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New substation in Pea Ridge

PEA RIDGE—A new substation for the Green Creek Fire and Rescue Department will be built on East Pea Ridge Road and some area residents expressed ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Leah Justice.

7 new cases

POLK COUNTY—Polk County had a decline in new cases of COVID-19 this week but added 2 new deaths.  Read more

4 weeks ago by Leah Justice.

Census deadline looming

POLK COUNTY—The deadline to self-respond to the 2020 Census is on Wednesday, Sept. 30.  So far, there have been 62.5 percent of North Carolinians respond to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Leah Justice.

Honoring veterans

COLUMBUS—The Polk County Board of Commissioners approved resolutions and proclamations in remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001, POW/MIA recognition day and for military suicide awareness month ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Leah Justice.

SRO grant

COLUMBUS—Polk County recently received a grant for school resource officers, which will allow the county to employ 5 officers and a vehicle.  Read more

4 weeks ago by Leah Justice.

Getting back on track

The Polk County Board of Education approved Monday a schedule change for local middle school students as well as an increase in physical education and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Now is the time

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 month 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 month 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 month 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

1 month ago by Leah Justice.

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