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Positive case closes Womack Building

Due to a positive coronavirus case, Polk County Local Government’s Womack Building is closed to the public until further notice based on recommendations by the ... Read more

8 hours ago by Submitted article.

Womack building shut down

COVID-19 case shuts down main county offices Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Curfew on alcohol sales

Beginning on Friday, restaurants in North Carolina will have to stop selling alcohol at 11 p.m. Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk has 132 cases

As of Friday, Polk County had a total of 132 cases of COVID-19, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Boil water advisory lifted

The boil water advisory for the Carolina Drive area in Tryon has been lifted. Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Distressed bear in Saluda

Residents urged to call Wildlife if they see bear with trap around neck Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Impound lot being cleaned up

Polk County Sheriff Tim Wright and Columbus Mayor Pat McCool partnered recently to remove junk vehicles from the former Polk County Sheriff’s Office impound lot. Read more

4 days ago by Leah Justice.

2 nabbed for Food Lion break-in

Local law enforcement officials responded to a break-in at Food Lion in the middle of the night this week. Read more

4 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk in top 5

Polk County is at the top of all counties in the places in North Carolina where residents receive the most value for their property taxes. Read more

6 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk County Board of Education approves mix of in-person, remote learning for reopening schools

Polk County Schools students will return to school in August with a choice of in-person and remote learning options. Read more

6 days ago by Submitted article.

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