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TRYON—YMCA campers got a treat last week thanks to local emergency responders.  Campers got to tour ambulances, police vehicles, the Spartanburg Regional helicopter, a North Carolina ... Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Cooling vests

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Fire Department is now equipped with cooling vests, thanks to money raised by the annual barbecue for July 4th.  Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

COVID-19 on the rise

POLK COUNTY—Polk County had its highest percent positive rate last week of COVID-19 in quite some time at 6.9 percent and picked up another 13 ... Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Water to Pea Ridge

PEA RIDGE—Pea Ridge will soon have water service from the Green Creek Fire Department substation to Coxe Road.  Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Requesting the state to fund Turner Shoals Dam repairs

I am supporting North Carolina House Bill #925 (HB925) and am asking other Polk County citizens to join me by signing a letter of support ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted article.

Mc-remodel

The McDonald’s in Columbus is taking shape as the store is undergoing a major remodel over the last several weeks. Read more

1 week ago by Leah Justice.

Only 1 race

POLK COUNTY—Polk County’s towns will have only 1 race this year for the municipal election and that is for the Saluda mayor.  Read more

1 week ago by Leah Justice.

Back to school bash

COLUMBUS—The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and Columbus First Baptist Church are planning a Back to School Supply Drive and are asking for the public’s help.  Read more

1 week ago by Leah Justice.

Polk sets up $110K in YMCA funding

COLUMBUS—The Polk County Board of Commissioners has made some moves over the last couple of months to get ready for a YMCA facility in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Leah Justice.

Vaccinations slow in Polk 

POLK COUNTY—Polk County had its highest positivity rate in months last week of COVID-19 cases.  Read more

1 week ago by Leah Justice.

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