Landrum’s welcome center to get a makeover

Landrum’s welcome center to get a makeover

By the end of this year, visitors to the South Carolina Welcome Center on Interstate 26 near Landrum will see some significant changes to signage, ... Read more

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Polk County July 16 District Court results

In Polk County District Court Wednesday, July 16, 2014, with Judge Emily G. Cowan presiding, 130 cases were heard. Some cases were continued, dismissed or ... Read more

  1. Polk County Sheriff’s Office report July 6 – 20
  2. Saluda City Hall sees major renovations
  3. Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Report

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Media center addition in progress at Sunny View Elementary

Media center addition in progress at Sunny View Elementary

When the halls and classrooms of Sunny View Elementary School fill up in August with the sounds of excited children starting a new school year, ... Read more

Five foot draw down leaves Lake Adger lacking

A five-foot drawdown of the water level in Polk County’s Lake Adger, has revealed the high level of sedimentation that a professional study and subsequent ... Read more

Saluda historical society eyes new city hall for museum

Saluda historical society eyes new city hall for museum

The Saluda Historical Society officially asked city council last week if it could make use of an empty room in the newly renovated city hall ... Read more

  1. Edwards signs publishing deal for two YA book series
  2. Notes from July 8 Landrum City Council meeting
  3. Farm service deadline Aug. 1
  4. Farm Service Agency County Committee nominations deadline August 1
  5. Selena Coffey, Foothills Humane Society executive Director
  6. New interns reaching out with Outreach
  7. Farmland July 25 and 26 at Tryon Theater
  8. Polk registers 70 new companies in first three months of 2014
  9. Polk district court results
  10. Saluda to enforce temporary sign ordinance


PCHS Athletes attend FCA Leadership Camp

PCHS Athletes attend FCA Leadership Camp

A group of eight student athletes from PCHS and one from PCMS traveled to St. Simon’s Island, Ga. along with a group from Chapman High ... Read more

  1. Polk names Molly Corhn to lead volleyball program
  2. Area softball players to play in national tournament
  3. Polk’s Brady selected for 2A All- State


Nutrition Concepts for Health And Fitness class

Nutritional Concepts for Health and Fitness classes offered by Foothills Wellness Center will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at ... Read more

Teens get crafty at the Landrum Library

Teens get crafty at the Landrum Library

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American Red Cross launches “100 Days of Summer. 100 Days of Hope.” blood donation campaign

“Every day this summer is a chance to give a lifesaving gift,” said Sharon Pitt, CEO of the Carolinas Blood Services Region. “Making a blood ... Read more


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

What a shame

To the editor: The 4th of July festival has been a great event for the towns’ ... 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


Virginia “Jennie” Bradshaw

Virginia “Jennie” Pack Bradshaw, 67, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at White Oak Manor, Tryon, N.C. A native of Polk Co., N.C., she was ... Read more

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