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Tryon Daily Bulletin

The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper

Vol. 85 / No. 124

Tryon, N.C. 28782

Thursday, July 26, 2012

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Care kitchen reaches out to feed community in need by Leah Justice

For area residents who may need a free meal or some fellowship, a group of concerned residents has created the Care Kitchen every Friday. The Care Kitchen is held at the Polk Baptist Association basement every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. where area residents can get a hot meal for free if needed. Donations are also accepted to keep the program going. The idea started with Reba Hudgins and Angie Levi who said during an ice storm a couple of years ago they were worried that some of their neighbors may not be getting proper nutrition. The group began meeting in March and presented the idea to area churches with Hickory Grove Baptist, Pea Ridge Baptist and Mountain Valley Baptist (Continued on page 5)

Reba Hudgins, Don Sain, Angie Levi, Marlene Fisher and Ann Carswell plan upcoming Care Kitchen meals. The Care Kitchen is open Fridays in the basement of the Polk Baptist Association. (photo by Leah Justice)

The Polk County Economic Development and Tourism Commission, in its recent e-newsletter, promoted the following business workshops, sponsored by Mountain BizWorks of Asheville: Financial Tools Using Quickbooks, Ag-Rural Foundations, Marketing For Your Business and Merchandising WOW! For more information or to register, call 828-253-2834

Former owners regain golf community by Leah Justice

Bright’s Creek is back in the hands of owners Bill Amick and Jim Roquemore after the two said the most recent owners did not fulfill their commitment. Protex Investment Group, Inc., purchased Bright’s Creek last year under owners Alexander Salgado and Gabrielle Barragan.

Amick and Roquemore recently sent a letter to Bright’s Creek members, saying they had taken back ownership of the property and are in search of another buyer. “The Great Recession and the real estate crash have caused many negative repercussions. Each of us has been hurt

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


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Thursdays, 7 a.m. - noon, old Searcy Mill parking lot, Hwy. 108, Columbus. Thursday Men’s Prayer Breakfast, will meet Thursday, July 26, 8 a.m. at TJ’s Cafe, 456 S. Trade St., Tryon. Order breakfast from the menu. Saluda Center, Thursday activities: knitting group, 9:30 a.m.; gentle Yin Yoga, 5:30 p.m.; 828-749-9245. The Meeting Place Senior Center, Thursday activities include ceramics, 9:30 a.m. and bingo or movie, 12:30 p.m. 828894-0001. House of Flags Museum, open Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 33 Gibson Street, Columbus. 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. Storytime at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers includes books, music and fingerplays. Call 828-

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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.

457-2218. Polk County Historical Association Museum, open Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba exercise class, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., in gym. AA open discussion meeting, Happy, Joyous and Free, noon on Thursdays, Columbus United Methodist Church, 76 N. Peak Street, across from Stearns gym. Polk Fit, Fresh and Friendly, will hold a general meeting Thursday, July 26, noon - 1:30 p.m. Rachael Nygaard, director of United Way’s 2-1-1 of WNC, will make a presentation. Public welcome. Rotary Club of Tryon, meets every Thursday at noon at Tryon Presbyterian Church on Harmon] Field Rd. Tryon farmer’s market, Thursdays, 4 - 6:30 p.m., McCown Street in Tryon. Al-Anon: Foothills Come to Believe, Thursdays, 7 p.m., Polk Wellness Center, 155 W. Mills St., Suite 202, Columbus. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba exercise class, Thursdays 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., in gym. Mill Spring VFW Post 10349, bingo, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. (year round). 828-8945098. N A M I s u p p o r t g ro u p , Thursdays, 7 - 8 p.m. in the blue room of Tryon Presbyterian Church, located on Harmon Field Road in Tryon. The group, sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), is for anyone feeling anxious or depressed and those with a diagnosis of a mental illness. All conversations are confidential. No charge. 828817-0382. AA’s Sobriety and Beyond, Thursdays, 8-9 p.m., Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 1024 W. Main St., Forest City. 828-863-1313. Alcoholics Anonymous, Thursdays, 8 p.m., CooperRiis, Mill Spring. 828-859-7099.

Local Weather Forecast:



Moon Phase

Today: Sunny with 0 percent chance of rain. High 95, low 72. Friday: Isolated Sunny storms with 30 percent chance of rain. High 92, low 71.

Partly cloudy

Tuesday’s weather was: High 93, low 70, 0.07 inches of rain. Monday’s weather was: High 91, low 70, 0.66 inches of rain.

