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Tryon Daily Bulletin

The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper

Vol. 84 / No. 200

Tryon, N.C. 28782

Monday, November 14, 2011

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New House of Flags Museum opens its doors by Samantha Hurst

The Saluda 130th Birthday Celebration Committee will sponsor Saluda’s first Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 10, beginning at 2 p.m. in downtown Saluda. Please call 828 -49-3789 if you would like to enter the parade or have any questions.

Patriotism now lives inside the walls of a building that once housed the Columbus Town Hall and Columbus Fire Department. Just behind the Polk County Courthouse the House of Flags

opened its doors to a new museum Friday, Nov. 11. HOF Chair Robert Williamson credited the museum’s founder, George Scofield, for the day taking place, although, sadly, Scofield passed away three years

ago this month. “When I met George Scofield eight or nine years ago, he got me more excited about flags than I’ve ever been excited about (Continued on page 3)

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


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Mondays, Harmon Field/Tryon, 7 a.m. - noon. Saluda Center, Tuesdays, chair exercise, 9:30 a.m., bridge, 10 a.m., 828-749-9245. For more activities, email or visit AARP Driver Safety Program, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Isothermal Community College in Columbus. Free for veterans, regardless of age, and their spouses, widows or

Jeane Helms-Scofield, widow of House of Flags Founder George Scofield, and Shirley Axtell rejoice after cutting the ribbon on the new museum. Also shown are museum board members, left to right, Bob Lair and Frank Ortiz. (photo by Samantha Hurst)

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Polk DSS opening pushed to next month Contract up today; fines of $300 per day could begin by Leah Justice

The Polk County Department of Social Services (DSS) will have to wait a little longer before it can begin working out of its

new building, and the contractor could be responsible for hefty fines starting today, Nov. 14, if a certificate of occupancy is not granted. Polk County Manager Ryan Whitson announced during the commissioner meeting on Monday, Nov. 7 that the move-in date has been pushed to Dec. 12,

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which is almost a month later than scheduled. Whitson said the heating and cooling controls are not correct in the new building, nor is the soffit installed yet. The contract for the project ends today and if a certificate


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widowers. Call 828-894-3092 to make a reservation. The Meeting Place Senior Center Monday activities include line dancing, 10 a.m., senior fitness, 11 a.m., bingo or bead class, 12:30 p.m. 828-8940001. Christian Fellowship Luncheon, TJ’s Cafe, Tryon, Mondays except holidays, noon 1 p.m.; food, fellowship and discussion of relevant issues; interdenominational.859-5051. Retired School Personnel Meeting, November luncheon meeting Monday, Nov. 14 at Bright’s Creek at noon. Final meeting of 2011. Everyone is encouraged to submit their yearly volunteer hours to Joyce Ridings. A musical program presented by Sue Wilson. Members encouraged to invite a guest. Reservations to Margaret Collins 828-863-2228 or Evangelena Barber 828-894-8705 by Nov. 9. Chess Club, Mondays, 12:30 p.m., recreation room, LaurelHurst Apartments, Columbus. Open to anyone in community. 894-3336. Saluda Center Monday activities include line dancing at 12:30 p.m. For more information visit Foothills Association of Master Gardeners, “Fact and Folklore in the Garden” pre-

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Corrections/Clarifications The article on the arts in the “Discover Our Foothills” section on p. 25 of the Thursday, Nov. 10 Bulletin should have said River Guerguerian and Jonas Gerard will present “Rhythm in Color and Sound” on Feb. 2, 2012 at the Tryon Fine Arts Center.

sented by Linda Alford Monday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. Isothermal Community College, Columbus. Open to the public. 828-8948509 for more information. Polk Soil & Water Conservation District board meeting, normally held the last Monday of each month, will be rescheduled this month to Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. at the Mill Spring Agricultural Center. Public invited. 828-894-8550. Harmon Field Board of Supervisors meets Monday, Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m., Harmon Field Cabin. Postponed from Nov. 7 due to Election Day. Public welcome. Information, call 828859-6655. Male Domestic Abuse Intervention Program, Mondays, 6 - 7:30 p.m., Steps to HOPE. 894-2340. Landrum Library, free Yoga classes. 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Limited to first 30 people. Thermal Belt Stamp Club meets first and third Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Tryon Federal Bank in Columbus. Alcoholics Anonymous, Mondays, 8 p.m., Columbus Presbyterian Church.


