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Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Vol. 84 / No. 158

Tryon, N.C. 28782

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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Communities pause to remember 9/11

The hospitality committee of Lanier Library is looking for items to help stock the library’s kitchen. They need electric hand mixer, mixing bowls, decorative serving bowls, colander, large cutting board, plastic leftover cartons, rubber spatula, nut/ candy dishes, measuring cups, pitcher and large mixing/serving spoons.

Here’s a list of upcoming meetings and events for area nonprofit community and governmental organizations:


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Tuesdays, Ozone Drive and Hwy. 176, Saluda. Polk County Transportation Authority makes a regular trip to Hendersonville on the first and third Tuesday of each month. 894-8203. Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, “We Care” is a weekly informal social group open to women coping with (Continued on page 2)

Landrum High School JROTC members prepare to present the flags under the direction of Curtis Tate, JROTC leader. See pages 3 and 4 for more photos. (photo submitted by Paul Forster)

Columbus takes up final draft of Foster Creek plan by Leah Justice

After discussing a development agreement with Foster Creek Preserve for about a year, the Town of Columbus is ready to consider approving the final draft this week.

Columbus held a public hearing on Thursday, Sept. 8 and heard several comments and suggested changes to the draft from the public. Highlights of the development agreement include that

Serving Polk County and Upper Spartanburg and Greenville Counties

Foster Creek will run water and sewer lines to the development, pay for an officer for two years with a vehicle, construct a water storage tank (300,000 gallons) (Continued on page 5)


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• Calendar (continued from page 1)

loss. The group meets at 9 a.m. at TJ’s Cafe in Tryon and is open to newcomers. For more information, contact Shannon Slater at 828-894-7000, 800-617-7132 or The Meeting Place Senior Center, Tuesday activities include ceramics, 9:30 a.m.; art class, 10 a.m.; bingo or movie, 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. American Legion Auxiliary, meets Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Located at American Legion Hall, 43 Depot St., Tryon. Polk County Historical Association Museum, open Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. LIFECare of Polk County/ Adult Day Health Care, provides services Monday - Friday. Pet therapy is scheduled every Tuesday. This is an opportunity for participants to interact with a trained pet therapy dog in a safe and meaningful environment. Call 828-894-2007 for more info. Polk County Library, will have preschool story time every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Open to all area children and caregivers. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba exercise class, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., in gym. Cracker Barrel, 1 p.m. Tuesdays, conference room, Congregational Church.

How To Reach Us

Main number, classifieds and subscriptions: 828-859-9151 FAX: 828-859-5575 e-mail: Founded Jan. 31, 1928 by Seth M. Vining. (Consolidated with the Polk County News 1955) Betty Ramsey, Publisher

THE TRYON DAILY BULLETIN (USPS 643-360) is published daily except Saturdays and Sundays for $60 per year by Tryon Newsmedia LLC, 16 N. Trade St., Tryon, NC 287826656. Periodicals postage paid at Tryon, North Carolina 28782. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Tryon Newsmedia LLC., 16 N Trade St., Tryon, NC 28782-6656.

PolkFresh Farmers Market, Tuesdays, in the Re-Ride parking lot, crossroads of Landrum and Hwy. 9, 5 - 7:30 p.m., Visa/EBT accepted. Visit polkcountyfarms. org for vendor list or sign-up. Al-Anon Family Group, meets Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., Saluda Senior Center, 64 Greenville Street, Saluda, one half block off Main Street (U.S. Hwy. 176 S.), 828-749-2251 (Saluda) or 1-800286-1326. Thermal Belt Friendship Council, will meet Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Roseland Community Center. All are invited. For more information, call 828-457-2426.

Local Weather Forecast:



Moon Phase

Today: Sunny, with no chance of rain. High 87, low 60. Wednesday: Mostly Sunny sunny, with 10 percent chance of rain. High 88, low 61.

Mostly sunny

Friday’s weather was: High 83, low 59, no rain. Saturday’s weather was: High 82, low 62, no rain. Sunday’s weather was: High 84, low 67, no rain.

