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Cannon & Son meeting the needs of the community

Cannon & Son meeting the needs of the community

Many years ago, Franklin Pierce Cannon (He goes by Pierce) knew he had a better future than one spent laboring as a sharecropper’s son in ... Read more

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Polk shuts out East Henderson; goes over .500

It’s debatable exactly which play by Polk County drove the nail into East Henderson in the Wolverines’ 34-0 football win at East Flat Rock on Friday night. ... Read more

  1. Greenville County sheriff weekly report
  2. Spartanburg sheriff’s report
  3. Rotary Club of Tryon supports Columbus Explorers Program

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Polk to hold water work session Monday

Polk County and Inman-Campobello Water District (ICWD) have decided to work together to not only draft long-range plans for Polk’s water system but to work ... Read more

Polk County Board of Commissioner Sept. 22 ​meeting ​agenda

Editor’s Note: following is the agenda for the Polk County Board of Commissioner meeting scheduled for Monday, Sept. 22. There is a work session on ... Read more

Foothills Fire District approves special purpose district

At the Sept. 16 meeting of the Foothills Fire District held at the Depot in Landrum, board members voted unanimously to create a special purpose ... Read more

Polk County Sheriff’s Office report Sept. 1-Sept. 15

From Sept. 1-Sept. 15, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 336 calls. Read more

Polk County property transfers

Register of Deeds Aug. 16-31, 2014   August 18 Grantor: Busch, Wayne T. Busch, Eileen E. Grantee: Sheffron, Billie Jean Sheffron, Scott H. Description: Columbus ... Read more

  1. Polk County District Court results for Sept. 10
  2. Landrum City Council adopts budget
  3. Foothills Fire District approves special purpose district
  4. Polk attorney to address issues in personnel policy
  5. 18-year old and juvenile arrested for manufacturing marijuana
  6. Polk sheriff honors volunteer Bourbeau for more than 4k hours
  7. Saluda City Council discusses sign ordinance, sign removal
  8. Polk BOC continues to hear complaints about public comment
  9. St. Luke’s Hospital sees suspected case of Enterovirus 68
  10. Hope Creations offers crafts, workshops

Sports

Polk  shuts out East Henderson; goes over .500

Polk shuts out East Henderson; goes over .500

It’s debatable exactly which play by Polk County drove the nail into East Henderson in the Wolverines’ 34-0 football win at East Flat Rock on Friday night. ... Read more

  1. Local athlete chosen as Youth Ambassador for Alpine World Ski Championships
  2. Red Fox Ladies to compete at state championships
  3. Polk County cross Country Sept. 16 at Shelby results

Community

Sly Fox Boutique opens at Tryon plaza

Sly Fox Boutique opens at Tryon plaza

It is a clothing boutique and so much more. Now open for business, the Sly Fox Boutique, located at 62A North Trade St. in Tryon between ... Read more

Friends of FENCE Hunter Pace at Greenspace of Fairview Sunday, Aug. 31

Friends of FENCE Hunter Pace at Greenspace of Fairview Sunday, Aug. 31

The first pace of the season began with summer temperatures, so the ride times started a bit earlier than usual to get riders and their ... Read more

Drawing Marathon generates new Upstairs exhibit

The quiet was surprising and, apart from the results, the most notable element of the “A Place at the Table” drawing marathon held in the ... 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

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