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County approves update to watershed statute, renewal of housing agreement

COLUMBUS—At the Polk County Board of Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, February 19, the commissioners discussed and ...

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Woman rescued from Tryon residence after tree crashes through roof

First responders worked to free victim on Saturday morning    TRYON—On Saturday morning, one person was rescued in ...

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Landrum City Council considers improvements to public parks at recent meeting

City administrator also shares information about potential expansion at Ingles    LANDRUM—At its meeting on February 13, Landrum ...

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Overturned tractor-trailer leads to closure on I-26

POLK COUNTY—Both lanes of I-26 eastbound were temporarily closed Thursday morning after a tractor-trailer overturned as it was ...

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Polk County deputy’s finger severed after pit bull attack

Animal was submitted to local veterinary office for rabies testing   POLK COUNTY—On Saturday, February 10, deputies with ...

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Heavy winds lead to power outages, delays

POLK COUNTY—High winds throughout Polk County led to traffic issues Tuesday morning, and prompted the National Weather Service ...

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Early voting begins Thursday

Early voting for the upcoming primary election begins February 15 in Polk County and includes candidates running for ...

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Polk commissioners discuss zoning updates, watershed protection measures

COLUMBUS—The Polk County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on Monday, February 5, at the Womack Building, ...

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Vehicle collides with downed tree on I-26

No injuries reported, westbound traffic backed up Sunday morning   COLUMBUS—On Sunday morning, a vehicle was severely damaged ...

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Columbus Town Council votes to bring rides back to Fabulous Fourth Event

New contract promises rides, food and family fun   COLUMBUS—The Columbus Town Council held a specially called meeting ...

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