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Flat Rock history via a road

Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld             If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past.            At the east end, the 21st century reigns.  Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away .            Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
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Ground hog, ground hog on the side of the road.
Watcha ya doin’ snufflin’ in the trash?
What’s it like livin’ in your deep, dark burrow
Way up in the weeds, on the side of the hill?

Ground hog, ground hog on the side of the road
With a bunch of little kits troopin’ along behind.
How do you feed all those cute little critters,
Those hungry babies, dependin’ on their mama?

Ground hog, ground hog on the side of the road.
Keep far back from those mean ‘ole cars.
Chariots of steel whiz by like a whirlwind,
Way too fast to stop and look.

Ground hog, ground hog on the side of the road.
Here comes a big ‘ole semi-truck.
Movin’ down the road like Dale Earnhardt.
Shootin’ out sparks, weavin’ from side-to-side.

Ground hog, ground hog out in the road.
Stretched out dead, no more life.
Why did you get out into the traffic?
Now one more critter crossin’ the Rainbow bridge.

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