OBITUARIES Adele Hey Kipp, p. 14


Saluda Center, Friday events: chair exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Trash Train, 10 a.m. The Meeting Place Senior Center, Friday activities include movie matinee at 10 a.m. and bingo at 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. Seniors on Sobriety (SOS) AA Meeting, Fridays at noon, Polk County Chamber of Commerce Building, 2753 Lynn Rd. (Hwy 108), Tryon. 828-8940293. Saluda farmer’s market, Fridays, 4:30 p.m., in downtown Saluda. American Legion Post 250, weekly bingo games, Fridays, 7 p.m., 43 Depot St., Tryon. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Smoke-free. Narcotics Anon., Saluda Senior Center, Friday, 8 p.m.


Landrum farmers market, Saturdays, 7-10 a.m., N. Trade Ave. in Landrum. For more information, call Joe Cunningham, 864-457-6585. Columbus farmer’s market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. - noon at Courthouse Square in downtown Columbus. Democratic Men’s Club, will meet Saturday, July 28 at 8:30 a.m. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba class, Saturdays, 9 a.m. Grassroots Art Project, holds art classes to benefit Lennie’s Fund and the Humane Society,

Saturdays from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. There is no fee for the class and all materials will be provided. Classes are held at the Holy Cross Episcopal Church on Melrose Ave. in Tryon. Call 828-8990673 for more information. House of Flags Museum, open Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 33 Gibson Street, Columbus. Polk County Historical Association Museum, open Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Tryon Painters & Sculptors, will hold an opening for its new gallery shop Saturday, July 28 from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome. All items will be original and handcrafted by TPS artists. Morris exhibit, auction gala, Saturday, July 28, 6-9 p.m. in Gallery One at the Tryon Fine Arts Center. Called “All Morris, All the Time,” the gala will auction donated items to raise funds to save Morris.


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. and 1:30 p.m., with bridge discussion session at 12:45. 828-749-9245. For more activities, email saludacenter@ The Meeting Place Senior Center, Monday activities in (Continued on page 15)

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Downtown Tryon getting facelift Recent activities over the past week have enhanced the visual presence of Tryon’s downtown corridor. The Town of Tryon’s Public Works Director Joel Burrell, his crew members, interim Harmon Field Director Travis Aldred, Tryon Business and Tourism Development Coordinator Crys Armbrust and citizen volunteers Larry Eckstein and John Massengill joined forces to leg up all the trees on South and North Trade Streets from New Market to Palmer Streets. Additionally, approximately half of the redundant signage was removed, most of which were redundant two hour parking signs. A number of additional signs will either be removed or relocated in the upcoming week. Another noticeable shift in the downtown corridor is the re-spacing of the Tryon Downtown Development Association

(TDDA) memorial benches and trash receptacles. This change is in anticipation of the implementation of a number of hanging flower baskets along Trade Street, an element which has been under discussion over the past year. Funding for additional baskets is being sought. The town’s recent Streetscape III infrastructure improvements by Trace & Company on New Market, South Trade and McCown Streets, combined with the landscaping improvements and the re-figuring of benches were aimed at giving Tryon’s central business district a new visual appeal. For further information about volunteer opportunities in downtown, contact Crys Armbrust at or TDDA President Steve Cobb at - article submitted by Crys Armbrust

Town of Tryon workers trim trees at the corner of Trade and Pacolet streets. The tree trimming is part of the ongoing Streetscape landscaping work in the town. (photo by Barbara Tilly)

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• Bright’s Creek (continued from page 1)

to some degree or another with our respective portfolios,” said Amick in the letter. “As most of you know, Jim Roquemore and I, through PAR Investments, LLC, have regained ownership of Bright’s Creek ... We have continued to negotiate with prospective buyers, but as of yet, nothing has transpired. We will continue to vet any reasonable offer, which comes from a credible source.” Amick said until a buyer is found, which could be between two and 24 months, PAR Investments LLC is in the process of hiring an independent homeowners association manager, Town & Country Property Management Inc. to manage the community. PAR Investments LLC has also hired Love Golf Management to manage the golf operation, according to Amick’s letter. Amick also said Bright’s Creek is hiring a broker to help find a buyer. “Each of you deserves a developer and an operator who can increase the value of the property you own,” said Amick. “Jim and I, along with this broker, will continue to search for someone who can take Bright’s Creek to the next level. We have several serious folks looking at the project, but nothing that is close to a final deal.” Love Golf Management will recruit a board of stakeholders consisting of 10 Bright’s Creek members and owners who will set club expectations and a dues structure that is “both fair and necessary,” Amick said. Dues will increase for members on a temporary basis with Amick and Roquemore saying they are participating in the increases as well. “Having a viable golf course and community is the only way to protect and increase the value of the lots and golf membership we have all invested in,” said Amick. “This will happen very quickly. Jim and I have poured millions into Bright’s Creek by subsidizing the budget. Our life savings have been depleted to a point that