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Tuesdays, Ozone Drive and Hwy. 176, Saluda. Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, “We Care” is a weekly informal social group open to women coping with 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

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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 on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Hall in Tryon. Polk County Historical Association Museum, open Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Tryon Fine Arts Center, Exhibit in Gallery One. Nov. 1 - 30. LIFECare of Polk County/ Adult Day Health Care, provides services Monday - Friday. Pet therapy every Tuesday is an opportunity for participants to interact with a trained pet therapy dog in a safe and meaningful environment. Call 828894-2007 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. Lanier Library, Tuesday, Nov. 15 at noon. S.C. author and noted sports columnist Ken Burger will describe his life in his humorous style. The program is free and everyone is welcome. Cracker Barrel, 1 p.m. Tuesdays, conference room, Congregational Church.

Explore Tryon Tourism Board meets Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. at Tryon Town Hall, McCown Room. Public welcome. Information, call 828-859-6655. 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 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 1-800-286-1326. Tryon town council meets Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Tryon Fire Department. For information or special accommodations, call 828-859-6655. Tryon Concert Association presents Takacs String Quartet Tuesday, Nov. 15, 8 p.m. at the Tryon Fine Arts Center, Melrose Ave. Season ticket information: 828-859-6065.


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Wednesdays, Fire Department in Green Creek, 7 a.m. - noon. 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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anything,” Williamson told a crowd of more than 200 people gathered outside the museum’s new location Friday. “If it wasn’t for the vision of George, this museum wouldn’t be possible.” Scofield’s widow, Jeane HelmsScofield, attended the ceremony and with the help of Shirley Axtell, widow of veteran George Axtell, cut the ribbon on the new building. “[George] was a tough guy, but he would have been in tears over this day,” Helms-Scofield said. “I think had it been me I would have given up, but he wouldn’t let any roadblocks get in his way of making this happen.” Scofield was a World War II veteran – entering the Merchant Marines when he was 19 and spending several years in service. In 2000, Scofield attended a July 4 parade and noticed that few if any attendees took notice when the American flag passed by. They didn’t quiet their conversations,

they didn’t take off their hats and they certainly didn’t show respect in the way Scofield felt they should, his son Glenn Scofield said. Glenn Scofield and his wife, Teresa, traveled from Colorado to take part in the ceremony. Glenn agreed that his father would have been overwhelmed by the event. “This day would have meant a tremendous amount to him,” Glenn Scofield said. “He put his life on the line for his country and truly respected others who did the same.” But Glenn Scofield said his father was concerned citizens didn’t respect the flag in the manner they should. He said after 9/11 his father conjured up the idea of a larger, more accessible museum. His hope was to bring patriotism to the people. “When the ceremony started I immediately thought, “Here comes the flag – I need to stand up and take my hat off,” Glenn Scofield said. “That type of respect is what he [George Scofield] was about. (Continued on page 4)



House of Flags Chair Robert Williamson welcomes guests to the grand opening ceremony of the museum’s new location. (photo by Carol Boissier)


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Ortiz. “Just imagine, for a person to walk up and see this – it’s America, (continued from page 3) it’s how America was all formed.” The House of Flags museum His idea behind this was to unify people in that way again and teach will be open for its first full day youth especially about the impor- Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Its hours from now on tance of patriotism.” will be SaturThe board days 10 a.m. – members of the “It’s a blessing to see this 4p.m., Tuesdays House of Flags 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Museum share thing happen. There Scofield’s love have been days and weeks and Thursday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. of country and These hours and months and years the symbolic mimic those of of hard work poured into tribute flags play the Polk County in regards to the this, but today’s the day Historical Munation’s history. seum two blocks we finally get to see it all All of them spent away so that years alongside come together.” visitors might -- Robert Williamson Scofield workhit both in one ing to make the trip, Williamson museum a reality in Green Creek. said. Then they all stayed the course to “It’s a blessing to see this thing ensure Scofield’s dream of a larger, happen,” Williamson said. “There more prominently located museum have been days and weeks and came to fruition. months and years of hard work “After so much work it’s tre- poured into this, but today’s the mendous the outpouring of sup- day we finally get to see it all come port,” said board member Frank together.”

