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 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.
Families are invited to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at Polk County Public Libraries
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 will open an emergency shelter beginning Saturday at 3 p.m. at Polk County Middle School
The potential impacts in Polk County of Hurricane Florence are uncertain but with Polk County Commissioners issuing a Proclamation of a County State 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.
The Polk County Board of Commissioners has issued a Proclamation of a County State of Emergency.
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.