The City of Hendersonville is requesting proposals from qualified contractors to prepare, install and maintain downtown Hendersonville’s much-loved hanging baskets.
The Gallery at Flat Rock is excited to present a film screening of “An Art That Nature Makes” on Oct. 23 at Flat Rock Cinema.
County governments, nonprofit groups and certified beekeepers pursuing farmland preservation projects and beehive grants have until Dec. 15th to apply for funding assistance.
General contractors use it to calculate how much construction material is needed to build a new house. Orthodontists use it to determine how much force is required to straighten crooked teeth.
Tucked away in the small town of Balsam, N.C., is a place where kids with learning and attention issues can feel proud and accepted for who they are.
Warren Haynes’ 29th annual Christmas Jam is once again taking over Asheville’s U.S. Cellular Center on December 9, 2017, where an incredible line-up of artists will take the stage for a good cause.
The City of Hendersonville has begun its bulk fall leaf collection for City residents.
The Hominy Valley will get healthier in spirit, mind, and body when the Ferguson Family YMCA opens its doors at Westridge Marketplace in Candler on Nov. 14th.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters that, starting this fall hunting season, all big game harvests must be reported either by phone at 800-I-GOT-ONE (800-446-8663), online at “Report a Harvest” or at a participating Wildlife Service Agent location.
Don’t feed the plants! One of the longest running Off Broadway hits of all time makes its Flat Rock Playhouse debut in this hilarious musical comedy about a boy and his bloodthirsty plant.
Downtown is excited to once more invite Ingles Markets back as the presenting sponsor of the downtown Hendersonville Trick or Treat Street event.
The Flat Rock Park Foundation’s three-month trails campaign has raised more than $164,000 to build additional trails at The Park at Flat Rock, exceeding the campaign’s $150,000 goal.
Elections will be held for the City of Hendersonville, the Village of Flat Rock, the Town of Fletcher, the Town of Laurel Park, the Town of Mills River and the City of Saluda.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Washington Tourism Development Authority are seeking artists for their annual N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Stamp Print competition.
The Western North Carolina Historical Association is pleased to announce the selection of the 62nd winner of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award.
Located in Hendersonville, the Haunted Farm is one of the scariest halloween attractions in Western North Carolina.
Eliada is proud to host, yet again, Western North Carolina’s largest corn maze with all proceeds going toward caring for Eliada kids and families.
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For the first time since either school’s inception, Henderson County Career Academy and Early College students are all studying under one roof.
A uniquely tasteful event will be held from 2 to 6:00 pm on Sunday, Nov. 5th, at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Center, 258 Carolina Lane. The event is free to attend, with proceeds benefiting the local food pantry Beacon of Hope.
Apples, beets, bokchoy, cabbage, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, greens, flint corn, and mushrooms are currently in season in North Carolina.
This summer’s thundershowers have created an abundance of full healthy leaves and Asheville should see a spectacular fall leaf season. Higher elevations are expected to begin their fall foliage transformation next weekend.
Chad Auten, principal at Mills River Elementary, was recently named the 2017-18 Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools.
Halloween is just around the corner. Are you ready? As a parent, it’s hard not to think of candy this time of year, and your kids are probably eager to go trick or treating.
United Way of Henderson County recently held its 2017 campaign kickoff concert at Southern Appalachian Brewery in Hendersonville. A large crowd attended with supporters and partners being represented from throughout Henderson County.
United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) will once again work to increase access to MyFreeTaxes.com online free tax filing for local residents who earn less than $64,000 in 2017.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others.
Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.
Six North Carolina public schools were recently named 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
The City of Hendersonville will sponsor a secure Shred Day for city residents on Friday, October 27th, from 9:00 to 10:30 am, in the parking lot of Patton Park, 59 E. Clairmont Drive.
What does it take to revive a tradition that takes an entire elementary school on an all-day field trip of mountain heritage activities?
An ancient art form has taken on new shape at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
As the Blue Ridge Mountains begin to burst with fall color, Grandfather Mountain invites leaf-lookers to see the brilliant change from one of the best leaf-looking destinations in the South.
Our seasonal mulch giveaway program is set to begin the last weekend in September. Beginning Thursday September 28th, the City will have a person on site to operate the backhoe and load the material.
A dry 2016 coupled with a late summer cold front brought on by Tropical Storm Irma has jumpstarted fall color in the southern Appalachians.
There’s hardly a happening at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County in which Emily Taylor, its operations director, isn’t involved.
The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will host their annual Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving morning, November 23rd. The Trot is a run/walk event open to all ages, all fitness levels and all family members!
Fall is here and agritourism farms across the state are ready to open their doors to visitors.
Henderson County’s first commercial winery, Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, recently won two of three Best of Show awards presented at the 2017 N.C. State Fair Wine Competition.
Public health officials remind everyone to “tip and toss” outdoor water containers after heavy rain. Disposing of standing water is one of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce breeding sites for mosquitoes near houses.
On a Friday at Etowah Elementary, David Byrd sat down to lunch with his granddaughter in a cafeteria that hadn’t existed when he was last at the school.
Offshore wind has the potential to deliver large amounts of clean, renewable energy to fulfill the electrical needs of cities along U.S. coastlines.
If you’ve never see the end result of a dog or cat investigating a porcupine, a quick Internet search will pull up a cornucopia of photos featuring animals covered in quills.
With a practiced flick of his wrist, Dustin Stanberry can send a hand-tied fly spinning out above the water to strike precisely where he thinks his targets are waiting.
Unfortunately, many parents idle their vehicles while waiting for their children to be released from school, wasting fuel and producing both smog-forming and greenhouse gas emissions.
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards is a family-owned winery located on acreage that has been in the family and farmed for more than nine generations.
Federal health officials estimate that nearly 48 million people are sickened by food contaminated with harmful germs each year, and some of the causes might surprise you.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
Sick of being sick? Tired of sticking your poor finger all day to monitor blood sugar? Weary of worrying those weird pains are either cancer or a heart attack?
WNC Agricultural Options is now accepting grant applications from farmers diversifying or expanding their businesses.