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Saluda Fire & Rescue to host annual Independence Day fundraiser

SALUDA – Saluda Fire and Rescue will be hosting their annual Independence Day firework fundraiser at Orchard Lake ...

Business

Foundation will continue legacy of Hospice of the Carolina Foothills

Hospice of the Carolina Foothills (HOCF) recently sold its hospice and palliative care licenses to Agape Care Group ...

Community

What is coming to Landrum’s empty Bi-Lo building?

City of Landrum comments on current status   LANDRUM––Popular small-town gossip and rumors are spreading around Landrum regarding ...

Community

Professional Bull Riders Team Series rides into Tryon

Tryon PBR Chute Out to feature new team, the Carolina Cowboys   This weekend, June 24 and June ...

Equestrian

Tryon Riding & Hunt Club Charity Horse Show: Pinning winners, supporting local charities

The Tryon Riding & Hunt Club’s (TR&HC) 94th Charity Horse Show lived up to its historic tradition for ...

Education

Holland receives 2022 Norman L. Spivey Memorial Scholarship 

Maggie Holland has been named the 2022 recipient of the Norman L. Spivey Memorial Scholarship. A Polk County ...

Community

Lights out for local wildlife 

When you look at earth from a satellite perspective at night, it is never dark. Buildings and homes ...

Community

Tryon Hounds offering Trip Hoffman Memorial Riding Scholarship  

The Tryon Hounds is proud to present the Trip Hoffman Memorial Riding Scholarship for fox hunting enthusiasts in ...

Arts

Summer Tracks Concert Series continues with Unspoken Tradition

Tryon’s most popular summer music series—Summer Tracks—welcomes Unspoken Tradition on Friday, July 1.   Unspoken Tradition is about ...

Community

PCHS woodshop class lends aid to Columbus Fabulous 4th of July committee

The Polk County High School woodshop class recently stepped in and helped the Columbus Fabulous 4th of July committee, ...

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Jason Fox Award presented to Carmello Javon Young

Robert Jason Fox, best known as Jason, was a native of Tryon. He attended the Polk County School ...

Arts

‘A bright light in dark times’: Two local artists live their dream in Saluda

eARThly Minds marks one-year anniversary   Some people think opening a small business, especially an artistic one, during ...

Business

Columbus McDonald’s changes ownership

Charlotte based company purchases multiple nearby McDonald’s   COLUMBUS – Last week, Stanton Enterprise, a Charlotte-area operator of ...

Community

The 49th Annual Columbus Fire Department BBQ and Gospel Sing is set for Independence Day Weekend

The 49th Annual Columbus Fire dept BBQ and Gospel Sing will return on Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m., ...

Education

Polk Middle eighth-graders take agricultural step back in time with garden project

Building, digging, planting, and watering. These are not the typical activities in an eighth-grade history class, but they ...

Community

Polk County Sheriff’s Office wraps up fifth season of ‘I Am Somebody Camp’

Record number of kids attend camp this summer POLK COUNTY– Last week, a record-breaking 60 plus children attended ...

Community

Tales of Tryon: Hub Arledge and Bill McCall’s Boyhood Memories of 1950s Tryon

The Tryon History Museum is planning a special Tales of Tryon presentation featuring two enthusiastic presenters, Hub Arledge ...

Community

Steps to HOPE featured at international event, receives TR&HC grant

Patty Otto, Steps to HOPE Board President, and Chip Boyle, Board Member, were the guests of the Tryon ...

Education

Math Accelerate, a free tutoring program, avaliable for local middle school students

Does your middle school child need some extra help with math? Could they use guidance on basic math ...

Education

Schweitzer to become Polk County Schools’ Director of Operations

Polk County High School Principal Dr. Brandon Schweitzer is moving into a new role with Polk County Schools. ...