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Meals on Wheels needs more volunteers to deliver meals on weekdays to Polk County...

Because of the growing need in Polk County, Meals on Wheels is seeking more volunteers to deliver meals on weekdays to local residents.

Grants from Polk County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council available to nonprofits serving at-risk youth

The Polk County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council has funds available for fiscal year 2019-2020 for nonprofits with programs beginning on or after July 1, 2019 that serve delinquent and at-risk youth.

Polk County Public Libraries is holding a Clothing Swap on Feb. 28 at the...

Polk County Public Libraries is holding a Clothing Swap the evening of Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Columbus Library where people will be able to trade their gently used children's, men's and women's clothing and accessories for something new to them.

Polk County residents with a primary mental health diagnosis can receive transportation to and...

Polk County residents with a primary mental health diagnosis can receive transportation to and a variety of support services at Family Preservation Services of N.C. Inc.'s Magnolia House in Forest City.

Lights latest upgrade in Searcy Field renovation

Jerry Stensland has long envisioned Searcy Field becoming a hub of activity in Mill Spring, bringing to life the goal that Richard and Vivian Searcy had when they donated the land to Polk County for youth recreation

U.S. Rep. McHenry’s staff will hold office hours in Columbus on Thursday, Feb. 14

Tenth District Congressman Patrick McHenry's staff will hold office hours in Polk County from 2 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Womack Building at 40 Courthouse St. in Columbus.

Flags are flying half-staff in Polk County and statewide in tribute to the late...

Gov. Roy Cooper today ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered immediately to half-staff in tribute to the late Congressman Walter Jones

Polk County boosting business development efforts with addition of McGaha as new Senior Business...

To strengthen its efforts to support local business and economic development, Polk County Local Government recently hired Lindsey McGaha as the county’s new Senior Business Specialist.

Public hearing scheduled Feb. 4 for input on proposed Polk County scenic byway

A public hearing to receive input on a proposed potential scenic byway route in Polk County will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4 in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice in the Womack Building at 40 Courthouse St. in Columbus.

U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Campaign collection continues through Dec. 17 in Raleigh

The North Carolina Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs and the NC Defense Business Association along with other state agencies have partnered up this Christmas season to support the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots Campaign with toy collection continuing through Dec. 17 in Raleigh.

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