When Hilton Head Island was threatened by Hurricane Matthew, Larry and Lucie Mann, owners of Park Plaza Cinemas, evacuated to their second home in Gatlinburg, Tenn.. They then spent two days after the storm waiting to hear what had happened to their island home. When the news came, it was good: their home had been spared. Less than two months later, they found themselves worrying about their mountain home as a forest fire swept through Gatlinburg, and this time the news wasn't so good: the forest fire had destroyed their second home. Here, they describe the experience on Dec. 6, 2016. Jay Karr The Island Packet
When Hilton Head Island was threatened by Hurricane Matthew, Larry and Lucie Mann, owners of Park Plaza Cinemas, evacuated to their second home in Gatlinburg, Tenn.. They then spent two days after the storm waiting to hear what had happened to their island home. When the news came, it was good: their home had been spared. Less than two months later, they found themselves worrying about their mountain home as a forest fire swept through Gatlinburg, and this time the news wasn't so good: the forest fire had destroyed their second home. Here, they describe the experience on Dec. 6, 2016. Jay Karr The Island Packet

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