A confidential and free parent group has met for the past five years in Polk County, giving support and a network to parents with kids under the age of 5. There are two separate groups in the county and the groups are offered by Partnership for Children of the Foothills.
As one dredging project at Lake Adger comes to an end (and a celebration at the lake's marina is planned), the Polk County Board of Commissioners voted to award a contract for a separate project at the lake and on Green River.
In this installment of our "Get to Know" series, we learn about the Board of Elections and the importance of this department to the electoral process.
In a few weeks the Assault on Mt. Mitchell and Assault on Marion cycling events will take place and Polk County roads will be a part of the action.
A newly renovated space at the Columbus Library is ready for readers to enjoy after a successful grand opening over the weekend.
Three farms in Polk County and three in Rutherford County will be showcased during the NC Foothills Farm Tour, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 25.
There are plenty of ways to give back to the community, including serving on local boards. This is National Volunteer Week in North Carolina and it's a great time to think about volunteering.
Polk County residents will have plenty of time to complete primary early voting, which is set to open on April 28.
This month's Friends of Agriculture Breakfast is set for 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20 with TK Family Farms' Jon Kilmstra as the guest speaker.
We continue our get-to-know series about the many departments within Polk County. Today it is time to learn about the E-911 Communications department and all of the good that it does in the community.


Looking for information about Polk County government? Visit the county’s official web site