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FOOTHILLS—As kudzu continues to spread around the area, property owners should begin treating the invasive species in the fall, at least 2 weeks prior to ... Read more

1 day ago by Leah Justice.

Chase leads to arrest

GREEN CREEK—A man from Easley, S.C. led Polk County deputies on a short chase in Green Creek last week before crashing into a house and ... Read more

1 day ago by Leah Justice.

11 new cases

POLK COUNTY—Polk County’s positive cases of COVID-19 declined this week by 3.5 percent over last week, according to Polk County health officials.  Read more

1 day ago by Leah Justice.

Ballot tracking

POLK COUNTY—People who do not want to leave the house to vote can do so and check on their ballot status.  The North Carolina State Board ... Read more

2 days ago by Leah Justice.

Flu shots available

POLK COUNTY—Polk County and area partners are encouraging residents to get the flu vaccine with a new awareness campaign called “Ask Me.”  Read more

2 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk County Board of Education September meeting notes

Roughly a third of Polk County Schools students have opted to begin the 2020-2021 school year learning remotely, the Polk County Board of Education learned ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

7 days ago by Submitted article.

Lowering the lake

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

7 days ago by Leah Justice.

Mural complete at Harmon Field

Lassiter’s vision comes to fruition at open-air gym Read more

7 days ago by Leah Justice.

Girl scouts win bronze

The girl scout troop #13161 in Tryon won the bronze award, which is the third highest award in junior girl scouting (grades 4 and 5). Read more

7 days ago by Submitted article.

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