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Polk slips into first drought conditions since last September

After ending 2015 almost 10 inches above normal rainfall for the year, Polk County is now in the initial classification of drought conditions. Polk County is ... Read more

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Tryon approves purchase of new police Ford Explorer Tryon Town Council approved the purchase of a new Ford Explorer for its police department during its April ... Read more

Columbus to open bids on police department expansion May 4

The Town of Columbus is moving forward with an expansion to its police department building, with the bid opening scheduled for next Wednesday, May 4. ... Read more

Controversial Lynn billboard vandalized

Controversial Lynn billboard vandalized

Drivers on Hwy. 108 in Lynn Thursday morning noticed a recent addition to a controversial billboard located by the Skyuka Rd. intersection. The graffiti references ... Read more

Columbus applies for $1.165 million loan for water/sewer projects

The Town of Columbus signed a letter of conditions last week to apply for a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) loan for more than ... Read more

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  1. Town of Columbus displays quilts at town hall
  2. Fatal motorcycle wreck occurs near Landrum Tuesday: One charged with two counts of DUI
  3. Multiple fire departments respond to out of hand control burn at TIEC
  4. Cost to replace courthouse retaining wall is $94k
  5. Columbus to take down glass partition at town hall
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