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The Equine Journey

TRYON—A fundraiser for scholarships for children will be held this Saturday at FENCE.  Read more

8 hours ago by Leah Justice.

Revenue neutral budget

COLUMBUS—Polk County Manager Marche Pittman has submitted his budget proposal for fiscal year 2021-2022 that is revenue neutral following this year’s property revaluation.  Read more

8 hours ago by Leah Justice.

Polk County BOE approves calendars for next two academic years

The Polk County Board of Education recently adopted academic calendars for both the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years. Read more

8 hours ago by Submitted article.

Out of gas

FOOTHILLS—Many area residents were searching for gasoline by Tuesday after a pipeline ransomware attack of a major pipeline.  Read more

8 hours ago by Leah Justice.

To mask or not to mask

COLUMBUS—The Polk County Board of Commissioners made a statement last week that they do not agree with the governor’s masking and gathering requirements.  Read more

8 hours ago by Leah Justice.

National Day of Prayer

COLUMBUS—Local residents and church leaders gathered Thursday afternoon to participate in the National Day of Prayer.  Read more

4 days ago by Leah Justice.

Columbus arrest

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Police Department arrested a woman on Hampton Street this week on multiple drug charges, including for methamphetamine, heroin, ecstasy, LSD and marijuana.  Read more

4 days ago by Leah Justice.

Campobello student arrested

CAMPOBELLO—A Campobello-Gramling student was arrested this week after students found a list of names and reported it to a teacher.  The principal sent a letter to ... Read more

4 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk picks up another 13 cases

POLK COUNTY—Polk County picked up another 13 cases of COVID-19 this week, bringing the total number of cases since late last March to 1,491.  Read more

4 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk County High School student gives back, earns Volunteer of the Year Award

“You either have a heart to serving or you don’t,” says John Blanton, a North Carolina retiree and volunteer with United Way of the Piedmont’s ... Read more

4 days ago by Submitted article.

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