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Janet Sciacca: Life experiences make her uniquely qualified for chamber work

Janet Sciacca: Life experiences make her uniquely qualified for chamber work

Janet Sciacca, executive director of the Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce, began qualifying early for that position. Creativity, resiliency, a strong work ethic, a passion ... Read more

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Tryon Midnight Dec. 31 Tryon Town Council during its Dec. 16 meeting approved handling alcohol at Tryon’s New Year’s Eve celebration downtown, the same as ... Read more

  1. Wolverine women coast to 57-15 win over East Henderson
  2. Pacolet River stream bank restoration complete in Lynn
  3. Traditional Russian bells concerts scheduled

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Tryon Midnight to ring in the new year with all-local flair, fun for all ages

Tryon Midnight to ring in the new year with all-local flair, fun for all ages

On Wednesday, Dec. 31 beginning at 7 p.m., Tryon will host its annual “Tryon Midnight” event at the clock tower and St. Luke’s Plaza in ... Read more

KidSenses to offer free admission on Fridays

KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum recently announced the award of a $25,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation for its new Fantastic Friday’s free admission program. ... Read more

Columbus to hold special meeting

The Columbus Town Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at 5:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Columbus Town ... Read more

Fast action by Columbus police officer saves a life

Fast action by Columbus police officer saves a life

On Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at 3:44 a.m., Columbus Police Officer Chris Ruff was dispatched to a residence in Columbus for a 911 hang up ... Read more

Campobello man shot in head will be charged

by Leah Justice leah.justice@tryondailybulletin.com A Campobello man was found Wednesday, Dec. 17 in a ditch shot in the head on Walnut Hill Church Rd., according ... Read more

  1. Shepherd’s Feast still in need of volunteers
  2. Polk transportation applies for grant for public bus stops
  3. New honor society at Isothermal Community College
  4. Changes in hospital board come with new year
  5. Discover Columbus committee sponsors public art show, Dec. 17
  6. Rep. McHenry to hold office hours in Columbus Dec. 19
  7. Polk gives annual beautification awards
  8. Pursuing other options for the mentally ill in crisis situations
  9. Cowan retires from Polk Board of Education after 32 years
  10. Artisan market coming to Landrum in 2015

Sports

Wolverine women coast to 57-15 win over East Henderson

Wolverine women coast to 57-15 win over East Henderson

By Mark Schmerling Building leads of 11-2, 14-2 and 29-6, Polk County crushed East Henderson, 57-15, in varsity women’s basketball action at Columbus on Wednesday. Polk ... Read more

  1. Wolverine wrestlers look ahead to conference schedule
  2. Wolverines to host Shelby, Smoky Mountain in wrestling tonight
  3. Wolverine women fall to Madison in defensive battle

Community

News briefs

Tryon Midnight Dec. 31 Tryon Town Council during its Dec. 16 meeting approved handling alcohol at Tryon’s New Year’s Eve celebration downtown, the same as ... Read more

Janet Sciacca: Life experiences make her uniquely qualified for chamber work

Janet Sciacca: Life experiences make her uniquely qualified for chamber work

Janet Sciacca, executive director of the Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce, began qualifying early for that position. Creativity, resiliency, a strong work ethic, a passion ... Read more

Traditional Russian bells concerts scheduled

Russian Chapel Hills Winery will host traditional Russian bell-ringing performances Friday, Dec. 26 at 2 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Jan. ... Read more

Columns

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

Obituaries

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