Beginning this weekend, local high school theatre students and teachers will team up with Flat Rock Playhouse artists to write, direct, and perform four original 10-minute plays.
Andrew Mundhenk of Times-News Online recently reported on the upcoming goat barn renovations at the Carl Sandburg Home. The renovations will require the historic structure to be lifted off the ground.
Eight community and regional projects in Western North Carolina have been recommended for Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding. The recommendations total more than $3 million in funds.
The Flat Rock-Hendersonville Chapter of PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) and the Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) Educational Foundation announce a new BRCC scholarship, the PFLAG Equality Scholarship.
Set your sights on a fresh start this year with the 2017 Friends of the Smokies’ Classic Hike Series sponsored by Mission Health.
“FDA approved!” Maybe you saw those words on a company’s website, or in a commercial promoting a new product or treatment.
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy in partnership with Brevard College will be launching their new lecture series, the Lady Slipper Speaker Series, at Brevard College on January 24th.
Apples, collards, herbs, peanuts, spinach, and sweet potatoes are currently in season in North Carolina.
Use this time to get the mower into the shop for a tune up and sharpening. You should be able to take a break from the lawn the rest of the month.
Henderson County residents can now visit one website to find and sign up for volunteer opportunities at local non-profit agencies.
When Hendersonville-based artist Sharon Eng couldn’t choose between her passion for abstract photography and painting, she decided to marry the two.
If you’re looking to get in shape, a membership at a gym, fitness center, health spa, or sports club could be a good option.
On Thursday, January 12th, the students of Hendersonville Elementary School were reaching for the stars at their “SPACEtacular” STEAM Night.
Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends 30 minutes of physical activity a day for adults, 60 minutes for children, at least five days a week.
The Brevard College Fine Arts Department opens its first exhibition of the year, “8 Days a Week,” on Friday, Jan. 20th.
Safelight and the Junior Welfare Club of Hendersonville announce an exciting, free event for Henderson County high school or homeschooled junior and senior ladies.
The recent rescue of two hikers in the Shining Rock Wilderness would not have been possible without the efforts of over 100 local, regional, state and federal responders.
Fifty children at Upward Elementary School had happier holidays because of a new women’s group at United Way of Henderson County.
The Share the Warmth program provides financial assistance for heating bills during the winter season for low-income families within the Duke Energy service territory in the Carolinas.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture National Resource Conservation Service (USDA NRCS) recently announced 2017 funding allocations from the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).
Scammers are asking people to pay for big online purchases — like cars, motorcycles, boats, RVs and tractors — with Amazon gift cards.
The Town of Fletcher will host its popular Father-Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 11th at Calvary Episcopal Church. This is a special opportunity for dads to spend time with their daughters enjoying music, dancing and refreshments.
Two hikers lost in the Shining Rock Wilderness area in Haywood County were rescued Saturday evening thanks to the efforts of helicopter crews and nearly 100 ground based rescuers from over two dozen local, state, and federal agencies.
The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host an open art exhibit with the theme “Folk Art.” The exhibit will run from February 10 – 28 at the TC Arts Council Gallery.
The National Park Service (NPS) recently proposed revisions to the regulations that address smoking in national parks.
The weather has a habit of changing pretty quickly, especially during the winter season. Powerful winter storms driven by jet streams can bring copious amounts of snow and ice, along with blowing snow and whiteout conditions.
Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on the older adults.
The Town of Fletcher will host its 16th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, January 28th from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at Veritas Christian Academy.
Retailers estimate as many as 1.2 million unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, were sold by the end of December, a 112 percent increase over 2015.
Mount Mitchell, part of North Carolina’s Black Mountain Range and the highest peak in the US east of the Rockies, is one of the more popular stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
State environmental officials are asking the public to provide input on the proposed reclassification of a small segment of the Catawba River located in McDowell and Burke counties.
Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.
The Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to offer 76 scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year. Scholarships are currently open for applications.
The Thomas Wolfe Memorial has announced their upcoming 2017 schedule of short story discussions. Many readers fall in love with Wolfe’s expansive view of American life, while others struggle with the enormousness of scale.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
Every time January 1st rolls around, it’s the same song and dance: you create New Year’s resolutions in an attempt to better yourself during the coming year.
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that the nation’s tax season will begin Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, and reminded taxpayers claiming certain tax credits to expect a longer wait for refunds.
For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is an increased risk of home fires.
Winter weather in the mountains of Western North Carolina can be very unpredictable – a warm, sunny, magnificent Monday often leads to a cold, snowy, and treacherous Tuesday.
The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that three districts and thirteen individual properties across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
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.
Organizers of the Miss Hendersonville Scholarship Pageant are calling for contestants to compete for the Miss Hendersonville 2017 crown.
Lock your financial documents and records in a safe place at home, and lock your wallet or purse in a safe place at work. Keep your information secure from roommates or workers who come into your home.
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.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
It all started from an inquiring nature and a willingness to explore. How could there be fish swimming out of the mountain?
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?