The State of North Carolina has awarded a $1 million grant to Polk County to be used for the support of public safety in areas outside the Tryon International Equestrian Center during the 2018 World Equestrian Games
Polk County has earned a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR)
Having served the area since 2006, Collins Dental Center in Columbus closed its doors on May 30. But new leadership will soon mean the reopening of the program geared toward keeping local children healthy
Organizations accepting charitable donations to help Polk County residents with natural disaster recovery
Several organizations are accepting charitable contributions to help Polk County residents recovering from the recent local natural disasters.
Residents recovering from the recent natural disasters can receive assistance and support at the Polk County Disaster Recovery Center being held Saturday, June 9 at the Columbus Library.
The PSNC Mill Spring Natural Gas Compressor Station has received a final air permit from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Air Quality.
A building that has been flooded can be a dangerous place. Here are some tips from Polk County Local Government and the Rutherford Polk McDowell District Health Department for understanding and dealing with the hazards of flooded buildings.
After consultation with other government agencies and public safety partners, Polk County Local Government is lifting the call for voluntary residential evacuations and closing the public storm shelter.
Exercise caution traveling in Polk County on Wednesday as some roads are flooded and driving conditions are hazardous
Exercise caution traveling in Polk County as some roads are flooded and driving conditions are hazardous.