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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.

FEMA, White House deny disaster relief help for Polk County

North Carolina will appeal a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and The White House not to grant a major disaster declaration for the May floods and mudslides in Polk County and Western North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper said Tuesday

Volunteers needed for Polk County’s Adult Care Home and Nursing Home Community Advisory Committees

Volunteers are needed to serve as advocates on Polk County’s Adult Care Home Advisory and Nursing Home Community Advisory Committees.

Wildlife Commission plans one-week water level drop at Lake Adger

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission plans to lower water levels on Lake Adger during the week of August 27 for testing of the marina

Polk County supporting efforts for federal disaster declaration from May flooding and mudslides

The N.C. Dept. of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management has received an extension until July 30 to file the request for a federal disaster declaration for the May flooding and mudslides in Polk County and other parts of Western North Carolina.

Polk County ‘Libraries Rock’ features summer reading program and more for children and adults

Rock and roll into summer at the Polk County Public Libraries with "Libraries Rock," the 2018 summer reading program featuring prizes, games, activities and...

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