Thumbs Up Saturday

Published 11:56 pm Sunday, October 13, 2013

Editor’s note: The Tryon Daily Bulletin staff wanted to offer the community a way to pay recognition to those who make Polk County and the Landrum area such a great place to live.

So, in our Saturday editions we’ve started a new “Thumbs Up Saturday” feature. In this feature you can email us a short blurb about a situation in which you feel people went above and beyond to make something happen.

Please email us your “Thumbs Up” to

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Fun & games
A corn-hole game was made, in Tryon School colors of course, for anyone who wishes to play during today’s Tryon school combined reunion at Harmon Field. Thank you Bernard Edwards!
Wendy Kimpton

National Walk to School Day
A group of police officers, volunteer fire fighters and other emergency personnel assisted with the annual National Walk to School Day Wednesday, Oct. 9 in Landrum. The escorts ensured Landrum’s students could walk to downtown safely in promotion of kids being more active.
Caitlin Martin

A forever home
Philburt is a sweet dog that has been at the Foothills Humane Society for 7 months. We found out this week that he has an approved adopter in Massachusetts! Thumbs up to Great Dog Rescue, Asheville Humane Society and Appalachian Animal Rescue Coalition. We are thrilled.
Dana Mayer