Flat Rock Playhouse Presents A Christmas Carol


The Charles Dickens’ perennial classic, A Christmas Carol comes to life on the Flat Rock Playhouse stage in a spectacular new production featuring all the classic elements with a few new twists. Continue reading

Turkey Trot 5K Benefit on November 22nd


All proceeds from the event will benefit Brevard’s Sharing House, which provides assistance and food for Brevard families. Sharing House works to alleviate households struggling to provide food, especially during the holidays. Continue reading

24th Annual Holiday Lights Safari Benefit

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The Holiday Lights Safari Benefit is an award-winning event and the most exciting seasonal attraction in the Upstate of South Carolina which runs nightly through January 3, 2015 (including all holidays). Continue reading

County Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

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All Henderson County local government offices and agencies, the public library and its branches, and the Henderson County Courthouse will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014. Continue reading

Important Message for Henderson County Public School Parents


Parents, please be sure to have a plan in place for your child in the event the start of school is delayed, if students are dismissed early or if there has to be a cancelation of school due to inclement weather. Continue reading

What to Keep Where: From Bank Services to Document Storage Online


Certain financial papers and valuables are essential to keep secure and accessible. What should go where? Continue reading

Small Business Saturday 2014


This year’s Small Business Saturday is scheduled for November 29th, 2014 and is all about you the community, showing support for the variety of small local businesses that are part of your community. Continue reading

Christmas Open House at Historic Johnson Farm


Start the holiday season by joining us for Christmas Open House at Historic Johnson Farm on Saturday, December 4th from 10 am to 4 pm. Continue reading

2014 National Gingerbread House Competition


The winners of the 2014 National Gingerbread House Competition have been decided. The entries will be on display at the Omni Grove Park Inn through January 1st, 2015. Continue reading

Holiday Tree Lighting 2014


As the day’s get shorter and the temperatures drop, we begin to think about one of our favorite times of year here in downtown Hendersonville. Continue reading

Hendersonville Sponsors 2nd Annual Turkey Trot 5k


The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee invites you to join them Thanksgiving morning for Hendersonville’s second annual Turkey Trot 5k. Continue reading

Holiday Travel Tips to Prevent Bedbugs


One present that is not on anyone’s wish list this holiday season is bedbugs. Travelers are encouraged to take extra steps to ensure they don’t pick up any hitchhiking pests this holiday season. Continue reading

Brevard’s 4th Friday Gallery Walk on November 28th


Enjoy an evening stroll in downtown Brevard, NC as you explore the art galleries, art stores, retail stores and restaurants that are staying open late from 5 – 9 pm on the 4th Friday. Continue reading

Henderson County Public Library Presents Local Author Terry Ruscin

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The Friends of the Henderson County Public Library (HCPL) will host local historian and author Terry Ruscin on Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Kaplan Auditorium at the main branch of the Henderson County Public Library. Continue reading

Introducing the 2014 Christmas at Biltmore Wine


Biltmore announces the release of its annual Christmas at Biltmore Wine featuring label artwork designed by Swannanoa resident Terry Owensby, winner of Biltmore’s wine label design contest. Continue reading

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest


The Drama Department at Blue Ridge Community College presents a stage adaptation of the classic novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest from Wednesday, Nov. 19th to Sunday, Nov. 23rd. Continue reading

WNC Farmers Market Seeks Input From Local Consumers


The WNC Farmers Market is looking for feedback from area residents on ways to improve the market to better serve the changing needs of Western North Carolina. Continue reading

Proper Disposal of Ashes From Stoves, Fireplaces Could Save Your Home


With the arrival of cold weather, many North Carolinians are beginning to use their wood-burning stoves and fireplaces. Continue reading

Fall Leaf Collection


The City of Hendersonville has begun their bulk fall leaf collection for City residents. Collection will continue until the end of December. Continue reading

Reducing Wasted Food Basics


Most people don’t realize how much food they throw away every day — from uneaten leftovers to spoiled produce. More than 96 percent of the food we throw away ends up in landfills. Continue reading

Caring for a Real Christmas Tree


Now that your special tree has been selected, it needs to be cared for in a manner similar to a fresh bouquet of flowers. Continue reading

