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Winter storm slams parts of the South, dropping snow, sleet; Northeast freezes in bitter cold

...roads as they walked home in Atlanta and Raleigh, N.C. That storm dumped as much as 22 inches of snow in the North Carolina mountains and pelted the eastern part of the state with ice, much as was expected with the 2015 version.North Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-16/winter-storm-slams-parts-south-drop
Deciphering the 'valley of dry bones'

...bones."A double dose of illnesses in my family meant we were unable to spend our usual two months in the cool North Carolina mountains this past summer. It was my time to walk in the valley of dry bones.Another unforgettable time of my walking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-31/deciphering-valley-dry-b
Wine Time: Bolla Prosecco NV, Italy

...wines are distributed in the United States by Banfi.GOES WITH: I opened this bottle on my last trip to the North Carolina mountains, with a group of friends we call the Magnificent Eight. It started with a memorable trip to Napa a few years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-07/wine-time-bolla-prose
Three postcards shy of every state

...well for Bill and Trudy Wood, of Hephzibah. "We are spending the weekend in the north Georgia and western North Carolina mountains in celebration of Trudy's birthday and our 56th wedding anniversary ... Beautiful weather ... "But that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-24/three-postcards-shy-every-sta
Wine Time: Ferrari Brut NV, Italy

...awareness of its wine.GOES WITH: Teri and I brought this bottle with us on a relaxing long weekend in the North Carolina mountains with our friends Steve and Sandy. It rained the first couple of days but we had a great time reading, working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-12-17/wine-time-ferrari-bru
Baseball is postcard pastime

...one of the tougher states to be represented, so ... here you go!!! By the way, NH is great!"From the North Carolina mountains, Eric, Leslie and Libby say "Hello, from 4,200 feet above sea level ? and 30 degrees cooler to boot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-11/baseball-postcard-pastime
It's better to be lucky when trying to avoiding oncoming traffic

...Bill Wood, of Hephzibah, "couldn't find a postcard but Trudy and I spent (two days) in the western North Carolina mountains celebrating her birthday and our 55th wedding anniversary. ... Weather and temperature, great ... Life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-27/its-better-be-lucky-when-tryi
Root rot threatens traditional Christmas fir trees

...that, once in the soil, makes it unfit for production.Pollard has been growing Fraser fir in these western North Carolina mountains for nearly 40 years. To him, it's "the ultimate tree."But this persistent problem has him looking to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-12-12/root-rot-threatens-f
Sarah Williams

...bridge player and was always the perfect hostess. She found much happiness while visiting Hilton Head and the North Carolina mountains with family and friends. Sarah is survived by her husband, James McCord Williams, whom she was happily married...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168721745
San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain throws franchise's first perfect game

...Mathewson, Juan Marichal and Gaylord Perry hadn't accomplished what Cain did Wednesday.Perry, who lives in the North Carolina mountain town of Spruce Pine, caught the replays when he woke up early Thursday. He's thrilled the Giants have a perfecto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-06-14/san-francisco-giants-pit