Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Lisa T. Crowe, deceased, late of Macon County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned on or before the 8th day of June, 2018 or this notice will be plead in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said Estate will please make immediate settlement.

This 8th day of March, 2018

Heather Dalton (Administrator)
PO Box 821
Cashiers, NC 28717
3/8/18-3/29/18, #411510


The purpose of these meetings is to hear, upon request, any and all taxpayers who own or control taxable property assessed for taxation in Macon County, with respect to the listing and valuation of such property, or the property of others, and to fulfill other duties and responsibilities required by law.

The board will convene for its first meeting on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at 8:00 am- 1:00pm

The board will adjourn at its last scheduled meeting on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Request for hearings must be received no later than 1:00pmon April 11, 2018, the advertised date of adjournment.

In event of an earlier or later adjournment, notice to that effect will be published in this newspaper. All meetings will be held in the Commissioners Board Room third floor of the Macon County Courthouse.

Appellant must provide written support documentation for consideration for a lower value. Burden of proof is the responsibility of the taxpayer.

Taxpayers that had an earlier appeal will receive notice of that appeal and instructions For any further actions if needed.

Request for hearings should be made in writing to:
Abby Braswell
Macon County Board of Equalization & Review
5 West Main St- Franklin, N.C. 28734#5 West Main St- Franklin, N.C. 28734

3/7-15/ 2018 / 410604


DOCUMENT 00 11 16

Sealed bids will be received by Town of Highlands, on April 5, 2018 until 2:00, PM, EST for construction of Buckhorn Ground Storage Tank Replacement, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at Town Hall, 210 North 4th Street, Highlands, NC 28741.

Bids must be submitted on the complete project and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, addressed to
Lamar Nix, Town of Highlands, Town Hall, 210 North 4th Street, Highlands, NC 28741. Outside of the envelope must be marked Bid for the Buckhorn Ground Storage Tank Replacement. Envelope must also bear, on the outside, the name of the bidder, bidders address, and bidders license number. All bids must be made on blank forms provided and included in the bound document or as provided by Addendum prior to bid.

The work will consist of the construction of a new 602,800-gallon water storage tank, booster pump station with related piping modifications and the demolition of the existing 200,000-gallon concrete finished water storage tank and pump station.

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a cash deposit or certified check, drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in an amount equal to not less than five percent of the proposal. In lieu thereof, the bidder may offer a bid bond of five percent of the bid prepared on the Bid Bond form contained within the Contract Documents or a Surety Company's Standard Bid Bond form, duly executed by the Bidder as principal and executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds and listed in the latest issue of U. S. Treasury Circular 570, conditioned that the surety will, upon demand, forthwith make payment to the obligee upon said bond if the bidder fails to execute the contract in accordance with the bid bond. Said deposit shall be retained by the Owner as liquidated damages in event of failure of the successful bidder to execute the contract within ten days after the award or to give satisfactory surety as required by law.

Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be examined at: W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc.,
616 Colonnade Drive, Charlotte, NC 28205. Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are available for purchase by going to Plan Room at Please note that only registered plan holders may bid as a General Contractor.

All project related questions are to be submitted in writing to Jake Berkshire, P.E. at, or at 616 Colonnade Drive, Charlotte, NC 28205.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 90 days.

Bidders must comply with the Presidents Executive Order No. 11246, as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin.

A pre-bid meeting will be conducted on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM located at Town Hall, 210 North 4th Street Highlands, NC 28741. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory.

The Contractor shall comply with the Department of Labor Safety and Health Regulations for construction promulgated under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (PL91 596) and under Section 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (PL91 54), or latest revisions.

General Contractors are notified that "An Act to Regulate the Practices of General Contracting" ratified by the North Carolina General Assembly on March 10, 1925, and as subsequently amended will be observed in receiving bids and awarding General Contracts.

All Equipment/Manufacturer Or-Equal Qualification Packages, per Paragraph 11. of the Instructions to Bidders, (Document 00 21 13) must be submitted at least ten days prior to the advertised bid date.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities and technicalities.

The Town of Highlands is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
#412319, 3/15/18


Public Notice
North Carolina Environmental Management Commission/NPDES Unit
1617 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
Notice of Intent to Issue a NPDES Wastewater Permit
The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission proposes to issue a NPDES wastewater discharge permit to the person(s) listed below. Written comments regarding the proposed permit will be accepted until 30 days after the publish date of this notice. The Director of the NC Division of Water Resources (DWR) may hold a public hearing should there be a significant degree of public interest. Please mail comments and/or information requests to DWR at the above address. Interested persons may visit the DWR at 512 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC to review information on file. Additional information on NPDES permits and this notice may be found on our website: by calling (919) 807-6397. Robert A. Nass requested renewal of permit NC0036692//Skyline Lodge & Village WWTP/Macon County. Facility discharges to Big Creek/Little Tennessee River Basin. Currently, fecal coliform and total residual chlorine are water quality limited. Wildcat Cliffs Country Club requested renewal of permit NC0075612 for its WWTP in Macon County. Facility discharges to the Cullasaja River/Little Tennessee River Basin. Currently, BOD, ammonia nitrogen, total suspended solids, dissolved oxygen, fecal coliform and total residual chlorine are water quality limited. #412440, 3/15/18


Town of Highlands
Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Town of Highlands Board of Commissioners at the Highlands Community Building, 71 Poplar Street, at the regular scheduled Board of Commissioners Meeting on the 22nd day of March 2018, beginning at 7:00 p.m., for proposed rezoning of the following Town of Highlands Properties:

1.Town of Highlands - Parcel No. 7449378579 (Satulah Road Proposed Water Tank Site - 0.75 acres Current Zoning R1) proposed Zoning GI

2.Town of Highlands - Parcel No. 7449377657 (Old Walhalla Road Current Water Tank Site 0.18 acres current Zoning GI) proposed Zoning R1

All interested residents/citizens are encouraged to attend. Copies of the proposed Zoning Map Amendment is on file in the Town Clerks office at Town Hall, 210 N. 4th Street for inspection by all between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Gibby Shaheen
Town Clerk
#411901, 3/8/18

The Highlander

Phone: 1-828-526-4114 
Main Fax: 1-828-526-3658 

Address: PO Box 249, Highlands, NC 28741
Located: 134 N. Fifth Street, Highlands, NC 28741 
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5pm