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Tryon Daily Bulletin The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper

Vol. 85 / No. 145

Tryon, N.C. 28782

Friday, August 24, 2012

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Area football kicks off season tonight

Saluda will begin hosting “Friday Night Live” beginning next Friday, Aug. 31 where shops will extend business hours until 8 p.m. Visitors should look for signs to businesses offering entertainment, exhibits, refreshments and sidewalk specials. “Friday Night Live” is sponsored by the Saluda Business Association. A full schedule will be published at a later date.

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


Saluda Center Friday events: chair exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Trash Train, 10 a.m.; NA Meeting, 8 p.m. For more activities, email saludacenter@ hotmail.com or visit www. saluda.com. The Meeting Place Senior Center Friday activities include movie matinee at 10 a.m. and bingo or movie at 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. (Continued on page 2)

The Polk County HIgh School Wolverines varsity football team kicks off its regular season tonight, Friday, Aug. 24, at home versus Brevard. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. The Landrum Cardinals play at Broome tonight at 7:30 p.m. For a preview of the games, see “Sports,” pages 30 and 31. (photo by Fulton Hampton)

Polk County’s first ordinance in 1965 approved UDO draft set to be complete by Sept. 4 by Leah Justice

Polk County, which has been working on a unified development ordinance (UDO) for the past couple of years, looked back during a county

commissioners’ meeting this

week at the history of ordinances in the county. Polk County first mentioned creating an ordinance in 1963 in order to write grants to create maps. The first ordinance, approved in 1965, was created to zone the small portion of the county between Tryon and Columbus. Polk

Serving Polk County and Upper Spartanburg and Greenville Counties

County Planner Cathy Ruth said it’s possible an area in Saluda was also zoned at that time. The first ordinance that affected the entire county occurred in 1973 when the county enacted its first subdivision ordinance. A junk car ordinance (Continued on page 4)

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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. Fusion show of works by members of Tryon Arts and Crafts and Tryon Painters and Sculptors opens Friday, Aug. 24 at Tryon Arts and Crafts School, 373 Harmon Field Road in Tryon. An opening reception will be held Friday, Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m. 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. LHS JV Volleyball plays at Hillcrest High School in a Tournament Aug 25 at 8 a.m Green Creek Community Center, Zumba class, Saturdays, 9 a.m.

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Polk County Democratic Party opens its headquarters on White Street in Columbus for visitors twice weekly. During August, the headquarters will be open Wednesdays noon to 3 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. 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. American Legion Aux. will hold a spaghetti supper at the American Legion Hall in Tryon, Sat. Aug. 25 starting at 5 p.m. Eat in or take out.


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Mondays, Harmon Field/Tryon, 7 a.m. - noon. Saluda Center, Mondays, chair exercise, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing, 12:30 p.m.; Saluda Duplicate Bridge, 1:30 p.m. 828749-9245. For more activities, email saludacenter@hotmail. com or visit www.saluda.com. The Meeting Place Senior Center Monday activities, singalong, 10 a.m.; senior fitness, 11 a.m.; bingo or bead class 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. Democratic Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Democratic Headquarters in Columbus. Everyone welcome. 828-894-3219. Christian Fellowship Luncheon, TJ’s Cafe, Tryon, Mondays except holidays, noon - 1 p.m.; food, fellowship and discussion of relevant issues; interdenominational. 828-859-5051. Chess Club, Mondays, 12:30 p.m., recreation room, LaurelHurst Apartments, Columbus. Open to anyone in community.

Friday, August 24, 2012

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Partly cloudy

Moon Phase

Today: Mostly sunny, with 20 percent chance of rain. High 83, low 62. Saturday: Sunny, with no chance of rain. High 82, low 62.

Sunday: Sunny, with no chance of rain. High 82, low 63. Monday: Sunny, with no chance of rain. High 84, low 65. Wednesday’s weather was: High 79, low 65, 0.16 inches of rain.

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828-894-3336. Saluda Center Monday activities include line dancing at 12:30 p.m. For more information visit www.Saluda.com. AAUW meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Tryon Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. 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. 828-894-2340. Democratic Party Executive Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Democratic Headquarters in Columbus. The meeting has been moved up one week from its normal schedule. Everyone welcome. 828-8943219. 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.


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. 828-894-8203. The Meeting Place Senior Center, beginner/intermediate pilates, 8:30 a.m.; ceramics, 9:30 a.m.; devotions and art class, 10 a.m.; Let’s move... Let’s move dance, 10:30 a.m.; Bingo, 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. House of Flags Museum, open Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 33 Gibson Street, Columbus. Polk County Historical Association Museum, open Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Landrum Library, Book Discussion Group, fourth Tuesday every month, 10:30 a.m. at the library. 864-457-2218. LIFECare of Polk County/ Adult Day Health Care provides services Monday - Friday. Pet therapy is scheduled every Tuesday. An opportunity for participants to interact with a trained pet therapy dog in a safe and meaningful environment. (Continued on page 39)

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Polk grape harvest begins

Grape harvest began last week in Polk County. These Chardonnay grapes were grown by Joe and Jeanne Mize. Their vineyard was one of a few local farms that was able to avoid a crop loss from late spring freezes. (photo submitted by John Vining)

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also went into effect in 1974. The county’s first subdivision ordinance wasn’t complex, Ruth said, “but I think for that time it was elaborate.” Ruth said the 1973 document detailed how to break off lots and included minimum lot sizes and road requirements. Commissioner chair Ray Gasperson said it’s fascinating to him that Polk County has had something like a subdivision ordinance since that time, and he said there’s no doubt it would have been contentious. Commissioner Ted Owens said he was here in 1973 and none of the ordinances were a big deal. He said he doubted at that time if the subdivision ordinance affected a dozen people in the county. The junk car ordinance, Owens said, was enacted because the county was trying to encourage people to get rid of their junk cars, but there was no push to do that. He said when he was a commissioner in the 1980s the county approved zoning an area in Lynn, which was requested. “It really wasn’t a big issue in the county in those days,” Owens said. Owens said the only ordinance he remembers as being contentious was the sign ordinance enacted in 1994. He referred to the effort to pass a sign ordinance as being a “knock down, drag out” fight in the county at that time.

Gasperson mentioned that the sign ordinance in the proposed UDO is not changing. He said Polk County certainly sees the benefit of the sign ordinance enacted in 1994 because the county is free of large signs today. Commissioner vice-chair Renée McDermott said many people compliment Polk County and compare the area to larger areas such as Spartanburg and Buncombe County, saying it’s much more pleasant to drive through Polk with no billboards. McDermott commended the county on the foresight officials had back then to approve a sign ordinance. Other ordinances throughout Polk County’s history include a watershed ordinance approved in 1993; a mobile home park ordinance in 1995; a tower ordinance in 1998; a mobile home ordinance in 2003; an adult entertainment ordinance in 2004; a junkyard ordinance in 2004 and the mountainside and ridgeline protection ordinance in 2009. The UDO, which will combine all county ordinances into one document, has been approved by the Polk County Planning Board and is being updated by Holland Consultants. Ruth said during a meeting Monday, Aug. 20 that the finished document should be back from the consultant by Sept. 4. A public hearing on the UDO is scheduled for Sept. 17. Commissioners may schedule a work session to review the UDO prior to the public hearing.

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news briefs A glance at some of the latest news in the area.

Landrum police July report During Landrum City Council’s Aug. 14 meeting, Landrum Police Chief Tim Edgens reported that in the month of July, the police department gave 24 traffic citations with one arrest for driving under a suspended license. The Landrum police gave 10 criminal citations and made 10 criminal arrests, had five investigations, did four accident reports, four funeral escorts and gave 126 warning citations. The department also issued two bench warrants and two arrest warrants.

Case murder trial postponed The first-degree murder case against Brandon Cody-Lee Case, 23, of Saluda was postponed in Henderson County Superior Court this week. Case is not scheduled to appear in court until June 24, 2013. Case is accused of murdering Joshua William Lindsay in February. Case is out on bond and is being represented by attorney Roy Neill.

Columbus police July report During the month of July, the Columbus Police Department answered 428 calls for service. Officers issued 200 citations, including 117 for speeding and 30 for drugs. Officers arrested 29 persons, including five felony arrests, 24 misdemeanor arrests, 13 for driving while impaired and six fugitives. Officers also conducted 283 residence checks, 3,512 business checks and 43 church checks and received 32 training hours.

Columbus July fire report During the month of July, the Columbus Fire Department responded to 103 calls for service, including 56 medical calls, 10 motor vehicle accidents, 13 calls for public service, three vehicle fires, four fire alarms and one brush fire among other responses and assisting other agencies. Firefighters also completed 90 hours of training during the month of July.

