Tryon News Briefs

Published 9:32 am Monday, April 22, 2013

Tryon approves resolution to support Polk tag office

• Tryon Town Council approved a resolution supporting a tag office being located in Polk County. Council met April 16 and approved the resolution, which has also been approved by the Polk County Board of Commissioners,  Saluda and Columbus councils. Polk commissioners have indicated they want a tag office located in the current Polk County Early College, which has plans to move to a building recently purchased near the high school.

Tryon renews contract for Fabulous 4th bike ride

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• Tryon Town Council on April 16 renewed a contact with the Rotary Club of Tryon to use Harmon Field for the Fabulous 4th of July Metric Century Bicycle Ride event to be held on July 4, 2013. The Rotary Club and Harmon Field Board of Supervisors also renewed the contract.

Tryon council remembers those in Boston tragedy

• Tryon Mayor Alan Peoples began council’s April 16 with a moment of silence for those in Boston. Mayor Pro-tem Roy Miller said it seems like every time a tragedy happens it pulls American citizens together. He suggested for those who pray to continue to pray for the families affected and thanked town employees for their service. Commissioner Wim Woody also said he appreciates public employees and their response in Boston as well as the response of regular people. All council members spoke of the tragedy during commissioner comments.