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Memorial honor guard member Bobby Moore plays “Taps” on the bugle at the end of the Veteran’s Day celebration held at Veteran’s Park in Columbus. (photo by Samantha Hurst)

of occupancy is not granted today, Able Contractors will be assessed liquidated damages at a rate of $300 per day for every day the building is not move-in ready. “I’m not positive they won’t meet the deadline but if they don’t there will be liquidated damages of $300,” Whitson said. Whitson said the heating and cooling systems work, but the controls are not the ones ordered. The work on the soffit, or eaves underneath the roof, had to be stopped recently because there was no insulation, so contractors will have to spray in insulation prior to receiving a certificate of occupancy. As of late last week, the work had not been completed. The Polk County Building Inspector will determine whether to grant the certificate of occupancy. The previous moving date

was Nov. 18 and prior to that the county had hoped the building would be ready by the end of October. Whitson said he is being conservative by pushing the date back almost a month due to allowing for the Thanksgiving holiday and the county’s employee Christmas party, which is scheduled for Dec. 9. The DSS office in Tryon will be closed in order to move into the new building on Dec. 12. Services are scheduled to begin there on Tuesday, Dec. 13. The new building is located off Wolverine Trail in Mill Spring on the county’s recreation park and middle school property. The county is still on budget at $2 million for the approximately 12,000-square-foot building. The county approved a construction bid of $1,590,755 from Able Contractors for the project. The total project is estimated at $2 million, with the county agreeing to finance up to $1.85 million for the building.

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Polk Central writing space students for November

These students had their writing selection chosen to be featured on the “Writing Space” at Polk Central during the month of November. Pictured are: front row, left to right, Jordy Rojas-Argote, Zeb Mathis, Ava Brady and Jasmine Smith. Middle row, left to right, Zhu Zhu Walker, Christopher Rickman, Lauren Dotson, Nicholas Cox, Kaden Powell, Kolton Powell and Nolen McKinney. Back row, left to right, Gracie Atwell, Khia Sheppard, Joel Resendiz, Logan Bradley, Parker Lancaster, Kellie Parker, Monique Williams and Aliyah Busbee. Not pictured, Peyton Hoots and Grant Jones. (photo submitted by Lisa Pritchard)



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Landrum Library holds celebration of literacy and culture As a member of the Landrum High School Ambassadors, sophomore Chelsea Regoni met students new to the region and even the country, many who spoke limited or no English. Participating in this program, she said, further drove home the need for literacy and cultural understanding. “I’m really interested in literacy and helping students understand the importance of that as well as different cultures so I thought those would be two really good things to bring together,” Regoni said. So, Regoni, as part of her Girl Scout Gold Project, has coordinated an event to be held Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Landrum Library focused on celebrating literacy and cultural awareness. The event will run from 6-8 p.m. and will include performances from Grammy nominated Native American flutist Roy Spotted Eagle Glass, drummers and dancers, an SC-ETV Appalachian musician

and storyteller, a Scotch-Irish bagpiper and a German accordionist. The evening will also allow attendees to view cultural artifacts, learn about local cultural businesses offered by the Amish and Pennsylvania Dutch and hear works read by local student writers. “I want people to learn the importance of coming together through literacy and cultural events,” Regoni said. “Even though your lifestyles are different, that doesn’t mean you can’t find something to enjoy in other people.” Regoni has worked with several judges to select winners from submissions of student writers. The students have written pieces about their cultural and ethnic backgrounds through poems and essays from prompts about what places in the world they would like to visit and why. Books donated by Regoni’s church and cash prizes will be awarded to the winning student writers. “I’m really trying to get other

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students to continue writing and reading and even encourage their parents to do so, too,” Regoni said. “I believe that the development of literacy is critical to the develop-

ment of our society, as well as an understanding of other cultures.” This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.


(Eileen), Carter Bright (Tracy), Lee Frieze, Jennifer Robinette Hull (Jason), Anna Merrick Thompson (Scott) and Andy Merrick (Becky), as well as 15 grand-nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, with visitation following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Foothills Humane Society, 989 Little Mtn. Rd., Columbus, N.C. 28722 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C. 28722. The family will be at their respective homes. An online guest register may be signed at McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

Kerrison ‘Kip’ Merrick

Kerrison “Kip” Juniper Merrick, 59, passed from this life, after a long illness, into the loving arms of Jesus Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at 7:25 p.m. at Memorial Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. A graduate of Tryon High School and Kings College in Charlotte, N.C., Kip was the son of the late Anson Angus Merrick Jr. and Joyce Juniper Merrick. He is survived by a brother, Anson Merrick III (Wendy) of Rock Hill, S.C.; sisters, Linda Merrick Frieze (Harry “Jim”) of Spartanburg, S.C., and Lisa Merrick of Charlotte, N.C. Also surviving are seven nieces and nephews, Laura Bright Price (Chris), Barry Bright

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VFW discusses Veterans Day at Tryon Elementary

Tryon Elementary students learn the proper way to fold the U.S. flag during a program about Veterans Day presented by VFW Post 10349. (photo submitted)

