Claire Sachse, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin


Groundbreaking held for Columbus childcare center  

On March 10, dozens of officials gathered for a groundbreaking photo-op in a grassy field adjacent to Thermal Belt Outreach in Columbus. The 2.6-acre site ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Friday, March 17, 2023 9:28 pm


Door of Hope plans $52.5 million ministry expansion, hotel, conference center in Pea Ridge

Fundraiser, groundbreaking are planned   MILL SPRING–Neighbors in the vicinity of 2281 Pea Ridge Rd. in Mill Spring, about a mile from the Tryon International ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Tuesday, February 14, 2023 12:05 pm


Three shows open Jan. 28 at Upstairs Artspace

Recently, a dozen local artists participated in “Drawing Marathon V,” an event at Tryon’s Upstairs Artspace Gallery in which the artists brought all their materials ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Monday, January 30, 2023 11:36 am


EDITORIAL: Leah Justice’s legacy will long be appreciated, remembered

In my years at the Bulletin as editor, I read hundreds of obituaries while getting the paper prepped for printing. People I knew, people I’d ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Friday, January 20, 2023 12:31 pm


Polk Schools releases update on arrested teacher

COLUMBUS – John Brian Taylor is no longer employed by the Polk County School system.  Polk County Schools announced Monday, Dec. 5 that the system ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Monday, December 5, 2022 10:04 pm


RPO votes to continue with Hwy. 9 widening project

Foothills Rural Planning Organization rejects Polk County’s request scraps plans   RUTHERFORDTON – Despite organized, vocal community opposition and a no-build letter from Polk County ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Friday, November 18, 2022 12:27 pm


Polk County High School teacher arrested Tuesday

COLUMBUS – Polk County High School business education teacher John Brian Taylor was arrested Tuesday at the school by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Taylor, ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 8:03 pm


A clean sweep: NC, Polk voters choose Republicans in 2022 midterms

Tuesday’s midterm election results could only best be described as a Republican sweep across county, state and federal races, with Polk County’s voters helping to ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Friday, November 11, 2022 9:33 am


Unofficial results for 2022 midterm general election 

Polk voters choose status quo for school board, county commission   POLK COUNTY– Unofficial results are in for the 2022 midterm general election, held Tuesday, ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 10:32 pm


Polk Schools: Status quo, or is it time for change?

11 school board candidates share their thoughts in three forums   Voters will have a crowded ballot of choices in this November’s election for Polk ... Read more

by Claire Sachse, Friday, October 14, 2022 12:05 pm

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