IN THE NEWS

Hardly a day goes by without reading about the impact of grants from the Community Foundation. A sampling of recent digitally available articles below help tell the Foundation's story, one project at a time. We also maintain a complete album of grant publicity in our library. Please visit us to learn more.

 

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Cities want to make your rooftop gardens profitable

(Radio story by Marketplace, from American Public Media)

April 29, 2014

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare

April 20, 2014

TLT Theatrical Scholarship announced

April 17, 2014

Celebrating official opening of Vaughn Creek Greenway

April 16, 2014

Tryon Garden Club celebrates Pearson’s Falls new green restrooms

April 9, 2014

Joy Planet Drumming: Free community event this Sunday, April 13 at TFAC

April 9, 2014

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

April 8, 2014

Tryon Rotary distributions over $48,000 for year to date

April 6, 2014

Dennis Chastain to present “the Cherokee Path” April 5

March 31, 2014

Pack named first female firefighter of the year in Tryon

March 17, 2014

Tryon Painters & Sculptors awarded grant

March 16, 2014

Joan Lonnes elected to Second Wind Hall of Fame

March 14, 2014

Polk County Public Library to sponsor “An Era Of Excellence”

March 13, 2014

Pearson’s Falls’ new green restrooms now open to public

March 11, 2014

Upstairs Artspace receives PCCF grant

March 9, 2014

Saluda Arts Festival call for artists deadline March 15

March 6, 2014

Henson’s helps Tryon Garden Club beautify the Depot Garden in Tryon

March 4, 2014

Second Wind Hall of Fame welcomes Priscilla Yeager

March 3, 2014

Big Brothers Big Sister supporters wear hearts on sleeves

March 3, 2014

Kuettel gains experience of lifetime in Switzerland

March 3, 2014

Polk County Youth Sports begins spring signups

February 26, 2014

Walnut Creek Preserve hosts Wild Orchids of the Upstate

February 26, 2014

Whole Lotta Shakespeare Goin’ On this spring across county

February 23, 2014

FENCE presents the first bird walk with Simon Thompson

February 23, 2014

10th Kirby Cup Soccer Camp set for June 24-28

February 20, 2014

Pearson’s Falls’ green restroom facilities now open to public

February 19, 2014

St. Luke’s foundation board welcomes newest members

February 14, 2014

Name that plant with PAC

February 14, 2014

Outreach receives $3,000 grant for seasonal clothing

February 7, 2014

Lanes hope to bring new life to historic Tryon buildings

February 4, 2014

Knights learn critical thinking

February 2, 2014

Philanthropists donate priceless gifts to community

January 23, 2014

Biologist to speak at preserve

January 16, 2014

PAC to host free program with Walnut Creek Preserve on Jan. 25

January 15, 2014

Sharing in the Community Christmas Social

January 13, 2014

PAC to lead winter tree and shrub identification program

January 10, 2014

Library receives grants for community fun

January 10, 2014

FENCE recognizes top 2013 volunteers and long term volunteers

January 10, 2014

Polk County Community Foundation provided generous grant to BBBS

January 10, 2014

Saluda marks 11th year of celebrating arts

January 8, 2014

Beyond the 50-year march: Area’s MLK celebration Jan. 18

January 6, 2014

Tryon Midnight brings hundreds out to ring in 2014

January 2, 2014

Tryon goes bigger with annual New Year’s celebration

December 26, 2013

BBBS needs donations

December 18, 2013

Outreach receives PCCF board Initiative grant

December 15, 2013

Back to school for dollars and sense

December 4, 2013

Foothills Children’s Chorus to perform Christmas concert

December 2, 2013

TES fifth grade students go to college

November 24, 2013

Publisher’s Notebook: BBBS’ Thanksgiving wishes

November 24, 2013

Downtown dreams

November 19, 2013

Polk Public Library receives donations

November 6, 2013

Cashore Marionettes “Life in Motion” at Tryon Fine Arts Center

October 29, 2013

TFAC brings artistic brilliance to Tryon with Cashore Marionettes

