Polk County is offering COVID-19 drive-thru testing on Aug. 18 in Saluda and on Aug. 26 in Columbus.
The 2020 Census is underway and you can easily participate and still be counted at home by Internet, phone or paper questionnaire.
The 2020 NC Foothills Virtual Farm Tour is underway and runs through the end of October. During this time, numerous farms throughout Polk and Rutherford Counties will be highlighted through the NC Foothills Virtual Farm Tour's accounts on Facebook (NC Foothills Farm Tour) and Instagram (instagram.com/ncfoothillsfarmtour/). With support from sponsors, this virtual experience is free. Most farms offer products for sale on-farm or at...
Polk County HHSA was notified that a Meals on Wheels team member was ID'd as close contact to COVID-19 case. Safety protocols were followed and a minimal risk was determined.
Per the governor’s latest executive order, North Carolina will remain in the Safer At Home Phase 2 through 5 p.m., Sept. 11, 2020.
At their Aug. 3 meeting, the Polk County Board of Commissioners appointed the volunteer Polk County 2020-21 Animal Cruelty Investigators.
A Polk County landfill operator whose work did not involve contact with the public is self-isolating after positive COVID-19 test.
To facilitate maintenance at Duke Energy facilities downriver, Northbrook will be gradually taking the level down at Lake Adger this week.
Polk County COVID-19 drive-thru testing is being offered Aug. 4 and 12.


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