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Warrants issued

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Police Department has identified one man accused of breaking into units at the Columbus Storage.  Read more | Add your comment

NCHSAA extends spring sports suspension until May 18

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced Monday that the spring sports season will remain suspended until ... Read more | Add your comment

Schools closed until May 15

NORTH CAROLINA—North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Monday that all public schools will be closed until May 15.  Read more | Add your comment

New space, new opportunities at TFAC

For more than 50 years Tryon Fine Arts Center has stood proudly on Melrose Avenue - a home ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Widening of I-26 towards Asheville to start next month

Construction will commence soon on a major Interstate 26 project to reduce traffic congestion and improve travel in Buncombe and Henderson counties.   The N.C. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Sam Robinson.

News

Competition for District 113 seat

Sam Edney announces his bid POLK COUNTY—On July 30, (D) Sam Edney announced his bid for the 2020 election for the North Carolina House District ... Read more | Add your comment

by Sam Robinson.

Community

Mom arrested for abandoning baby

TRYON—The mother of the infant found just outside Tryon in a bag Friday afternoon has been arrested. Read more

by Leah Justice, Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:19 pm

Community

Abandoned baby

TRYON—The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding an abandoned infant found in a bag just outside Tryon on Friday. Read more

by Leah Justice, Friday, March 27, 2020 9:54 pm

Community

Senior Life Solutions offers tips to cope with anxiety and isolation 

Americans of all ages are experiencing increased social isolation and loneliness while combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the National Institute on Aging, nearly 14 ... Read more

by Submitted article, Friday, March 27, 2020 1:50 pm

Community

Thanking citizens

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the citizens of Tryon. We asked you to stay away from each other as much ... Read more

by Submitted article, Friday, March 27, 2020 1:42 pm

Community

Duke Energy donation to help feed area kids through MANNA Food Bank

Duke Energy has pledged a contribution to an area food bank that will help provide hunger relief for K-12 students in Polk County. Read more

by Submitted article, Friday, March 27, 2020 1:40 pm

Community

Polk has 2nd Coronavirus case

With the county's first presumptive case of the Coronavirus being announced Thursday evening, now the county has a second case.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Friday, March 27, 2020 10:13 am

Community

Polk has first case of Coronavirus

POLK COUNTY—Polk County has its first case of Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Read more

by Leah Justice, Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:38 pm

Community

Stay up to date

POLK COUNTY—Polk County has set up a special Nixle for residents to keep up to date with the Coronavirus locally.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:32 pm

Community

School’s out

LANDRUM—South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced on Tuesday that all schools will be closed through the end of April because of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:31 pm

Community

Turkey season opens in April

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission will open the statewide wild turkey season April 11 through May 9, preceded by a youth-only turkey season from April ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:30 pm

Community

Here’s a tip!

One of the wonderful things about our area is that we are blessed with an abundance of really good places to eat! Our restaurants here ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:29 pm

Community

How Saluda is doing business during Covid-19

The Saluda Business Association has launched a new temporary home page that lists Saluda businesses and how they will serve the community during Covid-19. The ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:27 pm

Community

Rep. Jake Johnson appointed to task force

This past week, North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore appointed Representative Jake Johnson to the Task Force on Economic Recovery following the outbreak of COVID-19 ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:26 pm

Community

Trails temporarily closed in Hickory Nut Gorge

Conserving Carolina has temporarily closed four trails in the Hickory Nut Gorge, due to overcrowding. The extremely high levels of visitors pose an increased risk ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:25 pm

Community

City of Landrum – Coronavirus update

Landrum Mayor Bob Briggs wants to remind all residents of South Carolina Governor McMaster’s executive order on March 23 to discourage three or more people gathered ... Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:24 pm

Columnists

A temporary change at the Bulletin

The staff at the Tryon Daily Bulletin continues to work to ensure that we remain, both in print and online, a trusted source of information ... Read more

by Kevin Powell, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:30 pm

Community

South Carolina stops gathering of people

SOUTH CAROLINA—As North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Monday that public schools will be closed until at least May 15, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:29 pm

Community

Local playgrounds closed

POLK COUNTY—Local parks have closed playgrounds due to the potential spread of the Coronavirus.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:28 pm

Community

Saluda City Hall closed

SALUDA—The City of Saluda is joining other communities in helping to stop the spread of the Coronavirus by closing city hall to the public.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:27 pm

Community

A message from Steps to H.O.P.E.

Like you, Steps to H.O.P.E. is monitoring news and health department guidance about Covid-19. Every day we are seeing changes, and we want our communities ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:26 pm

Community

Rabies clinic cancelled

The rabies clinic sponsored by Polk County Animal Control scheduled for Saturday, April 4 at the Tryon Fire Department has been cancelled. No make-up date ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:25 pm

Community

Congratulations, Polk County!

There are 1,000 more trees growing in Polk County than there were two weeks ago, thanks to Unity in the Community’s Arbor Day Challenge and ... Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:24 pm

Community

Clerical error

TRYON—Tryon utility customers who normally pay a sanitation fee will not see one this month as there was a clerical error.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:58 pm

Community

Don’t flush the other stuff

SALUDA—With the Coronavirus threat making some commodities like toilet paper hard to find, the City of Saluda is urging residents to not flush paper towels ... Read more

by Leah Justice, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:57 pm

Community

Do you know these men? 

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Police Department is seeking information on two men and a vehicle caught on video breaking into a storage unit.  Read more

by Leah Justice, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:56 pm