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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 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

  1. Polk County Board of Commissioner Sept. 22 ​meeting ​agenda
  2. Foothills Fire District approves special purpose district
  3. Polk County Sheriff’s Office report Sept. 1-Sept. 15

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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

Polk County District Court results for Sept. 10

In Polk County District Court on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, with Judge Pete Knight presiding, 200 cases were heard. Some cases were continued, dismissed or ... Read more

Landrum City Council adopts budget

At the regular Landrum City Council meeting held Sept. 9, council members unanimously adopted a budget for the October 2014 through June 2015 abbreviated fiscal ... 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 attorney to address issues in personnel policy

The Polk County Board of Commissioners directed the county attorney to address some issues in the county’s current personnel policy and discussed the possible need ... Read more

  1. 18-year old and juvenile arrested for manufacturing marijuana
  2. Polk sheriff honors volunteer Bourbeau for more than 4k hours
  3. Saluda City Council discusses sign ordinance, sign removal
  4. Polk BOC continues to hear complaints about public comment
  5. St. Luke’s Hospital sees suspected case of Enterovirus 68
  6. Hope Creations offers crafts, workshops
  7. Maple Street renovation project getting finishing touches
  8. Tryon Resort asks Rutherford County to expand airport
  9. Landrum Police launch Are You OK?
  10. Creating a sense of community and activity

Sports

Red Fox Ladies to compete at state championships

Red Fox Ladies to compete at state championships

For the first time in Red Fox Country Club history (circa 1968), the tennis club will be represented in the North Carolina USTA League Championships. ... Read more

  1. Polk County cross Country Sept. 16 at Shelby results
  2. Wolverines to travel to East Flat Rock tonight
  3. Trailblazers no match for Wolverines

Community

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

Garrison Chapel Baptist Church celebrates Men’s Day

Men take the center stage with a weekend of activities at Garrison Chapel Baptist Church on Markham Road in Tryon, N.C. Read more

St. Luke CME Church Ushers Day Service Sept. 21

The Ushers of St. Luke CME Church in Tryon, N.C. cordially invite the public to their Ushers Day Service on Sept. 21, 2014 at 3 ... 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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