OBITUARIES Helena Graham Glover, p. 6


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Wednesdays, Fire Department in Green Creek, 7 a.m. - noon. The Meeting Place Senior Center, Wednesday activities include Tai Chi, 9 a.m.; ceramics, 9:30 a.m.; Italian club meeting (Buon Giorno), 10 a.m.; senior fitness, 10 a.m.; bingo or bridge, 12:30 p.m.; medication assistance program, 9 a.m. - noon. 828-894-0001. Tryon Youth Center, Learn how to play bridge. Grades 6 - 12 welcome. Free. From 9 - 11 a.m. Saluda Center, Wednesday activities, Trash Train, dominoes game, 10 a.m.; gentle Yin Yoga 12:30 p.m. 828-749-9245. Tryon Kiwanis Club, meets Wednesdays, noon, Congregational Church, 210 Melrose Ave., Tryon. Female Domestic Abuse Intervention Program, Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Steps to HOPE. 894-2340. Male Domestic Abuse Intervention Program, Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Steps to HOPE. 894-2340.


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Thursdays, 7 a.m. - noon, old Searcy Mill parking lot, Hwy. 108, Columbus. Saluda Center, Thursday activities: knitting group, 9:30 a.m.; gentle Yin Yoga, 5:30 p.m.; 828-749-9245.

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The above mugshots originally published on the front page of the Monday, Sept. 12 edition of the Bulletin were misidentified based upon inaccurate information provided to the Bulletin.


The caption for the photo of the jack-in-the-pulpit berries on page 40 of the Friday, Sept. 9 Bulletin should have said the photo was taken by Ted Tinnon. The Meeting Place Senior Center, Thursday activities include ceramics, 9:30 a.m.; art class, 10 a.m.; bingo or movie, 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. Landrum Library, Lap Babies, 10 a.m., 20- 25-minute session for young children and care givers includes music, nursery rhymes, action poems and short books. Story time at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers includes books, music and finger plays. Call 828457-2218. Polk County Historical Association Museum, open Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Pearsons Falls: Guided

Walk, Sept. 15 at 10:15 a.m. led by docents Bob Tobey and Annie Ewing. Registration needed call 828-749-3031 for details. Saluda Community Library, will have preschool story time every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba exercise class, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., in gym. Friends of the Polk County Public Library, “The Abiding Image: The Healing Power of Poetry,” presented by Cathy Smith Bowers, poet. Noon in the Meeting Room at the Polk County Public Library. (Continued on page 4)

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Tryon commemorates 9/11 tragedy

Community members including Tryon police officers and firefighters, left, gathered in Roger’s Park for a memorial service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York, the Pentagon and Pennsylvania. The ceremony was highlighted with a dove release, right, music and speeches. (photos by Barbara Tilly)

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LUMC holds 9/11 services Reverend Jane Jenkins led the service as our Landrum United Methodist remembered 9/11/01. Although all of our lives, our country, our freedom and our world were irrevocably changed forever,Rev. Jenkins reminded us that God never changes. God’s love, grace and forgiveness endure forever. God expects us to forgive even the terrorists who committed, to many of us, unforgivable acts. Biblical passages were read from Genesis 50:15-21 and Matthew 18:21-35 for illustration of

forgiveness. The congregation appreciates Danny Morgan and The New Prospect Fire Department for bringing their fire-truck and John Mullen who represented Rescue 11 of Landrum with their Rescue 11 vehicle. The Landrum High School Army JROTC also presented the United States and Christian flags under the direction of Curtis Tate. May we all continue to pray for our nation. –article submitted

Reverend Jane Jenkins speaks to the Landrum United Methodist Congregation on Sept. 11. (photo submitted by Paul Forster)

• Calendar

County Public Library. 1289 West Mills St., Columbus. Rotary Club of Tryon, meets every Thursday at noon at Tryon Presbyterian Church on Harmon Field Rd. Landrum Library, teens grades 7-12 are invited to a Super Smash Brothers Brawl Tournament on Sept.15 from 4

- 5 p.m. Come and display your brawling skills for all to see. PolkFresh Farmers Market, Thursdays, Tryon, McCown St., 4 - 6:30 p.m., VISA/ EBT accepted. Visit for vendor list. Columbus Lions, meets Thurs. Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Calvert’s Kitchen. Rachel Vin-

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Friends of the Polk County Public Library, “The Abiding Image: The Healing Power of Poetry.” Program presented by Cathy Smith Bowers, poet. Thursday, Sept. 15 at noon in the Meeting Room at the Polk

ing will speak about her experience as a student ambassador in the “People to People” program. Please submit Curb Reporter items in writing at least two days prior to publication. Items must include a name and telephone number of a contact person. Items will be printed in order by date of event, as space allows.

