Weather whacks Habersham County with floods, snow

  • Motorists try to help each other during the icy conditions Saturday on Level Grove Road. Snow fell quickly around lunchtime while many drivers were out doing their weekend errands, causing many minor accidents.
    Motorists try to help each other during the icy conditions Saturday on Level Grove Road. Snow fell quickly around lunchtime while many drivers were out doing their weekend errands, causing many minor accidents.
  • Shelby Rogers (left) and Morgan Gailey (right) of Baldwin prepare for a snowball fight during the snow storm on Saturday.
    Shelby Rogers (left) and Morgan Gailey (right) of Baldwin prepare for a snowball fight during the snow storm on Saturday.
  • Sue Beeso helped her son and a friend build the “Popeye’s winter mascot” on Saturday afternoon in Cornelia. He is sporting chicken livers for the eyes and nose and nuggets for the mouth.
    Sue Beeso helped her son and a friend build the “Popeye’s winter mascot” on Saturday afternoon in Cornelia. He is sporting chicken livers for the eyes and nose and nuggets for the mouth.
   From flooding rain to snow and back again, Habersham County has seen its share of miserable weather over the last week.    Saturday’s worse-than-expected snowstorm dumped five inches on most of…

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