The Charles Dickens’ perennial classic, A Christmas Carol comes to life on the Flat Rock Playhouse stage in a spectacular new production featuring all the classic elements with a few new twists.
This year the winner of the Award is Robert Morgan,bestowed for his novel, The Road From Gap Creek.
Light up your Holiday nights at the Lake Julian Park Festival of Lights. This is the 15th year for the annual spectacle. The drive through show is open nightly from 6 – 9 p.m. through December 23.
Flanked by dignitaries from Brevard College, Transylvania County Schools, and the City of Brevard, Frank and Donna Patton officially opened the new Frank Patton Track with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.
Need an inexpensive and very useful holiday gift for a gardener, for a gift exchange, or for yourself?
As the song goes, it’s “the most wonderful time of the year.” But what most Americans don’t realize is that the holiday season is also one of the most challenging times of the year for the environment, generating wasted energy, added pollutants and …
Elementary school students sporting purple ties, tiny suit jackets and dresses welcomed the community through Dana Elementary’s doors Tuesday, shaking each person’s hand inviting them to take part in Dana’s Leadership Summit.
Anyone who calls you and demands immediate payment for taxes is trying to rip you off, federal officials and the Better Business Bureau said recently.
Diabetes is a chronic (long-term) disease. When you have diabetes, there is too much sugar (called glucose) in your blood. There is more than one type of diabetes, but type 2 diabetes is the most common.
Little Women is a holiday production of Louisa May Alcott’s heartwarming tale of the trials and tribulations of the March sisters in 1860’s Connecticut.
Standout inside linebacker Michael Gruber has been named a finalist for the second annual Cliff Harris Award, given to the nation’s top small college defensive player.
As the holiday season marches ahead, so does toy shopping for the special children in our lives.
Congratulations to Kristen Kicklighter, English and history teacher at Balfour Education Center, for being nominated for National Life Group’s 2014-2015 national LifeChanger of the Year award!
World AIDS Day was in December, and we would like to encourage everyone in to get tested for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Deciduous hollies go largely unnoticed and under-used because most of the year they are just ordinary shrubs.
Flat Rock Playhouse presents its next Music on the Rock tribute with “A Motown Christmas” through December 21st.
In anticipation of the upcoming Holiday season, Henderson County Government will host a “Children’s Day” at the Historic Courthouse in downtown Hendersonville on Monday, December 22nd.
Earlier this month, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a one-time bonus, recognizing and rewarding the performance of Henderson County employees.
In an effort to receive as much helpful feedback from Henderson County Public School parents as possible, the survey has been extended an extra week.
Time is running out to get vaccinated before the expected peak of flu season, health officials say.
The Etowah and Mills River libraries will present Camerata Antiqua, a Renaissance trio, for the holidays.
With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, following are tips for consumers to help avoid common shopping problems that come up around this time of year.
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.
With a little help from the U.S. Postal Service, neither rain, nor snow, nor heat, nor gloom of night will keep Santa Claus from delivering dreams this holiday season.
As retail stores gear up for the busy holiday season, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services urges shoppers to pay attention at the register to make sure sale items are ringing up at the right price.
Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland’s orchestra of Christmas lights is now available for viewing at the WNC Ag Center.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the state’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is now accepting applications.
It’s cold outside, and the last thing you are thinking about is your lawn or garden. There are, however, some chores that need to be done in December.
Classic cocktails are often served with olives, limes or cherries, but this month bartenders are mixing things up with N.C. sweet potatoes.
This autumn, tons of seed from many different tree species have hit the ground in record amounts. And squirrels weren’t the only ones looking for it.
Known as one of the Southeast’s most beloved and storied holiday vacation destinations, Christmas at Biltmore daytime tours are now running through Jan. 11, 2015.
Over the next few weeks, North Carolina families will visit choose-and-cut farms, tree lots, farmers markets and shopping centers in search of the perfect fresh Christmas tree for their holiday decorations.
The 1 ¼ hour round-trip excursion comes to life as the train departs the Bryson City depot for a journey through the quiet wilderness for a special visit at the North Pole.
Order the Native Brook Trout License Plate and help the Wildlife Commission protect habitat for brook trout and create public access to brook trout waters in North Carolina.
Now that your special tree has been selected, it needs to be cared for in a manner similar to a fresh bouquet of flowers.
The Holiday Lights Safari Benefit is an award-winning event and the most exciting seasonal attraction in the Upstate of South Carolina which runs nightly through January 3, 2015 (including all holidays).
The winners of the 2014 National Gingerbread House Competition have been decided. The entries will be on display at the Omni Grove Park Inn through January 1st, 2015.
Biltmore announces the release of its annual Christmas at Biltmore Wine featuring label artwork designed by Swannanoa resident Terry Owensby, winner of Biltmore’s wine label design contest.
With the arrival of cold weather, many North Carolinians are beginning to use their wood-burning stoves and fireplaces.
We should be proud that so many people in our state give so much of their time and money to help others. North Carolinians contribute billions of dollars to charity each year, and volunteer countless hours in their communities.
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.
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.
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.