish, as there are lots of interesting vendors, and also some conservation information. The Save Georgia’s Hemlocks people will have an informational … Continue reading

Posted in Clyde's Columns, Things to do | Leave a comment

New License Regulations Affect Birders & Hikers, Too

I reported previously that new Georgia license regulations may affect hikers and birders as well as hunters and fisherfolk. For a list of properties that require a license to enter: http://georgiawildlife.com/LandAccess Note that this list is not alphabetical. It appears … Continue reading

Posted in Clyde's Columns, Environmental News | Leave a comment