VFW Post 10349 came to Tryon Elementary School (TES) recently to discuss Veterans Day with the students. The veterans conducted two programs, one for kindergarten through second grades and one for third through fifth grades. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and the flag was folded while an explanation was given for each fold of the flag. The children had the opportunity to help fold the flag. They discussed the importance of the American Flag, flag etiquette and what the stars and stripes represent. The fourth grade sang “It’s a Grand Old Flag.” The VFW representatives talked about the Poppy Program and recognized Ransom Ravan for his winning essay on the program. “We truly enjoyed having them and hope to have them back next year,” TES officials said. - article submitted by Sue Heston



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Gleason, Link hold annual Holiday Pottery Sale Nov. 19 On Saturday, Nov. 19, Ann Gleason and Cynthia Link will hold their annual sale of fine handmade pottery and jewelry in the Harmon Field log cabin from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. There is no admission and “I started working with refreshments will be served. clay while an art major Ann Gleain college. Until then son makes my artistic energies had her functional largely been 2-D…, stoneware and clay sculpbut the physical-ness of tures in her working with clay and home studio in all it can potentially do Tryon. She has hooked me completely and been a studio potter for more I’ve never looked back.” -- Ann Gleason than 30 years and is an active member in the Southern Highland Craft Guild. “Clay can do almost anything- the only limits on working with this fascinating material are the number of creative brain cells left in my head,” Gleason said. “I started working with clay while

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Pro Physical Therapy’s Geddings attends vision therapy course Lori Geddings, occupational therapist for PRO Physical Therapy, recently attended a course entitled “Vision Processing and Therapy.” The course focused on gaining a greater understanding of the role of vision beyond eyesight for patients of all ages. There is more area in the brain dedicated to vision than to any

other sense. “This was a fascinating course and I look forward to putting this to practical use for my visually challenged patients,” Geddings said. “Vision is both an input and output system. If a person is unable to properly use their eyes together to input their surroundings, then they are not receiving the cor-

rect information to their brain to perform functional movement. This can make such an impact SportS Section on a client’s balance, depth perception and motor skills.” Geddings works in collaboration with patient’s physicians or optometrist to provide our patients with the best possible care. – article submitted by Tammy Warren

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Edward Jones in Lynn named tops in client service excellence Edward Jones Financial Ad- individual investors in the comvisor Sue Watson and Branch munities in which they live and Office Administrator Lynn work. The firm’s 12,000-plus Elliott in Lynn recently were financial advisors work directly ranked within the top 25 per- with nearly 7 million clients cent of the country for excel- to understand their personal lence in client service at Ed- goals -- from college savings to retirement -- and create ward Jones. This honor was bestowed long-term investment solutions that emphasize based upon the a well-balanced results of a surportfolio and vey in which Sue Watson and Lynn a buy-andrandom clients Elliott ranked in top 25 hold strategy. were asked to percent of the country. Edward Jones rank the serembraces the vice they reimportance of ceived from the staffs of their local Edward building long-term, face-toJones branch offices. The sur- face relationships with clients, vey identified Watson and El- helping them to understand and liott as providing some of the make sense of the investment most exemplary client service options available today. Edward Jones, which ranked within the firm. Edward Jones provides fi- No. 11 on FORTUNE maganancial services for individual zine’s “100 Best Companies investors in the United States to Work For” in 2011, is headand, through its affiliate, in quartered in St. Louis. The Canada. Every aspect of the Edward Jones web site is lofirm’s business, from the types cated at www.edwardjones. of investment options offered com, and its recruiting web site to the location of branch of- is fices, is designed to cater to com. Member SIPC.

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an art major in college. Until then my artistic energies had largely been 2-D, but the physical-ness of working with clay and all it can potentially do hooked me completely and I’ve never looked back.” Cynthia Link makes many functional clay objects from candle holders to bird houses. She has been a full-time potter and jewelry maker ever since she retired from her work as an art teacher. She is a member and shows with the Southern Exposure Artists of Spartanburg.

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St. Luke’s advances towards electronic medical records Recently, 45 new computers were distributed throughout St. Luke’s Hospital’s campus. These computers were made available through an $18,000 grant provided by the Polk County Community Foundation. St. Luke’s Information Management Director David Pearson said the computers were very important, especially while St. Luke’s is operating new software and implementing significant procedural changes that will incorporate computer technology in several aspects of direct patient care and electronic information management, particularly Electronic Medical Records. Several of the new computers were also used to set up a classroom to be used for training hospital employees and physicians in the coming new systems and procedures. The remaining computers were used