we can no longer carry the load alone. We either need to shut the golf course down or receive an expense offset in the way of dues or assessments. It would be unfair to shut the course down without giving our members and owners a chance to be part of the solution.” Amick goes on to say this time of year the operating budget for Bright’s Creek is $100,000 per month. In the winter, Amick said the cost per month could be much reduced and there is no interest charge because Bright’s Creek has no bank debt. In short, Amick said, the operating budget will be in the $1 million range annually but that can go up or down depending on the level of service required by the membership and recommended by the new board. Amick said if members are added, the amount decreases and if Bright’s Creek adds some daily play the amount decreases. “Since 2007, Jim and I have done our part. We are now asking that you help us bring Bright’s Creek through this transition. In fairness, we know this is not what you bargained for, but no one could have foreseen this recession or real estate crash, and the resulting effect it has had on Bright’s Creek. Jim, Scott, and I are working daily to find solutions at Bright’s Creek.” The Polk County Board of Commissioners in April 2011 approved a new development agreement with the new owners Protex Investment Group, Inc. At that time, the new owners said they planned to cluster housing instead of having large, individual lots and add 1,381 acres of open space. The new owners also had plans to add trails and a Par 3 golf area and a boutique and spa location. Bright’s Creek is located mostly in Polk County with some areas in Henderson County. The approximate 5,000-acre development includes a Tom Fazio designed golf course, several homesites built, an equestrian center and lodge. The Bulletin was unable to reach Amick and Roquemore for comment prior to deadline.

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Care Kitchen volunteer Rev. Ronnie Hodge speaks with an attendee who dropped by the Polk Baptist Association last week for a meal. The Care Kitchen opens its doors each week to show compassion for community members who need a good meal. (photos by Leah Justice)

• Kitchen

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participating. The Polk Baptist Association agreed to house the kitchen in the downstairs of the building. Things got off to a slow start, but Hudgins said the volunteers were dedicated and wouldn’t give up. “We just went to work at it,” said Hudgins. “These workers are the most dedicated there are. Even when we had no one to show up to begin with they didn’t give up.” The record so far is 36 meals served in one day. Last week the Care Kitchen served 25 meals, consisting of hot dogs, baked beans, coleslaw, chips, drinks and desserts. This Friday the main dish will be taco salad. Organizers said they feel the kitchen is making a difference in many people’s lives. One man attending said he is homeless and another woman had been evicted and had canned food but no meat and no money to purchase food. Hudgins also they’ve seen some people come who are on their lunch break from work and say they’d rather come eat home cooking than get fast food and


“Sometimes just a good kind word and a pat on the back goes a long way.” -- Reba Hudgins

give a donation. Others say they enjoy the kitchen for the fellowship as much as the home cooked meals. “Sometimes just a good kind word and a pat on the back goes a long way,” Hudgins said. Rev. Ronnie Hodge is also available for fellowship for anyone who may need to talk. “I look forward to it,” said one attendee last Friday. “The food is good and I enjoy the fellowship.” Volunteers for the program include Hudgins, Levi, Don Sain, Tammy Hodge, Marlene Fisher, Ann Carswell and Eloise Thwing. Carswell said Thwing is the weekly greeter and has wanted this type of soup kitchen in Polk County for years. Food is brought from the churches with donations appreciated. The Polk Baptist Association is located at 208 Blanton Street, Columbus. For more information about the kitchen or to help call 828-894-3787.

