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Opinion

The best

I’ve said it once I’ll say it again In Polk County he is The best politician there Has ever been. Chairman as a Democrat yesterday ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

Very grateful to our fire department 

During the power outage, I ran out of wood. Being fairly new to this area, I wasn’t prepared for what came. I am a senior ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

What I learned during Diego

As I sit in darkness on day two with no power, the rooster’s crow tells me morning is near. I’ve decided to reflect on a ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

Nina Simone sculpture is a work of art, not a mannequin

If the residents of Tryon had pooled their money and purchased a painting by Monet, would we allow individuals to then hang items on the ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

A refreshingly ‘new’ show

TUBACHRISTMAS! Yeah, been going for two decades, so nothing really new, right?  Wrong! This year’s presentation was refreshingly “new…” Last year’s soloist was this year’s ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

Operation Christmas Child drop off centers are cheery places

I had a delightful experience recently while delivering my “shoebox” for the Operation Christmas Child drive (sponsored by Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse). I love participating ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

Tryon Theatre gives audiences a chance to see world-class theater close to home

More kudos to Scott and Gayle Lane!  We love the newly renovated Tryon Theatre, with all its enhancements and the irresistible films that are offered. ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

Did you vote?

Somes gonna win. Somes gonna lose. Somes gonna be happy. Somes gonna sing the blues. They let me vote. To me there’s no doubt. That’s ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

Tryon in November

It’s the middle of November, and the vultures have returned. Hundreds of them roost high in the trees not far from my home. At around ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

A man named Leroy

The following letter was submitted by a reader who wished to remain anonymous. Like all of us, Leroy was young, excited and filled with boyhood ... Read more

1 year ago by Submitted article.

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