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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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 years ago by Leah Justice.

State insurance commissioner: storm damage to Polk County is ‘unbelievable’

N.C. damage assessment team to visit county, determine if FEMA assistance is necessary TRYON — Standing on top a boulder resting front of a U.S. 176 ... Read more

2 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Tryon woman identified as victim in Friday’s mudslides

TRYON — A woman who died in a mudslide on U.S. 176 Friday night has been identified as Patricia Case, of Tryon. A couple of ... Read more

2 years ago by Leah Justice.

Weather service forecasts more rain to pelt area this week

POLK COUNTY — While many in Polk County continue to reel from the impact of the flooding and mudslides that occurred following the massive series ... Read more

2 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

U.S. 176 caked in mud following Friday rainstorms

SALUDA — Boulders half the size of cars, downed power poles and lines, and 3 to 6 or more feet of mud covered U.S. 176 ... Read more

2 years ago by Catherine Hunter.

Polk County devastated by flooding from Friday’s rainstorm

UPDATE: The Red Cross has closed the emergency shelter at Polk County High School. Volunteers remain on standby should needs change, officials said. POLK COUNTY — ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

Local business owners, professionals recognized at chamber awards ceremony

TRYON — Love was in the air inside the cozy wooden confines of Sunnydale, as members of the Foothills business community recognized the passion and ... Read more

3 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

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