Polk County News www.polknewsonline.com Polk County News - community weekly serving Polk County Tennessee, North Georgia and western North Carolina. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:18:58 -0400 polknews@bellsouth.net http://www.polknewsonline.com/etc/images/logo-rss.gif8831 Ducktown talks park, trails project http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/17/Local_News/Ducktown_talks_park,_trails_project/12583.html Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:18:58 -0400 http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/17/Nature_&_Environment//12582.html Virginia Bluebells are in full bloom on Towee Mountain. (Photo by Rich Clayton) Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:14:09 -0400 Kids Fishing Days slated http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/17/Recreation_&_Visitor_Information/Kids_Fishing_Days_slated/12581.html The first event, hosted by the Forest Service, TWRA, and Trout Unlimited, will be held at Spring Creek on Saturday, April 26th from 7:00 am till 11:00 am. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:13:02 -0400 Election will use paper ballots http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/17/Top_News/Election_will_use_paper_ballots/12580.html A new process for voting will be in effect now, with early voting for the May 6th Primary Elections beginning April 16. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:07:48 -0400 Ducktown receives Clean Air Award http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/17/Local_News/Ducktown_receives_Clean_Air_Award/12579.html The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the 2014 Clean Air Excellence Awards honoring nine projects from across the United States and one individual for their work on clean air and climate initiatives. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:05:57 -0400 Classifieds - 4/16/14 http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/16/Classifieds/Classifieds_-_4/16/14/12578.html Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:53:53 -0400 Public Notices 4-16-14 http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/16/Public_Notices/Public_Notices_4-16-14/12577.html Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:48:41 -0400 Outcry continues over Tumbling Creek http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/14/Top_News/Outcry_continues_over_Tumbling_Creek/12576.html Much of the infrastructure in Sylco, Spring Creek, Tumbling Creek, and Jacks/Conasauga River has also been removed. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:16:26 -0400 Classifieds - 4/9/14 http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/09/Classifieds/Classifieds_-_4/9/14/12575.html Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:21:08 -0400 Public Notices - 4/9/14 http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/09/Public_Notices/Public_Notices_-_4/9/14/12574.html Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:18:27 -0400 North Potato Creek treatment moves to next phase http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/02/Top_News/North_Potato_Creek_treatment_moves_to_next_phase/12573.html The North Potato Creek Treatment Plant treats water contaminated with elevated concentrations of metals and acid. It began operation in 2005. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:56:16 -0400 Changes made at Tumbling Creek http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/02/Recreation_&_Visitor_Information/Changes_made_at_Tumbling_Creek/12572.html “We believe this was necessary to do in order to provide quality service and upkeep of other sites in the national forest that are more cost efficient to operate,” McDonald said. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:54:22 -0400 http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/02/Nature_&_Environment//12571.html Bloodroot is starting to bloom on Towee Mountain, a sure sign that spring is here. (Photo by Rich Clayton) Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:50:53 -0400 Copperhill lowers water rates http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/02/Local_News/Copperhill_lowers_water_rates/12570.html Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:49:42 -0400 Commission seeks to protect privacy http://www.polknewsonline.com/2014/04/02/Top_News/Commission_seeks_to_protect_privacy/12569.html During their regular meeting last Thursday, County Commissioners passed a resolution relating to a petition and claim filed in Chancery Court requesting documents about county health insurance. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:47:39 -0400