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Getting to know you: Lt. Nicholas Stott

Nov 18, 2014 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
At a recent Columbus Town Council meeting, Police Chief Chris Beddingfield announced that Lt. Nicholas Stott had passed the certification test to become a drug recognition expert, or DRE. A DRE is a police officer trained to recognize impairment in ... More

Polls open today in Polk

Nov 3, 2014 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
Election polls are open in Polk County today with several important races to choose from. Early voting experienced heavy turnout with a total of 3,684 voting so far. Early, or one stop voting ended Saturday, Nov. 1 at three locations in the county ... More

Polk County Commissioner candidates

Oct 21, 2014 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
In 1992 I married Robin Nelson, a native of Hendersonville, N.C. Many of you may remember her from Mountain 1st Bank in Columbus, where she worked for 2 ½ years. In 1994, our first son, Lane was born. He attended Saluda Elementary School, Polk ... More

Polk turns out almost 50 percent for general election

Nov 6, 2014 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
Green Creek had the third highest turnout at 49.6 percent, followed by Saluda in fourth at 49.3 percent, Columbus 7 (Polk County High School) at 48.4 percent, White Oak in sixth with 45 percent turnout and Coopers Gap in seventh at 42.6 percent voter ... More

Memorial Service planned for Veterans Day

Oct 29, 2014 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
For over 30 years members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9116 of Columbus, N.C. have conducted a memorial ceremony to honor their departed comrades in arms. The ceremony has traditionally taken place at 11 a.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 of each ... More

Polk County buses equipped with cameras

Aug 20, 2014 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
Students attending Polk County Early College will be dropped off on the driveway leading to Polk County High School, not on Hwy. 108, and motorists ... The North Carolina law regarding stopping for buses is contained in General Statute 20-217. A person ... More

Mountains to Molehills: Good read

Nov 7, 2014 • BlueRidgeNow.com
Bill Kofoed of Bat Cave just finished reading Terry Ruscin's latest book, “Glimpses of Henderson County North Carolina” and believes it is a must read for anyone interested in the history of the area. “The 223-page ... LAST BUT NOT LEAST: Members of ... More

Polk County Board of Commissioner Nov. 17 agenda

Nov 14, 2014 • Tryon Daily Bulletin
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the commissioner meeting room on the second floor of the Womack building in Columbus. 1.Call to ... Polk County High School Gym Bleacher Refurbishment Request – School Superintendent Bill Miller will present the request. More

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