January 16, 2018

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the County of Alleghany (hereinafter the “County”) has received an offer for the purchase of certain real property owned by the County as described herein below and proposes to sell the same pursuant to the provisions of G.S. §160A-269. Said property is situated in Gap Civil Township, Alleghany County, North Carolina, and is more particularly described as follows:

BEING all that certain tract of land containing 100.725 acres, more or less, as shown on the plat thereof entitled as “Property To Be Conveyed To The Conservation Fund – Toy Beamer Estate Tract”, prepared by Andrews & Hobson Surveyors, Drawing No. 6732, dated December 08, 2016, and recorded in Plat Book 11, at Page 60 of the Alleghany County Registry, to which said plat and record thereof reference is hereby made for a more complete and detailed description.

The above described property was acquired by the County of Alleghany under a Quitclaim Deed dated July 13, 2017, and recorded at Book 387, Page 243, Alleghany County Register of Deeds.

The County has received an offer of TWO HUNDRED NINETY-THREE AND 00/100’s ($293,000.00) DOLLARS.  A deposit of 5% (FIVE PERCENT) has been received along with said offer. Within ten (10) days of the date hereunder any person may raise said offer by filing an upset bid in writing, stating the amount of the new offer and the name and address of the offeror. The upset bid shall be in an amount no less than THREE HUNDRED SEVEN THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY AND 00/100’s ($307,750.00) DOLLARS, plus the cumulative costs of publication for this Notice and the recording costs for the a Deed from the County to the buyer. Upset bids shall be delivered to Michael James, County Manager, Post Office Box 366, Sparta, NC 28675 (Physical Address:  348 South Main Street, LL80, Sparta, NC 28675), no later than 5:00 P.M. on January 29, 2018, and shall be accompanied by a deposit in the amount of FIVE (5%) PERCENT of the new offer in cash, or by certified or personal check made payable to Alleghany County.  Upset bids, if mailed, must be received in the office of the County Manager on or before the above stated date. In the event more than one upset bid is filed, the first upset bid received shall govern and all subsequent upset bids received shall be returned to their respective bidders. Upon receipt of an upset bid in compliance with the foregoing provisions, the property will be advertised again for additional upset bids, under the same procedure as set forth above, which procedure shall continue until no further upset bid has been received.

Upon the completion of all required upset bid periods the final offer received will be presented to the Alleghany County Board of Commissioners, which may accept the offer or reject the same. In the event the offer is rejected, the County may elect to sell the property again under the above stated procedure or under any other lawful procedure as permitted by Article 12, Chapter 160A, North Carolina General Statutes. In the event the offer is accepted, closing on the same must take place within thirty (30) days of said acceptance.

This the 16TH day of January, 2018.


Brunch Bill Public Hearing

The Alleghany County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 6:30pm in the Administrative Building at 348 S Main Street. The public hearing is for a proposed Ordinance to Allow the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages before Noon on Sundays at Licensed Premises. On June 29, 2017, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 155, entitled “An Act to Make Various Changes to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Laws. The proposed ordinance is available for public inspection at the Alleghany County website, and in the Alleghany County Managers Office, 348 S Main Street LL80 Sparta, NC 28675.

Notice of Public Hearing

The Alleghany County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 6:30pm in the County Administration Building, 348 South Main Street, Sparta, North Carolina.  The purpose of the hearing is to discuss possible economic incentives to be provided for Glade Creek Animal Hospital in the amount of $3,000.00.  ­Further details can be obtained from the Alleghany County Manager’s Office, 348 South Main Street, Sparta, North Carolina or call (336) 372-4179.  The public is invited to attend.


The Alleghany County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to name a private road in the Whitehead Township and a private road in the Piney Creek Township. Road name petitions have been submitted to name said roads Farmview Drive and Walnut Lane. The Public Hearing will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room on the lower level of the Administration Building located at 348 South Main Street, Sparta, North Carolina, on November 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to provide notice pursuant to NCGS 153A-239.1 of naming a road. For more information contact the Alleghany County E-911/Mapping Office at (336) 372-7920. The public is invited to attend.


The Alleghany County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting on Thursday November 9th, at 3:30 pm in the Commissioners Board Room at 348 S Main Sparta, NC. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the proposed courthouse expansion with the county commissioners, judges, clerk of court and sheriff. The public is invited to attend.

Beautification Ordinance (formerly referred to as Nuisance Ordinance)

Here is the proposed Alleghany County Beautification Ordinance (formerly referred to as the Nuisance Ordinance).  Please click on the attached link to view the document.

The official online comment period for the Alleghany County Beautification Ordinance has ended.  You may still contact the County Manager or any of the County Commissioners to provide feedback on the proposed ordinance.

Thank you all for your input.  Beautification Ordinance of Alleghany County (Proposed)

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the proposed FY 2017-2018 budget has been submitted to the Alleghany County Board of Commissioners, pursuant to NCGS 159-12. The Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing regarding the proposed FY 2016-2017 budget on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 6:30 pm in the Board Meeting Room of the Alleghany County Administration Building, 348 South Main Street, Sparta, North Carolina. The proposed budget is available for inspection in the County Manager’s Office at the County Administration Building.

Notice of Public Hearing

On June 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm, the Alleghany County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing seeking input into the possible closing of the intersection of Highway 18 and Osborne Road and the possible addition of Health Services Road into the NC DOT system. The proposed changes are intended to ease traffic flow into and out of the Alleghany County Transfer Station. Any public comment is encouraged. If you have any questions, please contact the County Manager’s office at 336-372-4179.

Lauren Linker
Clerk to Board of Commissioners

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