Newcomer joins Polk school board

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Recently elected Polk County Schools Board of Education member Michael Ashworth was sworn into office during the school board’s December meeting Monday night at Polk County High School. Ashworth ran uncontested as the Tryon Township representative to the board in November’s midterm election. He now occupies the seat held by longtime school board member Jim Patterson, who chose not to seek re-election this year. (Photo by Ted Yoakum/Tryon Daily Bulletin)

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