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Going once, going twice…Morris benefit auction July 28 at TFAC Excitement builds about the upcoming auction to help ransom our friend and town symbol, Morris, the Tryon horse. Beyond the Morris memorabilia collection on exhibit in TFAC’s Gallery One, ranging in date from 1929 to the present, opportunities will be available at the exhibit gala Saturday, July 28 to assist the fund-raising efforts of the Morris Ransom Project. Both individuals and businesses have donated a range of items to help raise funds through an auction that evening. Highlights of the auction will include a 12” x 16” framed pleinair oil on board of Tryon Peak by local painter Richard Baker, who, along with Carl Cartee, will curate the Morris exhibit. Master glass bead maker Julie McIntyre has created a unique glass bead of Morris as a seahorse. Artisan metal crafts(Continued on page 7)

A 12” x 16” framed plein-air oil on board of Tryon Peak by painter Richard Baker. (photo submitted)

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Meeting Place offers dance classes

A 2-foot copper and bronze statue of Morris the horse created by Joe Cooper is one of several items for auction at the Save Morris gala Saturday, July 28 at 6 p.m. at the Tryon Fine Arts Center. (photo submitted)

• Auction items

have offered, subject to availability, a Banner Elk Weekend (continued from page 6) Getaway at their VRBO 402 Old The World ’s sJoe mallesT daily NeWspaper 3 other man Cooper has offered his Turn Pike Road. Numerouspage Morris 2 — a 2-foot tall copper handcrafted items have been doand bronze Morris, the exact nated too, for example, a forged companion match to the Morris bottle opener made from a Saluda sculpture atop the Tryon Rotary Grade railroad spike, crafted by local blacksmith Bill Crowell of Clock. Some of the other auction Saluda Forge. Even area youth are helping items include a two-hour design consultation, as well as two with fund-raising efforts. SumSmith & Hawkins carved wood mer campers at both FENCE ducks named Pamela & Andrew, and the Serendipity Kids Ranch by Dan Ferebee of Bravo Inte- have produced 25 imaginative rior Design & Outdoor Living, renderings of Morris, all of which and another design consultation are available for acquisition at offered by local Tryon designer the auction. Several of these images have–been reproduced as Gillian Drummond.Full Menu for Dinner Ruthie Cohen, a well-known laminated placements and will be Asheville jeweler, has donated given as door prizes during the a piece as well. The Tryon Fine course of the evening. The public is invited to attend Arts Council has offered one of byThe Time their signature items - a signed, the All Morris, All ounty limited-edition print by Pamela Exhibit and Auction Gala set for Saturday, July 28 from 6-9 Fire Rattray Brown. An engaging History of the p.m. in TFAC’s Gallery One. olph, For Hours a small donation, there will Winter Chief Tryon Toymakers New and Woodphoto carvers by local businessman, be light refreshments with finger mon. - Wed.: 2 p.m. - 12catered midnight foods, by Gayle and the author and publisher Mike McThurs. & Fri.: p.m. - 2out a.m. of Asheville. Cue is also available for bid. For 2Chefettes now those in need article submitted little -R12 & midnight R, sat.:of2a p.m. • sun.: –Closed by Crys Armbrust Edward & Jeanette Chapman

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Dancing is back at The Meeting Place. Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m., Donna Donnelly and Joann Freeburg will lead “Let’s Move… Let’s Dance.” The class is for all levels of skill (or lack of skill, as the case may be) and for all kinds of dancing. You don’t have to register – just show up on Tuesday morning. Donnelly said she has been teaching and playing with others her whole life. She taught line dance at the Meeting Place in the past and said she is looking forward to rekindling that relationship. “We can all enjoy moving to the music and having a great time,” Donnelly said. “We might even do the hokey pokey.”   Freeburg is a new addition to The Meeting Place family. Freeburg is an enthusiastic teacher and inspirational speaker who said she loves to “cut a rug,” whatever the style.

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Want to go? What: Dance classes When: Ever y Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Where: The Meeting Place She began ballroom dancing 13 years ago and with her husband, Keith, has taught classes and given programs at various local venues. Donnelly and Freeburg said the “Let’s Move… Let’s Dance” class is a fun and sometimes “a little crazy” class that includes a wide variety of dances. The Meeting Place Senior Center is located on Skyuka Road in Columbus (in the old Carolina Classical School building). For more information, contact Pam Doty at the Meeting Place at 828894-0001. - article submitted by Pam Doty



