This is one Scarlett from Georgia who hits the ground running

2012 COUNTY-BY-COUNTY WATERSHED HIGHLIGHTS: TOWNS COUNTY, GA. – Volume 2 By Tom Bennett Special to Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition Hiwassee, Ga., Feb. 19, 2013 – A state of Georgia grant has made it possible for a trained professional, who turned out to be Scarlett Fuller, to be named Lake Chatuge Watershed Coordinator for the Hiwassee River Watershed...

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He’s too sharp for his critics, and sold on water quality

2012 COUNTY-BY-COUNTY WATERSHED HIGHLIGHTS: UNION COUNTY, GA. – Volume 2 By Tom Bennett Special to Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition Blairsville, Ga., Feb. 16, 2013 – One of the unexpected benefits of the Internet lies in the realm of health. This is blessedly true for many living here in the Hiwassee River watershed. The great worldwide web provides an outlet as...

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The smoke you see above Fires Creek is burning hard drives

2012 COUNTY-BY-COUNTY WATERSHED HIGHLIGHTS: CLAY COUNTY, N.C. – Volume 2 By Tom Bennett Special to Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition Hayesville, N.C., Feb. 11, 2013 – Stinging. That’s how to describe the criticism of Laurel Creek Property Owners Association’s application for a vehicle easement to a mountaintop private hideaway deep inside the Nantahala National...

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A hidebound setting choked environmental reform

2012 COUNTY-BY-COUNTY WATERSHED HIGHLIGHTS: CHEROKEE COUNTY, N.C. – Volume 2 By Tom Bennett Special to Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition Murphy, N.C., Feb. 10, 2013 – Shackled prisoners trudged through the front door right through the madding crowd on court day, so had to be guarded by a small army of deputies. Only thin people were guaranteed a fair trial. The...

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