Service Animal Project celebrates two years

Service Animal Project celebrates two years

Service Animal Project (SAP), formed in 2012 by Foothills Humane Society volunteers Ann Goodheart, Sev Bennett and Mary Ann Merrill, has since added a fourth ... Read more

Latest news

Polk County Board of Elections calls special meeting

In pursuant to the North Carolina General Statutes an open meetings 143-318-12 the Polk County Board of Elections has called a special meeting on Tuesday, ... Read more

  1. Columbus Police Department Weekly Report
  2. Tryon Commissioners debate kiosk location
  3. Columbus to support Veteran’s Day parade

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News

Police Dept. updates council on officers at St. Luke’s Hospital

At the Aug. 21 Columbus Town Council meeting, Chris Beddingfield, chief of police, presented a progress report to council providing details of the activities of ... Read more

Polk Board of Elections Director resigns

With a just a little over two months until the November election, Polk County Board of Elections Director Tracy Waters resigned. Waters sent an email to ... Read more

Polk County property transfers

Register of Deeds Aug. 1-15, 2014 August 1 Grantor: Hancock, Julianne M. Yocum, David A. Hancock, Nigel A.J. Hancock, Julianne M./AIF Grantee: Tomlinson, Laurie A. ... Read more

Polk County District Court results for Aug. 20

During Polk County District Court on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, with Judge Pete Knight presiding, 297 cases were heard. Some cases were continued, dismissed or ... Read more

Possible sink hole closes part of Jervy road in Tryon

Possible sink hole closes part of Jervy road in Tryon

The Town of Tryon closed Jervey Road last week after a sinkhole near Trade Street was discovered last Friday. Town crews were expected to examine ... Read more

  1. PAC announces trail closure
  2. Landrum hedges take on new shape
  3. Polk’s elementary schools to offer free breakfast, lunch
  4. Top dairy goat genetics in Polk County
  5. Shelby Lions tumble Wolverines 50 – 20
  6. After school, school’s out program offered by Polk
  7. City Of Landrum and The Well to host Labor Day festival
  8. Polk approves economic development plan
  9. Drum circle offers West African rhythms in library setting
  10. O’Duggan’s Coffee and Ice Cream relocates, adds hot dogs

Sports

Wolverines Cross Country team opens season

Wolverines Cross Country team opens season

Polk County Wolverine Cross Country teams raced their season opener Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Western North Carolina Cross Country Carnival held at Jackson Park ... Read more

  1. Cardinals take on the Devildogs
  2. Shelby Lions tumble Wolverines 50 – 20
  3. Darby named 2014 Shrine Bowl Run coach

Community

Service Animal Project celebrates two years

Service Animal Project celebrates two years

Service Animal Project (SAP), formed in 2012 by Foothills Humane Society volunteers Ann Goodheart, Sev Bennett and Mary Ann Merrill, has since added a fourth ... Read more

Polk Wellness

“Community” is often defined as “a group of people living in an area sharing a common interest”. The majority of my own experiences within our ... Read more

Free theater and laughter at TFAC September 14

 As Shakespeare’s Hamlet said, “The play’s the thing.”  Well, actually he said a bit more than that, but most definitely the play’s the thing come Sunday, September ... Read more

Columns

Being proud of Nina Simone

I’d never heard of Nina Simone when I moved to Tryon, but when I looked her up online, I realized I knew and loved many ... 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

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