• 59°

Community

Latest Community

Attempted murder

TRYON—The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the boyfriend of the mom of a 6-month-old baby discarded in Tryon last week on attempted murder charges. Read more

1 day ago by Leah Justice.

Second suspect identified

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Police Department has identified the second and final suspect in a break-in case at the Columbus Storage Units.  Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Both states issue orders Tuesday

FOOTHILLS—The states of North Carolina continue to implement measures to stop the spread of COVID-19.  Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

WCCA to hold April meeting virtually

Western Carolina Community Action (WCCA), a non-profit human services agency administering local, state and federally funded programs for low-income, the elderly and children, will hold ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted article.

Feeding the masses

Polk County Schools campuses may be closed at present, but that hasn’t stopped the district’s food service staff from making certain students have healthy meals. Read more

3 days ago by Submitted article.

Polk County Historical Museum to remain closed through April 

In light of the state's "shelter in place" order, the Polk County Historical Museum in Columbus will remain closed throughout the month of April. This ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted article.

Ten weeks of Bedtime Stories read by Dolly Parton

Partnership for Children of the Foothills is pleased to announce the debut of Good Night with Dolly: Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton, a ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted article.

It’s time to take care of our own

I sat outside Sunday after not leaving the house for 18 days and had some terrifying thoughts about the Coronavirus and where we live. Read more

5 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk marks 4th Coronavirus case

POLK COUNTY—Polk County announced its 4th presumptive case of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19 on Tuesday as well as a mishap where EMS workers were exposed ... Read more

5 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk marks 3rd case

POLK COUNTY—As North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper issues a stay-at-home order, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster restricts travel into the state and other counties and ... Read more

6 days ago by Leah Justice.

| Older >