Sept. 10, 2012. On Friday, Sept. 14, the Avery County Senior Center will hold a chicken and dumpling dinner to raise funds for upkeep, improvements and programing at the center. The menu will include your choice of chicken and dumplings or baked ham served with glazed carrots, green beans, cole slaw, angel biscuits and your choice of homemade desserts.
Avery County Obituaries – Compiled July 17, 2012 Margo Braswell, D. July 14, 2012 Margo Braswell, age 88, of Newland passed away on Saturday July 14, 2012 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk. A native of Denton County, TX, she was born March 11, 1924 a daughter of the late E. Fred and Annie Minton Stover. She was a very active member of Aaron Baptist Church in Montezuma where she played the piano. Margo was the first Librarian for Avery County where she worked for 34 years, drove the Book Mobile and was Mrs. Santa Clause. Along with her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her: husband, Judge Ray Braswell; sisters, Francis Riney, Louise Cottle. Margo has left to cherish her memory her: daughter, Olivia B. Tate of Spencer, NC; son, Edward F. Braswell of Montezuma, NC; granddaughters, Tiffany A. Braswell of Greensboro, NC, Melissa A. Parker of Jacksonville, FL., Angela Ray Tuck of Beech Mountain, NC; great grandchildren, Cambell Tuck, Madison Parker, Avery Parker; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Margo Braswell will be conducted on Wednesday, July 18th at 11:00 a.m. at Aaron Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Aldridge officiating. Interment will follow in the …
July 3, 2012. Celebrate Independence Day tomorrow – and through the week – with parades, barbecue, fireworks and games for the kids. Check out our extensive list of July 4 events. There is something for everyone throughout the small towns and municipalities in the High Country.
BY JESSE WOOD