Polk’s Jones named plumbing inspector of year Polk County Building Inspector Steve Jones recently received the Plumbing Inspector of the Year award by the N.C. Plumbing Inspectors Association. Jones received the award over approximately 1,500 inspectors across the state. The Polk County Board of Commissioners met Monday, Aug. 20 and commended Jones for the award.

Tryon appoints members to volunteer boards Tryon Town Council on Tuesday, Aug. 21 filled vacancies on volunteer boards. Elizabeth Philpott was appointed to the Tryon Tourism Development Authority; Jim Patterson and Libbie Johnson were appointed to the Harmon Field Board of Supervisors.

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Saluda man convicted of assault in neighbor dispute by Leah Justice

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A neighbor dispute in Saluda has ended with one man’s conviction of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. Bill Benjamin Williams, 58, of 15 Wolf Mtn. Trail was originally charged with attempted murder after being accused of shooting at his neighbor in September 2011. Williams’ trial was held last Wednesday, Aug. 15 during Polk County Superior Court where he was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and communicating threats, according to Polk County Superior Court records. A jury found him not guilty of attempted first-degree murder. Last Thursday, Aug. 16, Williams was sentenced to 25 to 39 months in the N.C. Department of Corrections, which was suspended for him to serve 24 months of supervised probation, according to court records. Williams had been held at the Polk County Jail awaiting trial for 249 days, according to court records. The victim’s wife videotaped the incident, which was part of the evidence submitted last week.

Bill Benjamin Williams

The victim claimed that he came up the driveway after work and Williams had painted derogatory signs in the driveway, according to an affidavit. The victim said he took a hoe to scrape the paint off and Williams came out of his house pointing a pistol at him and fired off a couple of shots at his feet. The victim’s affidavit said that Williams threatened to kill him by warning him to stop removing the paint then charged at the victim with the pistol, grabbed his garden hoe and fired around his feet. Williams was also ordered not to assault, threaten, harass the victim or send any written harassing or threatening messages by signage or posting.

Polk sheriff’s weekly report During the week from Aug. 15-21, the Polk County Sheriff ’s Office answered 352 service calls. The sheriff’s office arrested one for manufacturing marijuana; one for assault on a female; one for driving while impaired; one for contempt of court; one for larceny. Officers also issued one order for arrest

and gave one citation for open container of alcohol in the passenger area of a vehicle. Officers served 25 civil papers; took 10 incident reports; conducted 400 church checks, 668 business checks and 100 residential checks and patrolled 7,407 miles. – information submitted by chief deputy Andy Greenway

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Carolinas rank low in Kids Count child well-being report Despite some improvements, North Carolina and South Carolina still rank low for child well-being, according to the 2012 Kids Count report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report, based on a broad range of indicators, ranks North Carolina 34th and South Carolina 43rd out of 50 states for overall child well-being. The report found that approximately one in four children in the Carolinas now lives in poverty. The Kids Count Data Book switched from using 10 indicators to 16, which are grouped into four primary areas. North Carolina ranked 25th in the area of education, 26th in health, 35th in economic wellbeing and 36th in family and community. Among the positive indicators for North Carolina, the report found that the number of children without health insurance declined by 20 percent since the start of the recession. The state also showed progress in the area of education, breaking into the top 20 best performing states for fourth-grade reading proficiency and eighthgrade math proficiency. However, North Carolina did not fare as well in other areas. The number of children living in highpoverty neighborhoods more than doubled over the past decade, rising from 76,000 in 2000 to 212,000 in the most recent data year. In South Carolina, there was a 31-percent decrease in the number of children without health insurance, a 25-percent decrease in teens who abuse alcohol or drugs and a 15-percent decline in child and teen deaths. The state also had an 8-percent increase in the number of children attending preschool. However, the latest report also showed the Palmetto State continued to lag behind in many areas. Specifically, the state saw a 23-percent increase in children whose parents lack secure employment and a 13-percent increase in children living in poverty. For a

family of four, the poverty threshold is an annual household income of $23,050. The Children’s Trust of South Carolina says research indicates families require on average an income of $46,100, twice the poverty level, in order to cover expenses for food, housing, childcare and transportation. One in every two children in South Carolina live in a household making less than $46,100. New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont ranked highest in the 2012 Kids Count report, while Nevada, New Mexico and Mississippi ranked lowest. Child poverty rates, which rose in 43 states, ranged from 10 percent in New Hampshire to 33 percent in Mississippi. – source: Action for Children North Carolina, Children’s Trust of South Carolina, 7-25-12 *** The S.C. State Ports Authority has approved $25 million to begin work on an inland port in Greer. The new intermodal facility will have the potential to take as many as 50,000 trucks off the highway by sending cargo by rail instead of truck to the port of Charleston. The Ports Authority, which previously approved a $1.1 million design contract for the inland port, has authorized its president and CEO, Jim Newsome, to enter into contracts for land purchases and swaps with Norfolk Southern, which is partnering on the project. Newsome said he believes the inland port will be used by BMW, Michelin, Adidas and other companies in the Upstate. The port, located on nearly 50 acres, is expected to be complete within 18 months. – source: www.scbiznews.com, 8-22-12 *** Two months after gaining approval from the N.C. legislature,

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the Harrah’s casino in Cherokee now has live, Vegas-style dealer games. After 15 years with electronic versions of table games, the casino opened a new era when it dealt blackjack last week at 12 tables with live dealers. The new compact approved between the state and the Cherokee tribe directs a portion of the revenue from the new games to the state for education. – source: www.citizen-times. com, 8-22-12 *** Numerous colleges in the Carolinas made the 2013 edition of The Best 377 Colleges released by The Princeton Review. North Carolina colleges included on the list are: Catawba College, Davidson College, Duke University, Elon University, Guilford College, North Carolina State University, UNC-Asheville, UNCChapel Hill, UNC-Greensboro, Wake Forest University and Warren Wilson University.

South Carolina colleges on the list are: Clemson University, Wofford College, Furman University, The College of Charleston and the University of South Carolina. The ranking is based on surveys of students. Elon and Wofford made the Princeton Review’s list of “Best-run colleges.” Warren Wilson had the most mentions in individual rankings, making eight lists. – source: www.gsabusiness.com; Burlington Times News, 8-22-12 *** Duke University Health Systems has launched the first phase of a $500 million plan to upgrade its electronic medical records. The effort, supported by the federal Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009, is expected to shift Duke to a systemwide electronic medical records systems by next June. The federal government is providing $27 billion in finan-

cial incentives for hospitals and physicians to use digital health records. Federal legislation calls for penalties to begin in 2015 for those health systems that do not use digital records. Health officials say the switch to a single digital records system can improve efficiency and patient care. Duke University Health Systems currently operates with more than 135 different electronic medical records systems. – source: www.newsobserver. com, 7-17-12 *** The Asheville Wine & Food Festival will be held from August 23-25 at US Cellular Center in downtown Asheville. The festival, named by the New York Post as one of the best festivals of its kind in the country, will showcase regional, national and international wines, local restaurants, craft beer and spirits and handcrafted artisanal foods.

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The big event of the festival tis Saturday’s Grand Tasting, which includes cooking demonstrations, a mixology contest, wine competition and opportunities to learn from the area’s internationally recognized culinary experts. On Thursday night, the festival hosts the finale of a competition to name the best chef in the region. On Friday, locally sourced desserts, sparkling wines and spirits will be featured at a gathering at the Grove Arcade. Asheville has been ranked as a top food and wine destination in the country by The Travelers’ Choice and TripAdvisor. The Huffington Post also named Asheville one of the “Top 10 Undiscovered Local Food Cities.” The Growing Minds Farm to School Program of the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Program is a beneficiary of this year’s festival. Growing Minds provides resources and training to farmers, teachers, chefs, school nutrition staff, parents and other community members. – source: www.ashevillewineandfood.com

