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Columbus police assist in federal identity theft investigation, page 7 Tryon Daily Bulletin The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper Vol. 85 / No. 228 Tryon, N.C. 28782 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 Only 50 cents PCMS remembers Sandy Hook Elementary School Tryon Arts and Crafts School’s new classes will start Jan. 2. Community members are encouraged to try their hand at something new and explore their creative side by signing up for classes in pottery, painting, blacksmithing and more. To find out more, visit www. or call 828-859-8323. Here’s a list of upcoming meetings and events for area nonprofit community and governmental organizations: Today Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Wednesdays, Fire Department in Green Creek, 7 a.m. - noon. The Meeting Place Senior Center, Wednesday activities include Tai Chi, 9 a.m.; medication assistance; ceramics, 9:30 a.m.; Wacky Wednesday, senior fitness and Italian club, 10 a.m.; bingo and bridge, 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. Green Creek Community Center, quilters’ group, (Continued on page 2) At 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 21, students at Polk County Middle School remembered students and staff members from Sandy Hook Elementary School with the tolling of chimes. Band members Rachel Stechschulte (left) and Trinity Branham, sounded the chimes 26 times while PCMS observed a moment of silence honoring each student and staff member who was lost in the Sandy Hook school shooting incident on Dec. 14, 2012. The staff, students and family members also collected $2,000 to help the families of the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School. (photo by Beverly Gregory / submitted by Carlann Scherping) Columbus restricts group homes to ½ mile apart by Leah Justice Family care or group homes will have to remain a minimum of ½ mile apart in Columbus. Columbus Town Council met Thursday, Dec. 20 and approved amendments to it zoning ordinance and use table. The town first approved an amendment to allow group homes, which is required by state and federal law, in all residential districts. Council added language to the zoning ordinance that states family care homes can not be located within ½ mile of each other following its planning (Continued on page 4) Serving Polk County and Upper Spartanburg and Greenville Counties For treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds Rutherford Wound Care & Hyperbarics located at 112 Sparks Drive in Forest City * 828-351-6000

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