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Clay County Board of Elections
Notice of Additional Absentee Meetings
The following is a notice of Additional Absentee Meeting in which the Clay County Board of Elections will meet (if necessary) to approve the applications for absentee ballots for the General Election to be held on November 3, 2020. Meetings will be held at the Clay County Board of Elections Office, 54 Church Street Hayesville, NC 28904, pursuant to G.S. 163.230.1(c1). Other business may be transacted by the board at this time.
5:00 PM Monday November 2, 2020
Jerry Anderson, Chairman
Clay County Board of Elections
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Clay County Board of Elections
Notice of Change in Time of Absentee Meeting
The following is a notice of Change in Time of Absentee in which the Clay County Board of Elections will meet (if necessary) to approve the applications for absentee ballots for the General Election to be held on Tuesday November 3, 2020. Meetings will be held at the Clay Board of Elections Office, 54 Church St Hayesville, NC 28904, pursuant to G.S. 163.230.1(c1). Other business may be transacted by the board at this time.
1:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 29, 2020
1:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 6, 2020
1:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 13, 2020
1:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 20, 2020
1:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 27, 2020
5:00 P.M. Monday, November 2, 2020
2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 3,2020
Jerry Anderson, Chairman
Clay Board of Elections
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NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
CLAY COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in Clay County to vote in the following contests:
US President, US Senate, US House of Representatives, NC Governor, NC Lieutenant Governor, NC Attorney General, NC Auditor, NC Commissioner of Agriculture, NC Commissioner of Insurance, NC Commissioner of Labor, NC Secretary of State, NC Superintendent of Public Instruction, NC Treasurer, NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Seat 1, NC Supreme Court Seat 2, NC Supreme Court Seat 4, NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 4, NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 5, NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 6, NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 7, NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 13, NC State Senate District 50, NC House of Representatives District 120, NC District Court Judge District 30 Seat 4, NC District Court Judge District 30 Seat 5, NC District Court Judge District 30 Seat 6, Board of Commissioners, Board of Education, and Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor.
Voters will not be required to show photo ID for elections held in 2020. Federal and state courts have temporarily blocked North Carolinas voter photo ID requirement from taking effect until further order of the courts.
Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the day of the election, Tuesday, November 3. One-stop early voting will be held at the Clay County Board of Elections office. One-stop early voting will be open from Thursday, October 15 until Saturday, October 31. Monday Through Friday 8:00 am till 5:00 pm, Saturday October 17 & 24 7:00 am till 5:00 pm, and Saturday October 31st 8:00 am till 3:00 pm. Canvass will be held in the Clay County Board of Elections office at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 13.
Absentee voting by mail is available. Requests for an absentee ballot must be made on an absentee request form (available on the State Board of Elections website and, at the county board of elections office, and must be received in the Clay County Board of Elections office or any one-stop early voting site by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Completed request forms may only be returned in-person to the Clay County Board of Elections office by the voter, the voters near relative or verifiable legal guardian, or by a Multipartisan Assistance Team, or delivered by the U.S. Postal Service or designated delivery service (DHL, FedEx, or UPS). Absentee voting requires the voter to complete an application on the return envelope that must be witnessed by one qualified person. Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the Clay County Board of Elections by 5:00 p.m. on Election Day (ballots received by mail after this time will be considered timely if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, and postmarked on or before Election Day). Voters may receive assistance voting a mail-in absentee ballot from a near relative or verifiable legal guardian, or by a qualified person of their choice if a near relative or legal guardian is not available. If the voter resides in a facility such as a nursing home, and the voters near relative or legal guardian is not available, the voter or the facility can arrange to have the county board of elections schedule a visit by a Multipartisan Assistance Team to provide assistance and serve as a witness.
All persons who are registered to vote with the Clay County Board of Elections may vote in this election. Persons who are not already registered to vote in the county must register by Friday, October 9 to be eligible to vote in this election. Voters who are not registered in the county by that deadline may register and vote during one-stop early voting only, and will be required to provide documentation of their identity and residence. Voters who fail to timely make a change to their name or address in the county must update the information when presenting to vote, and may be required to vote a provisional ballot.
Voters voting in person are entitled to assistance by an election official, or, if assistance is needed due to disability or illiteracy, by a qualified person of their choice. Voting sites are accessible to all voters. Curbside voting is available for voters who are not able to enter voting sites.
Persons with questions about registration, polling places, early voting, absentee ballots, a Multipartisan Assistance Team visit to a facility, or other election matters may call the Clay County Board of Elections Office at 828-389-6812.
Jerry Anderson, Chairman
Clay County Board of Elections
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
