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Lowering the lake

Polk County officials announced on Tuesday that Lake Adger will be lowered ahead of Hurricane Sally. Read more | Add your comment

Mural complete at Harmon Field

Lassiter’s vision comes to fruition at open-air gym Read more | Add your comment

Girl scouts win bronze

The girl scout troop #13161 in Tryon won the bronze award, which is the third highest award in ... Read more | Add your comment

Hard working, loyal and dependable

The Tryon Daily Bulletin proudly celebrated on Friday, September 11, Leah Justice’s 20th anniversary as a reporter. 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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What are they making?

Members of the Rotary Club of Tryon spent Thursday morning preparing a gift for the children of Polk County. Read more

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Rotary International Director visits Rotary Club of Tryon

The Rotary Club of Tryon was very fortunate to have Rotary International Director Stephanie Urchick visit with club members last week. Stephanie is a member ... Read more

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Polk County Parks and Rec to offer fall volleyball

The Polk County Parks and Recreation Department will offer its fall volleyball youth leagues only for Polk County residents. Read more

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What is Patriotism to Me?

Commander Michael Collins and President Joyce B. Preston of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the Polk County Memorial & Auxiliary US Post #9116 announced ... Read more

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PacJAM-in’ at TFAC

PacJAM at the Tryon Fine Arts Center is inviting you to come out and play! September 15 marked the start of the 7th season of ... Read more

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Polk County’s most wanted – Plant!

In a joint effort to expand the knowledge and understanding of the flora and fauna of Polk County, Conserving Carolina and botanist/ecologist David Campbell need ... Read more

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In the dark

On Sunday morning, the south area of Landrum experienced power outages due to an issue with a transformer on a power pole. Read more

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What do you want to see in a president?

The Isothermal Community College Board of Trustees has begun a search for a new president to replace Walter Dalton, who will retire in February 2021. Read more

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Landrum remembers 9/11

On September 11, 2020, the Landrum Area Fire and Rescue District conducted its annual observance of the terror attacks against the United States.   Read more

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Creative juices

Fall is approaching, so they say, people are out and about and the arts scene in Tryon is alive and well. Tryon Painters and Sculptors ... Read more

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The Foothills Music Club begins the 2020-2021 season virtually

The Foothills Music Club held its first meeting of 2020-2021on Thursday, September 10, online virtually. Since social distancing made it difficult for members to rehearse ... Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, September 14, 2020 3:21 pm

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Seeing things half full- Letter to the Editor

In the past few weeks, I have begun to hear a low negative vibe in the area. I know that we are all cooped up ... Read more

by Submitted article, Monday, September 14, 2020 3:07 pm

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Polk Central’s Walter receives Kenan Fellowship for Teacher Leadership

Andrea Walter, a fifth-grade science and social studies teacher at Polk Central Elementary School, has been named a 2020-21 Kenan Fellow for Teacher Leadership. Read more

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Students explore Harmon Field ecosystems as part of AIG Summer Seminar

A group of Polk County students spent a week this summer exploring the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems around Harmon Field in Tryon. Read more

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Fifth generation farming

Few families have farming roots that go deeper than Nicole and Aaron Bradley, who own and operate Colfax Creek Farm in Bostic. Read more

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Polk County Schools offering pickup service for free meals

Beginning Sept. 8, Polk County Schools will offer pickup service for free meals for any Polk County child up to the age of 18. Read more

by Submitted article, Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:39 pm

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PCHS, PCCF dine path to continue farm internship program

A grant from the Polk County Community Foundation typically allows Polk County High School’s Farm Internship Program to employ multiple students during the summer months. Read more

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NCHSAA announces playoff plans

North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday its plans for the 2020-2021 playoffs as well as changes to some sport seasons and skill development ... Read more

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Samuel Adams

Polk County’s Charters of Freedom were dedicated last year on Constitution Day, September 17, 2019, in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Gibson Street next to the ... Read more

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To mask or not to mask-Letter to the editor

I have a few questions for our friends and neighbors who refuse to wear masks in public during these Covid 19 days. Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:42 am

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TCA partners with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Tryon Concert Association will present Front Row: National, a series of six concerts performed by members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center this ... Read more

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We take you there

Because of the Covid-19, the 2020 Tryon International Film Festival will be held mostly online, offering a larger selection of films to a worldwide audience ... Read more

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Tryon International Film Festival preview @ Lanier Library

Lanier Library will offer a free online program previewing the 2020 Tryon International Film Festival (TRIFF), Tuesday, September 15 at noon on Zoom. Read more

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Polk County 4-H member places in statewide photography contest

When the North Carolina 4-H announced their annual photography contest in June, 9-year-old member Jenny Buchanan decided to enter. Read more

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Researching the stone

Polk County head football coach Bruce Ollis is looking for some help on a piece of Wolverine history as part of a new project. Read more

by Submitted article, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:27 am