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Polk County Sheriff Tim Wright demonstrates abilities of K9 partners

Polk County Sheriff Tim Wright recently met with Cub Scout Pack 659 and their parents to share how K9 partners assist the Sheriff's Office.

Polk County Local Government’s Buy Local Program will highlight local businesses through social media

To help raise awareness about local Polk County businesses, Senior Business Specialist Lindsey B. McGaha will be highlighting local businesses each month through Polk County Local Government's social media.

Polk County Local Government offers current local businesses and start-ups information and regulatory guidance

Current business owners and entrepreneurs considering starting a new venture in Polk County can turn to Polk County Local Government for helpful information and assistance with navigating government requirements.

U.S. Rep. McHenry’s staff will hold office hours in Polk County on Thursday, May...

Tenth District Congressman Patrick McHenry's staff will hold office hours in Polk County on Thursday, May 23.

Governor orders flags be lowered to half-staff on May 15 for National Peace Officers...

Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, May 15, in observance of National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Polk County Veteran Services hosting free veterans breakfast on May 8

Polk County Veteran Services is hosting a free breakfast for military veterans and their spouses on May 8 at The Meeting Place in Columbus.

Polk County Board of Elections holding voter ID educational seminars on May 9

The Polk County Board of Elections will hold two free educational seminars for the public about voter photo identification requirements on Thursday, May 9 in the Bryant H. Womack Building in Columbus.

Polk County Manager presents proposed balanced county budget for fiscal year 2019-2020

At the Polk County Board of Commissioners meeting tonight, Polk County Manager Marche Pittman presented a recommended balanced County budget for the upcoming fiscal year that includes expenditures to improve public safety and ensure the continuance of Polk County Schools’ after-school program.

Gov. Cooper orders lowering of NC flags to half-staff to honor UNCC shooting victims

Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered all North Carolina flags at state buildings, grounds and facilities to be lowered to half-staff through sunset on Friday, May 3 to honor the victims of Tuesday's tragedy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Polk County Public Libraries seeks teen summer intern

Polk County Public Libraries seeks an enthusiastic teen intern who is interested in working with children for summer employment

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