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Polk district court results In Polk County District Court court costs. held Wednesday, Aug. 15 with Norman Alfred Goodwin Judge Mack Brittain presiding, was convicted of level 5 driving 133 cases were heard. Some while impaired. Goodwin was cases were continued, dismissed sentenced to 12 months unsuor sent to superior court. pervised probation, 24 hours of The following persons were community service, a $100 fine convicted of a crime (names are and court costs. given as they appear in court William Randal Matson was records): convicted of speeding 83 mph Dillon Reno Alexander was in a 65 mph zone. Matson was convicted of speeding 79 mph in fined $30 and court costs. a 65 mph zone. Alexander was Larry Travis Mills was confined $40 and court costs. victed of unsafe passing on a Justin Lee Carroll was con- yellow line. Mills was to pay victed of opercourt costs. ating a vehicle Gabriel Dav Court Results with impaired Mingorance equipment. was convicted Carroll was of speeding 105 mph in a 65 fined $40 and court costs. Michael D. Cook was con- mph zone. Mingorance was victed of speeding 79 mph in a sentenced to 12 months unsu65 mph zone. Cook was fined pervised probation, a $105 fine and court costs. $40 and court costs. Dakota Sarra Mitchell was Jeana Owens Crofts was convicted of operating a veconvicted of speeding 90 mph hicle with impaired equipment. in a 65 mph zone. Crofts was Mitchell was fined $40 and sentenced to 12 months unsucourt costs. pervised probation, a $90 fine Jayve J. Montgomery Jr. was and court costs. convicted of speeding 97 mph Ginger Luckadoo Crook was in a 65 mph zone. Montgomery convicted of failure to appear on misdemeanor. Crook was was sentenced to 12 months sentenced to 12 months unsu- unsupervised probation, a $97 pervised probation, a $25 fine fine and court costs. David O’Neal was convicted and court costs. of felony probation violation Esteban Salvador Cruz was convicted of operating a vehicle out of county. O’Neal was senwith no operator’s license. Cruz tenced to 90 days at the N.C. was sentenced to 12 months Department of Corrections with unsupervised probation and credit for time served. Robert Lamar Phillips was court costs. convicted of level 4 driving John Kenned Fitzgerald was convicted of level 2 driving while impaired. Phillips was while impaired. Fitzgerald was sentenced to 12 months unsusentenced to 18 months unsu- pervised probation, 48 hours in pervised probation, seven days jail, a $100 fine and court costs. Matthew Vincent Ruland in jail, a $400 fine and court was convicted of speeding 90 costs. Kevin William Flodin was mph in a 65 mph zone. Ruland convicted of a texting/email was fined $90 and court costs. Floyd Eugene Smith was violation in a motor vehicle. Flodin was fined $100 and court convicted of level 5 driving while impaired. Smith was costs. Misty Conner Frady was sentenced to 12 months unsuconvicted of unsafe movement pervised probation, 24 hours of and failure to wear seat belt - community service, a $100 fine driver. Frady was fined $50 and and court costs.

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Durham Ridge $349,500. MLS#1245790 5BR/4BA family home in quiet Landrum subdivision. Bonus room, media/game room, hardwood floors, granite counters, formal dining room, living room, walk-in closets, in-ground pool. Madelon Wallace 864-316-3484

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Campobello, SC Contemporary MLS#1245951 2BR/2.5BA home on 7.41acres. Open and light with pastoral & mountain views. Barn is a run-in type with two stalls, storage area and a heated/cooled tack room/office area. Madelon Wallace 864-316-3484

Landrum, SC $96,000. MLS#1245858 Mill Spring, NC $159,000. MLS#489818 Landrum, SC $95,000. MLS#1241741 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath home in a peaceful, Make a move to the Country! Like new, 3 bedCozy 2BR/1BA cottage with spacious living quiet neighborhood close to the heart of room, 2 Bath on 8.99 acres. Home features room, vaulted ceiling and beautiful view. .74 hardwood flooring , tile, split floor plan, spa- acres, great yard, mountain view, nice landscap- Landrum. Open floor plan, with a large living room connected to the dining room. 8x12 outing and outbuilding. Attached carport. cious kitchen and much more. building. Paul Beiler 828-817-2679 Jackie Brouse 828-285-1870 Roberta Heinrich 828-817-5080

Land in the Carolina Foothills

Cliffs of Glassy - 3 adjoining lots at the “Cliffs”. Enjoy as individual tracts or buy all three as an estate size mountain retreat while enjoying the “Cliffs” many amenities. Mountain Views. Jeremy Wood 843-709-9663 MLS#1244941 Lot 84 Gray Rock Ridge 3.92 acres $70,000. MLS#1244945 Lot 122 Plumley Summit 5.20 acres $90,000. | MLS#1244944 Lot 100 Plumley Summit 9.38 acres $135,000. Burgundy Lane-Columbus, NC - 10.5 wooded acres with a stream on property. In an area of horse farms near the CETA Trail system. Frontage on two roads, property may be divided. $157,500. MLS#1237941 Paul Beiler 828-817-2679 8 acre parcel on CETA Trails - 5.2 miles from FENCE and 4.3 miles from the proposed equestrian center in Green Creek. Paved Road frontage. Mostly level, very suitable for horses. $69,900. MLS#1221729 Roberta Heinrich 828-817-5080 Steeplechase Farms - 15.41 acres with fantastic mountain views. Land has established pasture and stream. Ideal setting for your horse farm. One mile to the FETA trail head. In an area of other horse farms. $239,000. MLS#508034 Roberta Heinrich 828-817-5080 Walnut Creek Preserve - REDUCED! Rolling 22.35 acres with aprox. 11 acres of established pasture. Mountain views w/ several options for homesite. Extensive trail system for hiking and riding. $449,000. MLS#5113831 Roberta Heinrich 828-817-5080 Columbus, NC - 15.98 Unrestricted Acres with a creek. Clear for pasture or farming, build a home or deer stand. Priced at $7,450 per acre. $119,051. MLS#1241485 Roberta Heinrich 828-817-5080

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Buy, Sell, Trade, Work … With Your Neighbors! LOST & FOUND


Found on bench in front of Moving/Estate Sale 175 Motlow Creek Rd the Tryon Daily Bulletin Campobello. 8/25, prescription eyeglasses. To identify or claim, 7am-Noon. Rain or Shine please call (828)859-9151. Dining room set, 3 China Cabinets (1 Duncan “Ginger” Phyfe), Dressers, Assorted Tables, Old Dishes, Rescued 8/14/12 at Milk Cans, Pet Items (in10:00 pm cluding 20 gal fish tank and stand), Houseplants “Small female dog found and Stands, Movies and off Greenville Highway, Books (lg assort of Louis Saluda, NC weighing ap- L'Amour), Raikes Teddy proximately 20 – 25 lbs Bears, tools, outdoor with long tail, silky items, much more.. golden coat and no tags. Please call Rescue Cmte of Saluda Dog So- Multi-Family Yard Sale. ciety at 699-0492 if she 8am-1pm, please no early birds. Lots of STUFF!!! is missing from your 108 Oakleaf Dr. Landrum home.”

Large Reward to anyone having any information leading to the retrieval of a personal be longing lost in the Tryon area. Of great sentimental value only. May of been taken out of town. Accepting leads or information NOW. Call 828-817-4719 Rescued in Saluda, 31 lb. female dog, weighing approx. 31 lbs with long tail silky gold colored coat and no tag. Found Shit-Tzu, white female, with white coat, no tags probably less than year old. Contact Saluda Dog Society 699-0492

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LEGALS LEGAL NOTICE ADMINISTRATOREXECUTOR’S NOTICE Having qualified on the 10th day of August, 2012 as Executrix of the Estate of Ronald Coddington, 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 Executrix on or before the 31st day of December, 2012, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All



porations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 10th day of This, the 15th day of November, 2012, or this notice will be pleaded in August, 2012. bar of their recovery. All C/O Timithy R. Cos- persons, firms, and corporations indebted to the grove, Attorney at Law said estate will please Estate of Ronald Cod- make immediate payment to the undersigned. dington 100-A Chadwick Square This the 10th day of Court Hendersonville, NC August, 2012. 28739 Sandra L. Bartnick, Executrix Tryon Daily Bulletin August 17, 24, 31 and 816 E. Aztec Avenue Gallup, NM 87301 September 7, 2012 EST/CODDINGTON, RONALD

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Foothills duplicate bridge results, games played Aug. 9 Morning restricted pairs: Section A North-South 1. George Cashau - Donald Cobb 2. Jackie Caldwell - Donald Eifert 3. Sandra Parker - Teenie Elliott East-West 1. H. Ingram Willis Jr. - Andrea Kahn 2. Bill Ulrey - Lynn Ulrey

3. Sheila Umlauf - Betsy Carr Section B: North-South 1. Ken Yeager - Priscilla Yeager 2. Donna Lohr - Judith Depriester 3. Rodney Lohman - Barbara Lohman 4. Mickey Brandstadter Virginia Ambrose East-West 1. Yoshikazu Kinoshita Martha Frederick

2. Elizabeth Easley - Norma Evola 3. Nancy Symmes - Kris Diggs 4/5. Lois Merrill - Barbara Trumble 4/5. William Kelly - Peggy Henson Afternoon open pairs North-South 1. Charlotte Lindsey – H. Ingram Willis Jr. 2. Donna Lohr - Al Howard

3. Jack Williams - Mariana Tarpley 4. Richard Long - Sally Jo Carter East-West 1. Richard Caser - Karl Kachadoorian 2. Mel Rogers - Ruthann Cox 3. Jim Jackson - James Callen 4. Lois Barrick - Pat Fiol – article submitted by Marily Williams