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• Foster Creek (continued from page 1)

and construct an emergency operation center. The development agreement is for 20 years. Resident Susan Johann expressed concern over the draft agreement including a dollar figure for the police officer. She said if the development doesn’t begin for five years, the value of the contribution could change. Council agreed to change the wording to more broad terms, such as stating that Foster Creek will provide the town with an entry-level salary for a police officer for two years. Other questions came from David Weiss, who asked why the agreement chose the $500,000 figure for Foster Creek to pay for running water lines. Town council said that number was negotiated between the town and the development and is based on engineering figures for the cost. Weiss also asked if there’s any connotation that the officer paid by Foster Creek will act as a security guard for the development. Columbus Mayor Eric McIntyre said the officer will be hired as a town employee and no one officer will be assigned to the development. He said different officers will patrol the development at different times and there will not be an officer at the development all the time. Lisa Krolack asked what happens with the agreement after 20 years. Columbus attorney Bailey Nager said the agreement can be reviewed every year by the town and Foster Creek and the agreement can be extended after the 20 years if necessary. Nager also said a development agreement is fairly new in North Carolina with large developments and is not required, but is an opportunity for each party to make sure that important things are accomplished. Foster Creek representatives also attended the public hear-

ing last week, including Scott Kilby, Foster Creek project manager with Forest City Land Group and attorney Michael Burch. Kilby said the improvements made, such as water and sewer lines, will be dedicated to the town and there will also be turn lanes placed on Hwy. 108 and/ or Houston Road. There will be two entrances to Foster Creek; one off Hwy. 108 and one off Houston Road. The state will determine whether or not turn lanes will be necessary at both entrances. “We believe this agreement will enhance the development of Foster Creek, and equally important, we believe the town and the public will gain substantial benefits with the development,” Kilby said. McIntyre said he feels there are many things in the agreement that will benefit Columbus, including all the infrastructure and the 300,000-gallon water tank. He said the emergency operation center will also be a benefit as he named a couple incidents in history when an emergency station would have been beneficial in that area. Columbus officials said a generator will be placed at the emergency operations center, whether it is installed by Foster Creek or the town. Foster Creek is a planned 687 dwelling unit subdivision located on 1,065 acres. The town approved the master plan on Nov. 19, 2009 and approved a special use permit on May 13, 2010, with both parties working on the development agreement since. Depending on the timing of state and federal approvals, infrastructure improvements, lot sales and approximately 100 lots are planned to be developed in the 2012 to 2014 timeframe. Lot development is expected to continue until 2030. Columbus Town Council meets this Thursday, Sept. 15, when the final development agreement will be considered.

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Verna Felton and will present the highlights of her involvement with old-time radio. Felton began her acting career at age 10, and for 65 years was in constant demand as a performer in stage, film, radio and television. When the Great Depression hit, she turned to radio, where she supported Red Skeleton, Jack Benny, Judy Canova, Burns and Allen, Edgar Bergen and many others. She became an industry favorite in the 1950s Desilu production sitcom “December Bride.” She received two Emmy nominations. The program is free. - article submitted

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Landrum Cardinals and Polk Wolverines went face-to-face Friday, Sept. 9, with the Cardinals coming out on top and breaking two streaks for their program. The Cardinals beat the Wolverines for the first time in nine seasons and opened a season 3-0 for the first time since 2004. (photo by Joey Millwood)

Landrum grabs first win against Polk in nine years The latest chapter in the Polk County-Landrum football saga was a dramatic one. Landrum clung to a 21-20 lead heading into the fourth quarter, but the Wolverines were driving. On a second down on the sixyard-line, Wolverine quarterback Alec Philpott handed the ball off to Cary Littlejohn. Littlejohn ran for a touchdown up the middle. On the next drive, Landrum answered. Landrum quarterback Brandon Cannon threw a bullet down the

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right sideline to Peyton McCarter for a 32-yard touchdown. The next play, however, proved to be the game changer. Up 2726, the Cardinals lined up for the kickoff after the McCarter touchdown and surprised everyone in the stadium, especially the Polk special teams. The Cardinals booted an onside kick and recovered it easily. Nine plays later, Cannon found Jordan Lindsey in the back of the endzone for the game-clinching touchdown to go up 34-26.

Two streaks ended for Landrum on Friday night. For the last eight seasons, Polk County has owned the border rivalry with Landrum. In the process that snapped another streak. Landrum hasn’t opened a season 3-0 since 2004. On the back of another emotional victory, Landrum Head Coach Russell Mahaffey was elated after the game. “It feels great (to snap the Polk County streak),” Mahaffey said.