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Green River and Lake Adger cleaner thanks to Big Sweep On the morning of Saturday, Oct. 1, 22 volunteers gathered on the banks of the beautiful Green River, and 13 local residents organized on the shores of Lake Adger, as part of Polk County’s contributions to N.C. Big Sweep, a statewide effort to remove litter and debris from our waterways and beaches. The Green River crew consisted of citizens Barney Eiserloh, and Mary and Jerry Hardvall; Polk County High School ‘Green Team’ members Alessandra Akers, Savannah Deaver, Isys Hennigar, Isla Neal, Caleb Parsons, Maggie Phipps, Nick Rowland, Ashlin Steinman, Ben Stockdale, Will Trakas and Mason Umlauf; representatives of the Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited included Ken Brady, Fran Fruci, Gene McGuire and Linda and Mark Byington. Also, (Continued on page 15)

Polk County N.C. Big Sweep volunteers prepare to clean the Green River Cove. (photo submitted)

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Molting cardinals surprise some bird enthusiasts Bald cardinals with somewhat resident birds also molt in late reptilian bare black heads - who summer, usually after they have ever would see such a thing? finished their breeding season. With many species, such as Well, welcome to the heat of midsummer and with it the reports of tufted titmice, Carolina wrens bald-headed northern cardinals, or Carolina chickadees, it’s not blue jays and even common very noticeable, but with others the results can look very peculiar grackles. Every year I get emails and indeed and this is especially nophone calls describing these mu- ticeable in cardinals and blue jays. tant-looking birds that aside from Annual molting may indeed be their featherless heads otherwise part of the “baldness syndrome,” Lake doing theirbut part N.C. Big Sweep on Lake it for also may be a result of look Adger exactlyresidents like theafter aforemenAdger. an infestation tioned (photo species.submitted) I of feather mites must admit that or It seems the first time I are not turned away trash as if immature saw one of these lined roads and waterways. (somewhat continued from page birdsis undergobi-14) N.C. Big Sweep a 501(c) ing their yearfirst zarre looking by Simon (3) nonprofit that works molt may be birds I thought it Carolyn Ashburn,Thompson Joe Cooper round to educate citizens for just as likely must have been and Rolfe Wardner represented litter-free watersheds. Last as adultsoftovolunveryPolk sick. County Appearance year, a record number the dergo this feather loss and we Most birds molt their feathers unteers (18,443) worked more Commission. The dedicated don’t 84,000 really understand why they twice a year, replacing all or most than hours to retrieve group removed more than 380 of their feathers over a period of lose all of their head feathers at pounds of trash and 400 pounds almost 521,000 pounds of dea few weeks to a month or so. one time. of recyclables, along nearly 6.5 bris statewide. Staggered feather replacement This is easily seen in our summer - article submitted miles of the Green River Cove. resident scarlet tanagers. The is the normal molting pattern and by Mark Byington The Lake Adger volunteers, males are brilliantly colored red organized by Green River Wawith black wings and tail when tershed Alliance Jamie they arrive in theDirector spring. By the Davidson, spent the morning on time late summer rolls around kayaks, pontoons and jon boats, the males’ red feathers are slowly and three of the beingfocused replaced on by green. dirtiest coves along Mountain The birds retain this green Park covering about athe halfwinmile plumage through of shoreline. The Lake Adger ter months on their wintering team consisted of Ardentheir Achengrounds, only regaining red berg, Jerry and Susan Atwood, coloration before they begin to Jamie and north MikeinDavidson, again move our spring. Ruby Drew, and Linda It is the sameChris with indigo bunGreensfelder, Kim and Rick tings. Morgan, Donlose Paddock, Ron The males their bright Peters and Barbara Raymond. blue plumage in September and The pulled more than 700 moltteam to a very even brown before pounds of trash migration. and 60 pounds their southbound They of recyclables fromresemble the lake and then superficially the shore, moreimmature than 50 plainerincluding females and disposable birds, but theylighters, do retainand somemore blue than 150inflip flops. feathers their wings and tail. Clean water species, starts atmale the As in many top, andwill these efforts indigos molt back go intoa long their way improving springtofinery before the theyquality return of downstream rivers which north to breed. Even during their supply many spring drinking migrationwater someto of the North and South commales appear in aCarolina rather unusual munities. Asofmore combination brownand andmore blue tourist feathers. are discovering the Here of in the beauty ourmountains area, it of is Westecoern North Carolina, many our nomically important thatofthey

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A molting Cardinal perches on a branch. (photo by Todd Arcos)

this is where those mites may play a part resulting in the complete loss of the bird’s head feathers. Some recent research has suggested that it could even be a result of a nutritional or environmental factor but I am not so sure about this. To be honest, no one knows for sure, as the condition has not been well studied. Fortunately for the birds, new head feathers do grow in within a few weeks and the birds look less and less reptilian, obviously

none the worse for wear after their summer ordeal. Simon Thompson has lived in WNC for the past 16 years. He owns and operates his own birding tour company, Ventures Birding Tours - He and Chris also own and operate the Asheville Wild Birds Unlimited Store. For more information on any of the birding activities in the area, drop by the store or check his website at www.



