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FEMA conducting nationwide test on Oct. 3 of Wireless Emergency Alert and Emergency Alert...

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, starting at approximately 2:20 p.m., FEMA will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) to test national warning capabilities.

Polk County’s Public Transportation System offers options for travel in the county and around...

Polk County offers a variety of public transportation options for traveling around the county and throughout the region, including a weekly shopping shuttle to Hendersonville, rides to area airports and pick-ups for travel to medical appointments.

1,000 Books program at Polk libraries helps develop early literacy skills

Families are invited to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at Polk County Public Libraries

Polk County Emergency Management issues weather update on Sept. 16

Polk County Emergency Management has issued the following updates on Sunday at 10 a.m. about local conditions relating to Tropical Storm Florence

Polk County Emergency Management issues updates Sept. 15 about local Tropical Storm Florence forecast,...

Polk County Emergency Management has issued updates about the local forecast and preparations for Tropical Storm Florence.

Polk County to open emergency shelter on Saturday, Sept. 15 in preparation for Hurricane...

Polk County will open an emergency shelter beginning Saturday at 3 p.m. at Polk County Middle School

How to prepare for and stay updated about Hurricane Florence’s possible impacts in Polk...

The potential impacts in Polk County of Hurricane Florence are uncertain but with Polk County Commissioners issuing a Proclamation of a County State of...

Polk County officials, Northbrook Power lowering Lake Adger on Sept. 13 in anticipation of...

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 on Sept. 10

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.

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