Published 8:17 pm Monday, October 26, 2009

Good Sense

There are so many good reasons to subscribe to the Tryon Daily Bulletin in both print and on the web.

The Tryon Daily Bulletin is the only complete source for local news in Polk County North Carolina and Northern Spartanburg and Greenville Counties South Carolina. Nowhere else but the Bulletin can you find all the news about local governments and community organizations along the state line surrounding Tryon, NC.


The Tryon Daily Bulletin is unique. Not only is it the world’s smallest daily newspaper, it also reports entirely local news with a few regional stories. We are surrounded by exciting and interesting people here and they help us write this newspaper: roughly three quarters of the news stories run by the Bulletin are written by people in the community who are eager to share information with their friends and neighbors.

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What you won’t find here is news from the wire services you can find in just about any other paper or on just about any other website. Where else but the Bulletin are you going to find out about people and places in the Thermal Belt? Nowhere.

Readers are Leaders

Readers of the Bulletin are active, involved and aware not only in Tryon, but Columbus, Saluda, Landrum, Green Creek, Sunny View, Cooper’s Gap, Collinsville, Sandy Plains, Mill Springs, Hunting Country and more.

Only $5 per month

Subscribing to the Tryon Daily Bulletin is easy, and inexpensive. Just $5 a month gets you the print edition home-delivered Monday through Friday, and password access to the “world’s smallest daily website,” where you can find everything from the print edition and more.

To subscribe, just click here, or call our office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. any business day. Ask for Judy, Winnie or Wanda. We accept all major credit cards.

You can choose our Easy Pay method, and pay just $5 a month, or you may prefer to take advantage of our current special offer and get 14 months for the price of 12.

Gateway to the Community

Either way, with a subscription to the Bulletin, you will have access to all the community information you need to stay involved, active, having fun and doing things in the Thermal Belt community.

To learn more about the history of the Bulletin, click here.

Click here for a list of clubs & organization covered by the Bulletin

  • American Association of University Women/ Tryon Area
  • American Legion and Auxiliary
  • American Red Cross/ Polk County Chapter
  • Super Saturday Children’s Theater Festival
  • Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce
  • Columbus Lions Club
  • Community Chorus
  • Democratic Party of Polk County
  • Foothills Astronomical Society
  • Foothills Crime Stoppers
  • Foothills Duplicate Bridge Club
  • Foothills Humane Society
  • Foothills Music Club
  • Friends of Harmon Field
  • Friends of the Polk County Library
  • Greater Gowensville Association
  • Green Blades Garden Club of Tryon
  • Green Creek Community Center
  • Green Creek Ruritan Club
  • Hospice of the Carolina Foothills
  • Kiwanis Club of Tryon
  • Lake Adger Friends
  • Lanier Library Association
  • Mountain Bizworks
  • Olde Tyme Radio Club
  • Operation Hope
  • Pacolet Area Conservancy
  • Pea Ridge Community Club
  • Polk County 4-H
  • Polk County Campus ICC Foundation
  • Polk County Community Foundation
  • Polk County Extension Service
  • Polk County Historical Association
  • Polk County Recreation Department
  • Polk County Republican Party
  • Polk County Republican Women’s Club
  • Polk County Rescue Squad
  • Polk County Senior Center/ the Meeting Place
  • Polk County Mental Health Center
  • Red Fox Country Club
  • Roseland Community Center
  • Rotary Club of Tryon
  • Saluda Community Land Trust
  • Save Our Slopes – Polk County Chapter
  • Second Wind Hall of Fame
  • St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary
  • St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation
  • St. Luke’s Hospital Board of Trustees
  • Stearns Park Committee
  • Steps to Hope
  • The Upstairs Artspace
  • Thermal Belt Community Tennis Association
  • Thermal Belt Friendship Council
  • Thermal Belt Habitat for Humanity
  • Thermal Belt Outreach
  • Thermal Belt Rotary Club of Tryon
  • Tryon Arts & Crafts
  • Tryon Concert Association
  • Tryon Country Club
  • Tryon Downtown Development Association
  • Tryon Fine Arts Center
  • Tryon Garden Club
  • Tryon Lions Club
  • Tryon Little Theater
  • Tryon Painters & Sculptors
  • Tryon Youth Center
  • Tryon/Polk County Board of Realtors
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Wednesday Meeting Place Bridge Club

Comprehensive Local Coverage

Every week you’ll see the names and faces of area movers and shakers in the Tryon Daily Bulletin. The number of local people and events that appear in the Bulletin demonstrates the vibrance of the local community and the central role the Bulletin plays in it. We play our part when we share our editorial opinion once a week and by covering local sports, and outdoor activities such as biking, hunting, and fishing. We also cover the comings & goings of local businesses and, of course, final farewells for our dear friends: obituaries.

Our staff reporters cover local government to let people know what’s being done with their tax dollars and how their elected officials are representing them. Education, infrastructure, public services, law enforcement, fire departments, long term planning, and court results are also covered regularly.

Click here for a list of the beats every month:

  • The Polk County Board of Commissioners
  • The Polk County Planning Board
  • The Tryon Town Council
  • The Tryon Planning Board
  • The Harmon Field Board of Supervisors
  • The Columbus Town Council
  • The Columbus Planning Board
  • The Saluda Board of Commissioners
  • The Landrum City Council
  • The Polk County Schools
  • The Polk County Schools Board of Education
  • Spartanburg County District One Schools
  • The Polk County Zoning Board of Adjustment
  • The Landrum Architectural Review Board

Between following those listed beats, we cover what’s happening in nearly every corner of the readership area, from Green Creek to Saluda, from Sunny View to Landrum, from Pea Ridge to Tryon and every spot in between.

Rich Online Content

In addition to finding all of this in print each weekday, subscribers can find all our content online at There you can read each day’s edition, page by page, just as you would a hard copy in your mailbox. Or you can read through our constantly updated web browser edition, where you can also find picture galleries, video stories and more. We are enhancing our web edition week by week. So subscribe and keep coming back for more.