Henderson County Public Schools has launched a new electronic flyer communication tool, Peachjar!
The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2015 Men’s Basketball Tournament, presented by General Shale. The games begin March 6th and continue through March 9th.
Smart911 is a free service that allows citizens across the U.S. to create a Safety Profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 to have in the event of an emergency.
The Brevard Music Center presents its First Mondays concert series on March 2, 2015 at 12:30 pm in Scott Concert Hall at the Porter Center for Performing Arts.
A respected veteran and grand champion of two of the biggest Elvis contests in the world, Donny Edwards will perform at Flat Rock Playhouse April 23 – 26.
The Brevard College Paddling club recently competed in a series of races in Alabama, including slalom, tandem races, boatercross, and downriver.
Tax time can be stressful, especially if the person you turn to for help with your taxes doesn’t do the job you expected.
We are able to use the sun’s vast energy to heat air and hot water, through passive solar design and active solar thermal systems, and to generate electricity, through photovoltaics (or solar cells).
Raumedic Builds First U.S. Plant in Hendersonville; $27.1 Million Investment and 170 New Jobs ExpectedPosted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015
German company Raumedic (Helmbrechts), a supplier of injection molding, extrusion and assembly services to medical device manufacturers, will build its first U.S. manufacturing facility at the Broadpointe Industrial Park in Hendersonville, NC.
“Reaching 4 Reading” is a video series featuring teachers, students and parents from Henderson County designed especially for parents who want to spend the summer before Kindergarten preparing their children for the surprisingly rigorous Kindergarten reading expectations.
Thanks to a new partnership with Mountain Credit Union, students at West Henderson High can open savings accounts, make cash deposits and even take out loans during their lunch breaks in the cafeteria.
Approximately 1,000 North Carolinians lose their lives to prescription drug abuse each year.
Public Institutions of Higher Education in Western North Carolina Report Economic Impact for 2012-13Posted on Monday, February 23, 2015
Public higher education institutions in Western North Carolina are responsible for injecting at least $2 billion into the state economy during the 2012-13 fiscal year.
The Omni Grove Park Inn has designated a portion of its parking fees during the Gingerbread House Competition to local nonprofit organizations.
The Internal Revenue Service warns return preparers and other tax professionals to be on guard against bogus emails making the rounds seeking updated personal or professional information that in reality are phishing schemes.
Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And where there’s fire, at least on a N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission game land, there’s usually a prescribed burn — one of the best and most cost-effective methods of managing habitat for wildlife.
When the temperature plunges this winter, don’t let your motivation for exercise fall, as well.
A group of four-legged friends roamed the halls of Clear Creek Elementary, popping into classrooms for head pats and belly rubs from excited students.
Western North Carolina farmers are gaining much-needed support in diversifying or expanding their operations this year, helping some grow to a whole new level.
Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced additional funding for efforts to restore North Carolina’s hemlock trees to long-term health.
Garden Jubilee is Historic Hendersonville’s premier lawn & garden show, and one of the largest gardening shows in the Western North Carolina.
Although secondhand smoke exposure in the United States dropped by half between 1999 to 2000 and 2011 to 2012, one in four nonsmokers — 58 million people — are still exposed.
Gifted storyteller and world-renowned portrait photographer Platon will be the spring 2015 J.R. McDowell Speaker, sponsored by the Transylvania County Library Foundation in partnership with Brevard College.
More than 12,000 free tax preparation sites will be open nationwide this year as the Internal Revenue Service continues to expand its partnerships with nonprofit and community organizations.
Biltmore announces a new exhibition, “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times,” opening February 5 and continuing through Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced a growing array of online services, including features that help taxpayers understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect them at tax time, along with the availability of the Free File program.
Expect some undesirable critters and plants to make your backyard habitat their home, too.
The Henderson County Convenience Center is located at 265 Convenience Center Drive off of Stoney Mountain Road.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presents the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race on Saturday, September 5th, 2015. Online registration for the 8K is now open.
The Brevard Music Center will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program.
Biltmore’s exhibition “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times” will continue to be on display through May 25, 2015.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.
Give the gift of life – Donate blood! The nation’s blood banks are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already low blood supplies.
There are ten simple steps can help you save children from environmental hazards around the home.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
Green Toys is a California company turning milk jugs into children’s toys. One of their popular items is a big, green recycling truck. The truck has a movable bed and an open and shut rear door. Plus, it has no metal axles, so …
The Henderson County Public Library is now mobile. With our new mobile app, you can browse or search for titles, place holds, access your account, and contact any of our branches with just a few taps. Using Boopsie technology, the library’s app is …
Home repairs that create even a small amount of lead dust are enough to poison your child and put your family at risk.
We would like to make you aware of an exciting initiative sponsored by QuitlineNC.
Maybe, maybe not. It depends, are you kind? Did you know that to be a successful leader you need to be kind?
Increasingly in the state of North Carolina, as well as nationally, the reported incidents of Identity Theft and of citizens being scammed are on the rise.
Surrounded by the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Henderson County is both beautiful and breathtaking. Hendersonville is known as the “City of Four Seasons,” an ideal community for young families, retirees and all those in between.
A heavy buildup of ice from the winter storms can take a toll on trees and power lines causing widespread outages, and the damage could take several days to repair.
The Grove Park Inn has maintained its status as one of the nation’s most acclaimed resorts since opening its doors in 1913.
Hurricane season is here and what that usually means in Western North Carolina is the possibility of flooding.
Make zero-waste lunches this year: you could prevent 67 pounds of waste and save tons of money! Most parents pack lunch items in single-use plastic bags, aluminum foil, or wax paper, or they purchase single-serving items that come in their own disposable package. …
Specifically, there is an acute shortage of O and B negative blood types. The regional blood banks, represented by the American Red Cross, American Association of Blood Banks, and Americaï¿½s Blood Centers, are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already critically low …
The Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest contains hundreds of miles of fabulous trails that seem almost specifically designed for a mountain bike, and this is the best time of the year to discover them. Whether it’s your first time on a …
For those looking for a invigorating, outdoors spot to spend the better part of a day away from their own particular brand of hustle and bustle, Chimney Rock Park might just be the place.