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Henry Saul

Mr. Henry Dare Saul, age 59, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at Rutherford Regional Medical Center. A native of Augusta, Ga., he was a son of the late William Saul and Myrtle Virginia Lansdell Saul. Henry was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Tryon and had a career in the computer industry. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Judith Merton Saul of the home, and his children, Pamela Hester, Robert Nivens, Jacqueline Nivens, Jennifer


William A. Bishop

William A. Bishop, 86, of Spartanburg, S.C. passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 23, 2012 at his home. Born in Tryon, he was the son of the late Bonnie and Lelah Arledge Bishop and was the last remaining member of his immediate family. Mr. Bishop served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from Pulliam Investment Co. and was an active member of Beaumont Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Sara Capps Bishop; one daughter, Cindy Roland (Gil) of Spartanburg, S.C.; two sons, Timothy Bishop of Pauline, S.C. and Carroll Bishop (Mary) of Chesnee, S.C.; three

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Swezey, Charles Nivens and Elizabeth Saul. He is also survived by one brother, James Saul; two sisters, Linda Axton and Lynn Sutherland, as well as 10 grandchildren. A Rosary will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 at Crowe’s Funeral Chapel in Rutherfordton, N.C. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Tryon. Concluding services will be held at Piney Knob Baptist Church Cemetery in Rutherfordton, N.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 180 Laurel Ave., Tryon. Online condolences may be made at www.crowemortuary. com. Crowe’s Mortuary Rutherfordton, N.C. is assisting the family of Henry Saul. grandsons, Robert Tanenbaum, Ross Tanenbaum and Joshua Bishop. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Jennie B. Jones (Walter), Edna B. Edwards (John) and Gladys B. Hayes (Alvin), and one brother, Greenwood Bishop (Eva). Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 in Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, with Rev. Steven McLain, Rev. Rupert Guest and Rev. John Cox officiating. Military rites will be provided by the Polk County Veterans Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to Regional Hospice, 120 Heywood Avenue, Spartanburg, S.C. 29303. An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com. McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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Teens to make cigar box guitars at Landrum Library On Monday, Aug. 27 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., all teens between the ages of 12-18 or seventh-12th grade are invited to participate in making their own one-of-a-kind cigar box guitar.

Attendance is limited to 15 and sign-up is required. Call the Landrum Library at 864-4572218 for more information. – article submitted by Heath Ward


Also surviving are three grandchildren, Ashley Lee, Katrina Searcy and Haley Searcy. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 in the Coopers Gap Baptist Church, Mill Spring, with Rev. Don Hollifield and Rev. John T. Godfrey officiating. Burial will be in the Coopers Gap Baptist Church Cemetery, Mill Spring. Family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday evening in the McFarland Funeral Chapel. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, N.C. 28043. An on-line guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com. McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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James Major “Mack” Searcy, 85, of Hwy. 9, Mill Spring, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 in Willow Ridge Nursing Home, Rutherfordton, N.C. Born in Polk County, he was the son of the late Thomas Ralph and Viola Lawter Searcy. He was a retired carpenter. Mack was a member of Coopers Gap Baptist Church, Mill Spring. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Christine Gibbs Searcy; a son, Philip Searcy (Janet), and a daughter, Betty Searcy Connor, both of Forest City, N.C.; two sisters, Betty Jean Morrow of Mill Spring and Annette Sanders (Ralph) of North Carolina.


Crystal Black McConner

Crystal Balck McConner of Morning Star Court in Greer, S.C. departed this life on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. She was the daughter of Harry and Ruth Foster Black. Crystal was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., born Feb. 11, 1959. She leaves to cherish fond and loving memories two sons, Anthony L. Black of Mowie,

Md. and Dwight Garrett Black of South Dakota; two brothers, Garrett Homer Black of Greer, S.C. and Dwight Arnold Black of Greenville, S.C.; one sister, Brenda Joyce Ford of Tryon; three grnadchildren; nieces, hephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. at Cannon and Sons Mortuary in Landrum, S.C. Memorials may be sent to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 260 Fairwinds Road, Landrum, S.C. 29356.

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Tryon Arts and Crafts School to hold Fall Festival Oct. 13-14 Tryon Arts and Crafts School will present the 5th Annual Fall Festival on Oct. 13-14, at 373 Harmon Field Road in Tryon. Featuring more than 40 artisans of the region, this event will be held rain or shine. In addition to shopping for handmade, one-of-a kind arts and crafts, visitors to the festival can enjoy food from local eateries, tour the facility, see craft demonstrations and participate in activities for the kids. A silent auction will be held of art objects made by Tryon Arts and Crafts School members and instructors as well as items and services donated by local businesses. The Tryon Arts and Crafts studios will be open for demonstrations of crafts and techniques. Demonstrations will include pottery, lapidary, jewelry, lampwork glass beads, woodturning and weaving, as well as metalworking in the forge throughout both days. Some demonstrators may invite

Visitors browse through the booths at a previous Tryon Arts and Crafts School Fall Festival. (photo submitted by Christine Mariotti)

guests to try their hand at the craft. The Tryon Arts and Crafts Fall Festival is an event for the whole family. Activities for children of all ages will be available, including several free craft projects. The kids can make masks, hats and other components for dress-up, just in time for Halloween.

The fall festival is free and open to the public. All donations collected over the weekend will go to support the mission of Tryon Arts and Crafts School. The festival is made possible by support from the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, Mountain

1st Bank, Pro Physical Therapy, Musselwhite Electric, Frog and Swan Antiques, Foothills Financial Group, the Tryon Daily Bulletin, the News Leader and Polk County News Journal, and the Timken Company. – article submitted by Christine Mariotti

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St. Luke’s radiology department receives ACR accreditation The radiology department at St. Luke’s Hospital has been awarded a three-year accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breasts. A mammogram is used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases. Sonja Lucas, radiology technician at St. Luke’s The ACR gold seal Hospital. (photo submitted by Jennifer Wilson) of accreditation is awarded only to facilities meet- certainly benefit from digital maming ACR practice guidelines and mography,” Marlowe continued, technical standards after a peer- adding that many younger women review evaluation by board-certified and those choosing hormone physicians and medical physicists replacement therapy may have who are experts in the field. Image dense breasts. For them, screenquality, personnel qualifications, ing with digital mammography adequacy of facility equipment, provides better penetration of the quality control procedures and breast tissue. While mammography may quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported not be an exact science, a recent to the ACR committee on accredita- major study showed a 42-percent tion, which subsequently provides reduction in the rate of women the practice with a comprehensive diagnosed with stage II or higher report they can use for continuous breast cancer in those who practiced routine screening. If it is practice improvement. “Mammography has proved to caught early and hasn’t spread to be the single most beneficial tool in the lymph nodes, the five-year surdetecting early and treatable can- vival rate is 97 percent, dropping cer,” said Teresa Marlowe, director to 78 percent if it spreads locally, of radiology at St. Luke’s Hospital. according to the American College “It has resulted in a 30 to 35 per- of Radiology. “It’s important that women not cent lower mortality rate over the last several years, according to the put off getting a mammogram. All American College of Radiology.” women over 40 should be getting With digital technology, a screened annually,” said Marlowe. Even with digital capabilities, mammogram is even more bena mammogram can be uncomforteficial, Marlowe said. “Digital mammography defi- able, even painful for some women. nitely has advantages for the St. Luke’s uses the Woman’s Touch consumer,” she said. “It’s quicker, MammoPad to dramatically deoffering patients the convenience crease discomfort, Marlowe said. of having breasts screened without The MammoPad attaches to the repeated imaging and exposure to compression plates of the mamradiation. For the radiologist, digi- mography device and provides a tal mammograms provide more softer, warmer mammogram. – article submitted comprehensive visibility. by Jennifer Wilson “Women with dense breasts can

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Ella Geter: Short visit and a chance to share memories “Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.” ~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca

rocks or branches to take home, as River gets a chance to water bushes or sniff a little longer: sometimes we see our friend the fox hovering in the distance: unafraid of us, yet Verdant summer-green drench- elusive. Our elegant and quiet fox es the Saluda landscape in late comes up in the yard at lavender August; long-limbed Joe Pye weed dusk to visit the Pooh Garden: she sways along roadsides, and hints must live close by. of goldenrod Along a latespikes and scarlet morning ramble, Saluda leaves here and I see what’s left News & of Ella Geter’s there whisper fall promises comNotations old home place. ing. With school Overgrown now, by Bonnie Bardos starting, the feel and probably due in the morning air for demolition, I changes — early morning spider remember Miss Ella and the days webs capture diamonds that sparkle; of when I’d bring her lunch from big yellow buses pick up kids once Meals on Wheels, my old truck again. Time drifts on toward fall. pulling up in her drive, the screen River puppy and I take walks: door opening to let me in as she new and wonderful adventures to greeted me with gladness — she’d him (every time), delicious scents been waiting. Her modest home to explore at every turn. Our me- was always neat, simple: she lived anderings take us along here and frugally and had worked hard all there, me picking up interesting her life: a God-fearing woman

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who’d known prejudice, yet had love and smiles. Miss Ella was always dressed well: and I have a suspicion that she wore hats to church every Sunday. Thanks to her, I learned of Phoebe Sullivan, the famous black faith healer, and other bits and pieces of long-ago Saluda history. Miss Ella always enjoyed a little visit and a chance to share memories. She’s long gone now, but a part of what Saluda is. In sharing her picture with you today, it’s my way of remembering a Saluda treasure from our past that has remained in my heart. They all do. Saluda Tailgate Market continues at West Main Street public parking lot on Fridays, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fresh local offerings: rain or shine. Many Saluda shops will stay open Friday nights with the first “Friday Night Live” scheduled for Friday, Aug. 31. You can do (Continued on page 23)

Ella Geter, now deceased, was part of Saluda’s black history, and grew up in the days of Phoebe Sullivan, Saluda’s famed black faith healer. A “Saluda Treasure”, Miss Ella is pictured here in the mid-1990’s. (photo by Bonnie J. Bardos)

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the Tailgate Market and then stroll downtown to visit restaurants and shops! Art Scene: Honking Tonkers Gallery at 78 E. Main St., will show work by Saluda artists Beverly Pickard, Arline Boyce, and have a showcase of Bill Ryan’s work; reception August 24 from 6-9. Saluda School will be back in session on Aug. 27. Hope kids, teachers, and parents have had a great summer. Stores not only are packed to the gills with school supplies, but this must mean that Christmas offerings get wheeled out. For some reason, I do not want to even think about red and green wrapping paper, mounds of toys or tinsel in August and September. Join in for a community potluck and bingo Aug. 27, 6 p.m. at Saluda Center. Bring something tasty to share. Mark your calendar for the annual Charlie Ward Memorial Pig Out on Saturday, Sept. 8 from

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5 -7 p.m. in the Pavilion at McCre ery Park. If you’d like to volunteer or make a donation, contact Terry Baisden at 828-749-3789. Good news! Saluda Community Land Trust (SCLT) and Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) partnered to permanently protect 21 acres of Twin Lakes parkland. Completed in August, this ensures long-term use of Twin Lakes Park for public recreation to Saluda residents and visitors, as well as protecting the natural beauty. A heart-felt ‘thank you’ to all involved. Happy August Birthday to B.J. Kent, Linda Kaye Hayes, Cindi Miller, Paul Stoney, Jen Pace, Zack Pace, Don Mintz, Caroline Tindal, Debbie Swiatowicz, Nora Ward, Samantha Ward and Reeda Ward. Thank you for reading this column, dear readers. If you have something to add, you can call me at 828-749-1153, email at bbardos@gmail.com; my website is bonniebardos.com; and I’m on Facebook too.



Wheat Creek Baptist Church homecoming, revival Aug. 26 Guest speaker Rev. Johnny Jackson Wheat Creek Baptist Church invites everyone to worship at the church’s homecoming service Sunday, Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Johnny Jackson, pastor of White Hall Independence Methodist Church in Inman, S.C. The church will hold its annual revival Monday night, Aug. 27 through Wednesady night, Aug. 29 The guest re-

vivalist will be Pastor Lamont Littlejohn Jr. of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Shelby, N.C. Services begin at 7 p.m. nightly. Area church choirs are especially invited to attend. The church is located at 131 Wheat Creek Lane, Rutherfordton, N.C. The pastor is Phillip Forney. For more information, call 828-863-2866. - article submitted by Wheat Creek Baptist Church

Soldiers for the Cross perform Aug. 26 The bluegrass gospel group Soldiers for the Cross will sing at Columbus Baptist Church. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m.

Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 828-894-8484. - article submitted by Inez Jackson

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A lengthening prayer list Two months ago I was schedI have often spoken about the emotional roller coaster that I uled to visit Janet and Tory and seem to ride on. For the last few their two new Boxer pups. Janet months it has exhilarated, not had a bad fall and went to the only with my kids (the animals) hospital. I spoke with Tory on but good friends and supporters the phone as he kept me updated on Janet’s condition. She’s back also. At church I pray for Rosie home now and has lost most of and her daughter, I know her the feeling in her arm and it will be a year before husband is failit gets back to ing. I run into Humane Society 80%. I made Marshall, who Special Cases the visit two suffers AlzheimLeonard Rizzo weeks ago. The er’s, I touch his Boxers were shoulder and he looks up and smiles though I great and my good friends were know his recognition of me is as upbeat and supportive as ever. On Wednesday I spoke at dimming. His dear wife smiles at me with thanks and encourage- Kiwanis’s and Samantha Hurst ment. I must send a letter to their was to be my sponsor but it daughter who also supports me seems she had another pressing from afar. Richard tells me his engagement. I and all the folks wife has fallen and cracked her there were elated about the twins head and the wound has reopened and the hall was abuzz with but she’ll be okay. I hug the man, excitement for her. Before my send my condolences to Barbara presentation we learned of the death of Bennie Goodwin, who and add them to my prayer list.

Mr. Bud, also know as Trippy. (photo submitted)

was a dear friend to many of the people there. I was to speak about my upcoming Bark in the Park event among other things. Under the circumstances I wasn’t in the

mood to make a pitch so I altered my presentation. Condolences to Bennie, some fun talk about (Continued on page 25)

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Samantha and the girls and then I told the tale of Mr. Budweiser, the homeless dog with the damaged leg. I will be picking up Mr. Bud (Trippy) from FHS in a few hours to take him to Bonnie Brae to have his leg removed. I often write in the middle of the night as it is now 4 a.m. Monday morning. On Saturday I went to FHS to walk Rocco, I’ve had a few nibbles but the dear boy still needs a home. After his walk I fetched Mr. Bud and all the folks there for the rabies clinic oozed and aahed at this sweet little boy. I left and went to visit a dear lady who has offered to adopt Mr. Bud when he’s well enough. She knew the homeless man and was actually on the phone with him when Mr. Bud was struck by a car as a pup 8 years ago. I’m withholding names because much of the story both before and after isn’t pretty and I wish to preserve whatever dignity I can. All the paper work has been completed and Mr. Bud will live out his life in a very loving home after he recoups from surgery. Earlier in the week I went to visit Landrum vet about a one year old female pit whose jaw was broken due to a fight. I held the sweet girl in my arms as the family looked on. The only hope was Upstate, which would cost thousands of dollars (which I didn’t have), or euthanasia. I also feared that the dog would be put back into the same situation so I had to refuse but I left the room in tears. Dr. Raines followed me out and said, “It’s okay Lennie, you can’t help everyone.” “I know Donna,” I replied, “but I don’t feel I’m refusing the people, I’m refusing the dog.” I was angry about the hundreds of people I’ve helped who promised to give a little back when they could so I could help others, but never followed through. I spoke with Dr. Sandy Davidson and I was venting my frustrations. The wise lady just smiled and said, “Such is the price we

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pay for what we do.” I began to think of all the others who rescue and the stories we share as we try to support and help each other. Lori (who is helping with Dixie), Randy, Chris, Danielle and so many others. Sandy brought me back down to earth, it was time to quit complaining and feeling sorry for myself. I can only do what I can for the animals, I cannot change human nature, I must leave that to a higher power. Yesterday I went to visit the

Larson’s, Bert had just lost his younger brother Eric, who had been suffering with heart problems for a while. Elaine and I let them know that we’d be there for whatever they needed while they were in Florida attending services. After condolences we had a pleasant visit as I was once again inundated by their animals. We realized that each of us had lost a sibling and were ever grateful for our friendship. Jeanette, who is always concerned about my health, said, “You look




ragged Lennie, go home and get some sleep.” They remain in my prayers. And now I must answer a letter from my daughter in Afghanistan. Six months down on this trip and six to go. I will send my love, pride and encouragement to her and all her fellow troops and let them know they are now and forever in my prayers. I suppose I’m keeping the Good Lord quite busy but He’s promised He can handle it. Thanks for listening.

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Benefit supper and entertainment Sept. 15 for Polk paramedic Polk County emergency service agencies will sponsor a benefit supper and evening of entertainment on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 5-9 p.m. at the Columbus Fire Department. Entertainment will be provided in Veterans Park in Columbus. All proceeds will be given to Polk County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Paramedic Tommie Ruff to assist him with medical and living expenses. Organizers are also holding a raffle, with the first prize being a gift certificate to the Foothills Gun Gallery. An additional prize of the services of a professional square dance caller is also available. A total of 500 tickets will be sold. Tickets for the meal and the raffle will be available as soon as they are received from the printers and can be purchased through any emergency service agency in Polk County. T-shirts urging people to take

the steps necessary to eradicate to return home, but he continstoke are also on sale for sizes ued to have episodes of serious small through XXL. Those shirts hypertension, which resulted in are on sale at the Columbus Fire trips to his personal physician on Department. several occasions. After several Several additional tests, weeks ago, just it was deterprior to beginmined that Ruff Want to go? ning his regu- What: Polk County h a d s u ff e r e d larly scheduled emergency two strokes that 12-hour shift services resulted in his as a paramedic losing some use with Polk Coun- When: Sept. 15, 5 - 9 p.m. of his left side, ty EMS, Ruff Where: Columbus Fire problems with checked himself Department his speech and into the emeralso difficulties gency departwith his left eye. ment at Saint Luke’s Hospital. Ruff is now undergoing a course Based on tests and a complete of occupational and physical examination, the emergency therapy to address all of these room physician concluded Ruff issues. had suffered a stroke and ordered Ruff has spent a significant him to be transferred to Memorial portion of his adult life serving Mission Hospital. At Mission the people of Polk and HenderMemorial, additional tests were son counties. He has served Polk performed. County Emergency Medical SerRuff was eventually released vices as a paramedic for 22 years

and is currently designated as the lead paramedic for his crew. In addition, Ruff has also been a long time member of the Edneyville Fire and Rescue Department where he currently holds the rank of captain. He is also a crew leader for the North Carolina Forest Service in Henderson County. His skills as a wild land firefighter have been put to extensive use in Henderson and Polk counties. Organizers also encourage anyone who would like to make a monetary contribution to do so. Checks may be made payable to the Town Of Columbus Fire Department and marked for the Ruff Fund. For more information, contact paramedic Kerry Hoosier (828-894-3067) or Assistant Chief G.M. Tennant of the Town of Columbus Fire Department 828-894-3667. - article submitted by the Town of Columbus Fire Department

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‘Healthy’ habits that hinder health In our efforts to get in shape intricate role in the formation of and stay healthy, many of us hormones. Women are especially tend to stick to habits that not at risk for bone loss if their body only hinder progress, but that can fat dips too low, because their be downright dangerous. Let’s bodies don’t produce enough explore some of these “healthy” estrogen, which is involved in convictions, and why taking the formation of healthy bones. them to the extreme can throw a Dipping too deep into body fat monkey wrench into our health levels is dangerous, too, because and fitness programs. fat cushions internal organs, 1. “I don’t thereby proeat sweets.” tecting them. Diet & Exercise While it’s true 4. “I’ve cut by David Crocker we should cut way back on way back on simple sugars like carbohydrates.” Always recandy, cutting out all sweets can member, you can’t live without backfire. As humans, we’re hard- carbs. Carbohydrates convert to wired to want sugar. That’s the “glycogen” in the body. Glycoway we can tell that fruits and gen is to you what starch is to a vegetables are ready to eat. Also, potato. It’s “animal sugar.” It is people who cut out all sweets stored primarily in the liver and tend to binge eat later. My sug- is converted to “glucose” when gestion is make fruit your “sweet needed by the body. My advice tooth” mainstay, but occasionally is to cut back on the “simple” have that decadent dessert – it sugars like candy and choose won’t hurt you. more “complex” carbs, like 2. “I rarely miss a day at the whole grains and vegetables. gym.” This is one I see a lot from Remember that as with many intermediate and advanced exer- endeavors, “moderation” is the cisers. You need to spend time key to success in your fitness and out of the gym, no matter what nutrition program. your fitness level. Rest is when Diet or fitness question? Email your body repairs itself. Also, me at dwcrocker77@gmail. during rest, your body dips into com or visit fitness4yourlife.org. its fat stores and your muscles David Crocker of Landrum has tone and tighten. I tell clients to been a nutritionist and master view rest two ways. First, think of personal trainer for 26 years. rest as an active, not passive, part He served as strength direcof an exercise program. Second, tor of the Spartanburg Y.M.C.A., fitness is like a pie with three head strength coach for the USCequal slices. Rest, exercise and Spartanburg baseball team, S.C. nutrition. If any one piece is too state champion girls gymnastic big, that makes the other pieces team and the Converse College too small. In other words, if your equestrian team. He has also exercise piece is too big, your rest been water safety consultant to piece is too small. Remember, the United States Marine Corps, rest is the “glue” that holds your lead trainer to L.H. Fields modelprogram together. ing agency and a teacher for four 3. “I’ve gotten my body fat semesters at USC-Union. David down to around 10 percent.” was also a regular guest of the Sounds great, but fat plays an Pam Stone radio show.

West Point Baptist homecoming Aug. 26 West Point Baptist Church in Rutherfordton, N.C. will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 26. Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m. and the morning wor-

ship service will be at 10 a.m. A covered-dish meal will follow the service. Everyone is welcome. - article submitted by Sheree Crowder



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North Carolina magazine wildlife photo contest 2012 If you enjoy outdoor phoFirst, second and third prizes tography, the Wildlife in North will be awarded in each category, Carolina magazine just might and a grand prize which will have have something you’ll be inter- the winning photo published on ested in. the cover of the Wildlife in North This is the eighth year of Carolina magazine. JPEG photos the magazine’s evermay be entered thru a link found at www. growing photo contest. Professional ncwildlife.org. Life and amateur photogA complete list of Outside rules can be found raphers may enter for a chance to win as well. Four Walls there Just a heads up one of several cash by Rob – you need to bring prizes, and to have your A-game. You their photo published McComas can view past years’ in the Jan/Feb 2013 winners through a issue of Wildlife in link at www.ncwildlife.org. North Carolina. A wide range of categories These guys and gals are good. If you plan on trying, the offers the outdoor enthusiast a chance to win: birds, mam- deadline is Sept. 1. Photos must mals, reptiles and amphibians, be taken after Sept. 1, 2006. So invertebrates, wild landscapes, even if you feel you don’t have wild plants, outdoor recreation, time to get out there and get the animal behavior, youth photog- right shot, , you can still go thru rapher 13-17 and youth photog- your archives and find that one shot or shots that you feel could rapher 12 and under.

Candidates for the 2012 photo contest are waiting everywhere. (photo submitted by Rob McComas)

be the one. A complete list of rules and requirements can be found at www.ncwildlife.org. Rob McComas is a licensed North Carolina fishing guide on Lake Lure and Lake Jocassee in

S.C. He has been a guide for 11 years and fishing for more than 30. McComas lives with his wife, Amanda, in Sunny View and runs Robs Guide Service. He can be reached at robsguideservice@ gmail.com.

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Play based on ‘Oldest Living Confederate Widow’ Sept. 29 at TFAC Want to go? What: “Oldest Living Confederate Widow: Her Confession” When: Sept. 29, 7 p.m. Where: TFAC, Tryon Jane Holding will present a one-woman play based on the best-selling novel “Oldest Living Confederate Widow: Her Confession” by Allan Gurganus on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Tryon Fine Arts Center. A premium backstage event will also be offered, which will include conversations with Gurganus and Holding. Proceeds will benefit CooperRiis Healing Community in Mill Spring. The presentation is produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. of New York City. - article submitted

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Polk opens season at home tonight against Brevard by Fulton Hampton

When the Brevard Blue Devils visit Polk County Friday night, Aug. 24, there will certainly be no shortage of royal blue and white, with both teams utilizing those colors. At times, determining the other team and their supporters may not be easy. But the Wolverines need to make sure they don’t get too comfortable in this familiar environment. Even though the colors won’t change, the Devils will be trying to change the outcome. Once again this week Polk goes up against a team they have not lost to recently (4-0). Head coach Bruce Ollis said after the emotional win versus Tuscola the Wolverines will need to eliminate mistakes and penalties to ensure a win. “We played hard but at times we did not play smart,” Ollis said. He mentioned goals for the game being to focus on individual growth and improvement, “which of course makes us better as a team,” and to establish a more balanced attack with an improved running game. Defensively, Ollis said Polk needs get off the field quicker, shortening the opponent’s drives and giving the ball back to the offense in good field position. Last year Polk had to play without the previous week’s Player of the Week, QB Alec Philpott. Philpott was again Player of the Week this year, but this time he’s coming in healthy and ready to lead Polk to another victory.

After missing last year’s game because of injury, Polk’s QB Alec Philpott (no. 9), shown here in a jamboree against Spartan High Aug. 10, will lead the Wolverines against Brevard tonight. (photo by Fulton Hampton)

Projected starting lineup for Wolverines Projected offensive starters Quarterback: Alec Philpott #9 Running backs: Donte Poston #22, Tyler Jackson #6 Fullback: Jordan Smith #2 Center: Zane Cappozzi #51 Guards: Floyd Graber #68, Duboise Miller #54 Tackles: Todd Yoder #55 & D. J. Twitty #71 Tight end: J.C. Suddeth #45 Flanker: Reese Schlabach #10 X back: Anthony Carson #1

Projected defensive starters Rush end: Floyd Graber #68 Drop end: Jordan Smith #2 Defensive line: Chase McMurray #67, Damian Jackson #61, Savon Gary #63 Linebackers: Lucas Williams #5, Coleman Bradley #33 Corner backs: Anthony Carson #1, Alec Philpott #9 Free safety: Jamal Tanner #7 Strong safety: Reese Schlabach #10

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Landrum High Cardinals face Broome tonight, Aug. 24 by Joey Millwood

Landrum will get a strong test tonight (Friday, Aug. 24) when it steps out onto the field on the road at Broome. The Cardinals will go up against one of those strange, rare offenses. Broome uses a Wing T variation that is filled with misdirection. It’s often hard to get a read on who’s going to carry the ball forward. Landrum, under new offensive coordinators Jason Ledford and John Sparks, is continuing with the spread attack that the Cardinals found success with under former offensive coordinator Tucker Hamrick. The two teams got a look at each other in the Iron City Jamboree at Blacksburg, S.C. Landrum’s spread attack was effective in Blacksburg against Bessemer City as the Cardinals dominated both sides of the ball. Broome’s attack was effective as well, but didn’t find the same

results. The Centurions held the ball for all but a minute against Blacksburg in the jamboree and ended up losing on a long interception in the end zone and a quick shot on one of the few possessions that the Wildcats got. Regardless of that outcome, the Centurions’ style of play is a tough one to defend against, so the Cardinals will be on their toes defensively. Head coach Russell Mahaffey said he likes where his team is defensively. He’s got some youth on the interior of the defensive line, but the linebacker corps and the secondary is chock full of veteran defenders. Offensively, all eyes will be Aaron Bryant, Peyton McCarter and JoJo Wilkins tonight. Wilkins, along with T.J. Fincher, will provide the running attack, while Bryant and McCarter look to develop a rhythm and chemistry in the passing game under real game conditions.

Landrum’s Joey Thomas steps in for a block on a Bessemer City defender. (photo by Joey Millwood)

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Gogoli makes Furman’s dean’s list Alexander Gogoli, a Furman University student from Tryon, was named to the Furman University dean’s list for the 2012 spring term. The honor is awarded to fulltime undergraduates who earn a grade point average of at least 3.4 during the university’s fall and spring semesters. Gogoli is the son of Alexandra and Dr. Oleg Gogoli of Tryon. Furman, a private, undergraduate liberal arts college of 2,600 students, is widely recognized for its rigorous academic program and strong faculty. In 2010, Furman was listed among the nation’s top 45 liberal arts colleges in “U.S. News & World Report” rankings, and “The Princeton

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Chamber Foothills Leadership Initiative class to start in September The Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce will start its Foothills Leadership Initiative (FLI) classes in September. Participants in the leadership program spend one day each month, over a nine-month period, learning about a specific aspect of the community in each session. Two classes have successfully completed the 9-month-long program with 17 graduates. The FLI classes will begin in September and continue through May 2013. Through these classes, a group of 10 individuals will have the opportunity to learn about various aspects of the Carolina Foothills region, which will prepare them to assume leadership roles in the community. Sessions will be devoted to government, education, arts and leisure and health and human services. In keeping with the rural nature of this area, time will be devoted to agriculture and to the traditions and economic impact of the equestrian community and industry. During the program, time will also be devoted to training in various aspects of leadership.

This portion of the program will be led by local professionals Jim and Lisa Murphy of JW Murphy & Associates (www.teammurphy. com). Community leaders in the various aspects covered by FLI will facilitate each session’s topic and will arrange speakers and activities. The sessions will take the participants into the community for direct observation and interactive learning opportunities. Applications for the program may be obtained from the website of the Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce, www.carolinafoothillschamber.com, or from the chamber office. The deadline to apply is Sept. 5. A committee of Chamber Board members will select the participants for the class. For more information, contact Janet Sciacca at 828-859-6236 or janet@carolinafoothillschamber. com or Stacey Lindsay at 828859-5890, 864-360-6170 or stacey. lindsay@td.com. Sciacca is the executive director of the chamber; Lindsay is a graduate of Leadership Greenville Class XVII and (Continued on page 33)

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Evening sessions of the popular course “A Year in Paris: Living and Learning the City of Light” will start Wednesday, Sept. 5, 6 8 p.m., at Isothermal Community College, Polk County campus. The class will be held on consecutive Wednesday evenings through Sept. 26. This course is intended for everyone, whether you’ve been to Paris or wish you could go. It includes photos, memoirs and interactive class discussion. Describing Parisian life beyond the sidewalk cafés and museums, Mary Jo Padgett walks participants through the city’s seasons, describing summer’s sizzle, fall’s color and city habits, winter’s glistening darker days and spring’s numerous holidays. She’ll relate her life living with an American family in Paris and with, first, a Scotswoman and, then, a French woman in Saint Germain-en-Laye, describe her favorite parks and hidden gardens, hot chocolate and chocolatiers, surprises in the metro, the American Cathedral in Paris and other historical discoveries, weather, Bastille Day, learning the French language, shady streets and quiet neighborhoods, festivals and more. Course information and registration forms are available at www. isothermal.edu/polk/. Preregistration is recommended. For more information, contact Padgett at 828-697-9557 or maryjo@maryjopadgett.com or Kate Barkschat, ICC/Polk campus, at 828-894-3092 x15 or kbarkschat@ isothermal.edu. - article submitted by Mary Jo Padgett

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Blazing Rebels Red Hat Society holds pool party

Red Hats have fun at Kay’s pool party with friends, laughs and lots of refreshments. Seated, left to right: Del Diamond Miller, Joyce Rutland, Connie Biddy. Back row: Kay Teseinear, Frances McNally, Aine McGarity, Pat Stroud, Barbara Fester and Cathy Holmes. Miller is the queen of this rowdy bunch. Teseinear, a local artist, displays some of her paintings in the background. (photo submitted by Aine McGarity)

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Mountain State Fair Sept. 7-16 at Western N.C. Agricultural Center Celebrating traditions of mountain crafters and entertainers

The 2012 Mountain State Fair will be held from Sept. 7-16 at the Western N.C. Agricultural Center in Fletcher. The Mountain State Fair celebrates the traditions and heritage of mountain crafters and entertainers, featuring a clogging competition, a daily Mountain Music Festival and handmade items from local crafters. Two additions to this year’s lineup are the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo and demonstrations of lumberjack skills at the Haywood Community College timber sports team. The rodeo will be held Monday, Sept. 10 through Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Stampede Corral. The timber sports team will demonstrate lumberjack skills at 1:30, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 9. Among the popular returning acts are the Kenya Safari Acrobats, the Hogway Speedway Racing Pigs, chainsaw artist Dan Smathers and Dixie Starlight Express, a choreographed precision equestrian team. Three stages will be dedicated to local and regional talent. The Bojangles Music Stage will feature Nikki Talley, Nuthin Fancy, Leigh Glass Band, Old North State, Kayla McKinney, Buddy K Big Band, Michelle Lee, Sharkadelics, Tom Fish, The Vinyl Brothers Big Band and more. Bands perform throughout the day. The Heritage Music Stage will feature bluegrass and traditional Appalachian music nightly at 7 p.m., and the Pepsi Music Stage features daily performances by musician Leon Jacobs Jr. With the return of the popular Mooternity Ward exhibit,

some fairgoers will get to witness the miracle of a live calf birth. A team of agriculture students and veterinarians will be on hand to assist expectant cows with deliveries. Videos explaining the birth also stream

throughout the day for fairgoers who are not on hand for a live birth. The fair will also offer livestock shows, including children and adults in competition with their best farm animals in

McGough Arena, the livestock arena and at the livestock barns throughout the fair. For more information, go to www.mountainfair.org or call 828-687-1414. - article submitted

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Tryon Gallery Trot, ‘Show Tryon Some Love’ draws crowd The theme of the Aug. 11 Tryon Gallery Trot was “Show Tryon Some Love,” and organizers said art lovers from around the region did just that. The Aug. 11 event was the most well-attended Trot to date. The streets were buzzing with activity as visitors ‘Trotted’ about, in and out of 13 galleries and businesses. Many shops not affiliated with the Trot opened their doors as well, providing a full downtown experience for guests. Two new businesses held grand openings, and three new art venues joined as official Trot participants. Local band “The Trophy Husbands” played all evening in the center of town, supported by funding from the Mary F. Kessler Fund, granted by the Polk County Community Foundation. Kim Nelson of Skyuka Fine Art gallery in Tryon said, “As the popularity of this TDDA sponsored and arts-centered event (Continued on page 37)

Art lovers enjoy the Tryon Gallery Trot on Aug. 11. (photo submitted by Steve Cobb)

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Madstone on exhibit at the PCHA Museum. It was said to cure snakebites and other poisons after it was soaked in milk. (photo submitted by Kathy Taft)

Art lovers stroll down Trade St. during Tryon’s Gallery Trot, Aug. 11. (photo submitted by Steve Cobb)

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grows, we hope that continued local support will remain strong. The Tryon Gallery Trots are evenings where the arts in downtown

Tryon are the primary focus with an open invitation for all to attend and enjoy.” The next Gallery Trot is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29. - article submitted  by Steve Cobb


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4:00 - 7:30 PM

To be held at Foothills Community Chapel 2720 Landrum Rd. Columbus, NC

Proceeds will be used for the church building project.

No reservations required. Carryout available. For more information, call 828-817-4202.


Fish, Hush Puppies, French Fries, Cole Slaw, Beans, Dessert, & Tea


Program on medicine for early settlers at PCHA Sept. 4 The Polk County Historical Association will start its 2012-13 season of monthly programs on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 2:30 p.m. The free program will explore the topic “what it was like” medically in Polk County and Western North Carolina when people settled

here in the late 1700s and 1800s and well into the 20th century. Anna Conner will present the program at the museum on Walker Street in Columbus. Everyone is welcome. - article submitted by Kathy Taft


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The Tryon Garden Club at Pearson’s Falls will offer a fall series of walks focusing on wildflowers, ferns, trees, shrubs Lee C. Mulligan, Esq . and vines. Family Foundations The first of four walks will and how moneyFalls do bework conducted bymuch Pearson’s I need to set one up? docents on Tuesday morning, A. A "family foundation" is what Sept. 11.lawThe focus be on the tax refers to aswill a "private fall-blooming foundation". flowers and vines, The usualasters planning including and technique cone sunis to have a CRT pay are its funds flowers. Participants asked into a family foundation created toinarrive by 10:15 a.m. for regthe trust maker's will or trust. istration. The walk from The children of thewill trustrun maker 10:30 a.m. - noon. are usually on the foundation board of trustees,morning, and their Oct. job On Tuesday to decide which charities are 2,isAlan Graham from the WNC to receive the income donations Botany Club of Hendersonville each year in accordance with will a walk to identify thelead instructions left by trees the and shrubs, including pertinent

your estate has to be in order to justify this planning is purely subjective, but a general standard of tax specialists is a minimum of one million dollars. People who do this type of The Tryon Country Club’s planning most often site their Men’s results the reasonPlayday for doing so afrom desire individual low net event control Aug. 13 to give their children were as follows: of wealth rather than wealth outright so they can live lives 9-hole flight " (31)

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characteristics of each. Time is from 10:30 a.m. - noon. Arborist Todd Mullen will give a talk and demonstration entitled “Care of Trees for the Home Gardener.� His afternoon class will be from at 3:30 – 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8. Disease control, pruning, watering techniques and other topics will be discussed. The final event on Monday, Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. will be a walk on vines, shrubs and trees with local Polk County Extension Director John Vining. Invasive undesirables as well as native species will be pointed out. A nominal fee will be charged

per event, plus admission for non-club members. For more information, call Annie at 864457-7278. Registration forms can be picked up at the entrance to Pearson’s Falls off Hwy. 176 between Tryon and Saluda. Pearson’s Falls can be reached at 828-749-3031. Registration forms are also available on line at www.pearsonsfalls.org. Pearson’s Falls is owned and operated by the Tryon Garden Club. For information about joining the Tryon Garden Club, contact Delia Tittle at 828-8598372. - article written by Annie Ewing, submitted by Wyndy Morehead

Tryon Country Club Men’s Playday Aug. 13 results

Fourth: C. Huneycutt (33)



Closest to the hole, no. 9: Bill Kelly The TWGA Playday results from the best two balls of four event played Aug. 14 were as follows: 9-hole group First: Sue Campbell – Parky Flanagan – Heidi Shull – Christine Mariotti (67)

Second: Georgeanne Murphy – Dee White – Judy Muncy – Lynn Chalmers (68) 18-hole group First: Cynthia Terwilliger – Lee Heelan – Joyce Arledge – Sheila Umlauf (129) - article submitted by Marc Brady

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How to verify your social security benefits

Dear Savvy Senior, When my neighbor applied for his retirement benefits last year, he found that Social Security had made some mistakes on his earnings record in past years, which caused him to get a monthly benefit check that was lower than it should have been. He never got it straightened out. How can I make sure this doesn’t happen to me? ~ Paranoid Paul Dear Paul, The best way to keep an eye on your Social Security benefits and avoid any possible mistakes is to carefully review your Social Security statement, which you can now do online. Just go to ssa.gov/mystatement and answer a few questions to verify your identity, and then print your statement out on paper. If you’re age 60 or older and not yet receiving benefits, your statement will actually be mailed to you about three months before your birthday. Your Social Security statement lists your earnings record for each year of employment, and estimates the benefits you and your family may receive as a result of those earnings. Once you get your statement in front of you, take some time to verify its accuracy by comparing the earnings listed on your statement with your own tax records or W-2 statements. And if you spot a discrepancy, follow these steps:

• Call your nearest Social Security office (see ssa.gov/locator or call 800-772-1213 to get the number) to report the error. Some corrections can be made over the phone, or you may need to schedule an appointment and go in with copies of your W-2 forms or tax returns to prove the mistake, or you can mail it in. • If you suspect a discrepancy but don’t have backup records, the Social Security Administration (SSA) may be able to use your employment information to search its records and correct mistakes. If the SSA can’t locate your records, you’ll need to contact the employer to obtain a copy of your W-2 for the year in question. • Once your earnings record is corrected, SSA will send you a confirming letter. If you don’t receive the confirmation within three months, contact them again, and double-check the correction by making sure it appears on your Social Security statement. • If corrections aren’t made on your statement start an appeals process (see ssa.gov/pubs/10041. html). Other mistakes Social Security earnings miscalculations can also happen if there’s a mistake in your current mailing address that the IRS has on file for you. Check your federal tax returns for this possible error, especially if you’ve moved recently. To correct your address, contact

the IRS at 800-829-3676 and ask them to mail you the “Change of Address” form 8822, or print it off at irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8822.pdf, fill it out and mail it back to the address on the form. Other factors that can cause mistakes are if your name or date of birth in the SSA records isn’t the same as it appears in the IRS files. Name mistakes most often occur for women who have changed their name following a marriage or divorce. So double check your Social Security statement for these possible mishaps, and if you notice an error call the 800-772-1213 and ask for Form SS-5, “Application for a Social Security Card,” and submit it with the correct information. The form can also be downloaded at ssa.gov/online/ss-5.pdf. Calculation errors Even when all the earnings data is correct, SSA occasionally errors in calculating benefits. If you think your benefits have been miscalculated (see ssa.gov/pubs/10070. html), point it out to your local Social Security office and ask them to recalculate. If they do find an error, make sure you receive a confirming letter and that the correction appears on your statement. If you’re already receiving benefits, the SSA will reimburse you for the amount of the error. Send your senior questions to: Savvy Senior, P.O. Box 5443, Norman, OK 73070, or visit SavvySenior.org. Jim Miller is a contributor to the NBC Today show and author of “The Savvy Senior” book.

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Street, Saluda, one half block off Main Street (U.S. Hwy. 176 S.), 828-749-2251 (Saluda) or 1-800286-1326. VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Polk Memorial 9116, meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. in the Womack building in Columbus. VFW Polk Memorial 9116 meets the fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Columbus Town Hall.

cling Unit, Wednesdays, Fire Department in Green Creek, 7 a.m. - noon. Landrum farmers market, Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon, N. Trade Ave. in Landrum. For more information, call Joe Cunningham, 864-457-6585. 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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Congressman Patrick McHenry (center) with Robert Lair, Paul Sutherland and Frank Ortiz from the House of Flags Museum as he presents the House of Representatives Flag to the museum. (photo submitted by Paul Sutherland)

McHenry presents U.S. House of Representatives flag to House of Flags museum during Aug. 15 visit visit in April. The House of Flags Museum is open on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Scheduled tours at other times can be arranged by calling 828894-2514. Admission is free. - article submitted by Paul Sutherland

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flown over the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. McHenry said he will attend the special Eisenhower exhibit at the museum in October if his schedule permits. The exhibit will be at the museum from Oct. 10-13. McHenry also said he was pleased to see the museum’s flag collection had grown since his

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