October 22, 2013

SCLT hosts community chili supper

October 14, 2013

Final Tryon Gallery Trot of season Oct. 12

October 9, 2013

Kudzu eating goats return to Trade Street

October 8, 2013

O. P. Earle students leave mark on Foothills Quilt Trail

October 3, 2013

Goats return this week to eradicate Tryon’s kudzu problems

October 2, 2013

Saluda Community Land Trust fighting kudzu with goats

September 30, 2013

SCLT fighting kudzu with goats

September 29, 2013

Vaughn Creek Greenway set to open

September 25, 2013

Tryon Arts and Crafts School enjoys successful Summer Sizzler

September 18, 2013

Saluda could stand to take notes on wabi sabi

September 12, 2013

Blue Haze to perform at Tryon Gallery Trot

September 11, 2013

Friendship Council returns from summer hiatus

September 8, 2013

Paying in end for trying to save a buck

September 6, 2013

Tryon Connections film series

September 6, 2013

School farm interns

September 3, 2013

Battling the Green Beast

August 30, 2013

Twin Lakes opens to community again Aug. 31

August 28, 2013

Outreach to open expand food pantry

August 27, 2013

FENCE Summer Day Camp interns

August 23, 2013

Outreach benefits from summer intern program

August 16, 2013

Fall film series focusing on Tryon heyday

August 16, 2013

Outreach benefits from summer intern program

August 15, 2013

Kuettel headed to study abroad in Switzerland

August 12, 2013

SCLT reopening of Twin Lakes Saturday, Aug. 17

August 12, 2013

New handicap lift installed in House of Flags Museum

August 6, 2013

‘Wildlife in Western North Carolina’ Aug. 10

August 2, 2013

$3.13 m invested in Tryon in 2012-2013

August 2, 2013

Columbus chosen for National Endowment of the Arts grant

August 1, 2013

Rounding up supplies for back to school

July 28, 2013

PCCF grant enables Lanier Library to hire intern

July 26, 2013

Next Tryon Gallery Trot scheduled for Aug. 10 featuring Project X

July 23, 2013

TFAC receives grants for equipment

July 23, 2013

Fall risk screening,conditioning program and vestibular screening

July 18, 2013

Discovering circuits at Saluda School

July 18, 2013

$50,000 Main Street grant assists with St. Luke’s Plaza project

July 17, 2013

Grand reopening at Twin Lakes

July 12, 2013

New documentary on Leopold showing at Walnut Creek Preserve

July 12, 2013

Second Saturday Tryon Gallery Trots continues July 13

July 9, 2013

Pearson’s Falls installs innovative restroom system

July 7, 2013

Pacolet Area Conservancy presents Green Fire documentary

July 2, 2013

Landrum Depot renovations moving along

June 27, 2013

Financial costs of ‘Goats versus Kudzu’ Tryon project

June 26, 2013

Polk County Community Foundation Awards 2013 scholarships

June 26, 2013

Outreach expands food pantry, offerings available to clients

June 25, 2013

Saluda News Briefs

June 21, 2013

Changing Lives organic banquet June 22

June 19, 2013

Foothills Children’s Chorus launches

June 17, 2013

Changing Lives leadership dinner

June 17, 2013

Never the wrong season for neighborly warmth

June 13, 2013

Saluda Streets Alive! held June 8 to promote playing

June 13, 2013

Goats versus kudzu

June 12, 2013

PCCF supports academically gifted students at Polk Middle

June 12, 2013

Wilkes Twin Lakes to reopen June 15

June 10, 2013

Community Foundation champions education

June 7, 2013

Tryon Gallery Trot ‘Family Fun Night’ June 8

June 5, 2013

Saluda residents invited to June 15 reopening of Twin Lakes Park

June 5, 2013

Tryon Riding & Hunt Club scholarship recipients

June 4, 2013

TFAC receives intern grant

May 31, 2013

‘Objective Beauty’ opening June 8

May 30, 2013

Pound the Pavement gets people out, active

May 30, 2013

Ballet Spartanburg teaches O.P. Earle fourth-graders to dance

May 28, 2013

Lanier Library receives grant for summer internship

May 28, 2013

Showers don’t stop spirit of Saluda

May 24, 2013

Outreach seeks high school students for summer internships

May 23, 2013

Pound the Pavement, set for Friday

May 16, 2013

FENCE free family concert May 19 at 4 p.m.

