Guided history walks along Hendersonville’s Main Street will be offered starting Saturday, July 1st at 10:00 am, and continuing at 10:00 am every Saturday morning in July.
Scotland returns to Grandfather Mountain July 6-9 for the 62nd annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games.
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.
Brevard’s 4th of July Celebration is one of a kind! Come join us in downtown Brevard for the annual Fourth of July Celebration.
The BMW Group has been a committed “local player” in the US market for a quarter-century: On 23 June 1992, the BMW Group announced its decision to build its US plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
North Carolina school students definitely have a soft spot in their hearts when it comes to local strawberries.
The Transylvania Community Arts Council in Brevard, NC has been chosen to open the national touring exhibit “Through the Needle’s Eye 2017” sponsored by The Embroiderers’ Guild of America.
The Blood Connection has an urgent need for O-negative blood. Donors are encouraged to give as soon as possible to ensure that blood is available for hospital patients.
The summer season gets into full swing with the return of the popular Music on Main Street Concert Series. Thousands of people flock to the Visitor Center to hear some the region’s finest bands.
A total solar eclipse, one that many are calling “The Eclipse of a Lifetime,” will cross over Transylvania County on August 21st. You can learn what it’s all about during a special presentation at PARI July 14th.
Brevard Music Center (BMC) is awarding their Distinguished Service Award to the Champion Hills Community in recognition of more than 20 years of providing support to BMC’s Annual Scholarship Fund through the Champion Hills Gala.
As the temperature starts to rise, the ASPCA reminds pet owners of simple ways to help animals beat the heat and have a happy and healthy summer.
In a unique ceremony that traces its roots to pre-medieval Europe, Brevard College recently showed appreciation to those who quietly and consistently change the lives of its students.
The N.C. Forest Service encourages people to celebrate Independence Day by viewing public fireworks displays rather than risk setting wildfires with their own fireworks.
The Arts Council of Henderson County is announcing the 58th annual Art on Main fine art/fine craft festival on September 30th and October 1st, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on both days.
Celebrate the 4th of July with a moderate, 1.5-mile evening hike to the peak of Sunset Mountain overlooking the town of Black Mountain.
After years of careful planning and hard work, Henderson County Public Schools recently launched their Meals on the Bus program.
Knowing what type of grass is in your yard, coupled with the scientific results of a soil test, can help homeowners know when the best time to fertilize is and what products are most appropriate to use.
The reviews are in, and leapin’ lizards are they good! America’s favorite red headed orphan is gracing the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in the Broadway hit sensation Annie.
The Rhythm & Brews crew is excited to continue downtown Hendersonville’s premier annual concert experience! As always you can count on them to deliver high quality entertainment across the board.
This is the 7th year that ExxonMobil has supported our community through Hands On! as part of its support of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the U.S.
Celebrate summer at Biltmore when the estate’s 21st annual Concert Series begins Thursday, July 27th. Tickets are now on sale.
Ever wondered what the name of wildflower was that you saw on your last hike? Wish that you knew more about the plants that grow around you?
Brevard Music Center (BMC) is thrilled to announce a series of special events on its campus designed to celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017.
Even to this day, people can still see the results of what the USA did for its people during the Great Depression. Called the WPA, the Works Progress Administration was the largest and most ambitious American project ever.
Blackberries, blueberries, bokchoy, cabbage, collards, cucumbers, eggplants, kale and more are currently in season in North Carolina.
The City of Hendersonville is pleased to announce the installation of five blue light emergency phones which are interspersed along the Oklawaha Greenway system.
Maintain the mowing height for fescue lawns at three inches. Try to mow frequently enough to remove no more than 1/3 of the blade at a time.
It’s a beautiful day at Bullington Gardens in Hendersonville. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and Henderson County Public Schools students are showing off the gardens they’ve been developing on site all semester long.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels in June.
Carly Allman, a science teacher at East Henderson High School, has been named Henderson County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year for 2017.
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue and Petco are working together to save the lives of cats and kittens in need.
Summertime is the best time of the year for many stargazers. Traditionally, it is a time when folks have extended summer vacations.
Despite a late March freeze that affected early varieties of blueberries grown in North Carolina, marketing specialists with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services anticipate plenty of later varieties available for consumers to enjoy.
Schools are letting out, Memorial Day is here, and for many Americans that means the unofficial start of summer.
Hendersonville Elementary has been designated a “STEM School of Distinction,” making it the second school in Western North Carolina – and the first elementary school in the region – to be named a “STEM School of Distinction.”
That is the question folks in Henderson County are asking after the announcement of the inaugural Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament, to be played on October 16th, 2017.
There are a handful of events that happen in a person’s life that they are unlikely to forget. Graduation is one such event.
Generous donors to the YMCA of Western North Carolina’s annual fundraising campaign contributed more than $700,000 in 2017.
The North Carolina Division of Public Health is advising North Carolinians to “Fight the Bite” and take important precautions to protect against tick and mosquito bites during warm weather months.
Last year, seventeen boaters lost their lives on North Carolina waters. None of them were wearing a life jacket.
The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presents the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017. This certified course winds through scenic Hendersonville and Laurel Park.
According to Jeanna Johnston, a school nurse at both Mills River Elementary and Etowah Elementary, a day in the life of a school nurse begins between 7:30 am and 8:00 am.
The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is now producing the state’s first REAL ID, an optional license or identification card that meets the security requirements of the federal REAL ID Act.
Finding seasonal local farm products at farmers tailgate markets is certainly a sign of spring along with local food at restaurants and roadside stands.
Buncombe County Commissioners voted to authorize incentives to Avadim Technologies that promises to bring 551 new jobs and invest $25.4 million in the area, reports Carolina Public Press’s Amanda James.
In 1962, NASA chose a scenic location in Transylvania County, North Carolina, to establish the East Coast satellite tracking station during the infancy of the U.S. space program.
Starting a garden is a fun way to teach your kids about healthy fruits and vegetables and get some exercise as you work on a project together.
Slated to roll out this summer, the district’s “Meals On the Bus” mobile feeding site has already inspired community organizations to work together to feed students in need.
Historic Downtown Hendersonville is excited to announce that the local Main Street Program was once again, for the fourth year in a row, recognized with an “Award of Merit” during the annual NC Main Street Awards Ceremony.