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Rescuing a kitten

Columbus officials rescue kitten from drain behind Bojangle’s COLUMBUS—Columbus officials took a break from their regular duties this week ... Read more | Add your comment

Bradley Falls now restricted

Trail re-opened but waterfall and overlook restricted from hikers SALUDA—While the trail at Big Bradley Falls in Saluda has ... Read more | Add your comment

Honoring the fallen

COLUMBUS—Polk County’s VFW Post 9116, American Legion Post 250 and their auxiliary units met over the weekend to ... Read more | Add your comment

Memorial day flags

The Columbus Fire Department honored men and women who sacrificed their lives for our freedom over this Memorial ... Read more | Add your comment

Community

PCHS Class of 2020 members decorate Senior Rock

Members of Polk County’s Class of 2020 had an opportunity Thursday to leave their mark on the PCHS campus. Read more | Add your comment

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Rescuing a kitten

Columbus officials rescue kitten from drain behind Bojangle’s COLUMBUS—Columbus officials took a break from their regular duties this week to rescue a kitten that was stuck ... Read more | Add your comment

by Leah Justice.

Community

St. Luke’s Hospital welcomes new oncologist

Infusion Center renamed Cancer and Infusion Center St. Luke’s Hospital is delighted to welcome Colin Curran, MD, to the newly renamed St. Luke’s Hospital Cancer and ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:09 am

Community

Congratulations!

The Tryon Daily Bulletin would like to congratulate the following local students on graduating at their respective universities: Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:08 am

Community

Dealing with pandemic stress

The Lanier Library will offer a free online program, “Harmony in Troubled Times”, with mental health expert and Tryon resident Virgil Stucker, Thursday, June 11 ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:07 am

Community

Celebrating Lanier Library members: Bob Montgomery

During the commemoration of its 130th anniversary, Lanier Library is celebrating members in this monthly column. These profiles will help the community get a better idea ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:06 am

Community

Polk County Schools to continue free meals for area children in June

Polk County Schools will be continuing meal pickup at all elementary schools three days a week through June 26. Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:05 am

Community

FHS to take part in National Adoption Weekend, June 5-7

Foothills Humane Society (FHS) will participate in the ASPCA National Adoption Weekend from Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7 to encourage the public to ... Read more

by Submitted article, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 4:08 pm

Community

Tryon Rotary helping to feed families in need

The Rotary Club of Tryon partnered with The Rural Seed and Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry to help feed local families this week. Rotary President Stacy ... Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:30 am

Community

Dr. Broyles visits Tryon Rotary’s online meeting

It is no secret that the Rotary Club of Tryon is not the youngest group of people in our community. For this reason, when Dr. ... Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:10 am

Community

Care packages to Kuwait

Every few weeks the Rotary Club of Tryon sends a care package to Rotarian Capt. Andrew Morris and other Bravo Company soldiers stationed in Kuwait. ... Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:07 am

Community

Polk County Cadets honor the Polk County Community Foundation

In light of the recent pandemic, many people have come to realize some of the everyday things we take for granted. Things like time with ... Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:03 am

Community

Free program aims to help local businesses recover

The Small Business Center (SBC) at Isothermal Community College announced today a program designed to help local businesses recover from the effects of the Covid-19 ... Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:02 am

Community

Polk’s Capozzi finds home with Gardner-Webb baseball program

By Andy Rhinehart A Polk County girls basketball victory in January helped lead to a life-changing moment in May for Wolverine baseball senior Nick Capozzi. Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, June 1, 2020 10:01 am

Community

WCCA to hold June meeting remotely

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc., a non-profit human services agency administering local, state, and federally funded programs for low-income, the elderly and children, will hold its ... Read more

by Submitted article, Friday, May 29, 2020 3:47 pm

Community

Blood drive with free Covid-19 antibody test June 4

St. Luke’s Hospital, The Blood Connection partner to host event Now more than ever, we need you to give the gift of life on Thursday, June ... Read more

by Submitted article, Friday, May 29, 2020 3:46 pm

Columnists

We stand with you 

If the global pandemic wasn’t enough, this week there have been cases of extreme racism in this country. The Amy Cooper story in Central Park ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:31 pm

Community

Nursing and dental assisting admissions adjusted

The Fall 2020 admissions criteria for the practical nursing and dental assisting programs at Isothermal Community College have been revised in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:07 am

Community

NC Wildlife Commission designates temporary restricted zone on Big Bradley Falls Trail

Citing potential dangers to the health or welfare of the public, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has designated the waterfall and overlook portion of the ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:07 am

Community

Green Blades maintaining Tryon’s beauty

Amid all of the strife we have had to endure in the last few months, we are still dedicated to maintaining our beautiful parks. Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:06 am

Community

Local communities invited to celebrate conservation

Every year since 1992, on the first Saturday of June, businesses and land trusts across North Carolina have come together to celebrate Land Trust Day. Land ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:04 am

Community

Local student to have art featured in 2020-21 Farm to School Calendar

The artwork of 13 elementary school students will be featured in the 2020-21 North Carolina Farm to School calendar. This is the tenth year for ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:03 am

Community

Camp is back!

Polk County Parks and Recreation is excited to welcome campers back to Camp PoCo, our day camp held each summer. This year, camp will run ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:02 am

Community

Tryon Painters and Sculptors Opens With New Show

Yes, we all agree these past few months have been “difficult, challenging, unprecedented” and other labels we have seen in print or heard used by ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:04 am

Community

Masks 4 Masses

White Oak of Tryon is one of several local healthcare facilities to receive homemade masks from the "Masks 4 Masses" project at Tryon Arts and ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:04 am

Community

Mercy Urgent Care now offering viral and antibody testing for Covid-19

Mercy Urgent Care is now offering two types of Covid-19 testing, viral testing and antibody testing, at all eight of its urgent care facilities across ... Read more

by Submitted article, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:41 pm

Community

Your choice: Vote for the Mount Rushmore of Polk County Coaches and Administrators

From now through May 31, you can vote for the four coaches and administrators that you think would be part of a mythical Mount Rushmore ... Read more

by Submitted article, Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:26 pm