“It’s great for our program.” One of Polk County’s main concerns coming into the ballgame, Wolverine head coach Bruce Ollis said, was Landrum’s spread offense and the ability to attack all points. In the first half, Landrum offensive coordinator Tucker Hamrick had the Cardinal offense moving. Cannon guided the Cardinal offense down the field in the first drive, hitting Cole McDowell wide (Continued on page 11)

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open in the flat for a 25-yard touchdown pass. Polk County (3-1), however, answered with a Jay Sutton touchdown on the next drive. Cannon again led the Cardinals back down the field on the next drive. This time he connected with McCarter on a 16-yard pass. McCarter finished with 81 yards receiving and two touchdowns. “We played hard, fought hard and we went out and got it,� former Polk player and current Landrum defensive back T.J. Fincher said. Cannon spread the ball around the entire game. He threw two touchdown passes to McCarter and two to McDowell. The final and game-clinching touchdown went to Jacob Lindsey. The Wolverines didn’t roll over. Markece Cunningham picked up a fumble and ran it back 62 yards in the third quarter to tie the game at 14 all. One of the more controversial plays came in the closing seconds

of the first half. The Wolverines driving, hoping to go into the locker rooms with some momentum. In the closing seconds of the first half, Philpott threw a short pass to Tyler Ridings. Ridings took off for the endzone and the Wolverine football team and fans celebrated what they thought was a touchdown. The referees ruled otherwise and Landrum went into the half with a 21-14 lead. The Wolverines came out inspired in the second half and turned to star tailback Littlejohn. Littlejohn scored two touchdowns in the second half and tallied 117 yards in the game, but the Wolverines just couldn’t topple the Cardinals’ offense. It was the Cardinals’ ability to make the big plays that was Polk’s downfall in the game, Ollis said. “They executed a little better than we did,� Ollis said. “I thought that was the difference in the ball game. Gotta give them credit.� For Landrum, the key was not only offense, but defense.



Three Landrum defenders tackle Polk’s Cary Littlejohn to the ground in the Cardinals’ win over the Wolverines. (photo by Joey Millwood)

“To overcome the mistakes we made in the first half was big,� Mahaffey said. “The defense had their backs against the wall in this

game and they came up big.� Landrum will be on the road at Dixie next week. Polk plays Madison at home.

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc. offers the following services in Polk County:       Early Head Start Serving Children Birth to 3 Years Old 2060 Lynn Road/Highway 108 Columbus, NC 28722 (828)859-0165

Self-Sufficiency Programs Helping Low-income Families Become Self-Sufficient Polk County Department of Social Services 30 Carolina Drive Tryon, NC 28782 (828)693-1712 extension 128 Call for appointment or consultation Please visit our website at to learn more about our programs and to read our 2010 Annual Report


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I NEED YOUR HELP! My name is Terry Biddy. I was recently placed on the top of a liver transplant list. My after care costs are very expensive. If you would be willing to help please make your check payable to NFT NC Transplant fund. Remember to write in honor of Terry Biddy. Send checks to: 5350 Poplar Ave. Suite 430, Memphis TN 38119 ANY HELP WILL HELP!

PART-TIME GATEKEEPER for Pearsons Falls, a nature preserve, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Requirements include high school diploma or equivalent, good people skills, love of nature/outdoors, ability to walk the 1/4 mile trail twice daily and motivation/self-direction. Hourly salary. Application deadline, Sept. 30. Email for application or questions.

CHIMNEY ROCK, NC 1328 sf log chalet unfinished on 4+ acres $94,800 or on 2 acres only $79,900 your choice. Call owner for details 866-738-5522 brkr

CO-EXECUTORS NOTICE Having qualified on the 18th day of August, 2011, as Co-Executors of the Estate of Marjorie P. Buek, deceased, late of Polk County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the decedent to exhibit the same to the undersigned Co-Executors on or before the 30th day of November, 2011, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the estate should make immediate payment. This the 30th day of August, 2011. U.S. Trust/Bank of America and Ann Buek Beggs, Co-Executors Estate of Marjorie P. Buek Private Wealth Management 157 Church St., 26th Floor New Haven, CT 06510 R. Anderson Haynes Attorney at Law P.O. Box 100 Tryon, NC 28782 adv.8/30; 9/6,13,20

Lost & Found Small duct taped envelope containing hearing aids. REWARD. Call Bob, (828)279 - 4000.

