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Beloved Morris the Horse holiday ornaments arrive in Tryon

As the holidays approach, Morris the Horse is making his traditional appearance on the annual Tryon Fine Arts ...

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Polk County Board of Commissioners meetings to be held Monday

POLK COUNTY–The Polk County Board of Commissioners will have two meetings, back to back, on Monday, Dec. 5. ...

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Local police advise community on how to stay safe during holidays 

FOOTHILLS––During the holiday season, the potential for car and home break-ins rises. Local law enforcement asks the community ...

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Partnership for the Children debuts new program, ‘Play to Learn’ 

FOOTHILLS–Beginning November 29, Partnership for the Children debuted its newest program, Play to Learn, a free family support ...

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Harmon Field Restoration Fund announced

Blue Ridge Hunter Jumper Association starts fund to make repairs to historic equestrian showgrounds TRYON–The Blue Ridge Hunter ...

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Highlighting three local garden clubs with Polk County Appearance Commission

POLK COUNTY–The Polk County Appearance Commission partners with local governments, volunteers, community groups, and art groups to collectively ...

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‘American Pickers’ to film in the area in early 2023

The American Pickers plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout our area in ...

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Foothills Humane Society hires new Shelter Director

POLK COUNTY––The Foothills Humane Society Board of Directors has hired a new Shelter Director., Kathy Hamilton, from Rutherford ...

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Polk girls pull away in final minutes to topple Piedmont Community Charter

Perfect? Not at all. Perfectly satisfactory for a season opener? Absolutely.   That’s how Polk County girls basketball ...

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Wolverines roar back to subdue Patriots in season opener

An early 10-point deficit didn’t faze Polk County, which was the second-best thing that head boys basketball coach ...

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The Meeting Place accepting donations for Christmas Cheer on Wheels event

Polk County’s Senior Services division, which is also known as The Meeting Place, is accepting donations for its ...

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Over 500 motorcycles participate Polk County Toy Run 

Dozens of bags of new toys collected, thousands of dollars raised   POLK COUNTY––The 2022 Polk County Toy ...

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Children invited to mail their letters to Santa

North Pole Mailbox installed at Stearns Park   COLUMBUS––Children of the community are invited to drop off their ...

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Food Lion, Outreach and Rotary serving our community

Polk County residents helped fund food donations through a partnership between shoppers, Food Lion, Feed America, Outreach, and ...

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TFAC to show classic film, Trading Places

Trading Places will be shown at Tryon Fine Arts Center (TFAC) on Tuesday, December 13 at 7 p.m. ...

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Polk County Commissioners meet with TubaChristmas organizer

Before a recent meeting, the Polk County Board of Commissioners met with Manfred Walter, Coordinator for TubaChristmas in ...

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Campobello crash claims life of Landrum man

CAMPOBELLO – On Friday, November 25, around 2:40 p.m. a single-vehicle accident occurred in Campobello that resulted in ...

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Polk County Schools and Polk County Sheriff’s Office release joint statement on illegal drugs in schools

COLUMBUS – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the Polk County School System are working together to keep ...

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Polk County Parks and Recreation seek volunteers for trail clean up

POLK COUNTY – The Polk Country Parks and Recreation are looking for volunteers to help with working on ...

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Campobello Christmas parade set for this Sunday 

Entry slots still available   CAMPOBELLO––The Town of Campobello’s annual Christmas Parade is set for this Sunday, December ...