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Record year for toy run

COLUMBUS—A beautiful day brought out a record number of motorcycles for the 2020 Polk County Toy Run.  Read more

10 hours ago by Leah Justice.

Road closure

LANDRUM—Area drivers should be aware there is a detour that began on Monday, Nov. 30 at SC Highway 14.  Read more

10 hours ago by Leah Justice.

Time to start up the band

TubaChristmas is coming and the only place in North Carolina where you will find it is right around the corner in Columbus. Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted article.

The Spirit of Caring award

Emery Viehman of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Polk County recently received the firm's exclusive Spirit of Caring Award designed to recognize those ... Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted article.

Polk County Youth Baseball League to hold camp

Polk County Youth Baseball League will hold a youth baseball camp on Saturday, Dec. 12 at Polk County Recreation Complex in Columbus. Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted article.

Practice makes Perfect

For years, the Daffy-Jills Garden Club has decorated the Polk County Library for Christmas with wreaths, garlands and, of course, Christmas trees.  This December, however, ... Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted article.

Old Men of the Woods to perform at FENCE

"Old Men of the Woods" consists of Dan Lazar and Carlton Burke, both on acoustic guitar. They play easy listening tunes and hits from the ... Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted article.

Putting away a winner

Congratulations to Bill Miller for winning the Hole-in-One Putting Contest at Steps to HOPE’s 17th Annual HOPE Golf Classic. Pictured is Executive Director B.J. Bayne ... Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted article.

HOCF medical director receives certification

Hospice of the Carolina Foothills announced today that Medical Director Drew Schnyder, MD, HMDC just received certification from the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB) ... Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted article.

Polk adds 21 cases

POLK COUNTY—Polk County surpassed 450 cases of COVID-19 last week, adding another 21 cases as of Friday.  The county is now at 451 cases, with 402 ... Read more

10 hours ago by Leah Justice.

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