Who can forget the BLIZZARD of 93 - it's been 20 years! I spent a week up in Polk Co, NC covering the rescue missions by the national guard. What do YOU remember?
Wikipedia remembers this "Storm of the Century" like this: "The weight of record snows collapsed many factory roofs in the South, and snowdrifts on the windward sides of buildings caused a few decks with substandard anchors to fall from homes. Though the storm was forecast to strike the snow-prone Appalachian Mountains, hundreds of people were nonetheless rescued from the Appalachians, many caught completely off guard on the Appalachian Trail, or visiting cabins and lodges in remote locales. Drifts up to 14 feet (4.3 m) were observed at Mount Mitchell. Snowfall totals of between 2 and 3 feet (0.61 and 0.91 m) were widespread across northwestern North Carolina. Boone, North Carolina—in a high-elevation area accustomed to heavy snowfalls—was nonetheless caught off guard by 36"+ of snow and 24 hours of temperatures below 0 °F (−18 °C) along with storm winds which (according to NCDC storm summaries) gusted as high as 110 miles per hour (180 km/h). Electricity was not restored to many isolated rural areas for a week or more, with power cuts occurring all over the east. Nearly 60,000 lightning strikes were recorded as the storm swept over the country for a total of seventy-two hours, and many may remember their local news organizations touting the term "thundersnow." As one of the most powerful storms in recent history, the storm has been described as the "Storm of the Century" by many of the areas affected."
NEW INFO- NC Highway patrol tells us: Four kids were hit by a vehicle at a bus stop in Brevard as they were trying to cross the road at Connestee Road and Greenville Highway. Rhodes says that an elderly gentleman apparently did not see the children and hit them. The children were taken to the hospital with what appeared to be non life threatening injuries.
How COOL is this!! I can watch Gracie Skate at Spartanburg's Skating on the Square on our LIVE CAM at work!!! #LOVEMyJob
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Where does Santa like to eat? My friend Wanda spotted him at Texas Roadhouse!
My Gracie with the talented Emily Hodge who played Clara in @balletspartan's #Nutcracker
My interview w/ David @Letterman - 1992 when Dave moved to CBS! I went to NY for the debut show - now Dave says he will wrap things up May 20th @StephenAtHome will take his place!
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The VP over Student Affairs (and the frats and sorority life) at #Clemson is GONE!
"Changes come to Student Affairs leadership:
Clemson University officials announced a change in leadership of the Student Affairs division, with the departure of vice president Gail DiSabatino, effective immediately. Former vice president Almeda Jacks will return to her alma mater Dec. 3 to serve as interim vice president.
“We appreciate Gail’s eight years of service to Clemson and wish her the best in the future,” said President Jim Clements. “We feel very fortunate to have Dr. Jacks return to the position she held for 14 years prior to retiring in 2006. We know she can count on the full support of the Student Affairs staff and student leaders during this period of transition. We are all committed to ensuring that our students have the support and services they need to be successful.”
“I am so excited to be back with the Clemson family! My heart never left,” Jacks said. “As we move forward, we know the students come first. I pledge to assist the outstanding Student Affairs staff to stay engaged with our students and focus on their success."
Jacks earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate from Clemson and served the university for 31 years. She currently serves as a senior consultant for Keeling and Associates LLC, a higher education consulting firm providing services ranging from strategic planning to executive searches.
She is a member of Blue Key, Golden Key, and other honorary societies, clubs, and organizations and has won numerous awards from Clemson and from state, regional, and national groups and organizations. She has served as an evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Clements said the timetable for appointment of a permanent vice president is still to be determined."
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