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NCDOT closing Green River Cove Road from Ozone to Fishtop for several weeks starting...

To repair damages caused from mudslides in May, the North Carolina Dept. of Transportation has closed Green River Cove Road from Ozone Drive to Fishtop starting today, Wednesday, Nov. 7. This portion of Green River Cove Road will be closed at least 4 to 6 weeks.

The Meeting Place taking orders through Nov. 16 for Homemade Pie Fundraiser benefiting Polk...

The Meeting Place is taking orders through Friday, Nov. 16 for its Homemade Pie Fundraiser benefiting Polk County Senior Services.

Additional school officer position reflects county commitment to school security

Polk County Local Government and Polk County Schools have been working together closely to help increase the presence of security officers at local schools

Polk County seeking feedback on Verizon Wireless issues

Due to numerous complaints regarding ongoing issues in Polk County with Verizon Wireless, Polk County Local Government is asking citizens to provide information to help Verizon target the troubled areas

Polk County Friends of Agriculture Breakfast and CFSA workshop Oct. 17 will focus on...

The monthly Polk County Friends of Agriculture Breakfast on Wednesday, Oct. 17 and the “High Tunnel Purchasing, Management and Production” workshop later that morning will both focus on high tunnels, an effective tool for maximizing vegetable production and extending the growing season.

PSNC Energy holding public meeting Oct. 25 to discuss Mill Spring compressor station

PSNC Energy will hold a public meeting about its compressor station being built in Mill Spring from 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 25 at Polk County Middle School.

Openings still available with registration ending Oct. 12 for free, six-week ‘Living Healthy with...

Openings are still available with registration ending today for a free, six-week-long "Living Healthy with Diabetes" workshop starting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Polk County Senior Center/The Meeting Place at 75 Carmel Lane in Columbus.

National Weather Service shares Hurricane Michael weather briefing for morning of Wed., Oct. 10

The National Weather Service has issued the following weather briefing package for the morning of Wed., Oct. 10 with regards to what can be expected in Polk County and regionally from Hurricane Michael.

Lake Adger lowered Oct. 9 in anticipation of Hurricane Michael

Polk County Local Government officials and hydroelectric power management company Northbrook Hydro are lowering Lake Adger’s water levels three feet in anticipation of Hurricane Michael coming up from the Gulf.

Online training resource Lynda.com now available for free to Polk County Public Libraries patrons

Lynda.com, an online training website where users can learn a wide variety of skills, is now available free of charge through Polk County Public Libraries.

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