Crossroads String Band entertains all ages at TFAC’s Peterson Amphitheater

Crossroads String Band entertains all ages at TFAC’s Peterson Amphitheater

The Crossroads String Band entertained a group of bluegrass and barbecue fans at the Tryon Fine Arts Center’s Peterson Amphitheater on Sunday, May 17. The free ... Read more

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Life-sized “Art of the Horse” project anticipated for Foothills area

By May 2016, you can expect to see the area’s equestrian art taken to a new level. Suzanne Strickland plans to bring 25 full-scale fiberglass ... Read more

  1. Columbus town council approves utility extensions for proposed apartment complex
  2. Polk sheriff’s office arrests two for growing marijuana
  3. Public hearing on Polk County’s budget Monday

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News

Polk County District Court results for May 20

In Polk County District Court on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, with Judge Emily G. Cowan presiding, 183 cases were heard. Some cases were continued, dismissed ... Read more

Columbus Police Department weekly report

The following report covers the week of May 18-24, 2015. Read more

Columbus to implement online water bill payment system

Official Payments, also known as ACI Worldwide, was awarded a five-year contract with the Town of Columbus that will allow water bill payments both online ... Read more

Saluda to plan several new festivals

Some new festivals and a familiar one that stopped many years ago could be in the City of Saluda’s future. Saluda City Council met May ... Read more

  1. Saluda’s Big Bradley Falls named North Carolina’s top gem
  2. Mohawk plant slated to close, 151 workers affected
  3. Green Creek, Columbus outside fire districts get re-rated
  4. Roundabout accident causes backups Tuesday afternoon
  5. Roger’s Diner brings 50s vibe to Tryon International Equestrian Center
  6. Tryon Toy Story event planned for September
  7. Chief Arrowood graduates county administrator course
  8. State to install rumblestrips along Hwy. 9
  9. Man shot in head on I-26 in Campobello, expected to recover
  10. Lisa Lyon: Tryon’s “jewel” of a library welcomes new director

Sports

Local cyclist completes fifth Assault on Mt. Mitchell

Local cyclist completes fifth Assault on Mt. Mitchell

In 1975, bicyclist John Bryan led a group of friends on a ride from Spartanburg, S.C. over 102 miles to the top the Mount Mitchell ... Read more

  1. Tryon Hounds to host Boots, Shoot & Boogie May 30 at FENCE; BBQ, square dance to be held after cowboy mounted shooting event
  2. Polk softball season over after third-round loss to Franklin
  3. Polk’s Overholt will play collegiate volleyball

Community

Crossroads String Band entertains all ages at TFAC’s Peterson Amphitheater

Crossroads String Band entertains all ages at TFAC’s Peterson Amphitheater

The Crossroads String Band entertained a group of bluegrass and barbecue fans at the Tryon Fine Arts Center’s Peterson Amphitheater on Sunday, May 17. The free ... Read more

Life-sized “Art of the Horse” project anticipated for Foothills area

By May 2016, you can expect to see the area’s equestrian art taken to a new level. Suzanne Strickland plans to bring 25 full-scale fiberglass ... Read more

Phipps to receive Stuart Forbes Polk High Scholar Award

The board of directors for the Stuart and Margaret L. Forbes Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2015 Stuart Forbes Polk ... Read more

Columns

Loving your neighbor as yourself

If you read my column from last month, or from many previous months for that matter, you will know that I hold one teaching of ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

If you think our water matters, come in your pajamas

To the editor: I am reaching out to all citizens of Polk County, who would like ... Read more

Where We Work

Roger’s Diner brings 50s vibe to Tryon International Equestrian Center

Located between newly built rings 1 and 2 of the Tryon International Equestrian Center, Roger’s Diner is the second restaurant unveiled on the property. Construction ... Read more

Obituaries

Ruth K. Vosburgh

Ruth K. Vosburgh, 86, died peacefully at Tryon Estates Thursday, May 21, 2015.  She was predeceased in 2010 by her husband of 59 years, Edward. She ... Read more