High school student injured in crash involving tree on Bearwallow Road, officials say
HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — North Carolina State Highway Patrol confirmed Sunday, March 3, that a female high school student was the driver in a single-vehicle car crash Friday afternoon, March 1, in Henderson County. According to a spokesperson for the SHP who was at the scene of the...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in Tryon, NC
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of tryon..
Highschool Soccer | 04 March Polk County Girls Game Notice
The Polk County Girls Soccer team will have a Non-conference game with East Henderson(East Flat Rock, NC) on 04 March, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Wolverines has won 23 games and lost 3 games, and the winning rate is 0.885.
Polk Co. Authorities Asking for Help IDing Person in Burglary Investigation
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest related to a burglary investigation in the county. The man is believed to be in the Clearbrook area regularly. Photos of him were taken by a service station surveillance system in the city of Clearbrook in November of 2023. The vehicle the individual is driving is believed to be a 1990s model Ford Ranger or similar vehicle.
Landrum High School makes hoops history
LANDRUM, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - As winter sports teams compete for state championships, Landrum High School sent off its girls basketball team to its first state title game since 1975. Students and teachers lined the hallway this morning to clap and cheer on the historic team. “To walk through basically...
NC man arrested for allegedly dealing fentanyl, more
Officials recovered fentanyl, marijuana, Xanax pills and more during a drug investigation Thursday.
High wind gusts, downed trees lead to power outages in area
Melrose Ave. Ext. in Tryon closed after tree blocks road TRYON—A large tree fell across Melrose Ave. Extension in Tryon on Wednesday evening, taking some power lines down in the process and leading to the temporary closure of the road. The Town of Tryon sent out an alert at approximately 7 p.m. on February […] The post High wind gusts, downed trees lead to power outages in area appeared first on The Tryon Daily Bulletin.
Fatal Officer Involved Shooting Ruled Justified
A fatal officer involved shooting in the Upstate earlier this year, has been ruled as justified. As we previously reported, 36 year old double murder suspect Gary Pratt Whitten was shot and killed at a home in Landrum, January 17th.
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Tryon as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
WNC History: Nina Simone's musical talent apparent while growing up in Western NC
Before the American public knew her as Nina Simone “the high priestess of soul,” Eunice Kathleen Waymon was already making a name for herself in Western North Carolina. Born in 1933 at 30 East Livingston Street in Tryon, Eunice’s musical talent was apparent almost immediately. “When she...
The oceanic inspiration behind Luke Lichterman’s sculptural paintings
“Art isn’t something I do because I want to, but because I’ve got to,” says Luke Lichterman in his gravelly, good-humored voice. “I’m a sculptor and multimedia artist, although my abilities have recently been curtailed by hand damage — so I’ve been concentrating more on painting as of late.”
Henderson County starts Adult Recovery Court for substance abuse offenders
HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — A program that is aimed to help those who are facing criminal charges because of substance use disorder has made its way to Henderson County. This week, Henderson County has started an Adult Recovery Court program. Beth Stang, the public defender for the Henderson,...
Fire destroys building at Flat Rock summer camp
FLAT ROCK, N.C. (WLOS) — All 12 Hendersonville fire departments and some departments in Polk County responded to a summer camp in Flat Rock on Friday morning, March 1, for a large fire. An 11,000-square-foot building at Camp Wayfarer was destroyed by huge flames, leaving only a stone chimney...
Victims in fatal weekend crash in the Upstate identified
A fiery collision on I-26 in Spartanburg County Saturday resulted in a heart breaking loss for an upstate family. After colliding with a Toyota, a commercial car hauler crossed the cable barrier and struck a Honda sedan occupied by 5 family members.
'We really make a difference:' Kids, 'big' mentors enjoy bowling to benefit nonprofit
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Local kids and their mentors had some fun while raising money Saturday in Hendersonville. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina held its Bowl For Kids' Sake fundraiser for Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties Saturday, March 2, at Tarheel Lanes in Hendersonville. The annual event is the nonprofit youth mentoring organization's largest fundraiser each year.
Henderson County Department of Public Health: Take action to prevent falls, save lives
You probably know someone in your life who has suffered from a fall. While falls are common – especially among older adults – they are not a normal part of aging. Falls are the leading cause of injury for adults 65 years and older, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s so common that one in four older adults report falling every year.The good news is most falls are preventable. Standing Strong NC, a project of the NC Center for Health and Wellness and the NC Falls Prevention Coalition, suggests four steps you can take to prevent falls:
Henderson County Democratic Party Files Complaint Against Congressman Chuck Edwards
Hendersonville – The Henderson County Democratic Party has taken action by filing a complaint against 11th District Congressman Chuck Edwards, alleging violations of federal law related to a recent mailer that was distributed across the 11th Congressional District. The complaint asserts that the mailer, titled “Crime is out of control in Asheville,” politicized taxpayer-funded communications and disparaged political parties, both in violation of federal regulations.
Rep. Chuck Edwards hosts event for students interested in joining US military branches
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Local students interested in joining the military got to learn more about their potential next steps at the "Military Service Academy Day" event held Saturday, March 2. Rep. Chuck Edwards (NC-11) hosted the event at the Henderson County Historic Courthouse. Representatives from all five U.S....
Several storage units in Henderson County destroyed by early morning fire; cause unclear
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — The Henderson County Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight fire at a Hendersonville storage unit facility Saturday, March 2. Fire officials with Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue said the call about the fire came in Saturday at about 12:11 a.m. for a fire at 1931 Spartanburg Highway, which is SmartStop Self Storage.
How Byrnes boys, Landrum girls fared Friday in basketball state championship games
FLORENCE – Here's how Upstate teams fared Friday at the South Carolina high school basketball state championships at the Florence Center. Byrnes senior Will Fowler scored 26 points Friday, 22 in the first half, but the Rebels came up short, 67-48, in the Class AAAAA high school boys basketball state final against Lexington.