An Art That Nature Makes Documentary

“An Art That Nature Makes”

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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.

Honey Bees

New Beehive Grants Now Available

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

County governments, nonprofit groups and certified beekeepers pursuing farmland preservation projects and beehive grants have until Dec. 15th to apply for funding assistance.

Real World Math at Rugby

Rugby Students See “Real World Math” in Action

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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.

29th Annual Warren Waynes Christmas Jam

Warren Haynes’ 29th Annual Christmas Jam on Dec. 9th

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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.

Ferguson Family YMCA

Ferguson Family YMCA to Open Nov. 14th

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017

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.

Deer

Wildlife Commission Moves to Real-Time Reporting of Big Game

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017

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.

Little Shop of Horrors Cast

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents Little Shop of Horrors

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2017

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.

Voting Booth

One-Stop Early Voting for November 7th Elections

Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2017

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 Haunted Farm Now Open

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Located in Hendersonville, the Haunted Farm is one of the scariest halloween attractions in Western North Carolina.

Eliada Corn Maze

The 2017 Eliada Corn Maze

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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.

Coping With Debt

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

When it comes to dealing with debt, you have options. Find out what you can do, and get tips for avoiding scams.

Mushrooms

“Annual Fermenting Festival” in Marshall, NC

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017

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.

What’s in Season in North Carolina?

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017

Apples, beets, bokchoy, cabbage, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, greens, flint corn, and mushrooms are currently in season in North Carolina.

Fall Foliage Photography

2017 Fall Foliage in Western North Carolina

Posted on Friday, October 6, 2017

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.

Halloween Jack o' Lantern

Sweet and Healthy Halloween Ideas

Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017

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.

Funding for Community Projects

Continental is United Way 2017 Campaign Pacesetter

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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.

Tax Accounting Calculator

United Way Renews Commitment to MyFreeTaxes.com

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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.

Hispanic Mother With Adult Daughter Enjoying Meal At Home

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on Monday, October 2, 2017

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.

Grandfather Mountain

Autumn Falls Into Color at Grandfather Mountain

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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.

Garden Compost

City of Hendersonville Mulch and Compost Giveaway

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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.

Turkey Trot

Registration Open for City of Hendersonville Turkey Trot

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2017

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!

Outdoor Water Containers

Protect From Mosquitoes After Storms

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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.

Grandparents at Etowah Elementary

Etowah Elementary Celebrates Grandparents

Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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.

A Wild Porcupine

A Prickly Situation: Your Pets Vs. Porcupines

Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2017

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.

Guests enjoying a guided fly-fishing lesson at Biltmore

Get Hooked on Fly-Fishing at Biltmore

Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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.

Important Tips for Cleaning Fruits and Vegetables

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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.