Pearson’s Falls green restroom dedication ceremony Sunday

Pearson’s Falls green restroom dedication ceremony Sunday

Shown from left at the ceremonial ribbon cutting dedicating the new green restrooms at Pearson’s Falls Park, are Tryon Garden Club Vice President and special ... Read more

Latest news

What to do and not to do with orphaned wildlife

Spring is here and that means we will be having orphaned wildlife. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) tells us things to do and ... Read more

  1. TLT Theatrical Scholarship announced
  2. Glassy Mountain Fire Department sponsors 911 signs
  3. Polk County District Court results for April 9, 2014

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News

Saluda considers smoking ban

The City of Saluda is considering banning tobacco use from its parks as well as smoking in city vehicles. Saluda City Council met Monday, April ... Read more

Polk County Board of Commissioner’s Tuesday, April 22 agenda

Publisher’s Note: following is the agenda for the Polk County Board of Commissioner meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 22. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. ... Read more

Dancers participate in National Water Dance Project

Dancers participate in National Water Dance Project

On Saturday, April 12, eighty-four dance schools including elementary school students to college students, in Arts in Education programs from Alaska to Maine and from ... Read more

Carolina Foothills welcomes Atkins Tire

Carolina Foothills welcomes Atkins Tire

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held by the Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce to welcome new member Atkins Tire, in Campobello, S.C. Owner J.C. Atkins ... Read more

Commissioner says Polk’s chances high of running own tag office

by Leah Justice While one commissioner questioned the state desiring to run a tag office out of Polk County, another said Polk has an 80 ... Read more

  1. Tryon receives N.C. small town Main Street promotion award
  2. Winds knock out power to hundreds Tuesday
  3. Alcohol allowed at some McCreery Park events in Saluda
  4. County of Polk to utilize CodeRED Emergency Notification system
  5. Gala for Lennie’s Kids coming May 25
  6. RRHS awarded accreditation from the Joint Commission
  7. Second Chance Thrift Store staff recognized
  8. Easter Morning Service at St. Luke CME Church
  9. Fish Fry at St. Luke CME Church April 19
  10. Harmon Field Music Festival set for Saturday, April 26

Sports

Polk County Girls Track runner up at Western Highlands Conference

The Polk County Girls Track team finished second at the 2014 Western Highlands Conference Outdoor Track Championships April 9.  Hendersonville scored 186.50, Polk 165.50, Avery ... Read more

  1. Polk County Middle School golf’s April 10 match results
  2. PCHS Western Highlands Conference Outdoor Track Champions
  3. Another record-breaking meet for Polk County High track and field

Community

Alan Leonard and Fred Edwards speak at Brown Bag Lunch

Alan Leonard and Fred Edwards speak at Brown Bag Lunch

Alan Leonard and Fred Edwards spoke at the April 15 Brown Bag Lunch at Lanier Library Left to right: John Diekmann, Lanier Library Board Vice-President ... Read more

Landrum Rescue Squad Unit 11 annual barbecue

Landrum Rescue Squad Unit 11 annual barbecue

Landrum Rescue Squad Unit 11 held its annual barbecue on Saturday, April 12 to raise funds for needed equipment. The unit’s 20 active members and ... Read more

Area organizations display pinwheels for child abuse prevention month

Area organizations display pinwheels for child abuse prevention month

Many organizations and individuals in Polk County have shown their support of April being child abuse prevention month by displaying pinwheels outside their facilities and ... Read more

Columns

The story of the three bears

by Linda List Do you know Landrum’s three bears, Max, Caroline, and Jake?  These three wooden bears stand ready to welcome passersby to downtown Landrum.  ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Ray still has a hard time telling the truth

To the editor: I feel compelled to respond to Ray Gasperson’s letter to the editor in ... 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

Col. Robert Darden “Pete” Peterson

Colonel Robert Darden “Pete” Peterson, (USAF, Ret.), of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away peacefully at his home on March 2, 2014 at age 90. Pete ... Read more

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