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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

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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

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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

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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

1 week ago by Submitted article.

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

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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

1 week ago by Submitted article.

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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