The Clay County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on October 1, 2020, at6:45PM in the Community Service Building located at 25 Riverside Circle, Hayesville, NC. The purpose of this meeting is to receive public comment on a proposed Clay County Economic Development Incentive for Business and Industry.As authorized by Chapter 158 of the North Carolina General Statutes, 158-7.1, Clay County Commissioners desire to make appropriations for economic developm ent purposes to benefit the tax paying public and to diversify the economy, and increase employment and business opportunities. Specifically, it is the desire to of the Clay County Board of Commissioners to provide economic development incentives to stimulate new and expanding businesses and industries to create new jobs and investment in Clay County. New or expanding businesses or industries may qualify to receive a financial incentive grant based upon the actual value, schedule and payment of local property taxes for a period of up to five consecutive tax years. Each project would be evaluated on its own individual merits as to quality and quantity of jobs created. Clay County reserves the right to withhold theproposed financia l incentive package if, after evaluating the merits as to quality and quantity of jobs, the application of the grant is not in the best interests of Clay County. Clay County would require the business or industry to "pay in full" annual total property taxes due. If the business or industry has met specific criteria as outlined in a formally adopted Clay County Economic Development Incentive Plan, a portion of the property taxes paid by the business or industry to Clay County each year for up to five consecutive years would be returned to the business each year in the form of a local economic development incentive grant. Any incentive request would require a public hearing and be subject to approval by the Clay County Board of Commissioners. All interested pa rties are invited to present comments at the public hearing regarding the same.
Chairman, Dr. Robert C. Peck
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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Section 5311 (ADTAP), 5310,5339,5307 and applicable State funding or combination thereof. This is to inform the public that a public hearing will be held on the proposed Clay County Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than November 27th,2020. The public hearing will be held on October 1st at 6:45 PM before the (governing board) Clay County Board of Commissioners. Those interested in attending the public hearing and needing either auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or a language translator should contact Marie Gunther on or before September 25, 2020, at telephone number 828-389-0644 or via email at gunther@brmemc.net. The Community Transportation Program provides assistance to coordinate existing transportation programs operating in Clay County as well as provides transportation options and services for the communities within this service area. These services are currently provided using vans. Services are rendered by Clay County Transportation. The total estimated amount requested for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 Project-T.Amt-Local Share
Admin.-$125,145-$25,029-(20%)
Capital (Vehicles & Other)-$231,500-$46,300 (20%)
5310 Operating-$80,000-$40,000 (50%)
TOTAL PROJECT $436,645
Local Share - $111,329
Total Funding Request
Total Local Share
This application may be inspected at Clay County Transportation Facility 391 Courthouse Drive Hayesville, NC 28904 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Written comments should be directed to Marie Gunther or Clay County Transportation before Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.
Chairman, Dr. Robert C. Peck
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF
ANDREW HELMUS EAGAN
Having qualified as Administrator of the Esate of Andrew Helmus Eagan, Deceased, late of Clay County, State of North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at the following address:
Isaac Andrews Eagan
1337 K St. SE, 101
Washington, D.C. 20003
on or before the 11th day of December, year 2020, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery.
All person indebted to said decedent will please make immediate payment.
This the 3rd day of September, year 2020.
Isaac Andrews Eagan
of the estate of
Andrew Helmus Eagan
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF JOHN MYRON JENNINGS
Having qualified as Administer of the Estate of John Myron Jennings, deceased, late of Clay County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at the following address: Merinda S. Woody, Resident Process Agent, P.O. Box 1519, Hayesville, NC 28904, on or before December 18, 2020, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said decendent will please make immediate payment. This the 17th day of September, 2020. Paige Norwood Jennings, Executor of John Myron Jennings, deceased
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Notice to Creditors of:
Douglas Johnson
Having qualified as Executer of the Estate of Douglas Johnson, Deceased, late of Clay County, State of North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at the following address:
John W. Hollifield
PO Box 2205
Cashiers, NC 28717
on or before the 18th day of December, 2020, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery.
All persons indebted to said decedent will please make immediate payment.
This the 10th day of September, 2020.
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF

KEITH NORMAN LAMONTAGNE

Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Keith Norman Lamontagne, deceased, late of Clay County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the Estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at the following address: Merinda S. Woody, Resident Process Agent, P.O. Box 1519, Hayesville, NC 28904, on or before December 11, 2020, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery.

All persons indebted to said decedent will please make immediate payment.

This the 10th day of September, 2020.

Jeremy Patward Lamontagne, Executor
Of the Estate of Keith Norman Lamontagne, deceased

LAW OFFICES OF MERINDA SWANSON WOODY, P.A.
Merinda S. Woody
Attorney for the Estate of Keith Norman Lamontagne
P.O. Box 1519
Hayesville, NC 28904
(828) 389 0202
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Notice to Creditors of James Austin Gaskill Jr.
Having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of James Austin Gaskill Jr. deceased, late of Caly County, State of North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at the following address:
Suzanne Carrell Gaskill
6210 Lilyan Parkway
Fort Pierce, FL 34951
on or before the 6th day of November, year, 2020, or this Notice will pleaded in bar of their recovery.
All persons indebted to said decedent will please make immediate payment.
This the 27th day of August, 2020.