Dana Welcomes Kim Morgan as New Principal

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2015

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 …


Gearing Up for School with Food Safety

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2015

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.


Flat Rock Playhouse Presents Gypsy

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

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.


Faces of Local: Philip Bollhoefer

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015

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.


Top Tips for Traveling with Wine

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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 Announces Future Plans

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

AdvantageWest plans to suspend operations by the end of this year, but its programs and initiatives are expected to live on.


This Month in the Bee Yard

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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.


Cyclists Find Community at Brevard College

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015

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.


Meet a 91-Year-Old Wind Energy Pioneer

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015

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.


‘EPIC’ Earth as Viewed from DSCOVR

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2015

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.


Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

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!


Brevard Cyclist Takes U-23 National Title

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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.


National Trauma Intervention Program Coming to WNC

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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.

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2015 Bring Us Your Best XII

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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.


Pardee Sponsors Park at Flat Rock Event

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2015

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.


Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2015

Two bee colonies are the ideal number for a beginning apiarist. Expand in a couple of years after your experience and confidence grow.


2015 NC Apple Festival Set for September 4-7

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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.


Nature Walks at the Park at Flat Rock

Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015

The Park at Flat Rock invites you to join naturalist Fred Roane as he reveals Mother Nature’s secrets in our own back yard.


Henderson County Introduces Mercury Products Recycling Program

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2015

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.


What Is Smart911?

Posted on Monday, March 2, 2015

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.


Henderson County Curb Market Open Year-Round

Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.


Register Now for the 2015 Pardee Apple Festival 8k

Posted on Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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.

Giving Blood Saves Lives

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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


How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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


A Recycling Truck Made from Recyclables

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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 …

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Henderson County Library Mobile App Now Available

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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 …


Are You a Good Leader?

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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


Identity Theft and Scam Alert

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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.

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2013 Newcomer’s Guide to Henderson County, NC

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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.


Back to School: Pack a Zero-waste Lunch

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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. …