For the love of the game, Polk County Public Libraries will begin offering board games for patrons to check out starting on Valentine's Day, Friday, Feb. 14. The 14 board games that will available for check-out are The Resistance, Burger Up, Ticket to Ride, Exploding Kittens, Guillotine, Codenames, Kingdomino, King of Tokyo, Ice Cool, Machi Koro, Splendor, Guardians Call, Chunky Monkey Business and Catan.
A primary election will be held March 3 in Polk County with one-stop early voting beginning Feb. 13 at the Polk County Board of Elections office in Columbus.
The National Weather Service has issued severe weather advisories today for Polk County that include alerts for hazardous weather, a flash flood warning and a tornado watch.
The Polk County Center of the NC Cooperative Extension is offering free training sessions at its offices at 79 Carmel Lane in Columbus about how to use pesticide to help control kudzu. Pesticide Applicator Training – also known as the "L,X, N and D Pesticide Class" – will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb 25. This course is open to the public...
The National Weather Service recently recognized Polk County as a StormReady Community.
Polk County Public Libraries has been awarded a federal grant for youth services training.
Polk County Local Government again has earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the GFOA for its comprehensive annual financial report.
Polk County residents have an opportunity to help shape a comprehensive transportation plan for the area by responding to a survey arriving in their mailboxes this week
Throughout the weekend and on Veterans Day on Monday, citizens are invited to join in honoring military veterans at community events throughout Polk County.
Tenth District Congressman Patrick McHenry's staff will hold office hours in Polk County on Friday, Nov. 8.


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