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Art on Main Celebrates Its 57th Year October 1-2

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Arts Council of Henderson County presents its 57th annual Art on Main Fine Art and Fine Craft Festival on October 1-2. The festival takes place along Hendersonville’s charming and historic Main Street.

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Dr. Castelaz Gives Talk About Milky Way Galaxy

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Dr. Michael Castelaz, associate professor of physics and astronomy at Brevard College, will give a talk on the Milky Way Galaxy on Sept. 29th. The presentation, “200 Billion Stars,” will be held on campus in McLarty-Goodson Room 125 at 7:00 pm.

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Protect From Mosquitoes After Storms

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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.

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Farm City Day on October 1st at Jackson Park

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016

This daylong event features both urban and rural displays, antique and modern farm equipment, live music, square dancing, clogging, arts and crafts, children’s activities, wagon rides, tractor pulls hands-on activities, and plenty of food.

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Spectacular Fall Foliage on the Way

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016

A long spell of dry weather during the spring and summer could provide some of the most brilliant colors seen in several years for leaf-lookers headed to the mountains of Western North Carolina this autumn.

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NC Voter Registration Deadline is Approaching

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2016

The deadline to register to vote in North Carolina is twenty-five days before the date of an election. This year’s general election voter registration deadline is Friday, October 14, 2016.

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Henderson County Public Schools Feed the Need in the Summer

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Over this past summer, Henderson County Public Schools participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and offered free lunch to children ages two to eighteen at King Creek, Edneyville Community Center, and Patton Park.

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When Your Computer Life is Held for Ransom

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Imagine if everything on your computer was “kidnapped” — including all of your precious family photos and important personal documents.

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Kindergarteners Visit NC Mountain State Fair

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2016

Even with all the colorful, shiny fair rides at the WNC Agricultural Center, it was the bulls with the largest horns and the tiniest chicks that recently captured the attention of kindergarteners.

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The 34th Annual Asheville Quilt Show

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2016

The 34th annual Asheville Quilt Show takes place September 30th through October 2nd at the WNC Agricultural Center in the Davis Event Center pavilion.

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Nantahala Outdoor Center’s Fall 2016 Event Line-Up

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Summer ends soon, and NOC’s second major season is just around the corner. Fall brings NOC’s most popular events and a full slate of outdoor activities with the backdrop of brilliant mountain foliage.

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Hurricane Preparedness Includes Animals, Too

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

When a hurricane is headed your way, you can decide your best course of action. Your animals can’t. They depend on you to make the decisions for them.

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4th Annual 5K Turkey Trot Scheduled for November 24th

Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will be hosting their annual Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving morning, November 24th. The Trot is open to all ages, all fitness levels and all family members!

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September is Hunger Action Month

Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

This September the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks will mobilize across all fifty states in an effort to bring an end to hunger.

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It’s Apple Harvest Time!

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016

It’s no secret, Henderson County is the largest apple-producing county in North Carolina. And now is the time to buy fresh apples, cider and other items direct from the grower.

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Transylvania County Awarded $1.1 Million Golden Leaf Grant

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Transylvania Economic Alliance, in partnership with the City of Brevard, Transylvania County and Transylvania County Schools, is pleased to announce a community-wide collaboration resulting in the award of a $1.1 million Golden Leaf Foundation grant.

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Now is a Good Time to Check Your Withholding

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.

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Brevard College Alumnus and Track Star Establishes Scholarship

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tommy Hodge, a decorated Brevard College track and cross-country athlete in 1967 and current member of the Alumni Association Advisory Board, recently showed his appreciation to his alma mater with the creation of a new scholarship.

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Eliada Announces 2016 Corn Maze

Posted on Monday, August 29, 2016

This year’s corn maze design features an airplane, clouds, a globe, and local business and title sponsor, MB Haynes. Eliada is proud to host, yet again, WNC’s largest corn maze with all proceeds going toward caring for the Eliada kids and families.

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Back-to-School Shopping Tips From the FTC

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016

From crayons to clothing and computers, it’s back-to-school shopping time! Before you head to the mall or go online, the FTC has some tips to help you get the most for your money.

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NASA Monitors the ‘New Normal’ of Sea Ice

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

This year’s melt season in the Arctic Ocean and surrounding seas started with a bang, with a record low maximum extent in March and relatively rapid ice loss through May.

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Walks and Talks Along the Greenway Continue October 8th

Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

A new section of Hendersonville’s Oklawaha Greenway was recently opened, creating a three-mile-long paved walkway meandering through meadows, wetlands, and forests and linking Jackson Park, Patton Park, and Berkley Park.

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Six Tips for Using Your Credit Card

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

Your favorite store is having a sale. You’ve bought all your items on your shopping list, but you’re tempted to peek in the store to look for a few last minute gifts.

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Is Your Small Business Social Enough?

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Facing the task of building a social media following for your small business can feel like an uphill battle. What’s the use of wracking your brain to create engaging content when you have just a few dozen followers?

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Local Parks are Pokemon Go Hot Spots

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Thousands of gaming enthusiasts armed with smartphones and tablets have been seen in local parks recently, enjoying the challenge of finding and catching Pokemon – all while rediscovering their local parks.

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LEGO® Brick Sculpture Exhibit to Open at The N.C. Arboretum

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2016

Visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum will enjoy a fun-filled outdoor adventure this summer and fall at the Arboretum’s newest exhibit, Nature Connects, Art with LEGO Bricks, on display throughout the Arboretum’s gardens beginning July 30th.

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How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?

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Newcomer’s Guide to Henderson County, NC

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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.

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Back to School: Pack a Zero-waste Lunch

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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. …

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Chimney Rock Park Offers Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun

Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013

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.