Crowd of 340 attends event at Tryon International Equestrian Center

Crowd of 340 attends event at Tryon International Equestrian Center

Polk County and Landrum businesses and government officials showed their support and excitement over the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) last week by turning out ... Read more

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DA to file no charges against former Polk board of elections director

The office of District Attorney Greg Newman announced Monday, Oct. 20 that a criminal investigation of former Polk County Board of Elections director Tracey Waters ... Read more

  1. Barth named Columbus town manager
  2. Polk County Commissioner candidates
  3. Sunny View man attacked by suspected rabid coyote

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County schedules workshop on jail needs Monday

Polk County Commissioners will discuss the future of its jail on Monday, Oct. 20. The board set a workshop for 6:15 p.m. in the commissioner ... Read more

Polk County Property Transfers, Sept. 16-30, 2014

Polk County Property Transfers Register of Deeds Sept. 16-30, 2014 September 16 Grantor: Hensley, Glenn B. Hensley, Lori D. Grantee: Powell, Travis S. Powell, Kelleigh ... Read more

Polk County Board of Commissioner Oct. 20 agenda

The Polk County Board of Commissioner meeting is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 20. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the commissioner meeting room on ... Read more

Spirits in the Woods: Carving faces for public spaces

Spirits in the Woods: Carving faces for public spaces

Artist Don Blackwell has the gift that allows him to “see” spirit faces in twisted tree trunks, discarded logs, in cypress knots and in walking ... Read more

Polk’s high school students receive thousands in college credits

Polk County’s high school students, both at the Polk County Early College and at Polk County High School, are receiving the equivalent of between $88,000 ... Read more

  1. Polk sheriff’s office collects more than 23k pills recently
  2. Greenville County sheriff report
  3. Landrum Police Dept. report
  4. Spartanburg County sheriff’s report
  5. Columbus Police Dept. report
  6. Polk County District Court results for Oct. 1
  7. Polk Sheriff’s Office arrests two for fraudulent credit cards
  8. New Polk tag/tax office grand opening Friday
  9. Town hall meeting in Saluda Thursday
  10. Hayes and Waters first same-sex couple married in Polk


Polk’s Phipps crowned homecoming queen 2014

Polk’s Phipps crowned homecoming queen 2014

Polk County Senior Sarah Phipps was crowned Homecoming Queen 2014 during last Friday night’s Wolverine football game. Kara Overholt won runner up and Georgia Garrett ... Read more

  1. Wolverines dominate the vikings 37-13
  2. Bishop named Landrum High School Homecoming Queen
  3. Cardinals take on Wildcats at Landrum


New owners at Tryon’s O’Duggans Coffee Pub

New owners at Tryon’s O’Duggans Coffee Pub

As of Oct. 4, O’Duggan’s Coffee Pub, located at 163 N. Trade St., has new owners. Matt Meininger and Brandi Royar bought the business from ... Read more

Indian inspired tea at Holy Cross Oct. 25

On Oct. 25, from 3 – 5 p.m., Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Tryon will be hosting an Indian-inspired tea to benefit the victims of ... Read more

Get your toe tapping at the Tryon Beer Fest

Get your toe tapping at the Tryon Beer Fest

If you are a beer connoisseur, or even a novice, no doubt you are counting down the days for Tryon's 3rd Annual Beer Fest that ... Read more


Golden girls or boys, we help each other along

Devoutly worshipping the oak Wherein the barred owl stares, The little feathered forest folk Are praying sleepy prayers: Praying the summer to be long And drowsy to the end, And daily ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

One small window on our world

To the Editor: We view from our breakfast table window a butterfly bush, a patch of ... Read more

Where We Work

Where we work: Crust & Kettle

Business: Crust & Kettle FEATURED: Owner and sole employee: Doris Lafever, “chief cook and bottle washer.” Phone Number: 828-749-3503 or 828-243-0387 Address: 1487 Ozone Dr, ... Read more


William Robert Wyatt

William Robert Wyatt, Sr., 82, of Campobello died July 24. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janie Rollins Wyatt; children William Robert ... Read more

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