May 16, 2013

A decade of arts

May 16, 2013

PCCF grant provides funding for children in need

May 15, 2013

Saluda to allow goats for kudzu eradication

May 15, 2013

FHS receives grant from PCCF for summer interns

May 14, 2013

Saluda designated Playful City USA

May 13, 2013

Tryon Holds Second TROT 2013

May 9, 2013

Handmade in America resource team visiting Columbus May 14-16

May 8, 2013

Community invited to Pound the Pavement race May 17

May 7, 2013

Tryon’s second monthly 2013 Gallery Trot set for May 11

May 6, 2013

The goats are coming

May 6, 2013

Fold-and-roll cars at Saluda Elementary

May 3, 2013

Habitat for Humanity quilt block

May 13, 2013

First annual ‘Celebrate Our Earth at FENCE’

April 30, 2013

Jeremy Kittel Band brings unique acoustic to TFAC

April 30, 2013

Ninth Annual Kirby Cup Soccer Camp applications now available

April 30, 2013

Linda Cobb to speak at FENCE

April 17, 2013

Linda Cobb leads free gardening seminar at FENCE

April 16, 2013

Jeremy Kittel Band brings unique sound to Tryon Fine Arts Center Stage

April 15, 2013

Meet two ICC (Polk Campus) Foundation New Century Scholars

April 12, 2013

PCCF grant assists Upstairs Artspace with operating expenses

April 10, 2013

Jeremy Kittel band ready to light up Tryon Fine Arts Center stage

April 10, 2013

St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation receives grant from PCCF

April 10, 2013

St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation receives grant from PCCF

April 9, 2013

St. Luke’s receives grant for education from PCCF

April 9, 2013

FENCE purchases new truck with PCCF funds

April 8, 2013

TLT purchases toolset from PCCF grant

April 5, 2013

TFAC presents The Jeremy Kittel Band April 18

April 4, 2013

PCCF grant purchases National Registry plaques, upgrades to Sunnydale

April 3, 2013

“Second Saturday” Gallery Trots begin with equestrian emphasis

March 31, 2013

FENCE hosts third invasive species removal day March 29

March 27, 2013

Telemedicine takes county healthcare to new level

March 21, 2013

Jeanne Mae Parkhurst Byrd

March 20, 2013

Rotary Club of Tryon Guest Speaker

March 15, 2013

Saluda Arts Festival receives grants

March 15, 2013

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry begins construction

March 15, 2013

Sunnydale looks back

March 11, 2013

Erwins offer free musical performance at FENCE

March 11, 2013

Top 10 landscaping mistakes to avoid, March 11

March 6, 2013

Super Saturday box office sales open

March 5, 2013

FENCE ready to eradicate invasive plants

March 4, 2013

SCLT board members enjoy organizational retreat

March 1, 2013

Get caught in the wind at FENCE Saturday, March 10

March 1, 2013

Identifying Trees in the winter draws crowd at Walnut Creek Preserve

February 27, 2013

Kirby Fund helps maintain Kimberly Cabin at FENCE

February 26, 2013

Sunny View Elementary School enjoys first Book Day of year

February 26, 2013

More woodslore and wildwoods wisdom

February 26, 2013

Go Fly a Kite Day at FENCE March 10

February 20, 2013

Unity’s Heart to Heart gala draws large crowd

February 18, 2013

Foothills Humane Society announces new Board of Directors members

February 11, 2013

Program on ‘Identifying Trees in the Winter’ Feb. 16

February 8, 2013

Tryon Garden Club receives Kirby grants from PCCF

February 7, 2013

Tryon Elementary School students travel to Furman

February 7, 2013

Outreach uses funds to help local children

January 30, 2013

Hospice receives new phone system

January 30, 2013

PAC begins work on Town of Tryon Kudzu Eradication Project

January 30, 2013

Columbus applies for HandMade in America program

January 29, 2013

Dr. Romzick keynote speaker for gala, Feb. 9

January 25, 2013

St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation board welcomes newest members

January 24, 2013

Story family gifts Round Mountain to Saluda Community Land Trust

January 24, 2013

Outreach awarded $16,000 grant from PCCF

January 23, 2013

Saluda School receives two grants

January 23, 2013

Thermal Belt Friendship Council announces scholarship winner

January 17, 2013

‘Traveling to protected places’ draws crowd at WPC

January 17, 2013

Roseland receives PCCF grant

January 16, 2013

BBBS receives Polk County Community Foundation grant

January 16, 2013

Students work to improve reading skills

January 14, 2013

Local resident, Trunk, named to Second Wind Hall of Fame

January 14, 2013

Hammond brings art to O.P. Earle

January 11, 2013

Hammond brings sweetgrass art to O.P. Earle

January 10, 2013

MLK Jr. celebration set with speaker Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe

