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Sewing together a plan

Polk County High School Junior, Madison Geddings, has found a way to stay “close” to her neighbors during this period of social distancing. Normally consumed ... Read more

6 months ago by Submitted article.

Kiwanis hears Covid-19 updates from local health officials

Members and guests joined Kiwanis’ April 15 Zoom meeting to hear updates on Covid-19 from Michelle Fortune of St. Luke’s Hospital and Joshua Kennedy, Director ... Read more

6 months ago by Submitted article.

TR&HC announces matching grant program Program to help raise funds for FERA

The Tryon Riding and Hunt Club (TR&HC) announces a matching grant program to raise funds for horse owners and workers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted article.

Outreach receives grant for generator

Thank you to the Dogwood Health Trust for recently awarding an Immediate Opportunities and Needs grant to Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (TBOM) for a backup ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted article.

PCS preschool enrollment open for 2020-2021

Polk County Schools has opened the enrollment period for 2020-2021 preschool. Any child in Polk County who turns four before August 31, 2020 is eligible ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted article.

McFarlane takes second in Lanier Poetry competition

Cash McFarlane, a senior at Polk County Early College, earned second place in the student category of the 11th Annual Sidney Lanier Poetry Competition. McFarlane ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted article.

Senior Life Solutions offers remote geriatric psychiatry during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 crisis, Senior Life Solutions, St. Luke’s Hospital’s outpatient geriatric psychiatry program, offers group, individual and family therapy services remotely via a secure ... Read more

7 months ago by Submitted article.

Community supporting upcoming TubaChristmas

For 21 years, support for TubaChristmas has come from organizations and individuals throughout the area. Support in the form of money has been used to ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Polk County Museum’s ‘Night at the Museum’ deemed huge success

Thursday’s “Night at the Museum” was deemed a huge success by Polk County Historical Association president Pat McCool.  “Despite cold, rainy weather and a prediction ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Polk County history class returning Oct. 4

Local historian Anna Pack Conner is planning to teach her Polk County history course once again. Starting on Thursday, Oct. 4, and continuing for five ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

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