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Area residents hibernate inside from wintry blast
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 10:37 AM

By JIM LANGHAM • Progress Feature Writer

For many Paulding County residents, the ominous blizzard-like weather events of the past few days are all-too-familiar when they reflect on snowstorms of the late 1970s, especially the infamous Blizzard of ’78. Others remember a snowy blast that closed many county businesses in 1997.

Cindy Peters, who works in the Paulding County commissioners’ office, recalls that 1997 event that closed the courthouse. But this is extraordinary, Peters admits.