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Don’t stand by, stand up

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Steps to HOPE is partnering with the Landrum Library to bring ... Read more | Add your comment

Child abuse and neglect prevention month

POLK COUNTY—People may notice blue pinwheels throughout the county this month.  The pinwheels signify that April has been proclaimed ... Read more | Add your comment

Setting for the future

Coach Molly Hill’s spring has included working with far more volleyball players than she expected. Much shorter players, too. Read more | Add your comment

BI-LO in Landrum closing

LANDRUM—Local shoppers only have a couple more weeks to experience a BI-LO grocery store in the area.  The shelves ... Read more | Add your comment

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Tryon Concert Association presents Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Tryon Concert Association (TCA) presents the first of six Front Row: National concerts by members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln. Read more | Add your comment

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Out for a jog

This Saturday morning, beginning at 6:00 a.m., St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation is hosting Ache Around the Lake. Read more | Add your comment

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Work begins at Nina Simone Plaza

TRYON—Work began last week at the Nina Simone Plaza to install bricks of donors.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:03 pm

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Trailers stolen

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying a truck that stole 2 utility trailers last week.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:01 pm

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Fabulous 4th is on for now

COLUMBUS—After being cancelled last year because of COVID-19, the Town of Columbus’ Fabulous Fourth Festival is on this year.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:59 am

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Unmasked: Part 1 – Health care facilities

The Tryon Daily Bulletin is featuring a seven-part series on the impact of Covid-19 and government restrictions in the Foothills. This series of articles will ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:58 am

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Polk zoning changes

COLUMBUS—Polk County residents will have a few opportunities to review and make comments on changes to several Polk County zoning ordinances.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:56 am

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What is child abuse?

POLK COUNTY—April is Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention month and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has descriptions of the various categories ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:09 pm

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Polk County District Court results

In Polk County District Court at 9 a.m. on Feb. 24, 2021, with Judge T. Mack Brittain presiding, 55 cases were heard. Some cases were ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:08 pm

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High winds knock out power

FOOTHILLS—High winds Wednesday night into Thursday morning packed an April Fool’s Day punch to 1,141 Duke Energy customers in the Foothills Thursday.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:07 pm

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Unmasked

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing in 2021, the Tryon Daily Bulletin is featuring a seven-part series on the impact of Covid-19 and associated government restrictions ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:06 pm

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Windstream expanding in Polk 

POLK COUNTY—Polk County Commissioners got some good news this week that a broadband expansion is happening throughout the county through Windstream.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:04 pm

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Spring Litter Sweep

POLK COUNTY—Local residents can help beautify Polk County by being a part of April’s Spring Litter Sweep.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:02 am

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Power outage confusion cleared up

TRYON—There has been some confusion recently over who will be impacted by a planned power outage in Tryon on Thursday, April 1, which will begin ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:00 am

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A welcoming new face

Whether you walk into the Tryon Daily Bulletin office or call on the phone, a new person will be greeting you. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:57 am

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COVID update

POLK COUNTY—Polk County added less cases of COVID-19 from the week before but the percent positive was higher.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:56 am

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More opportunities for vaccines

POLK COUNTY—The Polk County Vaccine Coalition will begin opening appointments for all COVID-19 vaccine groups this week and next at the Meeting Place Senior Center ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:55 am

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North Carolina Governor eases restrictions

POLK COUNTY—Businesses could see more activity beginning on Friday at 5 p.m. as North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper eased some COVID-19 restrictions this week.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Monday, March 29, 2021 1:25 pm

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Storms Thursday brought 5.6 inches of rain

FOOTHILLS—Thunderstorms and tornado warnings could likely not have come at a worse time Thursday afternoon.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Monday, March 29, 2021 1:24 pm

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Planned power outage April 1

TRYON—Some of downtown Tryon will be out of power for several hours on Thursday, April 1.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Monday, March 29, 2021 1:23 pm

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Vaccine eligibility

POLK COUNTY—North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Thursday that all adults ages 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning on ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Monday, March 29, 2021 1:22 pm

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Blessing boxes abound

POLK COUNTY—Anyone in need of food and other nonperishable items have 2 new options in Tryon and Columbus.  New blessing boxes have been installed at Steps ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:29 am

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Judge moves forward

POLK COUNTY—A Henderson County Judge ruled recently that efforts to remove Polk County’s District Attorney Greg Newman from office will go forward.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:25 am

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Shooting in Saluda

SALUDA—A person from Rutherford County was shot Saturday night in Saluda, according to the Saluda Police Department.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:23 am

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Polk COVID cases at 2.3 percent positive

POLK COUNTY—After adding only 5 cases the week prior, Polk County added another 18 cases of COVID-19 last week, according to figures provided by the ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:22 am

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Back to the classroom 

Students at Polk County High School will be able to attend school for four days per week, with more students allowed in classes at Polk ... Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, March 22, 2021 10:37 am

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First electric car

TRYON—Polk County has sold its first fully electric car.  Stott’s Ford in Tryon made the sale on Friday morning.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Monday, March 22, 2021 10:35 am