January 9, 2013

Unity in the Community hosts health expo

January 9, 2013

Friendship Council receives PCCF grant

January 9, 2013

Sharing in the Community Christmas Social

January 8, 2013

Story frames promote reading

January 8, 2013

Community foundation provides books

January 7, 2013

Big Brothers Big Sisters Christmas celebration

January 7, 2013

‘Saluda, NC: Voices from the first 100 years’

December 22, 2012

‘Tis the season at TFAC

December 19, 2012

Outreach receives $3,000 PCCF grant for seasonal clothing

December 13, 2012

St. Luke’s Hospital receives grants for capital campaign

December 13, 2012

BBBS donations receive foundation match

December 12, 2012

Do It Yourself Messiah Dec. 13

December 10, 2012

Free Zumba classes Thursday at Zion Grove Church

December 5, 2012

Goodwin named to Second Wind Hall of Fame

December 3, 2012

Rescue squad receives grant

November 30, 2012

Outreach receives Paul Culberson Agricultural Development Fund grant

November 30, 2012

Tryon Fine Arts Center starts family series with a ‘Dickens Of A Show’

November 28, 2012

Agencies collaborate to keep Polk County warm

November 27, 2012

Calling all singers for Do-It-Yourself Messiah

November 27, 2012

PCCF awards $6,250 grant to Outreach for healthcare

November 26, 2012

Up, up and away

November 20, 2012

Sunny View Elementary students share books

November 20, 2012

The Sparkle City Brass to perform at FENCE Nov. 18

November 16, 2012

Foothills Humane Society announces two grant awards

November 16, 2012

TLT receives $13,300 PCCF grant

November 16, 2012

Fifteen years of Tuba Christmas

November 15, 2012

Sunny View visits the Riverbanks Zoo

November 15, 2012

Free garden program at FENCE, Nov. 12

November 2, 2012

Columbus awarded $10,000 grant from community foundation

November 2, 2012

Polk County rec van

October 29, 2012

Tap into art with the final Tryon Gallery Trot of 2012

October 25, 2012

Area residents provide gifts to humane society

October 24, 2012

Upstairs Artspace holds two-day encaustic workshop

October 24, 2012

Celebrating new Polk Central playground

October 22, 2012

Polk receives certificate for Alexander’s Ford

October 18, 2012

New playground built at Polk Central Elementary School

October 10, 2012

House of Flags hosts first-ever exhibit of Eisenhower flags Oct. 10-13

October 8, 2012

Tryon Elementary students tour Upstairs’ encaustic show

October 8, 2012

Alexander’s Ford now open

October 8, 2012

Cobb to speak on ornamental grasses at FENCE Oct. 8

October 4, 2012

Flail mower demonstration Oct. 10 at CooperRiis

October 4, 2012

Technology for nonprofits now available at Polk library

October 3, 2012

Alexander’s Ford opens tomorrow

October 3, 2012

New parking lot for Polk Vocational Services

September 27, 2012

Polk After School Gas Incentive Program

September 27, 2012

Major encaustic artists at Upstairs

September 19, 2012

FENCE family concert series features Tom Fisch Sept. 16

September 10, 2012

Foundation funds school farm interns

September 10, 2012

Stony Knoll Community Library to celebrate 75 years

August 31, 2012

Last two weeks of New Harmonies

August 30, 2012

Tryon Gallery Trot, ‘Show Tryon Some Love’ draws crowd

August 27, 2012

Polk ICC’s First New Century Scholars graduate from high school

August 27, 2012

Alexander’s Ford nature preserve project complete

August 22, 2012

Gutierrez, Silvers join Outreach as summer interns

August 15, 2012

First Landrum Quilt Trail blocks ready

August 15, 2012

Holt draws crowd at concert in Landrum

August 14, 2012

House of Flags to host Eisenhower flags

August 10, 2012

‘For the Love of Tryon’ opens at Skyuka Fine Art Aug. 11

August 3, 2012

New Harmonies at Landrum Library

August 2, 2012

Polk better than state in some areas on national child well-being report

August 2, 2012

PCHA installs security system at museum

August 2, 2012

Tryon Gallery Trot set for Aug. 11

July 29, 2012

TFAC, Lanier Library provide family entertainment July 21

July 19, 2012

Tryon’s McCown St. reopens

July 16, 2012

Back to School Bash wins Polk County Community Foundation grant

July 13, 2012

Polk beautification awards announced

July 12, 2012

D’Oyen named TLT intern

July 10, 2012

Polk retired school personnel visit arboretum

July 6, 2012

Tryon begins McCown St. improvements

July 3, 2012

House of Flags receives grants for second floor remodeling

June 29, 2012

New sign for Sunnydale

June 29, 2012

PCCF helps PAC replace funds used to buy computer

June 28, 2012

2012 Kirby Cup soccer camp kicks off June 26

June 22, 2012

Saluda Oral History Project receives a community fund grant

June 22, 2012

Story retelling using puppets

June 22, 2012

Saluda students use new Little Park as outdoor classroom

June 18, 2012

Landrum Quilt Trail project gets boost

June 18, 2012

Halbkat hired as TFAC intern

June 15, 2012

St. Luke’s Hospital receives grant for organizational planning from Polk County Community Foundation

