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Pisgah Pete Picks Chiefs, 6 More Weeks Of Winter – Brevard, NC


Last updated 2/3/2021 at 3:27pm

Jennifer Burgin, a wildlife rehabilitator, stands by Tuesday as Pisgah Pete predicts six more weeks of winter. (Times photo by Alex Perri)

In what may be his last year as Brevard's most celebrated prognosticator, Pisgah Pete predicted Tuesday the Kansas City Chiefs would be the winner of Super Bowl LV and there will be six more weeks of winter.

Due to the squirrel's age and advanced cataracts, Pete may soon retire.

The annual White Squirrel Day festivities were held virtually this year at organizer Ann Sharpsteen's house.

The event takes place each year on Feb. 2, as the Transylvania County version of Groundhog's Day, to raise money and awareness for Brevard's licensed wildlife rehabilitators through the White Squirrel I...

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