Get Used To The Cold

If you venture outside and work in the frigid temperatures, you will need to get used to it, because eastern Carolina is under a cold snap this week that could last longer than the average in our state.

For those who set up shop outdoors, like Maria Martinez, this is not weather for the weary. She says she spends from morning until sunset along County Home Road in Greenville Monday thru Friday. She sells oranges from Florida and says not only do the freezing temperatures affect the crop she and her father sell, but the weather does a number on her body.
"It's very cold, my hands are red you know, my face is very cold."

Martinez says she endures the weather by keeping her vehicle on so she can get a few minutes of warmth.


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  • by GBHB on Jan 6, 2010 at 03:06 PM
    Are the ice caps not melting?
  • by Bill Location: Williamston on Jan 5, 2010 at 09:18 AM
    I love all these comments.They are sooo sooo true.People are getting smart on this global warming bit. You see, its one excuse to raise your tax on gas.
  • by Me Location: Washington on Jan 5, 2010 at 07:19 AM
    Lol...bubba, you are a hoot! It wouldn't suprise me one little bit.
  • by Me Location: Williamston on Jan 5, 2010 at 06:35 AM
    When will people realize that theres NO Global Warming? Its a hype made up of Government to create bigger and more Government.If they want to create more jobs lets fix everything broken first. I'm sure theres lots of productive things we can think of that will male America more safe on our roads and in the sky.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 4, 2010 at 09:37 PM
    Oh get over Al already.
  • by bubba Location: here on Jan 4, 2010 at 07:30 PM
    I just heard that the White House released a statement blaming the cold snap on the previous administration.
  • by Half Backer Location: Chocowinty on Jan 4, 2010 at 06:39 PM
    So much for global warming Al Gore
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