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Being an old (as in really old) fan of the Beach Boys the months of June, July and August have always brought home memories of surf, sand, old fashioned Coppertone suntan lotion and evenings on the pier at Myrtle Beach listening to various renditions of Barbara Ann, California Girls, Dance-Dance-Dance, Kokomo and Little Deuce Coupe (and, yes, those are all on my iPod). I used to drive my 14 year old son crazy playing all the oldies over and over again as we wended our way to the beach for summer vacations – and I delighted in both the music and his indignant discomfiture. Every one of us hold as dear certain memories from our childhood and youth. Halcion images of days and

times when everything was “just right” create in our minds icons of a Golden Age that was, and yet never was. We tend to forget the bad, hurtful or stressful things that occurred in parallel to the good times, and that is just fine. No one wants to live over and over again the Cuban Missile Crisis, the JFK assassination, the Civil Rights Movement riots, the Vietnam War, or Watergate, but all these were also a part of those golden years of our youth. Today we are living through days that will also be remembered as both golden and tarnished, by our children and by us as well. The global economy is changing, world and national civil politics are in upheaval, religious (Continued on page 9)


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•  Memories

Over the next couple months we are going to be institutions of every stripe inundated by conflicting are reexamining long held information as the economy beliefs and values, and our continues to shift, the presiculture of instant information dential election heats up and drops it all in our laps every our religious institutions meet minute of every day. Out of in their various conclaves. ELECTRONICS this mishmash of good things COGDELL'S As the Presbyteri"Your Radio ShackBaptists, Dealer" and bad things will come a new Scanners • Batteries • GPS ans and the Methodists have • Antennaes • Wiring era and a new reality, just as Cables already done, the Episcopal Mon. - Fri. 9:30 - 6 Sat. 10 - 2 always, and these days will be Church will meet in its trien864-457-4477 E. Prince Rd., Landrum remembered fondly by some 107 nial General Convention in and as a horror to others. It Indianapolis, Ind. in July to has been so for centuries and it COGDELL'S consider some major changes ELECTRONICS Shack Dealer" will continue to be so forever. "Your inRadio the church. As in the cases of Scanners • Batteries • GPS Change is like that, and we can Cables those• Antennaes denominational bodies • Wiring Mon. Fri. 9:30 6 Sat. 10 2 either choose to roll with it which have already met and 864-457-4477 or it will roll over us. We can 107 been reported out this year E. Prince Rd., Landrum and should do what we can some of what we hear through to influence events, but in the the press and the media will end it will be what it will be be right, but most of it will and for our mental, emotional be heavily biased and often and spiritual health it is best just plain wrong, as are those to not get too attached to any things we hear in civil politics. one outcome. My caution to each of you (continued from page 8)


who read this is to take each draught of reporting with a big dose of salt and skepticism. There are wonderful things going on around us that are joyous and filled with life. Our foothills communities are alive, filled with good works, mutually supportive and generally well balanced. Rejoice in the good things we enjoy here in our little corner of God’s garden. Hold onto those wonderful times, places, people, sights, smells and sounds as the foundation for a“American new Golden Age The Cuisine withicon. a Twist” Corner of Peak St. & Hwy. rest108will pass, and as Julian of 828-894-2440 in Columbus Norwich once said, “And all will be well. And all will be well. And all manner of things will be well.” - The Very Reverend Dr. Michael Doty, Rector The Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross

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Families Together, (FT) is dedicated to providing quality services to our exceptional children, families and adults. FT is a CABHA, and nationally accredited with CARF International. General Office Needed, We Work to strengthen Gunsmithing ~ We buy Flexible Schedule, Call the family system and to Firearms support the people we Robin 828-863-4521 Rifles, Shotguns, Pistols, serve to remain in their Interested in making a home community. Revolvers, New or Used, difference at work? Short or Long, Working FT is team oriented and We're looking for 2nd or Not. 828-393-0067 Shift Quality Assurance provides a positive work environment, flexible Assistants to conduct hours, health benefits, RIVERS quality inspections in a clinical supervision, and mfg setting. Training proELIVERY vided. Call 864-457-3388 an innovative culture. Due to continuous growth or stop by to fill out an CDL Class A Drivers and expansion we are hirapp: SC Elastic 201 BEST CARTAGE ing a licensed professional South Carolina Elastic is seeking qualified in Polk County. Qualified Rd, Landrum. CDL CLASS A DRIVERS candidates will include to run out of Shelby, NC. Maintenance LPC’s, LCSW’s, LMFT’s, Must have two years LCAS’s, PLCSW’s, Director tractor trailer experience. LPCA’s, and PLCAS’s. Seeking dynamic & Average miles will be energetic team player with This applicant should have 2200-2500 per week. good attitude to maintain the skills to lead a start up Could be out as much as Intensive In-home team. long-term care facility. 5 days, but probably will They will also take on Requirements w/ 2 yrs get back through Shelby on average 2-3 times per experience must include: management and leadership duties of this team, week. Will most likely start - HVAC and general and possibly other Teams, repairs late in the day each day in neighboring counties, around noon to 3pm and - Familiar NC building as well. make night time deliveries code at grocery warehouses. - Supervision, leadership, Interested applicants people skills (This is not hauling should apply at - Organized, budget groceries, therefore no




