The Flat Rock Playhouse 2016 season continues with a brand new Music on the Rock featuring songs and dances from the 80s hit film Dirty Dancing.
Hendersonville Elementary third-graders had been learning about state and local government for about six weeks when elected officials and Henderson County representatives sat down with them and hosted an interactive panel.
Friends of the Smokies raised $205,562 at its 22nd annual Friends Across the Mountains Telethon thanks to hundreds of callers, online donations and support from sponsors Mast General Store, The Lodge at Buckberry Creek and others.
The National Park Service will celebrate its 100th anniversary as the manager and protector of “America’s best idea” beginning August 25th.
The City of Hendersonville project for the Glenbrook area subdivision is now underway. The project involves Sanitary Sewer Improvements.
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.
Fiesta Hendersonville, a one-day event on Main Street, will showcase the culture and contagious rhythms of Latin America through live music, dance, food, artisans, vendors and more on September 25th.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is accepting entries to its 12th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p.m., Sept. 1st.
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.
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.
Self-described “Yankee Jewish Feminist” Amy-Jill Levine will spend some time in Brevard Sept. 15-18 leading a series of lectures and discussions.
Have you ever wondered if there was a way that you could help the planet through your purchases and service choices? Well wonder no longer, sustainable consumption is the way to go!
The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra is awash in patriotism, the colors of Old Glory and the rich tapestry of American music in its opening concert for the 2016-2017 season.
Across North Carolina, municipalities and arboriculture businesses are faced with the problem of what to do with urban trees that are removed due to age, pests, disease or damage.
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.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a women-only fly-fishing weekend on Oct. 21-23 at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and Davidson River Campground in Transylvania County.
New data from Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, shows that domestic visitor spending has increased in 91 of the state’s 100 counties.
Presenting world class musicians offering inspiring performances in one of the best music venues in the southeast… that is the Brevard Philharmonic formula.
Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina, a nonprofit regional land trust based in Morganton, North Carolina, recently announced it has achieved renewed accreditation — a mark of distinction in land conservation.
When the weather’s nice, there’s often no greater joy than hitting the road with your four-legged friend. But just because many pets love riding in cars doesn’t mean that they’re necessarily safe for animals.
Brevard College is pleased to announce a new scholarship for students pursuing a degree in the Fine Arts. Peggy Lewis Morris created the scholarship in memory of her husband Keith Morris, whom she met as a student at Brevard College in 1959.
The weather this year has not been kind to fruit. Late frosts in spring, hailstorms, and weeks of temporary drought followed by daily thunderstorms have left fruit altered in some cases, and limited their availability in others.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently announced the national launch of myRA, a simple, safe and affordable new savings option for those who don’t have access to a retirement savings plan at work.
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?
Inside Hillandale Elementary, students in Catch the Beat summer camp recently practiced songs on their xylophones for an upcoming parent showcase, while their classmates in the Science of Superheroes camp talked about Batman and learned about echolocation.
Do you have a classic, antique, or newer convertible? Do you know someone who does? Convertibles are needed for the Henderson County Apple Festival Parade on Monday, September 5th, 2016.
A guided tree walk along Third and Fourth Avenues in Hendersonville’s West Side Historic District neighborhood will highlight two registered Heritage Trees and a variety of large, mature trees that complement the historic homes.
Hendersonville is the official home of the North Carolina Apple Festival, a four-day celebration to recognize the importance of the apple industry to Henderson County and North Carolina.
Bullington Gardens, a horticultural education center and public gardens, will hold its annual fall plant sale on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
Shop wisely for back-to-school needs, Attorney General Roy Cooper encourages North Carolina families as the traditional calendar school year begins once more.
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.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
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.
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.
Hurricane season is here and what that usually means in Western North Carolina is the possibility of flooding.
The mini-golf course at Boyd Park, located in downtown Hendersonville, is now open. The park features two tennis courts and a putt-putt golf course with a unique motif.
George and Edith Vanderbilt encouraged their guests to explore the rolling hillsides, manicured gardens and verdant forests surrounding Biltmore House, especially in summertime.
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?
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.
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. …
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.