Polk transportation applies for grant for public bus stops

Polk transportation applies for grant for public bus stops

by Leah Justice leah.justice@tryondailybulletin.com The Polk County Transportation Authority has applied for two grants recently in order to provide a new bus route for passengers ... Read more

Latest news

Shepherd’s Feast still in need of volunteers

An amazing thing happens on Christmas Day at Polk County Middle School. Dozens of volunteers gather to create a free Christmas meal for the community. ... Read more

  1. New honor society at Isothermal Community College
  2. Changes in hospital board come with new year
  3. Discover Columbus committee sponsors public art show, Dec. 17

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News

Rep. McHenry to hold office hours in Columbus Dec. 19

Rep. Patrick McHenry’s (R-NC 10th District) staff will hold office hours in Polk County on Friday, Dec. 19 from 2 – 5 p.m. at the ... Read more

Polk gives annual beautification awards

Polk gives annual beautification awards

by Leah Justice leah.justice@tryondailybulletin.com The Polk County Appearance Commission distributed its 2014 beautification awards to individuals and businesses during the Dec. 1 county commissioner meeting ... Read more

Pursuing other options for the mentally ill in crisis situations

Pursuing other options for the mentally ill in crisis situations

By Claire Sachse claire.sachse@tryondailybulletin.com Police officers are often the first responders to emergency calls involving people with a serious mental illness, a drug or alcohol ... Read more

Cowan retires from Polk Board of Education after 32 years

Cowan retires from Polk Board of Education after 32 years

By Alissa Fiorillo alissa.fiorillo@tryondailybulletin.com James Cowan, who has spent over three decades on the Polk County Board of Education, has decided to retire from his ... Read more

Artisan market coming to Landrum in 2015

Artisan market coming to Landrum in 2015

By Claire Sachse claire.sachse@tryondailybulletin.com Landrum will soon be seeing construction on a new business at 219 N. Howard Ave. Approved by the Design Review Board ... Read more

  1. Warm weather, sunshine for parade watchers in Columbus Saturday
  2. Celtic fiddler to bring Scottish holiday celebration to TFAC
  3. Wolverine women fall to Madison in defensive battle
  4. Madison outlasts Polk in men’s conference game
  5. Polk’s head football coach reflects on challenges of coaching, teaching
  6. News briefs
  7. TFAC exhibits encore presentation
  8. St. Luke’s announces fee reductions
  9. Carolina Community Chorus presents Christmas concert, Dec. 14
  10. Annual Shepherd’s Feast planning underway, in need of volunteers

Sports

Wolverines to host Shelby, Smoky Mountain in wrestling tonight

Wolverines to host Shelby, Smoky Mountain in wrestling tonight

Polk, Landrum wrestling teams each split in double dual meet By Mark Schmerling “It’s nice to come back, and beat Landrum,” announced Polk County wrestling ... Read more

  1. Wolverine women fall to Madison in defensive battle
  2. Madison outlasts Polk in men’s conference game
  3. Polk’s head football coach reflects on challenges of coaching, teaching

Community

Shepherd’s Feast still in need of volunteers

Shepherd’s Feast still in need of volunteers

An amazing thing happens on Christmas Day at Polk County Middle School. Dozens of volunteers gather to create a free Christmas meal for the community. ... Read more

New honor society at Isothermal Community College

Isothermal Community College recently started a new chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). The college is partnering with Rutherford and Polk County high ... Read more

Changes in hospital board come with new year

Changes in hospital board come with new year

Fred Foy, a long-time member of St. Luke’s Hospital Board of Trustees, was recognized recently for his service to the community’s hospital. Following the November ... Read more

Columns

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

Obituaries

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