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Fourth Annual PolkFresh Farm Tour!

This years annual farm tour will be held on September 21, 2013 from 8am-6pm. Tickets are $25 for a car load.  Motorcycle passes are $10 each. Tickets and additional information can be found at the Mill Spring Ag Center or online at PolkCountyFarms.org. 2013 Tour Participants: Columbus Farmers Market                    Green Creek Winery Harmon Dairy   […]

Fergus the Fox at Walker, Wallace & Emerson- Foothills Quilt Trail.

It’s official-The Wallace building received their quilt block yesterday!  Fergus the Fox now presides proudly on the wall! Walker, Wallace & Emerson Realty & The Wallace Building are very honored to be a part of South Carolina’s second major quilt trail known as the Foothills Quilt Trail. This amazing project was initiated by the Landrum, […]

Fox Hunting, Wine Tasting and Sights to See in the Carolina Foothills

  Here is a wonderful article in Charleston Magazine about the Upstate of South Carolina! Charleston Magazine: Art of the Chase

Polk County North Carolina is a Great Place for Business!

Here is a wonderful video depicting all of the numerous benefits of conducting business in our Carolina Foothills Chamber Area!  Many thanks to the fine folks who worked hard to put together this fine video illustrating our multi-faceted economic area! It really is no wonder we are such a happy bunch with 26 vineyards in […]

Tryon, North Carolina is One of the Best Places to Raise Children!

Best Place to Raise Kids in North Carolina: Tryon Nearby city: Spartanburg, SC-Greenville, SC-Asheville , NC Population: 1,716 Median family income: $70,103 Avg. school math score: 92.2 (State avg.: 81.68) Avg. school reading score:91.75 (State avg.: 71.8)Tryon is the largest town in the area, if you consider a population of 1,750 large.  This town, laid […]

Happy Halloween-See you downtown!

Landrum, SC Halloween Stroll/ Children’s Day Oct 29th 5-7pm Costume contest at Fire Dept at 6:45pm on Oct 29th.Music at Fire Dept. Trick or Treat on E Rutherford from 5-6…Childrens Art Show on N Trade. Games, Truck or Treat at First Baptist Landrum, Face Painting on N Trade AND IT IS OFFICIAL–R V G (Rolling […]

St. Francis Fall for Greenville October 14-16, 2011

 More than 40 restaurants and more than 20 bands will participate in this weekend’s St. Francis Fall for Greenville. The festival that has become one of Greenville’s most anticipated events and returns to downtown Oct. 14-16. The festival, in its 30th year, is presented by Pepsi. The restaurants are offering more than 200 different food items, […]

Columbus Farm Festival-Saturday October, 1 2011

Residents will have the chance to celebrate Polk County’s agriculture heritage on Saturday, Oct. 1. The Town of Columbus will host the third annual Columbus Farm Festival. The street will be closed to vehicles but open to pedestrians who have an interest in seeing the farm displays, farm equipment and the items craftsmen will be […]

2011 Blue Ridge BBQ Festival Tryon, North Carolina

The 2011 Blue Ridge Barbecue & Music Festival is shaping up to be the best ever, according to Steering Committee members who are already hard at work to produce the event, slated for June 10-11 at Harmon Field in Tryon, N.C. The 18th annual Festival will operate each day from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. […]