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The Medal of Honor, going beyond the call of duty Most of our civilian popula- awarded by the president of the tion probably has little apprecia- United States. That should tell tion for the Medal of Honor be- you that it is not given lightly and cause they probably do not know is earned by heroic action far bemuch about it. There is not room yond the call of duty. There have here for me to tell you even half been few living recipients; about of what I would like you to know half of the medals are awarded about it, so I’d better get started posthumously, as was that of without further ado: Polk County’s only recipient, One of the PFC Bryant H. first things a Remember Womack. new recruit into Wo m a c k ’s When the Army (the family moved Air Force was to Rutherford by Garland still in Army County while he Goodwin uniforms when was serving in I enlisted in 1948) learns is how Korea. His portrait has hung in a to salute officers. Next we were place of honor in the Rutherford shown a large picture of the Med- County Courthouse for all the al of Honor and the small piece of years since the Korean War. The its neck ribbon that is worn at the Army named a bridge in Korea top of one’s ribbons above the left for him, and two large hospitals, pocket. Why? Because everyone one in Germany and one at Fort renders the salute to the holder of Bragg, N.C. Polk County did that medal; even commissioned nothing to honor his memory officers must salute an enlisted until at my urging county comman wearing the ribbon! missioner Alan Peoples proposed The Medal of Honor is ap- naming the new justice building proved by the Congress and for Womack. How many more

years did it take for us to add his portrait to the building? Howard Greene was Bryant Womack’s Army mentor and advised him not to become a medic, for he would find himself in the thick of combat with no weapon to defend himself. Womack probably could have avoided service entirely as a conscientious objector, but chose to serve as a medical corpsman because he said he did “not want to kill anybody.” Howard was probably the last person from Polk County to see Bryant alive; he used to give young Womack rides home from Fort Jackson, near Columbia, S.C. One day Howard and I were riding around the county planning a route for one of the historical association’s tours. He suggested that we stop in to see George Womack, Bryant’s brother, and we found him at home. While standing in his study, I noticed several photographs on his desk. Several were of Bryant, so I asked

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if I could have them copied for the association. “Yes, if you make some for me,” George agreed. Chris Bartol did the honors, and I framed a set for the Association, gave the county manager a set for the Womack Building, and (Continued on page 12)

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LEGALS LEGAL NOTICE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF POLK IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION 11cvm000089 Clyde Halford c/o Feagan Law Firm -VSTimothy J Doyen NOTICE OF EXECUTION SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a judgment and execution issued by the above named court in the above




entitled action on the 12th day of January in the year 2012, directed to the undersigned Sherriff from the Superior Court of Polk County, I will offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash whatever right, title, and interest, the judgment debtor owns or may own in the following described personal property which is subject to sale under execution. This sale shall be held at the following location: 591 Walker Road Columbus NC 28722 where the property is located. This sale being made subject to all liens, mortgages, and encum-

brances, which were or became effective on the record prior to the levy of the execution under which this sale is being held. The judgment debtor has not claimed his exemptions in this personal property. If the debtor has claimed this exemption, he is entitled to receive and retain $0.00 in value from the proceeds of the sale of this property. Sales for an amount less than the exemption claimed shall not be final. The personal property being sold is described as: A mass quantity of unassembled wood furni-

ture filling the biggest part of a 10,000 sq ft warehouse. All items are to be sold as one lot and also in an as is condition. The buyer of the items will have 30 days to remove the property from the warehouse. Also there will be a viewing of the property for potential buyers on August 17th from 3pm until 6pm at the location of the sale. This sale is pursuant to the law under GS 44a - 2(e). THIS SALE SHALL BE CONDUCTED AT 10:00am ON THE 18th DAY OF AUGUST, 2012, at the following location: 591 Walker Rd, Colum-

