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AAUW provides scholarships to local students to attend Clemson math, science program

For over 26 years, the Tryon area branch of the American Association of University Women has provided full scholarships to young women from both Landrum ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted article.

The Meeting Place announces first-ever volunteer of the month

The Meeting Place has announced the volunteer of the month for July — the first distinction of its kind.  As volunteers are the main source ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted article.

St. Luke’s Foundation seeking funding for new vein visualization technology

St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation has launched its first annual spring/summer appeal by asking for community support in raising funds to purchase the AccuVein vein visualization ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted article.

Isothermal Community College deans’ list, spring 2018

The Isothermal Community College deans of business sciences, arts and sciences, applied sciences and engineering technology, and health and public services have announced the names ... Read more

3 years ago by Submitted article.

Cooper declares state of emergency for western North Carolina

Governor, emergency management director tour damage COLUMBUS — As thunder clapped above, heralding the arrival of another rainstorm, Gov. Roy Cooper visited Polk County Thursday ... Read more

3 years ago by Leah Justice.

Polk County given new flood warning; Columbus expected to experience flooding

UPDATE: Another flood warning has been issued through 11 p.m. tonight. Columbus is now expected to experience flooding. The National Weather Service is warning residents ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Two dead after tree falls on vehicle on U.S. 176

SECOND UPDATE: WYFF News 4 has reported the victims were several staff members: anchor Mike McCormick and photojournalist Aaron Smeltzer. UPDATE: Authorities have confirmed that another ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Polk asking two additional neighborhoods to evacuate ahead of Sunday’s storm

Update: Polk County officials are now recommending that residents of Page Farm Road and Brookwood subdivision evacuate their homes by 5 p.m. today, ahead of ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

Storm victims asked to report damage

North Carolina Emergency Management personnel are asking storm victims to report damage to their properties as soon as possible. North Carolina Emergency Management Coordinator Danny ... Read more

3 years ago by Catherine Hunter.

Resources available for flood victims Friday, Saturday

Agencies available at Tryon Elementary gym for flood needs TRYON — Anyone who suffered damage from last Friday’s flood, mudslides and landslides is invited to ... Read more

3 years ago by Leah Justice.

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