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Polk deputy fired

COLUMBUS—A Polk County Deputy was fired and charged this week after a discrepancy regarding a timesheet. Read more

1 day ago by Leah Justice.

10th annual Hincapie Gran Fondo

TRYON—Area residents can see something special this Saturday as 2,500-3,000 bicyclists from all over the world will be riding through the area.  Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Stealing from the children

GREEN CREEK—The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman wanted for questioning for stealing a Polk County Toy Run jar.  Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Polk adds 31 cases

POLK COUNTY—Polk County’s COVID-19 cases were up slightly last week from the week prior but much less than recent weeks.  Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Early voting slow going 

POLK COUNTY—Early voting for this year’s municipal election began last Thursday and so far the votes are slowly rolling in.  Read more

3 days ago by Leah Justice.

Giving back one step at a time

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (Outreach) and the Tryon Running Club are hosting the Tryon Half Marathon on Saturday, November 13 at Harmon Field in Tryon, ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted article.

88th Annual TR&HC Any & All Dog Show set for Nov. 7

It’s almost that time of year when our beloved 4-legged companion can ‘strut his stuff’ at the Tryon Riding & Hunt Club’s (TR&HC) Any and ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted article.

An interesting interaction

I thought readers would be interested in an interaction that occurred years ago between Secretary Colin Powell and a Tryon native. Read more

3 days ago by Submitted article.

Heroes and angels

People that have known me over the years know that I have a tendency to give people nicknames.  Some have had the name I dubbed ... Read more

4 days ago by Leonard Rizzo.

Green Creek teenager passes away after motocross accident

The long line of motocross bikes and riders that snaked through Polk County Wednesday evening offered testament to the lives impacted by Clayton Sain. Friends ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted article.

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