LMS celebrates icon of American courage and freedom

LMS celebrates icon of American courage and freedom

In recognition of Black History Month, Landrum Middle School’s student body of 226, from sixth through eighth grade, attended a reenactment performed by local resident, ... Read more

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Polk spends $109K on merit based employee raises this year

Many Polk County government employees recently received a merit increase in pay following evaluations this year that cost the county $109,504 for this fiscal year ... Read more

  1. Polk commission candidates to respond to Bulletin questions
  2. Newsbriefs
  3. Polk slips to 24th lowest unemployment rate in state

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Polk makes marijuana, cocaine arrest

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mill Spring man last week for marijuana and cocaine charges. Braelyn Metcalf, 21, of 85 Metcalf Ln., Mill Spring ... Read more

First Baptist Church of Tryon’s playground vandalized

First Baptist Church of Tryon’s playground vandalized

The playground at Tryon First Baptist Church is now locked and blocked with police tape after it was vandalized and damaged sometime the week before ... Read more

Hampton St./Ct. confusion still an issue after woman gets hit by beam

Hampton St./Ct. confusion still an issue after woman gets hit by beam

Columbus Town Council recently heard concerns about Hampton Court and Hampton Street getting confused in GIS when a beam fell on a woman on Hampton ... Read more

Tryon seeks estimates on major street/sidewalk plan

Tryon seeks estimates on major street/sidewalk plan

After speaking of the town's infrastructure crumbling, particularly needed repairs to streets, Tryon commissioners have asked staff for estimates on at least three major street ... Read more

TIEC releases 2016 Tryon Spring Series dates

Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) and Tryon Resort will welcome equestrian competitors back to the rolling hills of western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains in ... Read more

  1. Now, that’s a horse of another color!
  2. Tryon foreclosing on Jervey-Palmer building
  3. Columbus amends utility deposit ordinance
  4. Polk School Board discusses new school buses, snow make up days
  5. Town of Tryon receives historic district recognition from the National Park Service
  6. Polk will not enact noise ordinance for barking dogs
  7. Marr sworn in as Polk’s new election director
  8. Tractor-trailer wreck kills South Carolina man near Saluda
  9. Snow Storm Jonas photos
  10. Consultants say new Polk jail to cost $7.9 million

Sports

Owen nips Polk men in double O/T

Owen nips Polk men in double O/T

When Polk County’s Holden Owens sank a three-pointer at the buzzer to send last Friday’s game into overtime, the Wolverines were fighting for recognition. At ... Read more

  1. Mountain Heritage tops both Wolverine teams in WHC basketball Monday
  2. Polk men first, women third, in WNC Polar Bear track and field meet
  3. Wolverines take two losses Friday night to Owen’s Vikings

Community

LMS celebrates icon of American courage and freedom

LMS celebrates icon of American courage and freedom

In recognition of Black History Month, Landrum Middle School’s student body of 226, from sixth through eighth grade, attended a reenactment performed by local resident, ... Read more

A Tale of Two Kitties … and 3P’s

A Tale of Two Kitties … and 3P’s

I don’t usually do follow up stories but one story has an ending that I want to share. You might remember the tale of two ... Read more

Harriet Tubman visits Landrum Middle School

Harriet Tubman visits Landrum Middle School

In recognition of Black History Month, Landrum Middle School’s student body of 226, from sixth through eighth grade, attended a reenactment performed by local resident, Karen McDowell. ... Read more

Columns

Help your e-commerce customers shop, not drop

As with brick-and-mortar retailing, e-commerce is all about the customer. Eddie Davis, senior director of merchant services for PayPal, says small business owners need to ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Bye-bye bucolic when brown signs go up

Regarding the article published Feb. 2, 2016 titled Town of Tryon receives historic district recognition from ... Read more

Where We Work

Pain, stress, need some time out?

The holidays are over, the decorations are stored away for another year, and it’s time to relax. If you’re having trouble shaking off the stress ... Read more

Obituaries

Annie Craig Curtis

Annie Craig Curtis, 84 of Rhodhiss went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at her daughter’s home surrounded ... Read more