Join us for the 97th Annual Street Dance celebration at the Hendersonville Visitor Center from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm every Monday evening through August 10th.
Kim Morgan has managed to snag a few purple blouses and a sparkly purple iPhone case during her first three days at Dana Elementary, but the new principal says she has some serious shopping to do in order to show off her Wildcat …
As August gets underway, the number one thought on every parent, caretaker and student’s mind is starting to shift to the new school year.
Curtain up! Light the lights! Ready or not, here comes Mama! Performances of the musical Gypsy will be held at the Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage through August 16th.
Doing activities with your children allows you to promote their reading and writing skills while having fun at the same time.
Summer camp season is in full swing in the mountains and downtown Hendersonville loves its campers.
The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project enjoys sharing stories of people who build healthy communities through connections to local food. Philip Bollhoefer, Omni Grove Park Inn chef, is one of those people.
Flowing ice and a surprising extended haze are among the newest discoveries from NASA’s New Horizons mission, which reveal distant Pluto to be an icy world of wonders.
Apprentice actors from Flat Rock Playhouse will visit the Carl Sandburg amphitheater through August 7th for a lively thirty minutes of poetry in action.
From road trips to air travel, the words “summer vacation” are ones we dream of all year long—there’s just something about warm weather that puts us in the mood to take time off and enjoy ourselves!
AdvantageWest plans to suspend operations by the end of this year, but its programs and initiatives are expected to live on.
The North Carolina Arboretum is cooling off this summer by opening ticket sales for its second annual Winter Lights exhibit.
In July, honey supers should be placed on the hive for Sourwood flow. Around Hendersonville, you have to watch the Sumac bloom because you’ll want to keep it separate from your Sourwood.
At age three, he started riding with his dad and younger brother and was racing BMX bikes by age nine. Now, at just 19 years old, Shaw is a decorated cyclist with several national championships under his belt.
State Veterinarian Doug Meckes announced additional precautions that are being put in place to help North Carolina prepare for a possible introduction of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
Three afternoons a week, 91-year-old Palmer Carlin comes into the Energy Department’s National Wind Technology Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and begins having fun.
A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth from one million miles away.
Each and every week, area farmers tailgate markets have newly in-season vegetables and fruits to boast — there are almost too many to name here!
The Social Security Administration introduced the expansion of online services available through its “my Social Security” portal.
Brevard cyclist Cypress Gorry won the Under-23 cross country cycling national championship in Mammoth Mountain, California, giving the four-time collegiate individual national champion his first career U-23 title.
This year marks the 100th anniversary for Millers Fine Drycleaning. To celebrate, Millers is continuing the tradition of giving back to the community.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft just accomplished one of the most exciting feats in the history of space exploration.
Trauma Intervention Programs Inc. (TIP), a national nonprofit organization, is working with local public safety officials in Buncombe County and the city of Hendersonville to establish a TIP Chapter in Western North Carolina.
The Arts Council of Henderson County is making a call for artists to enter Bring Us Your Best XII, an all media visual art exhibition, which will open with an awards reception on Friday, August 14th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
LEAF is thrilled to announce the dynamic lineup of performing artists for the Fall 2015 LEAF Festival, taking place October 15-18 near Asheville at the majestic Lake Eden in Black Mountain, NC.
Earth Fare, an organic and natural healthy grocery store, announces the relocation of their home office headquarters to a newly renovated, state-of-the art facility on Continuum Drive in the Fletcher Commerce Park.
On September 12th the Sierra Club will honor Brevard College Professor Jim Reynolds at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco, California.
Pardee UNC Healthcare recently announced its sponsorship of the first annual Fall into Flat Rock 5K and Family Fun Day. The event, located at The Park at Flat Rock, will take place on Saturday, October 17th, 2015.
Two bee colonies are the ideal number for a beginning apiarist. Expand in a couple of years after your experience and confidence grow.
The North Carolina Apple Festival is held annually over Labor Day weekend in Hendersonville, North Carolina. It has been Western North Carolina’s premier family festival for over 60 years.
The Park at Flat Rock invites you to join naturalist Fred Roane as he reveals Mother Nature’s secrets in our own back yard.
The Henderson County Solid Waste and Environmental Programs Divisions are beginning a new, free recycling program for residents of the county that will help reduce potentially hazardous materials from staying in the home.
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service urges home gardeners and landscapers to prepare now to submit soil samples over the next few months to optimize growing conditions.
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.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presents the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race on Saturday, September 5th, 2015. Online registration for the 8K is now open.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.
Give the gift of life – Donate blood! The nation’s blood banks are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already low blood supplies.
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.
Maybe, maybe not. It depends, are you kind? Did you know that to be a successful leader you need to be kind?
Increasingly in the state of North Carolina, as well as nationally, the reported incidents of Identity Theft and of citizens being scammed are on the rise.
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.
A heavy buildup of ice from the winter storms can take a toll on trees and power lines causing widespread outages, and the damage could take several days to repair.
The Grove Park Inn has maintained its status as one of the nation’s most acclaimed resorts since opening its doors in 1913.
Hurricane season is here and what that usually means in Western North Carolina is the possibility of flooding.
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. …