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Liz Norstrom, shown here as The Queen of the Fairies, presented a program to her garden club, The Green Blades, about fairy gardens. The program included a walk through Norstrom’s fairy garden, information about how to create a fairy garden and about fairies: what they are, whether they are real, where they live and their history. Norstrom said fairies have been in every part of the world, including Polk County, since the beginning of time and are very much alive. “Her program was delightful, and I for one would not have missed it,” said Elaine Riley. “There was a little bit of music, history, laughter and gardening, not to mention the queen herself in all her splendor – crown, wand, tutu and the most beautiful fairy wings. It was pure delight.” (photo by Elaine Riley; article submitted by Green Blades Garden Club)

Lynn Sprague: ‘Best year ever for Polk’s farmer’s markets’ This year has been an amazing year for agriculture in Polk County, according to county officials. With four thriving farmer’s markets, the grand opening of the Polk Fresh Trade Post at the Mill Spring Ag Center and several area businesses offering locally grown and hand-made products, folks are voting with their dollars and putting Polk County’s local economy on the

fast track toward sustainability, according to Lynn Sprague, the county’s agricultural economic development director. “Conservatively speaking, with the fruit and vegetables produced here along with specialty crops, like sprouts, value added products such as honey, wine and apples, Polk County (Continued on page 18)

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TLT: A classic comedy for holiday season pearing as Felix, Emilie and Marie Louise Ducotel are TLT veterans John Hugill, Carol Cox and Mattie Carruth. As bombastic Henri, John Calure, with his nephew Paul played by Alex Tapp. As Mme Parole, Joanne Alderman. As a visiting Lieutenant, Alan Searcy. And in the roles of the three convicts: Edward Harrelson as Joseph, Joshua Moffitt as Jules, and making his TLT debut as Alfred, Jeremy Wood. The box office is open MondaySaturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the TLT Workshop, 516 S. Trade St. Telephone reservations are accepted at 828-859-2466.


In the delightful comedy “My Three Angels,” it’s 1910 in French Guiana (you remember – on the Atlantic coast of South America, just north of Brazil), 105 degrees outside, and pretty much the same inside (air conditioning hasn’t been invented yet). French G u i a n a ’s Devil’s Island penal colony frequently furnishes convicts as cheap labor to local residents, and right now three are up on the Ducotels’ roof of their combination home and shop making repairs. For in the Tryon Little Theater’s Nov. 10 - 20 production of Sam and Bella Spewack’s highly popular play, it is indeed about to be Christmas, and much is happening. Inept, kind, honest Felix Ducotel and his wife Emilie fear they are about to be booted out of their home and shop by Felix’s nasty, greedy cousin Henri Trochard. Meanwhile, their daughter, Marie Louise, is in love with Henri’s nephew Paul, who is completely under Henri’s thumb, and slated to marry a singularly unattractive girl who comes with a lot of money. And there’s crafty Madame Parole, who has made an art form of running up an unpaid tab at the Ducotels’ shop. And oh yes – the three convicts. There’s Joseph, a superb salesman who could sell ice cubes to penguins and is in jail for masterful swindling; Jules, a kind man at heart who was forced by circumstance to strangle his unfaithful wife; and Alfred, who dreams of romance but finds himself being incarcerated for killing his stepfather with a poker. On this Christmas Eve, while up on the roof, they overhear the various serious dilemmas the Ducotels find themselves in, and being the souls of kindness underneath, the three convicts decide to make everything right again. Director Lavin Cuddihee has announced his talented cast. Ap-

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Fifth - graders off to college

Tryon Elementary School (TES) fifth-grade students enjoyed a day at Western Carolina University (WCU) on Saturday, Nov. 5. The students toured the campus, ate in the dining hall and attended the football game between WCU and Wofford. They said they enjoyed the performance of the WCU marching band. The students were able to meet and talk to Tyler Philpott, WCU football player and former TES and Polk County High School student. The college experience trip is sponsored by a grant through the Polk County Community Foundation. (photo submitted by Denise Corcoran)