June 15, 2012

Saluda School visits Charleston

June 13, 2012

Tryon Riding & Hunt Club scholarships

June 5, 2012

Up, up and away at Polk Middle

June 5, 2012

Progress continues on Tryon Streetscape projects

June 4, 2012

Saluda students make weather instruments

June 1, 2012

TLT interviewing for summer intern

June 1, 2012

Learning through puppetry

May 30, 2012

Amplification system at Pearson’s Falls

May 30, 2012

CooperRiis, ag center turn food waste into animal feed

May 24, 2012

PCMS students study Africa

May 23, 2012

Beautifying Columbus

May 22, 2012

Saluda Arts Festival to bring 80 artists/craftpeople May 19

May 18, 2012

Ninth Saluda Arts Festival tomorrow

May 17, 2012

North Sea Gas at TFAC on May 20

May 16, 2012

Live music at Saluda Arts Festival

May 14, 2012

Spring bird hike at FENCE May 16

May 10, 2012

Tryon Youth Center receives more parking

May 9, 2012

Saluda Arts Festival May 19 features more than 80 artists

May 9, 2012

Tryon Fine Arts Center receives grant for summer interns from PCCF

May 7, 2012

A bit of cleaning before a looming open studio weekend

May 4, 2012

Saluda Elementary gets science books with grant

May 4, 2012

Polk Central attends Converse Girls Day

April 30, 2012

New sign for Lazy Girl Loop trail

April 27, 2012

Refurbished classroom at Tryon Arts and Crafts School

April 25, 2012

Kirby Cup returns to Harmon Field

April 24, 2012

Big Brothers Big Sisters benefits from generosity of community

April 20, 2012

Visual snapshots in my heart

April 19, 2012

Work begins soon on Streetscape phase III

April 15, 2012

Spring bird hike at FENCE April 18

April 13, 2012

Work at Alexander’s Ford to begin soon

April 6, 2012

Five gardens create focal point for Art in Bloom

April 5, 2012

Growing, selling herbs at PCHS

April 3, 2012

TLT puts in new steps at Sunnydale 

March 30, 2012

Trees going in along Hwy. 108 in Columbus

March 27, 2012

PCCF grant provides new lights, sound for Children’s Theater Festival

March 21, 2012

Valentine’s Day at Hospice

March 21, 2012

Tree planting to begin soon on Hwy. 108 near I-26 in Columbus

March 20, 2012

FENCE Family Concert March 18 features Duetto

March 13, 2012

St. Luke’s Hospital installs MRSA Analyzer due to PCCF grant

March 9, 2012

FENCE’s Go Fly a Kite Day Sunday, March 11

March 9, 2012

Community Foundation awards grant to school farm

March 9, 2012

Turf building workshop

March 6, 2012

Go Fly a Kite Day at FENCE

February 28, 2012

Tryon Elementary students learn about cars of future at Clemson University

February 24, 2012

Community foundation announces Bradley planning grants

February 22, 2012

2012 FENCE Nature Hike Series kicks off with birding hike

February 17, 2012

Armchair Traveler visits East Africa Feb. 26

February 17, 2012

FENCE Family Concert Feb. 19 features Gingerthistle

February 16, 2012

SCLT announces opening of Bradley Nature Preserve

February 15, 2012

Chef cook-off during Tryon soup kitchen Feb. 11

February 9, 2012

A return from Florida

February 3, 2012

Saluda Community Land Trust

January 25, 2012

TLT gets equipment with PCCF grant

January 19, 2012

Abril named to Appalachian State dean’s list

January 18, 2012

PCCF funds high school farm interns

January 18, 2012

Saluda adds another recycle container for Main Street

January 17, 2012

Harmon Field begins master plan for tree planting

January 16, 2012

MLK Jr. program set for Jan. 14

January 9, 2012

More than 100 attend ‘Sharing in the Community’ Christmas social

January 6, 2012

Harmon Field seeks public input on master tree plan Jan. 11

January 6, 2012

iPad reading fun at Sunny View Elem.

January 5, 2012

Martin Luther King commemoration program Jan. 14

January 5, 2012

Celebrating its heritage, ninth annual Saluda Arts Festival

January 5, 2012

Vaughn Creek purchase completed

January 3, 2012

2011 Year in Review: September

December 29, 2011

2011 Year in Review: June

December 28, 2011

Lanes gift Sunnydale to TLT

December 22, 2011

BBBS/PCCF: Sharing the Christmas spirit

December 21, 2011

Drawings added to Lombardo showing

December 12, 2011

Audience also performer at Do-It-Yourself ‘Messiah’

December 12, 2011

Do-It-Yourself ‘Messiah’ performs ‘Hallelujah Chorus’

