Second suspicious brush fire burns behind Harmon Field, page 6 Tryon Daily Bulletin The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper Vol. 85 / No. 213 Tryon, N.C. 28782 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Only 50 cents Norfolk Southern exhibit car in Landrum by Samantha Hurst On Dec. 4, 1971 Polk County had its record snowfall of 18 inches. The high today is expected to be 73 degrees. Here’s a list of upcoming meetings and events for area nonprofit community and governmental organizations: Today Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Dec. 4, 7 a.m. Ozone Drive and Hwy. 176, Saluda. Polk County Transportation Authority, makes a regular trip to Hendersonville on the first and third Tuesday of each month. 894-8203. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba exercise class, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., in gym. The Meeting Place Senior Center, Tuesday activities: beginner/intermediate pilates, 8:30 a.m.; ceramics, 9:30 a.m.; devotions and art class, 10 a.m.; Let’s move...Let’s move dance, 10:30 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 p.m. 828894-0001. (Continued on page 2) Norfolk Southern celebrates its 30th anniversary this year with a tour of an exhibit car across 10 states and 15 cities, including Landrum. Landrum City Administrator Steve Wolochowicz said the car would roll into Landrum Thursday, Dec. 6. and be open to the public from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. “We’re looking forward to this piece of railroad history coming to our community,” he said. “We hope as many people as possible will come out to see it.” A specific location is yet to be determined by Norfolk Southern but Wolochowicz said the railcar will sit off East Tucker Street on the west side of Hwy. 176. He said community members would be able to see the car from the road. The exhibit car is a restored 1926 Pullman passenger car that was converted to a mobile mu- A Norfolk Southern exhibit car is expected in Landrum Thursday, Dec. 6. The car offers displays celebrating the history of the rail company. (photo submitted) seum in 1971. Over the course of the 41 years since its restoration, more than 1.5 million people have viewed the car. Many visitors’ favorite portion of the exhibit has been a locomo(Continued on page 5) Tryon turns down Jervey-Palmer offer by Leah Justice Polk County will resume ownership of the Jervey-Palmer building after Tryon turned down the gift. Tryon Town Council met Nov. 20 and following a closed session decided not to take the building. Tryon officials sent the county a letter stating the town’s refusal of the property on Nov. 29. “At their meeting on Tuesday, November 20, 2013, the Tryon Board of Commissioners decided that the Town of Tryon does not wish to proceed with the proposed transfer of ownership of the Jervey-Palmer building to the Town of Tryon,” states a letter to county commissioners from Tryon Town Manager Cailtin Martin. “Jerry Thomas (Continued on page 4) Serving Polk County and Upper Spartanburg and Greenville Counties Want Your ad Here? Call 828-859-9151 Reserve Your Space Today!