June 2016: Remembering Clint

Remembrance Banner for Clint Pollard

 

June, 2016 IssueIt is a sad time here at the Blue Ridge Christian News. We are saying goodbye to our editor, co-worker, and friend Clint Pollard who passed away in May. This issue is a celebration of his life and testimony. Several writers for the Blue Ridge Christian News shared their thoughts about Clint and his life in this issue. We welcome your thoughts and remembrances. You can post to our Facebook group or send us e-mail at info@brcnews.com.

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He Walked With God

Congressman Mark Meadows and wife Debbie visit with Clint and Kay Pollard

Genesis is an incredible book of truth encounter, especially when it comes to discovering the inconceivable power and purposefulness of God on display in the formation and establishment of creation. It is also a book of disturbing revelation when it comes to the creation, the fall, and the subsequent struggle of humanity.
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For Clint

Clint and Kay Pollard

We watched from afar as he struggled with the news, learning of the terminal illness.

We watched from afar as he fought the good fight.

 But in the end, we watched from afar as he rejoiced in knowing that he was taking the final journey home.
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Remembering Clint

Beth Davis with Clint Pollard

Clint Pollard was a passionate, relentless supporter of Mitchell County SafePlace who championed our mission to help local victims and families of domestic violence. Each month he devoted space for SafePlace. This month we’d like to share our thoughts and recollections about him.
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A Tribute to Clint Pollard

Doug HarrellDoug Harrell
Publisher, Blue Ridge Christian News

January 28, 1990 was our first meeting.  If it had been a man and a woman it might have been love at first sight but it was not that way at all.  Barbara and I had just sold a corporation that we had owned publishing phone books throughout the southeast and were getting ready to move back to the mountains of Western North Carolina, Harrell Hill Community, where Harrell Hill Farms is located.  I had been hired by a large technology provider to call on phone book producers and newspapers throughout the United States.  This company was hosting a Super Bowl Party in Arizona and many phone book publishers and newspaper publishers were in attendance, there was Clint Pollard.
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Horizon Church
Morganton, NC

Morganton Seventh Day Adventist
Morganton, NC

Pine Branch Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Pleasant Grove Church of the Brethren
Spruce Pine, NC

Plumtree Presbyterian
Plumtree, NC

Roan Mtn. Missionary
Bakersville, NC

Spruce Pine
United Methodist Church

Spruce Pine, NC

St. Lucien Catholic
Spruce Pine, NC

The Bridge
Spruce Pine, NC

West Burnsville Baptist
Burnsville, NC


Altapass Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Bakersville United Methodist
Bakersville, NC

Banner Elk United Methodist
Banner Elk, NC

Bear Creek Baptist
Ledger, NC

Berry Chapel Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Burkemont Baptist
Morganton, NC

Burnsville 7th Day Adventist
Burnsville, NC

Faith Fellowship
Micaville, NC

First Advent Christian
Morganton, NC

First Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

Grassy Creek Baptist
Spruce Pine, NC

 

J.C. Shoaf
Valdese, NC

 

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Appliances

Jonathan's Used Appliances
Spruce Pine, NC

Audio Service

Audio Video Enterprises
Morganton, NC

Auto Dealers

Buchanan & Young
Burnsville,NC

Crossroads Ford
Morganton,NC

John Greene Chrysler
Morganton,NC

Auto Oil Change

Express Lube
Morganton, NC

Auto Repair

Toe River Auto Repair
Ledger, NC

 

Auto Tires

Phil’s Tire
Burnsville, NC

Spruce Pine Tire
Spruce Pine, NC

Beauty Salons

Rumors
Marion, NC

Book Stores

Dellinger’s Book Store
Spruce Pine, NC

Building Supply

Summit Building Supply
Burnsville, NC

Chiropractic

Cruz Chiropractic
Burnsville, NC

Colleges

Mayland Community College
Spruce Pine, NC

Concrete Products

Explosive Supply
Spruce Pine, NC

CPA

Jamie Miller, CPA PLLC
Spruce Pine, NC

Dentist
DSS

McDowell DSS
Marion, NC

Equipment Repair

Superior Construction and Repair (SCAR)
Spruce Pine, NC

Events

The Cove
Asheville, NC

Crossnore School
Crossnore, NC

Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair
Burnsville, NC

Spruce Pine BBQ Festival
Spruce Pine, NC

Valdese Tourism
Valdese, NC

Farms

Harrell Hill Farms
Bakersville, NC

Furniture

Buck Stove
Spruce Pine, NC

L & B Furniture
Marion, NC

Peoples Furniture
Spruce PIne, NC

Southwest Trading Company
Spruce PIne, NC

Hearing Aids

Miracle Ear
Boone, Burnsville, Lenoir, Morganton, & Marion, NC

Health Care

Bakersville Community Medical Clinic
Bakersville, NC

Mission Health
Asheville, NC

Pruitt Health Care
Avery, Mitchell & Yancey Counties

Home Buyer

Sillman Home Buyers
Spruce Pine, NC

Housing

Clayton Homes
Morganton, NC

Insurance

Andrews & Andrews
Newland, NC

Fortner Insurance
Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Newland, & Banner Elk, NC

Miller Insurance Group
Spruce Pine, NC

Mitchell County Farm Bureau
Bakersville & Spruce Pine, NC

Landscaping

Harding’s Landscaping
Spruce Pine, NC

Mulch

McClure Construction
Spruce Pine, NC

Paving

Appalachian Paving & Grading
Bakersville, NC

Pharmacies

Prescription Pad
Burnsville, NC

Plumbing/Heating

Burleson Plumbing & Heating
Spruce Pine, NC

Pool Service

Backyard Creations
Marion, NC

Ken Ray Pools
Morganton, NC

Realtors

Whitson Realty
Marion, NC

Rehabilitation/Nursing

Brian Center
Spruce Pine, NC

Restaurants

Abele's
Morganton, NC

Bantam Chef
Marion, NC

Bubba's Good Eats
Burnsville, NC

DT's
Spruce Pine, NC

Western Sizzlin'
Burnsville & Spruce Pine, NC

Retail

Freedom Life Enterprises
Marion, NC

Grassy Creek Clothing
Spruce Pine, NC

Habitat for Humanity - Mitchell/Yancey
Burnsville & Spruce Pine, NC

Sears
Spruce Pine, NC

Retirement
Transportation

Yancey County Transit
Burnsville, NC

Tree Service

Ray's Tree Service
Spruce Pine, NC

YMCA

YMCA of McDowell
McDowell County, NC