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You won’t get a good one if you don’t shoot, so fire away I asked myself, do I really want Let me say first off being outto write about something I know doors trying to get a photo of very little technical information lightning is dangerous. So when about? My answer—why not. you hear thunder it’s probably After all I’m not very good at a lot not a good idea to give it a try. I of things I write about. That being have found out that a distant lightsaid, I enjoy a lot of ning storm is by far the things I’m not very best to photograph. good at, and one of Not only is it safer, it Life those is photography. gives you a much betOutside ter chance of actually Next to fishing, photography is proba- Four Walls getting one. When I say bly my favorite hobby. far off, the last one I got by Rob I realized very quickly several shots of were of a good photo takes a storm well into South McComas more than a good camCarolina, and I was in era. Unless you rely on good ole Sunny View. the horseshoe method (what some I also have learned that percall luck), a good picture takes a lot spective is an important factor in of time and effort as well. a good shot. When I photograph The outdoors has endless a waterfall, I try different angles themes to choose from. Moun- than what a lot of people see them tains, waterfalls, a sunrise, a sun- from, and I like to pick out a shot set, flowers, insects and so on. within a shot, a small particular the options are really unlimited. part of the fall that seems to have One that I really enjoy is weather, the most character. I have taken especially lightning. shots of a fall from different per-

Lighting over White Oak Mountain. (photo submitted by Rob McComas)

spectives, and have people ask me where those two waterfalls were located. Equipment can be a big help. I use a Nikon D-40. Its an old school entry level digital SLR. It has low mega pixels but I read lots and lots of good reviews about it before I got one. I recommend you do the same before you buy a camera. A good SLR camera gives you many tools to help in getting the right shot. The auto feature is great, but spending time to learn these features is time well spent. I have lots of room to improve on the technical part of photography, but what I have learned has made a huge difference. Thankfully there are a lot of

good ones out there to choose from; you can spend as much as you want but there are some very good ones for entry level in the $400-$800 range. A tripod is a must. Either get a really good one that will last, or a real cheap one because you will most likely break one before long. And lastly I found out that taking a lot of digital photos gives you affordable practice, and if you take enough shots, you are bound to get one good one. You might be surprised how many hundreds and even thousands of shots a photographer takes at a single sporting event to get that one cover shot. And you won’t get a good one if you don’t shoot, so fire away.

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Medal of Honor. The late Joe Foss was flying to a speaking engagement shortly after 911 and had his Medal of Honor in his pants pocket. The ignorant security people took it away from him because he could hurt somebody with it! I don’t know how that was resolved, but I hope you will learn what the medal looks like and understand that it is earned (not won) by some pretty special people to whom we all owe a debt of gratitude.

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returned some to George. Later, when I did not see the pictures in the building, I asked about them and they could not find them. There was some talk of naming the new high school for Bryant (we would then have the alliterative Womack Wolverines!) but as yet nothing has come of that. I mention all of this only to support my lament above that civilians have little appreciation for the

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Ron Crawley, co-editor of “When The Soldiers Came To Town” was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Tryon. His presentation included a history along with photographs of Camp Croft in Spartanburg, which was a World War II U.S. Army infantry replacement training facility. Rotarian Petra Harrelson arranged the presentation. Her son, Alex, introduced Crawley. Shown are the club’s president, Carol Jackson, Ron Crawley and Alex Harrelson. (photo submitted by Bill Hillhouse)




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Jordan Christian Hughes and Jessica Nicole Ensley (photo submitted)

Ensley - Hughes engagement Eddie (“Bo”) and Susan Ensley of Mill Spring proudly announce the upcoming marriage of their precious daughter, Jessica Nicole Ensley to Jordan Christian Hughes. Hughes is the son of Dwight and Shiela Hughes also of Mill Spring. The wedding will be held at FENCE on Saturday, August 18 with the


Adele Hey Kipp Adele Catherine Hey Kipp, 92, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio and Hartwell, Ga. died Tuesday, July 24 in Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum. Married to the late Arthur H. Kipp Jr. who died in 1997, she was the daughter of Walter and Adele Wirth Hey, born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated in 1941 from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio with a major in accounting. Mrs. Kipp worked in various accounting departments and retired from the University of Cincinnati in 1984. She knew her husband Arthur Kipp since the third grade

Reverend Gene Wilson of Mill Spring joining the two in holy matrimony. After the wedding, a honeymoon is planned in Panama City. Upon returning, the couple will reside in their home on Womack Road in Mill Spring. - article submitted by “Bo” Ensley

and they married June 1, 1944 while he served in the U.S. Army for almost 4 ½ years. Surviving is one daughter, Catherine Wright of Carthage, N.C. and her husband Claude Wright; a grandson, Michael Nixon and his wife, Virginia; and great grandsons, John and Will Nixon of Indian Trail, N.C. A graveside service will be held in Biscoe, N.C. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C., 28722. An online guest register may be signed at McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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Tryon Congregational Church harvest sale Oct. 6 The Congregational Church of Tryon invites the public to mark their calendars now for its annual Harvest Sale on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Right are Suzy Basler, Mar yneal Jones, Gretchen Morris, Donna Southwor th, Marjorie Womack and Phyllis Coriell, who are among the women helping to create a special quilt to be up for auction at the event. This year promises to be the best yet, and different, including a served luncheon and arts and crafts items for sale. (photo submitted by Ellen Harvey Zipf)

