Emergency shelter set up tonight

Published 8:11 pm Monday, January 6, 2014

Polk County is setting up an emergency shelter for area residents without heat or a place to stay during the cold temperatures tonight and into tomorrow. Polk County Interim Manager Marche Pittman announced during the county commissioner meeting Monday, Jan. 6 that the shelter will be at the Polk County Chapter of the American Red Cross in Columbus. With questions call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 828-894-3001.

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