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TFAC hosts N.C. ballad singer in free program Oct. 14, page 6 Tryon Daily Bulletin The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper Vol. 85 / No. 177 Tryon, N.C. 28782 Thursday, October 11, 2012 Only 50 cents Columbus Fire Department on a roll This week is National Fire Prevention week. Landrum residents may be able to get help from the Landrum Fire Department in protecting themselves against fire. The fire department all year long offers free smoke detectors to Landrum families in need. The detectors can be picked up Monday through Friday at the station from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Here’s a list of upcoming meetings and events for area nonprofit community and governmental organizations: Today Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Thursdays, 7 a.m. - noon, old Searcy Mill parking lot, Hwy. 108, Columbus. Polk County Driver License Mobile Unit will be at 130 Ward St. in Columbus on Thursday, Oct. 11, directly in front of the post office from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Saluda Center Thursday activities: knitting group, 9:30 (Continued on page 2) The Columbus Fire Department competes in a barrel roll at the Columbus Farm Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6. The event also featured exhibits of farm animals and equipment, food, games, tours of the historic Polk County courthouse and other activities. In addition, Tawana Weicker brought the new Polk County High School biodiesel wagon to the festival and explained how the process of producing biodiesel fuel works. See page 7 for more photos. (photo submitted by Kirk Gollwitzer) Polk’s last day to register to vote is Friday Early voting begins Oct. 18 by Leah Justice With less than four weeks until the general election, Polk County residents have until this Friday, Oct. 12, to register to vote, with early voting beginning next Thursday, Oct. 18. The Polk County Board of Elections Office handles registration forms. People may still register during early voting if they vote at the same time. Friday, Oct. 12 will also be the last day to change party affiliations. Early voting, or one-stop voting, can be done at three locations. The Polk County Board of Elections office, located on Serving Polk County and Upper Spartanburg and Greenville Counties “We could not be more impressed with the doctors, nurses and facilities at The Birth Place.” Emily Wilson of Columbus with Sophie, her second child born at RRHS. (Continued on page 4)

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