Services CONLON TREE CARE Quality tree work at reasonable prices. Pruning, removals, chipping, log splitting. Free estimates, references. INSURED, EXPERIENCED AND RELIABLE. Call Tom at 828-863-4011. PROFESSIONAL PRESSURE WASH. We wash homes, decks, roofs, exterior/interior of gutters, etc. Also seal or stain wood. Excellent references! For free on-site estimate, call 828-894-3701.

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Help Wanted Full time opening for a Social Worker at Hospice of of the Carolina Foothills. Bachelor's or Master's degree of Social Work from an accredited school of social work, and social work license in SC required. A minimum of one year experience in medical social work, geriatrics experience preferred. Please apply at EOE

Patient Financial Services Specialist, Day Shift, 32 hrs. week, 5 days, Full Time 2 - 5 yrs experience. Must have knowledge in Medicare and Medicaid Logs. Send resume to awhiteside EOE POLICE OFFICER The City of Landrum is now accepting applications for a Police Officer. Qualified applicants must be 21 years old, a resident of SC, have a valid SC driver's license and be able to pass a rigid background investigation. Certified officers will be given preference. Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 100 N. Shamrock Avenue until 5:00 pm September 12, 2011.

Homes For Rent 4BR 2BA home in country setting in Polk County. Large living room, kitchen, dining area, and laundry room. Gas heat. $650/mo with deposit required. Ask for Ryan (803)371-3116 FOR LEASE: 940 sq. ft. cabin, 2 bedroom/1& 1/2 bath, secluded, outside Columbus. Includes power and water. $650/month plus deposit. Call 828-894-3528. RESIDENTIAL LEASE Wooded one acre lot with 4 BR, 2 BA home & deck - $650. Private area with restriction near Columbus. (828) 894 - 2313

Apartments Appliances, wd floors, parking, central H&A: 1 BR, 1BA, Godshaw Hill - $550- $570.; Entrance Cliffs of Glassy Utilities paid, $795: 864-895-9177 or 864-313-7848

3bdrm/ 2 bath, hardwood floors. Appliances included. Screened in back porch, very quiet neighborhood with little traffic. Loaded within a mile to downtown Tryon. $83,000 Call 828.817.0514

Farms, Acreage & Timber WE BUY STANDING TIMBER Nothing too big or too small Call 828.287.3745 or 704.473.6501 Green River Forest Products

Furniture Whirlpool refrigerator side by side, black, 1yr old - $900. Cherry entertainment center 55 1/4x 21dx6 1/2w, 3 drawers, 2 doors fold in, left glass door with shelves - $799. Cherry china cabinet & table & leaf & 6 chairs, padded - $990. Cherry armoire 2 - door, pullout shelve & drawer; 55hx 35 1/2wx 21 3/4 dtv = 28 1/2w x 21d x 26 h - $599. Executive desk chairs, high back chair with arm rest with casters - $45 each. Cherry coffee table & 2 end tables $150. Marble coffee table with cast iron circle stand - $99. Last supper tapestry 49 1/4h x 74w - $99. Washer and Dryer Set - $450. Thomasville Cherry King size bed , 2 night stands, tall dresser - $3000. OBO Moving. 863 - 696 - 7801.

Want to Buy - Vehicles WANT TO BUY: Scrap and junk metal, junk cars and trucks. Call 828-223-0277.

Public Notices PUBLIC NOTICE The dirt portion of Melrose Extension will be closed for approximately three weeks starting Monday, September 12, 2011 while the contractor is working on the sewer line. adv. 09/12, 13, 14

CREDITOR'S NOTICE Having qualified as Co-Executors of the Estate of Margaret L. Forbes, deceased, late of Polk County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned Co-Executors, c/o Adam L. Shealy, 422 South Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 on or before the 13th day of December, 2011, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate payment. Jan Caskey Co-Executor Joseph L. Emery Co-Executor of the Estate of Margaret L. Forbes, ceased


Adam L. Shealy, Attorney Van Winkle, Buck, Wall, Starnes & Davis, P.A. 422 South Main Street Hendersonville, NC 28792 Publish: September 13, 2011, September, 20, 2011, September 27, 2011, and October 4, 2011