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clude line dancing, 10 a.m.; senior fitness, 11 a.m.; bingo or bead class, 12:30 p.m. 828894-0001. D e m o c r a t i c Wo m e n ’ s Club, will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, July 30 at 11 a.m. at the Democratic Headquarters in Columbus. Everyone welcome. 828-8943219. Christian Fellowship Luncheon, TJ’s Cafe, Tryon, Mondays except holidays, noon - 1 p.m.; food, fellowship and discussion of relevant issues; interdenominational.859-5051. 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 Alcoholics Anonymous,

Mondays, 5:30 p.m., Tryon United Methodist Church, New Market Road in Tryon. Green Creek Community Center, line dancing, Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 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, first and third Mondays of each month, 7:30 p.m., Tryon Federal Bank, Columbus. Visitors welcome. Alcoholics Anonymous, Mondays, 8 p.m., Columbus Presbyterian Church.

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Undercover gutter Systems Pritchard "home Services" Jane is a joyful 2-year-old no ClogS gUARAnteeD House painting • Pressure washpointer mix with a vibrant, playlifetime Warranty ing •Equine & Pet care • Lawn Alcoa Aluminum gutters ful personality and a serious heart & Landscape • Leaf removal LeafProof Certified Installer condition. She was brought into David Pritchard * 10% oFF * Phone: 864-316-3236 Foothills Humane Society (FHS) thru Feb. 06 e-Mail: (828) 817-0966 (cell) as a stray in June. Friendly, smart and eager to learn, Jane 1x1 progressed quickly through the 1/18,19,20,23,24,25,26, FHS training programs, but FHS 27,30,31 officials said it soon became ap- 1x1 parent that something was not 12/21,22,27,28,29 quite right with her heart. Jane has a level 5-6 heart murmur and must be totally confined, as any exertion on her part could lead to heart failure and death. She has a PDA (patent ductus arteriosus), an extra vessel that is supposed to dissolve at birth but did not in her case. This allows building, Remodeling, Repair lAnDFill some blood to flow back into her All types of Carpentry Work SeRviCe heart before it gets to the tissues, Richard L. turner which results in permanent heart (Phil) 859-2054 General Contractor damage and heart failure. 8am-6pm telephone 457-2122 The surgery to fix this is relatively simple but expensive, FHS 1x1 said. It will involve going into the chest and basically cutting out 3/7,10,14,17,21,24,28, 31 Jane (photo submitted ) 1x1 the vessel. The recovery period 2/14 is about two weeks. According to FHS, the long-term prognosis for pital offered16 to foster her for the needs to be raised quickly. To 3/10,13, dogs treated surgically is good. two weeks of recovery. FHS said make a donation, visit helpsaveMost pets are someone has al- norready completed jane-get-lifesaving-heart. Want to help? mal following an application For more information on surgery. for Jane. This Foothills Humane Society, call What: Save Jane The Univerperson is in line 828-863-4444 or visit www. How: Visit online sity of Georgia after the foster in or http://helpsavejane.chipin. electrolux Vet Hospital in Athens. the organization’s Facebook com/please-help-jane-getAthens, Ga. has F H S s a i d pageSaleS ( ServiceS lifesaving-heart examined Jane Jane needs to hillsHumaneSocietyPolkCounFree Service Checks on All and is ready to have this sur- tyNc) Makes • Vacuum Cleaners perform this lifesaving surgery. gery as soon as possible, so the submitted Ernie Adams -• article 1-864-427-7853 One of the students at the vet hos- required $3,500 for the surgery by Joyce Cox

be scheduled by calling the Polk 0tfn0COn- InDD - page 7 Center at 828-894-3092. Students will also offer free chair massages at Lake Lure Olympiad in Lake Lure on Aug. 25, Relay for Life in Rutherfordton on Sept. 7 and Ache Around the Lake at Lake Lanier in Tryon on Sept. 22. – article submitted by Kate Barkschat

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