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South Carolina’s sales tax-free holiday weekend begins Friday

Those who are planning to start back-to-school shopping soon may want to schedule their purchases for this weekend. ...

Community

Learn about both sides of Prohibition at the next Live@Lanier

At Lanier Library, Tuesday, August 23 at 3 p.m., hear author Kathryn Smith’s lively stories about folks on ...

Columbus

Help save lives by donating blood

Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Once a ...

Business

Daffy Jills Garden Club makes a donation to  local 4H

The Daffy Jills Garden Club presented a check this week for $600 to the local 4H to be ...

Arts

Tryon Presbyterian Church presents tenor Alexander Harrelson Sunday afternoon

By Doug Clark   Tryon Presbyterian Church is proud to present one of its own, tenor Alexander Harrelson, ...

Education

Community Foundation funding helps Dill drive community involvement with Polk County Schools

Finding funding to help provide more educational opportunities for Polk County Schools students. Helping teachers with the cost ...

Community

Keep an eye out for ticks

As the summer wanes, we can finally say goodbye to summertime pests. However, ticks, especially the deer tick, ...

Community

‘Reading is Fundamental’ at Polk Central Elementary

In 2004, students at Polk Central Elementary were identified as being in need of additional reading support. The ...

Education

‘Excited about the school year ahead’: Bean named next principal at Polk County High School

A familiar face is assuming the top leadership position at Polk County High School.   Polk County Schools ...

Community

‘On a small level, I was helping the town’: Local author shares the story of The Day Morris Quit

TRYON––Tryon’s mascot is none other than the beloved Morris the Horse. Thanks to local author Robin A. Edgar, ...

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Education

Veteran administrator Mostel named as Saluda Elementary principal

A veteran administrator with more than a decade of educational experience has been named the new principal of ...

Community

Stearns Park hosted Worship at the Park on Wednesday 

Monthly event has large turnout    COLUMBUS––Once a month between April and October, local churches come together for ...

Columbus

Learn about ‘Lost Communities of Polk County’ at upcoming PCHA program

Next month, the Polk County Historical Association’s August presentation will be an interesting program on the lost communities ...

Business

City of Landrum accepts KFC proposal

Construction set to begin in early 2023   LANDRUM––Earlier this year, the City of Landrum received a proposal ...

Education

National Night Out event set for Tuesday

Campobello community teams up to collect and provide free school supplies    CAMPOBELLO––This Tuesday, August 2, Campobello will ...

Community

Native Plant Garden at Congregational Church (UCC) in Tryon

The Creation Care team at the Congregational Church in Tryon was interested in using only native plants for ...

Columbus

Lavender Room provides a place for relaxation for St. Luke’s Hospital staff

The Foundation for St. Luke’s Hospital recently received a $5,000 grant from the Polk County Community Foundation to ...

Community

Tryon program RISE! was a spectacular success 

RISE! 2022–the Roseland Institute for Summer Enrichment–was a tremendous success. The program, held July 11-21, drew 32 young ...

Community

Tryon Seventh-day Adventist Church receives donation from Pisgah Health Foundation

Tryon Seventh-day Adventist Church has received $10,000 from the Pisgah Health Foundation to help feed local neighbors in ...

Arts

Special segment featuring Tryon to air on PBS Thursday night

Tryon will be featured in a special segment that premieres Thursday night, July 28, at 9 p.m. on ...