December 9, 2011

PANGAEA ‘hidden gem’ with impact

December 6, 2011

Tuba Christmas concert Dec. 3

December 1, 2011

O.P. Earle celebrates American Education Week

December 1, 2011

Foundation funds Polk High School farm interns

November 30, 2011

Polk’s Hicks receives composting certification

November 28, 2011

Sunny View Elementary gets two rain barrels for garden project

November 25, 2011

Friendship council receives grant

November 25, 2011

Polk County Community Foundation sends area residents to compost school

November 23, 2011

‘Do-It-Yourself’ Messiah at TFAC Dec. 1

November 22, 2011

FHS dedicates new pavilion at shelter

November 22, 2011

Pearson’s Falls receives funding from PCCF Kirby Fund

November 22, 2011

Habitat receives Polk County Community Foundation grant

November 21, 2011

Sparkle City Brass returns to FENCE

November 17, 2011

St. Luke’s advances towards electronic medical records

November 14, 2011

Santa arrives early at FHS

November 4, 2011

FHS receives gifts from local residents’ estates

October 21, 2011

School of fish

October 20, 2011

My favorite things about the aquarium

October 20, 2011

My favorite things about the aquarium

October 20, 2011

TFAC receives three grants

October 7, 2011

Collaboration improves gazebo on Melrose Avenue

October 7, 2011

Alexander’s Ford ceremony

October 6, 2011

O.P. Earle seeks help to continue 30-year RIF tradition

October 5, 2011

Saluda Community Land Trust plans to battle kudzu

October 5, 2011

Landrum narrows down options for depot architect

October 4, 2011

Trees to be planted along Hwy. 108 to beautify entrance to Columbus

October 3, 2011

Laval, Brown play Celtic music at Lanier Library

October 3, 2011

Polk Wellness Center receives $50,000 in grants from community foundation

September 21, 2011

‘Steal Away’ as Tryon Fine Arts Center presents a spiritual experience Sept. 24

September 21, 2011

Praising in the Park at Rogers Park Sept. 24

September 19, 2011

Big splash for Big Brothers Big Sisters

September 16, 2011

Celtic musician Jamie Laval to perform Sept. 20 at Lanier Library

September 14, 2011

Singer/songwriter Tom Fisch to perform at FENCE

September 12, 2011

Gardening seminar at FENCE Sept. 12

September 9, 2011

Mobile unit more than doubles Polk County recycling tonnage

September 9, 2011

Community Health Fair set for Sept. 10 in Green Creek

September 9, 2011

Saluda Center completes landscape beautification project

September 6, 2011

Polk schools kick off school year Aug. 25

August 24, 2011

Humane society completes open-air pavilion

August 23, 2011

Forbes leaves enduring legacy

August 17, 2011

Margaret Louise Forbes

August 16, 2011

Harmon Field summer intern

August 12, 2011

BBBS adventure on the Green River

August 12, 2011

TLT summer intern

August 12, 2011

Polk community foundation provides library internship

August 5, 2011

St. Luke’s uses grant for patient rooms

July 29, 2011

Tryon Garden Club wins grant from Polk community foundation

July 28, 2011

Community fund created for beautification of Tryon and Landrum

July 27, 2011

Germany defeats Sweden in Kirby Cup

July 19, 2011

Landrum budget proposes spending less, giving raises

July 18, 2011

Polk County Community Foundation honors Culberson with food grants

July 8, 2011

Polk County Community Foundation presents scholarships

July 6, 2011

