Following the recent outbreak of pertussis in Henderson County, local schools are following the guidelines and recommendations from the NC Department of Health Communicable Disease Center to ensure the health and safety of students and staff.
All through the winter, area farmers tailgate markets are full of provisions from vegetables to meats, fruits to cheese, bread to eggs, and everything in between.
Schools in Haywood, Buncombe and Halifax counties recently earned top honors in the apple-focused NC Crunch Contest sponsored by the N.C. Farm to School Cooperative.
It’s that time of year, when the Playhouse décor hangs quite full of cheer… and onstage music, dancing, Christmas-time romancing brings classic songs to mind in a Flat Rock holiday revue!
Brevard College has an exciting new class that takes students out of the classroom and puts them on set. A Special Topics Seminar, the class focuses on Public Service Announcement (PSA) creation.
Whether you are looking to cut your own Christmas tree, or take a sleigh ride with Santa, North Carolina farms offer an abundance of options for family fun this holiday season.
Recording artists Al Petteway, Amy White and Robin Bullock lead the annual holiday concert “A Swannanoa Solstice” on Dec. 17th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm at Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville.
Audubon North Carolina invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running community science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC).
During this time of year area leaf collection is the heaviest, and the Public Works Department is working diligently to get the leaves picked up on all streets within the city limits as well as city parks and cemetery.
If you eat food contaminated with bacteria called Listeria, you could get so sick that you have to be hospitalized. And for certain vulnerable people, the illness could be fatal.
Kyocera International Inc.’s Fine Ceramics Group (KII FC) recently expanded into the facility that was formerly occupied by Kyocera Precision Tools, Inc. (KPTI).
This holiday season the Postal Service looks forward to delivering a great deal of holiday cheer along with more than 15 billion mail pieces.
The Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to announce that 85 new and 152 renewal scholarships are available for the 2018-2019 academic year.
You have the right to be treated fairly by debt collectors. Under federal law, they can’t use abusive, deceptive or unfair practices to collect from you. But not all debt collectors play by the rules.
Hendersonville is now home to its very own animal sanctuary: Sweet Bear Rescue Farm. The nonprofit is the culmination of a dream by Lisa McDonald and Joe Dinan, passionate animal activists and owners of nearby Sanctuary Brewing Co.
Many dog owners know not to toss a turkey or chicken bone to their dog; those bones are just too brittle. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says the risk goes beyond that.
The weather has a habit of changing pretty quickly, especially during the winter season. Powerful winter storms driven by jet streams can bring copious amounts of snow and ice, along with blowing snow and whiteout conditions.
A recent study published by The New England Journal of Medicine has revealed unwanted findings. Although it is a low-moisture food, raw flour can be a vehicle for foodborne pathogens.
Once again, this family-oriented event will offer an unforgettable opportunity for children and adults alike to share and embrace the Christmas spirit.
Talented gingerbread artists coast-to-coast recently came together to showcase their intricate, tasty creations, while celebrating the Silver Anniversary of the National Gingerbread House Competition, hosted at The Omni Grove Park Inn.
The main branch of the Henderson County Public Library recently unveiled its art wall, a new space devoted to celebrating local artists and their work.
The City of Hendersonville’s bulk fall leaf collection for residents continues until December 31st.
The YMCA of Western North Carolina has been named an LGBTQ Championing YMCA by the YMCA of the USA in recognition of its diversity and inclusion work in the LGBTQ community.
Asheville GreenWorks is celebrating the success of its Trash Trout Project which has prevented over 1,200 pounds of trash from entering the French Broad River.
The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy (SAHC) recently purchased 147 acres at Stevens Creek, a quiet cove on the eastern edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP).