For 22 years, Scott Maynor has been the go-to guy for anything forest related. As the state forest ranger in Montgomery County, he has spent his career helping private landowners protect and manage their land. But the time has come for Maynor to retire and let someone else fill the big shoes he is leaving behind.
Elma Pratt Cowan, or Aunt Elma as everyone calls her, celebrated her 100th birthday May 29 with a huge celebration of family and friends in Candor.
Land Sales June 8-12
Former Mt. Gilead Mayor Patty Almond addressed the town board during the June 25 public hearing on the 2015/2016 budget. In particular Almond wanted to point out several concerns she has with Town Manager Katrina Tatum’s contract. Tatum told Almond she could not speak to her contract at the hearing, but Almond challenged her saying that since it concerned budget monies she could speak to the topic of Tatum’s contract.
With just under three days left to file several seats remain open in the fall municipal elections. As of Tuesday afternoon only one person had filed for a board seat in Biscoe, incumbent Jerry Smith; however, incumbent John Beard has indicated he plans to file. In Candor, no one has filed for seats held by Jerry Brewer and Rob Martin, though Brewer has indicated he plans to file.
Walking through Front Porch Pickin’ Vintage Emporium is like taking a stroll down memory lane, where boys and girls are sipping from glass Coca- Cola bottles and Ma and Pa are swaying back and forth in their wooden rocking chairs. From large antique furniture pieces to hand crafted trinkets, the store has a little bit of everything.
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