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agriculture is generating over 25 million per year,” Sprague said. “We live in one of the most abundant places on Earth and each year our growing demand for all things local is leading us in new innovative directions. Agri-tourism, for example, is gaining popularity across Western North Carolina and offers visitors a real farm experience that not only entertains, but creates lasting memories. (Sometimes those memories even inspires one to sell their house in the city and buy a farm in Columbus.) Vineyards are also booming and more are opening tasting rooms and offering farm tours to capitalize on this attractive way of life. We also have a strong equestrian community, with a great deal of potential energy, that has long been a major player for horse events in the region.” Several new agricultural ventures are currently happen-

ing in the county, Polk farm market manager Vaughn Loeffler said, such as a culinary herb production facility capable of growing and shipping bulk orders, an aquaponics operation that will produce freshwater fish and salad greens, a ‘glamping’ farm that will combine outdoor recreation/education with slightly finer dining and amenities than tent camping. “We are on the verge of great things in Polk County and thanks to our farmers and patrons of our markets we will continue to grow every year,” Loeffler said. “This week at the Columbus Farmer’s Market you’ll find locally produced greens, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, mushrooms, baked goods, chicken, beef, eggs and more. And after the markets are over you can still get your Polk Fresh fix at the ag center farm store.” For more information, visit - article submitted by Vaughn Loeffler

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Experience continued bird watching in winter When the first threat of frost starts to creep down the mountains and your breath clouds on a cold morning, many people start to think of indoor activities to last them through the long, cold winter. Even some bird watchers relax and put their feet up after the last warbler has fled the onset of cooler weather. But these cool, slow winter days do not mean that birding is over for the year. There are still places to go and birds to see, plus you have that added advantage of there being no leaves for birds to hide behind. The rule of thumb during the winter months is to leave the dense woodlands and head into the open countryside. Find any stretch of marsh or open water and that is where the birds are easier to see. Dense thickets, especially in the wetter areas, may hold sparrows, wrens and lingering warblers. D u c k s , geese and gulls by Simon are found on Thompson l a k e s , l a rg e r rivers and reservoirs, and open fields create the best habitat for meadowlarks, pipits, snipe and birds of prey. Here in the mountains of Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina there are plenty of good areas in which to stretch those winterweary legs and enough birds to keep the binoculars warm. If ducks aren’t your bag, head into the country and walk along any brushy edge and you are sure to flush some sparrows. Unlike the House Sparrow, a European import, most of our native species have rich songs, a far cry from the insistent cheepings of the more familiar inner city sparrow. Although many of the birds that you flush from the hedgerows may look brown and featureless, all of these sparrows sport a wide

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A fox sparrow hops across the icy ground. (photo by Todd Arcos)

range of head-stripes, wing-bars and streaks. Their feathers are far from dull and brown. All are worth the quiet and stealth needed to get that extra look. Winter belongs to the raptors or birds of prey and the results from a good winter day out in the field could include sightings of up to eight species. American Kestrels are a common sight as they perch on the utility wires while they scan the ground below for food. Northern Harriers quarter the fields like the balsa-wood airplanes of our childhood, and the stately Red-tailed Hawk is the common large all-brown bird of prey in many habitats throughout our area. But where would one go to see birds in the local area, and enjoy a good winter walk? Here in Polk County, there are wonderful trails at FENCE running through a wide range of habitats or you can drive up the mountain to Jackson Park in Hendersonville where they run birdwalks on the second Saturday of every month. Organized walks at your local parks or nature centers are excellent ways to be introduced

to bird watching. The leaders are knowledgeable about the local birds and know where to see them. Take advantage of their expertise and start to learn about the birdlife in your area. The winter is a good time to learn about birds, as winter birding is free from many of the hazards of summer, such as heat, ticks and mosquitoes and, as I mentioned earlier, the vegetation is but a shadow of its summer glory. Also there are fewer species to choose among, as many birds have left to go south for the winter. You may not learn all of those little, brown sparrows on your first walk, but give yourself a little time and look carefully at the bird’s feathers and how it flies. Before long you will know many of the common birds and one day you too may end up leading walks for other beginners. Simon Thompson has lived in WNC for the past 16 years. He owns and operates his own birding tour company, Ventures Birding Tours. He and Chris also own and operate the Asheville Wild Birds Unlimited Store. For more information on any of the birding activities in the area, drop by the store or check his website at

