Anna Pilston: Settling in at Landrum Library

Anna Pilston: Settling in at Landrum Library

Landrum Library’s new branch librarian, Anna Pilston, took over that position on June 15 after the retirement of Lee Morgan, but Pilston has lived in ... Read more

Latest news

Polk arrests two for possessing 3,000 Oxycodone pills

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men along I-26 after discovering they had approximately 3,000 oxycodone pills in their possession. Read more

  1. Rep. Patrick McHenry urges Duke Energy to “scrap” route through Polk County
  2. News briefs
  3. South Carolinians urge PSC to shut down transmission line project

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News

Mullins’ trial scheduled to begin Monday

A Polk County jury is scheduled to hear the case of Alfard Mullins Jr., of Landrum next week, who faces charges including first-degree rape of ... Read more

Anonymous donor provides free lunch for Polk middle school students

Approximately 1,600 Polk County students currently enrolled in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade will be receiving free breakfast and lunch for the 2015-16 school year. Read more

Polk County’s election director resigns

Polk County will face this year’s municipal election without a permanent director. Elections director Karen Lawrence resigned Tuesday, Aug. 18 during the election board’s regular monthly ... Read more

Polk County District Court results for Aug. 19

In Polk County District Court on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, with Judge Mack Brittain presiding, 140 cases were heard. Some cases were continued, dismissed or ... Read more

Polk County Sheriff’s Office seeks donations for Pounds for Paws program

Polk County Sheriff’s Office pet food drive, Pounds for Paws, was started close to seven years ago and has helped to feed more than 300 ... Read more

  1. Rep. Patrick McHenry urges Duke Energy to “scrap” route through Polk County
  2. Asheville radio station to broadcast frequency in Tryon
  3. Saluda community meeting draws large crowd
  4. Tryon Garden Club receives grant for maintenance of Pearson’s Falls
  5. Polk County kicks off new school year Monday
  6. Tryon International Film Festival to feature “Harry & Snowman”
  7. Bank account set up for Trey Miller family
  8. McCreery Park gazebo to receive kid-friendly face lift
  9. Three murder cases in Polk court Wednesday
  10. Tryon man dies in house fire Saturday

Sports

Wolverines to visit the Knights this evening

Wolverines to visit the Knights this evening

Polk County High School’s varsity football team might be back at full strength when the Wolverines visit the North Henderson Knights this evening in ... Read more

  1. Cardinals hope to contain the Devildogs tonight
  2. Polk pulls off a win Friday vs. Chase
  3. Polk Wolverines beat Chase 23-13 in football season opener

Community

Anna Pilston: Settling in at Landrum Library

Anna Pilston: Settling in at Landrum Library

Landrum Library’s new branch librarian, Anna Pilston, took over that position on June 15 after the retirement of Lee Morgan, but Pilston has lived in ... Read more

Tryon: It’s the way it used to be

Remember the way it used to be? When times were simpler, there was less crime, fewer divorces, terrorist attacks or candidates for the republican nomination ... Read more

PRO Physical Therapy starts healthy aging series Sept. 1

PRO Physical Therapy & Fitness Center is celebrating throughout the month of September in preparation for National Physical Therapy Month in October, with a special ... Read more

Columns

Interesting and fun facts about fruit and vegetables

Most folks agree we all need several servings of fruits and vegetables each day. The amounts I recommend are, for children two to eight years ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Councilman Hamby thanks Columbus citizens

To the editor: I just wanted to take an opportunity to thank the Columbus Town Council ... 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

Trey Javon Miller

Trey Javon Miller of Sunny Knoll Acres Dr. in Asheville, passed away Aug. 22, 2015. His funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 29 at ... Read more