As part of our continuing series on Common Core and its implementation in our schools, we recently spoke with Polk County High School teacher Julie Faulkner about the changes and her experiences as a Common Core Coach.
Miss Cheyenne Campbell, the reigning 2013 Polk County Fairest of the Fair, will be attending the upcoming 2014 State Tennessee Association Fair Convention to be held January 16th through the 18th in Nashville, Tennessee.
Spring was in the air over the weekend, with blue skies and temperatures in the 60s. This crocus, one of the first spring flowers each year, poked its head out in Delano to bring some color to an otherwise dismal landscape.
Photos sent in by Jane Rollins show icicles in the Cherokee Nationl Forest and an interesting pattern of frozen circles on the ground at Gee Creek State Park. Temperatures and wind chills below zero hit the area early in the week.
Wildlife Committee members from Polk and surrounding counties met with local lawmakers, wildlife commissioners, and TWRA last Tuesday to discuss the need to revisit hog hunting regulations in Tennessee.