in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a The terms of the sale are rental agreement entered that the hereTuesday, September 13, 2011 T ryonreal Dailyproperty Bulletin  / T he World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper into or renewed on or after inbefore described will be October 1, 2007, may, after sold for cash to the highest receiving the notice of sale, bidder. A deposit of five terminate the rental agreepercent (5%) of the amount ment upon 10 days' written of the bid or Seven Hundred notice to the landlord. Upon u! Fifty Dollars ($750.00), termination of a yorental r o whichever is greater, is reagreement, theortenant is likf quired and must be tendered able for rent w due under the in the form of certified funds rental agreement prorated to at the time of the sale. In the effective date of the terPublic Notices Public Public Notices the event that Notices the Owner and mination. Holder or its intended assignee is exempt from pay10617 ing the same, the successful Any person who occupies 11-SP-68 bidder shall be required to the property pursuant to a pay revenue stamps on the bona fide lease or tenancy NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE Trustee's Deed, and any may have additional rights TRUSTEE'S FORECLOSURE pursuant to Title VII of 5.896 Land Transfer Tax. SALE OF REAL PROPERTY Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act which beThe real property hereinacame effective on May 20, UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of bove described is being of2009. the power and authority fered for sale "AS IS, WHERE contained in that certain IS" and will be sold subject Posted: August 31, 2011 Deed of Trust executed and to all superior liens, unpaid delivered by Chris T. Crawtaxes, and special assessford and Kimberly S. Crawments. Other conditions will Witness: ford, dated November 11, be announced at the sale. Assistant/Deputy Clerk of 2003 and recorded on NoSuperior Court The sale will be held open vember 20, 2003, in Book No. 307, at Page 1446 in the for ten (10) days for upset David A. Simpson, P.C., SubOffice of the Register of bids as by law required. stitute Trustee Deeds of Polk County, North Carolina; and because of de- If for any reason the Trustee fault in the payment of the is unable to convey title to By:_________________________ indebtedness s e c u r e d this property or the sale is _______ thereby and failure to carry set aside, the sole remedy of out and perform the stipula- the purchaser is the return Attorney at Law tions and agreements conof the deposit. Furthermore, Rogers Townsend & Thomas, tained therein and, pursuant if the validity of the sale is PC to demand of the holder of challenged by any party, the Attorneys for David A. Simpthe indebtedness secured by Trustee, in it's sole discreson, P.C. said Deed of Trust, the untion, if it believes the chalSubstitute Trustee dersigned Substitute Trustee 2550 West Tyvola Road will place for sale, at public lenge to have merit, may declare the sale to be void and Suite 520 auction, to the highest bidreturn the deposit. In either der for cash at the usual Charlotte, NC 28217 place of sale at Polk County event the purchaser will have (704) 442-9500 Courthouse, Columbus, no further recourse against ADV 09/13 & 09/20 2011 the Mortgagor, the MortgaNorth Carolina on September 27, 2011 at 12:00 PM gee, the Mortgagee's attorthat parcel of land, including ney or the Trustee.

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improvements thereon, situated, lying and being in the City of Mill Spring, County of Polk, State of North Carolina, and being more particularly described in the above referenced Deed of Trust.

Address of property: 1257 Cooper Gap Road, Mill Spring, NC 28756 Tax Parcel ID: P52-24 Present Record Owners: Chris T. Crawford; Kimberly S. Crawford The terms of the sale are that the real property hereinbefore described will be sold for cash to the highest bidder. A deposit of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid or Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00), whichever is greater, is required and must be tendered in the form of certified funds at the time of the sale. In the event that the Owner and Holder or its intended assignee is exempt from paying the same, the successful bidder shall be required to pay revenue stamps on the

Additional Notice Where the Real Property is Residential With Less Than 15 Rental Units: An order for possession of the property may be issued pursuant to G.S. 45-21.29 in favor of the purchaser and against the party or parties in possession by the clerk of superior court of the county in which the property is sold. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a rental agreement entered into or renewed on or after October 1, 2007, may, after receiving the notice of sale, terminate the rental agreement upon 10 days' written notice to the landlord. Upon termination of a rental agreement, the tenant is liable for rent due under the rental agreement prorated to the effective date of the termination. Any person who occupies the property pursuant to a bona fide lease or tenancy

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Happy Tails fundraiser at FENCE Sept. 18 Foothills Humane Society (FHS) is having a day of celebration and fun entitled “Happy Tails” on Sunday, Sept.18. Happy Tails is a day to recognize all adopted dogs that have found new homes over the years. There will be a benefit walk at FENCE on the equestrian side, 3381 Hunting Country Road in Tryon. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and the walk begins at 1:30 p.m. After the walk there will be activities set up for the dogs and dog owners. The Book Shelf will be there with many doggie books. Dogwood Farm Kennels will present their services. A microchip clinic will be held, and a spay/neuter booth will offer information. Dogs and dog owners can enjoy an introduction to agility, kiddie pools, treat stations, doggie painting, loose leash walking seminars, raffle prizes and more. Please have all dogs on a leash. This is a rain or shine event. Foothills Humane Society is is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation organized in 1957. It is the only open-admission companion animal sheltering organization in the area. - article submitted by Joyce Cox

