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Dry as dust: Burke experiencing third-driest autumn in last 130 years

By MARTY QUEEN

Senior Reporter, THE PAPER

Posted 11/11/23

The drought afflicting Burke County and the rest of Western North Carolina this fall isn’t your average dry spell. It’s downright historic. Only two other autumns in the last 130 years have been …

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