Polk County High School 2010-2011 senior awards

June 24, 2011

Polk closes on Alexander’s Ford property

June 20, 2011

Foothills Humane Society breaks ground on pavilion

June 10, 2011

Strings of Choice to perform Sunday at Rogers Park

June 10, 2011

Landscape construction of pathways workshop at FENCE June 13

June 8, 2011

Tryon Arts and Crafts offers Summer Sizzler program for kids

June 6, 2011

Landrum High School holds senior awards ceremony May 13

June 1, 2011

Foothills Humane Society receives grant to fund summer interns

May 23, 2011

TR&HC awards scholarships

May 19, 2011

Art to watch, hear, buy

May 19, 2011

Bright Star Touring Theater teaches locals about N.C. history

May 18, 2011

FENCE Armchair Traveler visits Libya May 22

May 18, 2011

Greetings from New Zealand

May 13, 2011

O.P. Earle Elementary holds spring sampler May 17

May 12, 2011

Rogers Park chamber music kicks off with Sparkle City Brass May 15

May 12, 2011

Violin and storytelling at FENCE May 15

May 5, 2011

Polk Central shares ‘recycling recipe’

May 5, 2011

Opera Express’ ‘Billy Goats Gruff’ performed April 11

May 4, 2011

Bright Star Touring Theater performs May 6 at Roger’s Park

May 4, 2011

Tryon approves initial design for third phase of Streetscape

April 27, 2011

Tryon Elementary students visit Furman University

April 19, 2011

Kirby Cup soccer camp returns

April 19, 2011

Armchair Traveler visits Romania

April 19, 2011

Harmon Field dedicates resurfaced tennis courts

April 15, 2011

Columbus to celebrate Veterans Park land acquisition April 16

April 14, 2011

Healthy living, eating seminar held April 14

April 12, 2011

TFAC completes strategic plan

April 8, 2011

Opera in the park April 11

April 6, 2011

FENCE resumes weekend nature hikes April 9

April 5, 2011

PCCF awards grant to preserve Pearson’s Falls glen

April 5, 2011

PCHS students reap what they sow

March 31, 2011

Tennis association dedicates new courts

March 28, 2011

PCMS students learn yoga

March 22, 2011

Polk County Campus ICC Foundation off to good start

March 15, 2011

Erwins return to FENCE for family concert

March 14, 2011

Saluda Arts Festival receives $2,500 grant

February 24, 2011

Artist in residence at O.P. Earle

February 24, 2011

Mill Spring School roof repair underway

February 24, 2011

PCHS students complete internship

February 23, 2011

TFAC receives $40,000 donation to help with programs, building fund

February 18, 2011

Polk wins Bradley Planning & Education Breakthrough grant

February 18, 2011

‘Three Little Pigs’ performed at O.P. Earle Elementary

February 17, 2011

FENCE Armchair Traveler goes to Africa Feb. 27

February 17, 2011

Pianist Kevin Ayesh returns to FENCE Feb. 20

February 10, 2011

Tryon Elementary students visit UNC-A

January 31, 2011

Big Brothers Big Sisters hold holiday gathering

January 21, 2011

Thompson brings ‘Birds of the World’ to FENCE Jan. 23

January 19, 2011

Community health fair a success

January 19, 2011

MLK play draws hundreds

January 19, 2011

Community health fair a success

January 17, 2011

Sharing in the Community Christmas Social a success

January 13, 2011

TFAC presents We Are the Dream: The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 12, 2011

FENCE Family Concerts hit the road with Dashboard Blue Sunday, Jan. 16

January 10, 2011

Community health fair in Tryon

January 6, 2011