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New Life in Desolate Places

New Life in Desolate Places

Easter reminds me of spring, and spring reminds me of Easter. Both are seasons of new and unexpected life. The prophet Isaiah captured this newness ... Read more

TEDxTryon: Local ideas heard round the world

All of us who call Polk County and the surrounding area home know our region has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to remarkable ... Read more

TEDxTryon: Local ideas heard round the world

All of us who call Polk County and the surrounding area home know our region has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to remarkable ... Read more

Gowensville had own post office for almost a century

The first post office called Gowensville was established in 1803 within a store owned and operated by Major John “Buck” Gowen, who had commanded the ... Read more

Gowensville had own post office for almost a century

The first post office called Gowensville was established in 1803 within a store owned and operated by Major John “Buck” Gowen, who had commanded the ... Read more