Embrace the scares with our Halloween 2016 Guide for Hendersonville and WNC, filled with terror trails, haunted houses, and family-friendly trick-or-treating.
Grab your go-go boots and step back in time when the hair was bigger, the clothes were brighter, and the music was bewitching! The Flat Rock Playhouse presents the all-women cast of Beehive: The 60s Musical through Oct. 30th.
The N.C. Forest Service and the U.S. Forest Service want people in Western North Carolina to be careful with campfires and when burning yard debris because of continuing dry weather in the region.
The Town of Fletcher’s annual Halloween Carnival will be held on Saturday, October 29th from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. This year’s event will be held at Fletcher Community Park on ball field #5.
Hurricane Matthew brought significant flooding to many areas of our state. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services encourages homeowners to check whether flooding washed away household termite protection.
Halloween is full of fun things for you and your family to enjoy, but it’s one of those holidays that is enjoyed more by people than by pets.
Five hundred meters — the final distance to the finish line at the 2016 Amateur Road Nationals Time Trial — is seared into Hannah Arensman’s memory.
For the past ten years, the N.C. Transportation Museum has offered scenic day trips that combine railroading, history, travel, shopping, dining and fun.
A jury of rose experts from around the world has selected the winning roses in the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials, held recently in Biltmore’s historic Rose Garden.
Well-known local artist Patrick Ballard will bring his musical talents to Jackson Farm and Petting Zoo for the first annual Boo at the Zoo.
The City of Hendersonville is currently experiencing lower than normal levels in their water supply (Mills River) due to the on-going drought conditions affecting most of North Carolina.
September 2016 was the warmest September in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York.
True to her name, Lyric Livingston had a passion for music. She couldn’t sing all the words, but she could follow a beat.
The Department of Biology at Appalachian State University has recently updated their fall color report for North Carolina. The department reports that it’s a great time to view fall leaf colors for elevations above 3,000 feet.
The U.S. Forest Service and the North Carolina Forest Service are warning the public of increasing fire danger in Western North Carolina.
The City of Hendersonville will begin their bulk fall leaf collection for City Residents on Monday, October 17th. Collection will continue until the end of December.
When George Vanderbilt opened his home to family and friends on Christmas Eve 1895, so began a tradition at Biltmore that is carried on to this day.
Presenting world class musicians offering inspiring performances in one of the best music venues in the southeast… that is the Brevard Philharmonic formula.
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is ready to dispatch inspectors and field forces to assess damage to the state’s agriculture industry and to ensure food is safe for consumers.
Whether you’re goblin or ghoul, vampire or witch, poor costume choices and face paint allergies can haunt you long after Halloween if they cause injury.
Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA research shows that most American homes have at least one.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has activated its toll-free hotline to help farmers affected by Hurricane Matthew connect with resources that can assist with recovery.
It takes a village to raise a child – and Bruce Drysdale Elementary’s village of parents, teachers and administrators recently showed up in the dozens for a parent outreach and literacy night in the Green Meadows neighborhood.
Pumpkins, the winter squash behind the quintessential “fall flavor,” have begun to make their entrance at area farmers tailgate markets.
Organizers of the Miss Hendersonville Scholarship Pageant are calling for contestants to compete for the Miss Hendersonville 2017 crown.
Looking for a fun Halloween activity for the family? If you haven’t visited the Eliada Corn Maze in Asheville, you’re missing a modern tradition in our area.
With North Carolina as the third highest producer of trout in the United States, John McCoy, owner of Smoky Mountain Trout Farm, has been experimenting with new and innovative sustainable trout farming techniques.
With autumn in full swing, Grandfather Mountain is offering guests the chance to see fall color in a different light — literally.
Lock your financial documents and records in a safe place at home, and lock your wallet or purse in a safe place at work. Keep your information secure from roommates or workers who come into your home.
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.
It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena.
October is a great time for planting pansies and purchasing spring bulbs. These gardening tips from will help you get your garden ready for the cooler temperatures.
Planning your visit to a North Carolina state park to view the spectacular colors of the changing fall leaves? Or maybe you’re still working to complete your N.C. State Parks Passport.
The 2016 general election will be conducted on Tuesday, November 8th. Early voting begins October 20th.
Henderson County Commissioners, Blue Ridge Community College officials, and staff and board members representing Henderson County Public Schools turned the dirt on a project site that’s been in the works for several years.
The North Carolina Wildlife Federation is inviting anyone who loves North Carolina’s wildlife and wild places to be part of a statewide photomosaic project.
When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Biltmore’s gardens, he planned their beauty to last through all four seasons. It’s little wonder the blooms of the estate’s gardens continue well into fall.
A long spell of dry weather during the spring and summer could provide some of the most brilliant colors seen in several years for leaf-lookers headed to the mountains of Western North Carolina this autumn.
Imagine if everything on your computer was “kidnapped” — including all of your precious family photos and important personal documents.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
When a hurricane is headed your way, you can decide your best course of action. Your animals can’t. They depend on you to make the decisions for them.
The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will be hosting their annual Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving morning, November 24th. The Trot is open to all ages, all fitness levels and all family members!
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.
It’s no secret, Henderson County is the largest apple-producing county in North Carolina. And now is the time to buy fresh apples, cider and other items direct from the grower.
The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
This year’s corn maze design features an airplane, clouds, a globe, and local business and title sponsor, MB Haynes. Eliada is proud to host, yet again, WNC’s largest corn maze with all proceeds going toward caring for the Eliada kids and families.
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.
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.