1,000 Books program at Polk libraries helps develop early literacy skills

Families are invited to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at Polk County Public Libraries

Polk County Emergency Management issues Sunday morning weather update

Polk County Emergency Management has issued the following updates on Sunday at 10 a.m. about local conditions relating to Tropical Storm Florence

Polk County Emergency Management issues updates about local Tropical Storm Florence forecast, preparations

Polk County Emergency Management has issued updates about the local forecast and preparations for Tropical Storm Florence.

Polk County to open emergency shelter on Saturday

Polk County will open an emergency shelter beginning Saturday at 3 p.m. at Polk County Middle School

How to prepare for and stay updated about Hurricane Florence’s possible impacts in Polk...

The potential impacts in Polk County of Hurricane Florence are uncertain but with Polk County Commissioners issuing a Proclamation of a County State of...

Polk County officials, Northbrook Power lowering Lake Adger in anticipation of Hurricane Florence

In anticipation of Hurricane Florence, Polk County Local Government officials and hydroelectric power management company Northbrook Power Management are lowering the water levels in Lake Adger by three feet.

Polk County Commissioners issue Proclamation of a County State of Emergency

The Polk County Board of Commissioners has issued a Proclamation of a County State of Emergency.

Stay informed of Polk County public safety updates through PolkNC.info, social media and NIXLE...

To stay informed about public safety updates and advisories, citizens are encouraged to continue to visit Polk County Local Government’s news and information site PolkNC.info, to follow the County’s Facebook and Twitter pages and to sign up for NIXLE text alerts.

NCDOT to close some area road crossings for WEG event on Sept. 12

A number of Polk County roads will be periodically closed by the North Carolina Department of Transportation on Wednesday, Sept. 12 during the endurance competition at the World Equestrian Games

StudentAccess launching to help Polk County Schools students use Polk County Public Libraries more

Starting in October, Polk County Schools students can become instant members of the Polk County Public Libraries through a new program called StudentAccess which should help eliminate barriers to library access while improving literacy and student achievement.


Looking for information about Polk County government? Visit the county’s official web site

World Equestrian Games

The 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games are coming to Polk County. Thousands of visitors are expected during the Games to see the world’s top equestrians in action. Find out more about the Games at the official web site.