Students receive commendation certificates

Students receive commendation certificates

  The Columbus Explorers Post 911 received certificates of commendation from Chief Beddingfield of the Columbus Police Department Thursday evening for their assistance during the ... Read more

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Driver charged in fatal wreck of Saluda man

The N.C. State Highway Patrol charged Mary Geouge, 61, of East Flat Rock with misdemeanor death by a vehicle following a July 16 crash in ... Read more

  1. Columbus Police to offer motorcycle safety class Aug. 1
  2. East Howard sewer line over half complete
  3. Columbus planning board approves order

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Columbus Fire substation construction completed

Columbus Fire substation construction completed

The Columbus Fire Department has recently completed construction on a substation located at 3948 Peniel Road., approximately four miles from the main station on S. ... Read more

Seasons of Life Adult Day Services now open in Columbus

Seasons of Life Adult Day Services now open in Columbus

With hopes dwindling last year if Polk County’s adult day life services could continue operation, June Beddingfield decided to step up and keep the dream ... Read more

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

Polk County Sheriff’s Office report July 6 – 20

From July 6 through July 20, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 253 calls. There were six felony arrests, 10 misdemeanor arrests, 25 civil papers ... Read more

Saluda City Hall sees major renovations

Saluda City Hall sees major renovations

Upstairs, city hall side to be complete Aug. 29 The City of Saluda edges closer and closer every day to a new city hall and ... Read more

  1. Landrum’s welcome center to get a makeover
  2. Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Report
  3. Fishing? Where?
  4. Media center addition in progress at Sunny View Elementary
  5. Five foot draw down leaves Lake Adger lacking
  6. Permanent sign at Veterans Park in Saluda
  7. Saluda historical society eyes new city hall for museum
  8. Edwards signs publishing deal for two YA book series
  9. Notes from July 8 Landrum City Council meeting
  10. Farm service deadline Aug. 1


Landrum High School Cheer Camp starts August 7

August 7 – 9, the 2014-2015 Landrum High School (LHS) Competition Cheerleading Team will be hosting the Cardinal Cheer Camp for children between the ages ... Read more

  1. PCHS Athletes attend FCA Leadership Camp
  2. Polk names Molly Corhn to lead volleyball program
  3. Area softball players to play in national tournament


St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary awards health career scholarships

The St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary sheds light on a growing problem — the nation is facing a major shortage of trained and qualified healthcare professionals ... Read more

Tryon Concert Association announces 2014-15 season

A landmark year – The Tryon Concert Association enters its 60th season of outstanding musical presentations. During this anniversary year four concerts featuring outstanding artists ... Read more

August teen events at Polk County Public Library

There’s a lot going on for teens at the Polk County Public Library this month. Check out all the fun events happening for middle and ... 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

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


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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