Officials issued notice on an Octoberfest Flier Scam

Authorities are currently finding the whereabouts of the individuals who circulated a flier advertising an Octoberfest event at Lake James State Park. The fliers stated “Octoberfest, October 23rd, 24th, 2021, Lake James State Park, 7321 NC-126, Nebo,” with further details on vendor booth prices, different items with discounts like furniture, jewelry, antiques, and clothes. There is also an email address to contact the host for more information. The fliers are circulated around the areas of McDowell and Burke. Public Information Officer with N.C. Division Parks and Recreation Katie Hill said they were informed of the flier by the McDowell County [...]