Controversy over church sign removal

Controversy over church sign removal

by Leah Justice Several Saluda residents made it clear they are not happy with city council’s decision to remove off-premise church signs and allow ... Read more

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Polk sheriff’s office alerts Verizon users of scam

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is warning everyone to be extremely careful when answering calls they do not recognize. A new telephone scam has begun ... Read more

  1. Green Creek Fire Department receives equipment grant
  2. Man arrested on soliciting minors by texts
  3. Early voting starts tomorrow in Polk

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Tryon police arrest man for IGA break-in

Tryon police arrest man for IGA break-in

The Tryon Police Department recently arrested a South Carolina man for breaking into the IGA grocery store in Tryon on Sept. 30. John Edgar Okdie, ... Read more

Polk County Sheriff candidates biographies

  Donald Hill I am a native of Polk County, graduating from Tryon High School in 1987.  In 1990 I graduated from Haywood Community College ... Read more

Polk candidates answer Bulletin questions

Editor’s Note: Polk County commissioner and sheriff candidates for this year’s general election will participate in a forum Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m., at ... Read more

Columbus Police seize 800 steroid doses

Columbus Police seize 800 steroid doses

The Columbus Police Department arrested Adam Milledge Oct. 19 after a vehicle pursuit, and seized more than 800 doses of steroids, as well as marijuana. ... Read more

DA to file no charges against former Polk board of elections director

The office of District Attorney Greg Newman announced Monday, Oct. 20 that a criminal investigation of former Polk County Board of Elections director Tracey Waters ... Read more

  1. Crowd of 340 attends event at Tryon International Equestrian Center
  2. Barth named Columbus town manager
  3. Polk County Commissioner candidates
  4. Sunny View man attacked by suspected rabid coyote
  5. County schedules workshop on jail needs Monday
  6. Polk County Property Transfers, Sept. 16-30, 2014
  7. Polk County Board of Commissioner Oct. 20 agenda
  8. Spirits in the Woods: Carving faces for public spaces
  9. Polk’s high school students receive thousands in college credits
  10. Polk sheriff’s office collects more than 23k pills recently


Polk’s Phipps crowned homecoming queen 2014

Polk’s Phipps crowned homecoming queen 2014

Polk County Senior Sarah Phipps was crowned Homecoming Queen 2014 during last Friday night’s Wolverine football game. Kara Overholt won runner up and Georgia Garrett ... Read more

  1. Wolverines dominate the vikings 37-13
  2. Bishop named Landrum High School Homecoming Queen
  3. Cardinals take on Wildcats at Landrum


Happy birthday, Tryon Concert Association

Happy birthday, Tryon Concert Association

At 60 years old, Tryon Concert Association may be too young to qualify for Social Security or Medicare, but as an organization that has enjoyed ... Read more

List of Priorities is the title

During this election time, I hope we all stop and ask our candidates – and, elected officials – where early childhood investments are on their ... Read more

Let me get this straight

When the Democrats had control of the Board of County Commissioners (BOC), they allowed citizens three minutes to speak and that was just fine ... Read more


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


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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