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French Broad River Users Must Beware Debris

 

June 4, 2018

Recently, others and myself rescued a 12-year-old girl who had been stuck on a downed tree across the French Broad.

This young woman could not even swim, and she was tubing on high water.

This was not my intended article to submit as a contributor to The Transylvania Times Out-doors section this week.

But with the extended high-water period and high river-user season hitting at the same time, I felt an update and a few reminders would be timely.

Flashbacks of the 2013 season, where several high water, downed trees and river user incidents were reported in our county came to mind.

I...



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