LHS senior/ parent meeting The Landrum High School Guidance Department has planned a meeting for high school seniors and their parents. Information regarding college applications, scholarships and financial aid will be provided as well as suggestions on time management during the senior year. The meeting will be held in the LHS auditorium on Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. immediately following the LHS open house at 6 p.m. - article submitted by Linda Waddle


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Lanier Library’s recent acquisitions on the shelves Heritage craft Below is a list of recent acquisitions by the Lanier Library. Audio Books “Red Herring without Mustard” Bradley, Alan “Folly Beach” Frank, Dorothea Benton “Iron House” Hart, John “Heart-shaped Box” Hill, Joe “Mystery” Kellerman, Jonathan “Snowman” Nesbo, Jo “Tiger’s Wife” Obreht, Tea “State of Wonder” Patchett, Ann “Dog Tags” Rosenfelt, David “Burnt Mountain” Siddons, Anne Rivers “Red Door” Todd, Charles Biography “Ethan Allen” Randall, Willard Sterne

DVDs Celts

Gone with the Wind Poldark – Series 1 and Series 2 Reggie Perrin -- Set 1 Singin’ in the Rain Far Pavilions

Fiction “Spycatcher.” Dunn, Matthew “Night Train” Edgerton, Clyde “Ideal Man” Garwood, Julie “Hypnotist” Kepler, Lars “Cold Vengeance” Preston, Douglas “Portrait of a Spy” Silva, Daniel “Rules of Civility” Towles, Amor “Daughters-in-law” Trollope, Joanna Music I Musici 25th Anniversary.

Schumann String Quartet Op 41 No. 3 /Piano Quintet Op 44. Stefan Jackiw Brahams Complete Violin Sonatas. Stravinsky Pulcinella Symphony in Three Movements. Twelth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Mystery “Bad Intentions” Fossum, Karin “Woodcutter” Hill, Reginald “Murder in Tuscany” Kent, Christobel Non-Fiction “Rise and fall of Alexandria” Pollard, Justin “Miracle of Feedom” Stewart, Chris “Nothing Daunted” Wickenden, Dorothy “Sex on Six Legs” Zuk, Marlene - article submitted by Marie DuLong

workshops offered Handcrafts are an historic part of Western North Carolina and Extension. Beginning in the 1950s the North Carolina Cooperative Extension began offering handcraft workshops throughout Western North Carolina to assist local residents to learn new skills and market their handcrafts to increase family income. This year the 2011 heritage skills workshops are being offered Sept. 27 and 28 at the Cooperative Extension Research Station in Arden. Come out to learn a new skill or brush up on an old favorite. For more information or a brochure contact the Polk County Extension Service at 828-894-8218. - article submitted by Jimmi Buell

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Creating a retirement savings plan that works In this economy, with food economy. and fuel prices so high, it’s tough There are ways to begin savfor many people to think about, ing. Instead of buying $10 worth let alone actually execute, a plan of lottery tickets every week, buy for retirement savings. one $1 ticket – you don’t subSadly, if you’re in your late stantially increase your odds by 50s or early 60s and haven’t buying extra tickets. Put the $9 started putting you didn’t spend money away for on lottery tickets Senior retirement, the LifeStyles into savings. odds are stacked Skip that $4 Ron Kauffman heavily against designer coffee you being able and put that $2 to stop working for many years savings into your investment acto come, if ever. count. It’ll save you at least $10 If and when you do stop a week and possibly cut several working, it’s likely that you’ll hundred unnecessary calories be dependent solely upon Social from your diet. Security and possibly one or Brown bag a nutritional lunch more government entitlement to work once or twice a week programs – assuming that there instead of spending $5 on a high will still be entitlement programs fat, high-calorie fast-food lunch. in the future. That’ll save your money and The real keys to securing calories over the period of a year. a sound retirement are to start Before you retire, create a saving as early as possible, and plan. How much money will saving consistently over time. you need? For example, if invest just $10 The day-to-day expenses of a week in a Roth IRA or other maintaining your lifestyle can savings or retirement plan with be expensive – as much as 70 an average return over the life of percent of your preretirement the plan of 7 percent, you would income may be needed to sustain accumulate $7,500 in 10 years the lifestyle you currently enjoy. and $35,000 after 25 years. To help you determine your I admit that today, 7 percent financial retirement needs go to seems like an impossible dream on the Internet and enter return, but over the past 100 the key words “retirement calcuyears the stock market and many lator” in the search box; you’ll be other investments, particularly surprised by what you can learn. with the rule of compounding, If your employer offers a have averaged about 7 percent retirement plan, contribute as per year. The idea is to plan for much as possible to that plan. In the future, not base retirement some cases employers give you decisions solely upon today’s matching contributions – that’s

