Green Creek woman donates blueberry farm profits in memory of Charleston 9

Green Creek woman donates blueberry farm profits in memory of Charleston 9

Through September, the end of blueberry picking season, Pia Prince will donate the proceeds from her 23-acre Green Creek blueberry farm to the families of ... Read more

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Lake Lanier July 4 boat parade 2015

Lake Lanier held its annual boat parade on Saturday, July 4 with 11 decorated boats and three paddle boards participating. This was the most participation ... Read more

  1. Mg12 brings the power of the Dead Sea to Tryon
  2. Author John Lane to read, sign new novel at Lanier Library
  3. Tryon Estates wins water lawsuit against Columbus: Columbus to hold info session July 14, 15 for water customers

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Bevin Corbin: Helping to make the festivities pop

Bevin Corbin: Helping to make the festivities pop

Food, family fun and fireworks on the fourth will make Columbus rock Saturday. The town’s 53rd annual Fabulous 4th of July Festival offers that and ... Read more

News briefs

Tryon Town Council decided last month to donate the last $500 needed for fundraising to TeDX. Council approved the donation during its June 16 meeting. Read more

Event scheduled in response to church shootings

An event in response to the church shootings in Charleston, S.C. will be held at Roger’s Park next Thursday, July 9. Read more

Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office monthly report

The following report covers the month of June, 2015. Read more

Polk County Sheriff’s Office weekly report for June 22-29

During the week of June 22-29, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 130 calls for service. There were 12 misdemeanor arrests, six citations, 33 civil papers ... Read more

  1. Polk residents object to 75-year water contract
  2. Fabulous Fourth of July: Rides, classic cars, music, recognition of EMS personnel promises a fun-filled celebration
  3. Landrum man dies in motorcycle accident Thursday morning
  4. Tryon Fine Arts Center calling artists for sculpture exhibit
  5. Board of education puts brakes on driver’s ed program
  6. Major Grooms’ Initiative to be implemented for remainder of the TEIC season
  7. Book signing at The Book Shelf
  8. Tryon approves 2015-2016 budget
  9. Municipal filing for 2015 election begins Monday
  10. Street children of Cambodia focus of July 9 talk at Tryon United Methodist

Sports

Wolverine track and field set state championship records

What a year for Polk County High School track and field! Following a stellar, record-breaking indoor track season where the Wolverines set a new NCHSAA 2A ... Read more

  1. Major Grooms’ Initiative to be implemented for remainder of the TEIC season
  2. Polk’s varsity football hosts 7-on-7 practices
  3. TIEC chosen for American Eventing Championships

Community

Mg12 brings the power of the Dead Sea to Tryon

Mg12 brings the power of the Dead Sea to Tryon

Tom Strader, owner of Mg12, is passionate about the benefits of magnesium. In 2014, he bought the company, formerly known as Magnesoothe, from Dave and ... Read more

Author John Lane to read, sign new novel at Lanier Library

Author John Lane to read, sign new novel at Lanier Library

The Lanier Library in Tryon announces a new monthly series featuring authors and speakers on a variety of topics. Thirsty for Learning Thursdays hearken back ... Read more

Fourth of July weekend safety tips

At the mention of the Fourth of July, I begin to anticipate barbecue, fresh corn, the gathering of family and friends, and of course fireworks. ... Read more

Columns

Picking up the pieces

I had just come back from visiting Betsy, a 10-year-old rescued Beagle, when I received the call. I was optimistic about Betsy though she was ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Out of control for 75 years

To the editor: Two years ago I listened as four members of the current board of ... Read more

Where We Work

Perry Ltd makes move from Tryon to Landrum

Perry Ltd has been providing kitchen-related products to the Tryon area since its creation in August of 2011. Tommie Perry, owner, started the mom and ... Read more

Obituaries

Marvis E. Hall

Marvis Eleene Strohmeyer Hall, 99, of Columbus, N.C. passed away on July 4, 2015. She was the daughter of the late George Aumiller and Ella Margaret Holler ... Read more