Henderson County Public Library Branches Extend Evening Hours

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Earlier this season, the five Henderson County Public Library branches extended their evening hours in response to a community needs survey. Continue reading

Brevard College’s Overholt Named Academic All-District


Senior football player Andre Overholt has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District team, marking the first time a Brevard College student-athlete has been honored with the award given by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Continue reading

Give Wisely When Giving to Charity


We should be proud that so many people in our state give so much of their time and money to help others. North Carolinians contribute billions of dollars to charity each year, and volunteer countless hours in their communities. Continue reading

A Carolina Christmas on December 13th

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Join maestros Thomas Joiner and Bingham Vick, Jr., as the Hendersonville Symphony and the magnificent Greenville Chorale collaborate once again in a holiday celebration including sacred and seasonal favorites. Continue reading

County Releases Profile of Statistical Information

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The Henderson County Planning Department provides a profile of statistical information about the County and its surrounding jurisdictions each year. Continue reading

Horticulture InfoSearches Provide Answers


Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? Continue reading

The 5 “Qs” of Public Service Loan Forgiveness


Everyone wants their student loans forgiven. The perception is that very few qualify for any forgiveness programs. Continue reading

Turning the Tables on Telemarketers


Despite all of the ways that crooks now use computers and the Internet to steal, the telephone still provides an easy way for con artists to reach you and try to rip you off. Continue reading

Tornados Win Third Consecutive Cycling National Championship


The Tornados won the title at the 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships after one of the most dominant performances in recent memory at the event, notching eight individual national championships and a title in the team relay. Continue reading

Christmas at Biltmore


Known as one of the Southeast’s most beloved and storied holiday vacation destinations, Christmas at Biltmore daytime tours begin on Nov. 7, 2014, and will run through Jan. 11, 2015. Continue reading

N.C. Museum of History Accepting Entries for Film Festival


The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh is accepting entries for its inaugural Longleaf Film Festival to be held Saturday, May 2, 2015. Continue reading

Biltmore Begins Construction Planning on Estate’s Second Hotel


The Biltmore Company, which operates the National Historic Landmark Biltmore House, has begun construction planning for Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate, the company’s second lodging property on the estate. Continue reading

Why Do Leaves Change Color?


While you were playing in the hot sun during summer the trees on the streets, in the parks, and in the forests were working hard to keep you cool. Continue reading

Peak-season Soil Fee Period Announced for 2014-2015


Growers and home gardeners or landscapers are reminded to send in their soil samples to the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Agronomic Services Lab by Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. to avoid upcoming peak-season fees. Continue reading

“Downton Abbey” Costumes on View at Biltmore through May 2015


Biltmore’s exhibition “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times” will continue to be on display through May 25, 2015. Continue reading

Seen a Wild Turkey? Wildlife Commission Wants to Know


The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer. Continue reading

What Is Smart911?


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. Continue reading

Giving Blood Saves Lives

Give the gift of life – Donate blood!  The nation’s blood banks are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already low blood supplies. Continue reading

Prevent Lead Poisoning

There are ten simple steps can help you save children from environmental hazards around the home. Continue reading

How to Dispose of Unused Medicines


Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them? Continue reading

A Recycling Truck Made from Recyclables


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 … Continue reading

Henderson County Library Mobile App Now Available

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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 … Continue reading

EPA’s Lead-Safe Certification Program Important for Consumers

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Home repairs that create even a small amount of lead dust are enough to poison your child and put your family at risk. Continue reading

Receive 2-week Start Kit from QuitlineNC!

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We would like to make you aware of an exciting initiative sponsored by QuitlineNC. Continue reading

Are You a Good Leader?


Maybe, maybe not. It depends, are you kind? Did you know that to be a successful leader you need to be kind? Continue reading

Identity Theft and Scam Alert


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. Continue reading

2013 Newcomer’s Guide to Henderson County, NC

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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. Continue reading

Tips To Staying Safe And Warm During Ice Storm Recovery


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. Continue reading

Grove Park Inn Celebrates Centennial with Yearlong Festivities


The Grove Park Inn has maintained its status as one of the nation’s most acclaimed resorts since opening its doors in 1913. Continue reading