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  • Progress photo by Joe Davenport
    Local firefighters work to contain Thursday's house fire, but the home could not be saved from the flames.

Family loses home

 Forty years of family memories, cherished mementos and personal items went up in flames Thursday when Annie Lloyd’s home on Town Mountain Road was destroyed by fire. 

Affectionately known throughout the county as “Miss Annie,” she and six other family members lost all of their clothing, furniture and household necessities like linens and dishes when the house burned. “I even lost my little puppy, Jazzie,” Lloyd said sadly, Monday. She was given her beloved Shih Tzu about six years ago and knows she will miss her a lot. 

 

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By Lorrie Ross Staff writer

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997