The same view of Cherry Log Creek taken two days apart shows the diverse affects Mother Nature can bring in a short amount of time. At left is the creek after flooding its banks on Thursday. At right, by Saturday the floodwaters had receded, but the area is covered in 5 inches of snow. (Photo bu Rhesa Chastain)
Nick and Liam Fredrickson built this towering 7 ft. snowman during the snowfall Saturday.
Tatum Chadwick, of Gilmer Parks and Recreation, is about to drive through standing floodwater that swallowed the walking trail at River Park last Thursday morning. The park, along with local schools and several county government offices, closed early due to the hazardous weather conditions. (Michael Andrews/ Mountain Life Editor)
The Coosawattee River overflowed its banks on 1st Street in the Coosawattee River Resort campground last week. (Photos by Cam Parker)
Weather in Gilmer County has fluctuated from rain and flooding to deep snow to more rain and possibly more flooding, all in less than a week.
“They say it happens in threes,” said Gilmer County…
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