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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.

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

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