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Life in Our Foothills Magazine

Santa for all seasons

Younger pediatric patients have asked cartoonist Steve Barr if he is Santa Claus. With his white beard and hair and twinkle in the eyes, the ... Read more

2 years ago by Vincent Verrecchio.

Larry Morton

The man who shrunk the Saluda Grade The further we walked down the mountain on the railroad, the more frequently we stepped through spills of ... Read more

2 years ago by Vincent Verrecchio.

Get to know the WCCR Old-time Radio Club

Answers provided by Bob Reynolds and Hoyt Griffith Name of organization WCCR Old-time Radio Club Years of operation 2004 to present Current membership Approximately 20 ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Geoffrey M. Tennant

Making a difference in Polk County for over half a century You would think someone turning 80 years old in a few months would have ... Read more

2 years ago by Mark Levin.

Where food comes full circle

Columbus restaurant making farm-to-table dining affordable for families If you ask a hundred restaurateurs what it ultimately takes to run a successful restaurant, you’ll get ... Read more

2 years ago by Ted Yoakum.

Five questions for: Toby Jenkins, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission

Sgt. Toby Jenkins is a 23-year veteran with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Law Enforcement Division. Jenkins has served as an FTO (Field Training ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

A natural gem

FENCE to celebrate 35th anniversary this year If you are yearning to stretch your legs or your mind — you can do both at FENCE, ... Read more

2 years ago by Mark Levin.

Why I Love the Foothills: Tommy Williamson, Owner of Williamson’s Paint Center

Tommy Williamson is the owner of Williamson’s Paint Center in Landrum. A longtime member of the local business community, Williamson was recognized in 2018 with ... Read more

2 years ago by Submitted article.

Open the Kiln

At the Little Mountain Festival, guests find more than music and art When artist Tyson Graham opened his pottery kiln at the appointed time of ... Read more

2 years ago by Steve Wong.

Difference Maker: More than just a warm meal

For Meals on Wheels coordinator, feeding seniors isn’t just a job, it’s a mission Polk County’s Meals on Wheels program is a well-greased operation thanks ... Read more

2 years ago by Mark Levin.

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