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Center, Forest City, N.C. Born in Polk County, he was died June 13, 2011 in Atlanta, Ga. Memorial service noon, July the son of the late Callaway Bur30 Senior ResidencT ryon Daily Bulletin  /  The World ’ satSColumbia mallest Daily Newspaper Monday, November 14, 2011 gin and Florence Jackson Gibbs. es at MLK Village, 125 Logan St. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30312. Contact Army, a member of sister: 678-862-3800. Survivors are three sons, Althe VFW Post 10349 len (Rudy) Waymon of Syracuse, and the Woodmen of N.Y., Kenneth Simmons of Housthe World. Mr. Gibbs was the ton, Texas, and Lovell Simmons husband of Omie Lee Laughter (Andrea) of Lawrenceville, Ga.; Gibbs, who died in 1986. one sister, Frances Fox of RiverSurvivors include one daughdale, Ga.; three brothers, John IrDominguez ter, Patsy Gibbs Toney (Dean) vin Waymon of Antelope, Calif., Tree Service LLC of Rutherfordton, N.C.; son, Harold Gibbs of Rutherfordton, Carrol Waymon of San Diego, 828 460 7039 N.C.; one sister, Alvah Gibbs Calif., and Samuel Waymon of Free Estimates • Insured of Columbus; and a brother , Nyack, N.Y.; a host of grandchilNo Job Too Small • Bucket Truck Avail Herbert Gibbs of Mill Spring. dren, great-grandchildren, other Also surviving are five grandchil- relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by dren, Randy Toney (Kimberly), both parents, Mary Kate and John Brenda naumann Marc Toney (LeeAnn), Lora D. Waymon; son, Van Waymon; Window Fashions and Design Brock (Jeff), Jeffrey Gibbs (Colsisters, Lucile Waddell and Nina 828-859-9298 leen) and Elizabeth Gibbs and six great-grandchildren, Mason Simone (Eunice) and brother, fine fabrics • wall coverings • draperies Harold Waymon Sr. Toney, Kevin Gibbs, Anthony • blinds • upholstery Brock, Bryan Gibbs, Nick Gibbs and Zane Gibbs. 1x1 Funeral services were held Must 7/19/11 Sunday, July 16, in the McFarm 2/28/11 land Funeral Chapel, Tryon. naum Burial was in Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, with Nuno felting soft fabric, military ritesinjects by theaPolk Countysuch as silk, into a rougher fabric, like wool, creating a new texture. (photo submitted) Memorial Burial Squad. may be made to able for this class, so register soon. ArtsMemorials & Crafts School at 828-859Hospice of Rutherford County, 8323 or by email tryonartsandTryon Arts and Crafts School P. O. Box 336, Forest City, N.C. is a nonprofit crafts organization More 28043 or of the details andHospice examples of Carolina projects located at 373 Harmon Field Road Foothills, 130 Forest GlenArts Dr, in Tryon and exists to provide creare available on the Tryon Columbus, N.C. 28722. and Crafts School website, www. ative opportunities for everyone. The family will be at There the home are - article submitted of his daughter, Patsy a limited number of spacesGibbs availby Julia McIntyre Toney, 400 Radar Rd., Rutherfordton, N.C. An online guest register may be signed at McFarland Funeral Chapel, Youʼve worked hard. Youʼve Tryon.played by the rules and saved for retirement. Now, the world has changed, and you donʼt 7/18/11 know what tomorrow will Must bring. You want to regain the feeling of control and Must 7/14/11 financial independence that you worked a lifetime to achieve. Weʼd like to help. Call us for a complimentary consultation. 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Many of Inman, S.C.,and Janice Fagan of colors are blended together to Green Creek and Linda Horne produce a rainbowN.C.; of hues in one of McAdenville, 10 grandwearable piece.Odel, EachKelly creation is children, Kim Braddistinctly original, bringing a new ley, Lee Bradley, Brandon Horne, dimension to both silk andHorne, wool. Ashley Horne, Rebecca The instructor, Christine MariJoseph Pate, Jacob Pate, Miles otti has been a textile instructor Saenger and Will Saenger; and and fiber artist for five professional great-grandchildren. more thanfamily 30 yearswill and has exhibThe receive ited her silk scarves in many local friends from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 galleries around Tryon including p.m. Friday, July 15 at Mill Creek the gift of shop Tryon Arts and Church theatBrethren FellowCrafts. ship Hall. Funeral services will This atworkshop held follow 2 p.m. inwill thebe church Saturday, 3, from by 10 Rev. a.m. sanctuary,Dec. conducted to 5 p.m. There will be a small Steven Abe. Burial will be in the materials fee per person to cover church cemetery. silkMemorials fabric and wool may roving. be made in Advance registration for all memory of Brandon Horne to workshops is required. For more the Leukemia and Lymphoma information about theRd, instructor Society, 4530 Park #240, or workshop including tuition and Charlotte, N.C. 28209. supply costs, please contact Tryon Condolences may be left at Petty Funeral Home& Crematory, Landrum.

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