Snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain tumbled out of the skies over Aiken, South Carolina for 48 hours and shut down commercial and personal life this Monday. The South isn’t prepared for more than a flurry and local weather reports were full of foreboding. But truth to tell, the ice that followed the first few inches of snow overnight would have put any locale into hibernation. Sidewalks and roadways were so icy that every step required concentration. Whiskey Road Hunt hosts out-of-town guests for a week of fox-hunting and socializing during Hunt Week which is but a mere 21 days away. Foxhunters coming from the north as far north as Ottawa, Canada have traditionally counted on mild weather with daytime highs in the 50s and low 60s. But here we are in the middle of a cold spell and the town of Aiken is quiet – a palpable hush, no cars, no noise, no one on the streets. A sight most unusual – snow on the Aiken Standard Newspaper box.
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Article excerpt posted on Sidelinesnews.com from Chasin’.