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Columbus fire chief asks town council for tax increase

1.5% tax raise would fund upgrades for Columbus Fire Department equipment, vehicles   COLUMBUS—Columbus Fire Chief Bobby Arledge ...

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Runoff elections for Republican primaries come to a close

Weatherman and Boliek progress to November elections COLUMBUS—Polk County voters took to the polls on Tuesday to cast ...

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Polk County Board of Commissioners discuss 2024-2025 budget

COLUMBUS—The Polk County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting on Monday, May, at 9 a.m. for the ...

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Polk County launches community listening sessions in response to the opioid epidemic

POLK COUNTY—Polk County’s Opioid Settlement Advisory Committee recently announced a series of community listening sessions as part of ...

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Pea Ridge man found not guilty in Polk County shooting

Brandon Logan acquitted of assault, gun charges   POLK COUNTY—A Pea Ridge man was found not guilty by ...

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Landrum dogs declared vicious, owner ordered to cover expenses

Spartanburg Co. judge rules after pony killed in January   LANDRUM—A Spartanburg County judge has declared two dogs ...

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Continuing our travelogue

We spent most of a day in Yellowstone National Park: the wind blew Old Faithful away when it ...

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TACS to host ‘Penland Pottery Pilgrimage’

Tryon Arts & Crafts School recently announced the inauguration of the “Penland Pottery Pilgrimage,” an enriching field trip ...

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Local film production crew begins shooting documentary at Outer Banks

A local film production crew began shooting a biographical documentary about aviation entrepreneur Francis Rogallo on the Outer ...

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LOCAL VOLUNTEERS HONORED: Second Wind Hall of Fame welcomes Don Dicey and Greg Miner

TRYON—On Friday morning, two more outstanding volunteers were presented certificates in front of the Tryon Coffeehouse, inducting them ...

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