Atkinson Elementary Students SPLASH at YMCA

Posted on Monday, October 5, 2015

Atkinson Elementary second graders were the first kids to jump into the local swim safety program, SPLASH, at the Hendersonville Family YMCA.


NCDA&CS Offers Hotline for Farmers Affected by Storm

Posted on Monday, October 5, 2015

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is activating a toll-free hotline for farmers in the event of agricultural damage caused by the weekend’s extensive rainfall.


2015 Bearfootin’ Art Walk Auction

Posted on Friday, October 2, 2015

The 13th Annual Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk is in full swing, adorning Main Street and raising awareness for non-profits and the good work they do in our community.


Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Seasonality is inherently ephemeral — all local produce is only available for a limited time of the year.


Rotarians Gift Third Graders with Dictionaries

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Rotary Club of Hendersonville members made their rounds to elementary schools recently, distributing more than 1,000 books to third graders in Henderson County.


Fall Fire Safety Tips

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015

It may be bittersweet to say goodbye to summer. But fall brings its own charm with crisp autumn afternoons, colorful leaves and fall festivals.


Biltmore Estate Hosts Student Leadership Academy

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Thirty students enrolled in Career & Technical Education courses in Henderson County Public Schools’ high schools were among the hundred students specially selected to attend the annual Student Leadership Academy event at the Biltmore Estate.


Nature Walks at the Park at Flat Rock

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 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.

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Henderson County Receives Upgraded Bond Rating

Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Henderson County’s bond rating was recently reviewed by two of the major national rating agencies, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services and Moody’s Investor Services.


Be Ready, Be Healthy

Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2015

September is National Preparedness Month, a great time to think about how prepared you are for an emergency.


‘Girls on The Run’ Gets a Leg Up at Clear Creek

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2015

A group of women from Etowah who value an active lifestyle made a generous contribution to Clear Creek Elementary’s “Girls on the Run” program Wednesday morning at the Etowah Valley Golf & Resort.


Winter is Coming to Hollywild

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2015

Have you experienced the heart of Hollywild? Hollywild Animal Park has served thousands of visitors from across the country for more than forty years with no call for support until now.


Tips on Financial Tricks and Treats

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2015

Halloween tricks or treats come along only once a year, but the consequences of financial decisions usually last far past the next spooky holiday.


Fall Into Flat Rock 5K and Family Fun Day on October 17th

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 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.


Support Getting Every Kid in a Park

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2015

The National Park Foundation can’t think of a better way to kick off the school year than with a free pass to visit all public lands and waters!


“Recycling Works!” Poster Contest

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

Henderson County students in grades 9-12 are invited to create a poster that effectively and clearly highlights the importance of recycling in the City of Hendersonville.


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.


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.

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. …


Regional Blood Supply Low, O & B Negative are Urgently Needed

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Specifically, there is an acute shortage of O and B negative blood types. The regional blood banks, represented by the American Red Cross, American Association of Blood Banks, and America�s Blood Centers, are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already critically low …

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Chimney Rock Park Offers Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun

Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013

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.