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Saluda Depot Museum

The Tryon Rotarians took a trip back in time last week to when trains still ran between Saluda and Tryon. David O’Brien, volunteer and board member with the Saluda Historic Depot, introduced the Rotarians to the 120 year history of the “Historic Saluda Depot and Running the Grade”. During the presentation, David invited the Rotarians…

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Purple Pinkie Project @ PCHS

Students in the Polk County High School Interact Club helped raise funds to eradicate Polio by sponsoring a Purple Pinkie day last week. The Purple Pinkie campaign supports Polio eradication work being done by Rotary’s Polio Plus Program, the World Health Organisation, UNICEF and the US Center for Disease Control. Why is it called Purple…

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Tricia Taber: Landrum News Leader

Tricia Taber, Editor of the Landrum News Leader, visited the Rotary Club of Tryon this week. During her visit, Tricia shared the history of the Landrum News Leader and her plans for the newspaper’s future. She stressed the important role local newspapers play in a small community where they serve as the only independent reporter…

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