free money. If your employer doesn’t offer a retirement account, start your own. I’m a fan of the Roth IRA. You contribute after tax dollars, up to $5,000 per year, or if you over 50, up to $6,000 per year, and when you retire, all of the capital gains and money in that account can be withdrawn tax free under the current tax code. There are many other advantages to a Roth IRA, and financial advice can easily be obtained at little or no cost from a financial professional. One of the best things you can do is pay yourself first. Make your retirement savings as a priority. Look for ways to reduce spending and invest the money you save. You must think about your financial future and begin planning and making smart choices now. The truth is you really can’t afford to gamble with your future financial security. Ron Kauffman is a geriatric consultant and planner in private practice in Henderson and Polk Counties. He is the author of Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease, available at the Polk County Senior Center. His podcasts can be heard weekly at www.seniorlifestyles. net. You can reach him at his office at 828-626-9799, on his cell at 561-818-0039 or by email at

Singer/songwriter Tom Fisch to perform at FENCE FENCE Family Concerts will begin its fall season with an appearance by singer and songwriter Tom Fisch on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. A native of Albany, New York, Fisch began playing the guitar when he was 10 years old and went on to perform throughout the northeast. He created his own music publishing company in 1991 in

Nashville, where his songs were recorded by a number of nationally known country bands, including the Oak Ridge Boys. Fisch struck out on his own as a performer and moved to Western North Carolina to take advantage of the strong acoustic tradition of the mountains. Fisch will be performing a number of his own songs as

well as traditional favorites from the folk and country repertoire. FENCE Family Concerts are offered free of charge with the support of the Kirby Endowment Fund at the Polk County Community Foundation. For more information, call 828-859-9021 or email info@ -article submitted

Dr. Catherine Ross

Ross receives teaching award The chancellor of the University of Texas (UT) System has announced the recipients for the 2011 Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award. Among the recipients is Dr. Catherine Ross, Ph.D, associate professor of English at UT in Tyler, Texas. Dr. Ross is the daughter of Charles and Betty Ross. Charles Ross taught for many years at the Isothermal Community College in Columbus. The honor recognizes the nominees’ overall commitment and excellence in undergraduate teaching among all 18,600 UT System faculty members. Ross will receive a $30,000 award in recognition of her classroom performance and innovation. The UT System regent’s awards are considered to be among the highest offered by universities in the country. Ross is also the UT Tyler 2011 - 2012 Piper Professor nominee. This honor focuses on the nominees’ overall excellence in both teaching and scholarly achievement. Nominees are chosen by the UT Tyler faculty and become the university’s candidate for the Piper Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award, which annually recognizes 15 professors for superior teaching at the college level in Texas. This nominee also automatically receives UT Tyler’s White Fellowship for Teaching Award. - article submitted by Matt Ross


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The 78th Any and All Dog Show will take place at the Green Creek Equestrian Park on Saturday, Oct, 8 from 2 – 5 p.m. All entry fees are donated to the Foothills Humane Society, which will be on hand for the event. Dogs of all shapes and sizes are invited to come out and put their best paw forward for this non-serious event. There will be a BBQ dinner at the park Saturday evening, with proceeds to benefit the new park. The Tryon Riding and Hunt Club will present the second an-

nual “A Day in the Country” on Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Green Creek Equestrian Park. Last year’s event was a laidback day of classes set on an outside course, harking back to Tryon’s equestrian roots. This year will be much the same. The event provides a chance to enjoy a picnic lunch while watching the competition and get a preview of the new park. In addition to the open jumping classes in the morning, there will also be an Open Pleasure flat class, sponsored by Lillie Brown,

for horses and ponies of any breed, type, or discipline. The Ride-a-Buck class, last year’s most entertaining class of the day, will also return. New to the 2011 event is a Hunter Pairs Class in which a pair of riders, representing a local equestrian organization or community nonprofit, will complete a jumping course together. The winning pair will earn $500, donated by Camp Wayfarer, for their group. - article submitted by Laura Weicker

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