The fourth annual Mad Mountain Mud Run, the muddy obstacle course adventure race held in Hendersonville, is this Saturday at Berkeley Mills Park.
For nearly a decade, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival has been touring the country and it’s coming back this summer to make its fourth annual appearance in Western North Carolina.
May is National Military Appreciation Month, and the Internal Revenue Service wants members of the military and their families to know about the many tax benefits available to them.
The North Carolina Quilt Show is an annual, nationally-recognized, four day quilt conference featuring classes and lectures presented by outstanding individuals.
The Brevard College Athletic Department is pleased to announce a record contribution of $3,421.54 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, nearly $1,000 more than Brevard’s fundraising goal.
Getting check-ups is one of many things you can do to help stay healthy and prevent disease and disability.
Patton Pool, located in Hendersonville’s Patton Park, is now open for the 2015 summer season.
Memorial Day weekend marked the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate the season with cookouts, camping, road trips and other activities that involve food.
The National Park Service and the YMCA of the USA are launching a joint program that will provide memorable and meaningful experiences for youth on public lands this summer.
It’s time to celebrate all things craft beer during Asheville Beer Week, taking place through May 30, 2015.
As warmer weather approaches, the North Carolina Division of Public Health encourages residents to be aware of their surroundings and take precautions while enjoying the outdoors with family, friends and pets, to prevent the spread of rabies.
In researching people who worked for the Vanderbilts, Biltmore’s Museum Services staff uncovered a 1973 newspaper article in the Hendersonville Times-News about Wilfred George Shackley, who served as George Vanderbilt’s valet for six years beginning in 1900.
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.
Brevard College’s Hunter Donaldson has been named to the Daktronics All-Southeast Region First Team at the utility pitcher position.
Simply put, sous vide is a way of cooking food in airtight plastic bags under water for a long duration.
The National Main Street Center has accredited 35 North Carolina communities for meeting performance standards, including eight from the AdvantageWest region.
Thirteen elementary school students’ art pieces have been chosen for the North Carolina Farm to School 2015-2016 calendar. This marks the fifth year for the popular contest.
If you want more fiber, nutrients and antioxidants in your diet, eat more vegetables!
For the second consecutive year, the Brevard College cycling team ends its season with a runner-up finish at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals.
As spring temperatures warm up, many of us begin to think about yard work and greening up that dormant winter lawn.
For nearly a decade, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival has been touring the country and it’s coming back this summer to make its fourth annual appearance in Western North Carolina, and first in Macon County.
More than just a concert, Flat Rock Playhouse’s Always… Patsy Cline is based on the true story of Patsy’s relationship with Louise Seger and features 27 of her hits.
Mow frequently enough to remove no more than 1/3 of the grass blade at a time.
Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active.
Venus flytraps, with their exotic good looks and hinged, fly-eating claws, have an innate allure that brings out both the good and bad in human beings.
This year, approximately one in five American adults — our friends, colleagues, and loved ones — will experience a diagnosable mental health condition.
With spring comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money.
The Park at Flat Rock invites you to join naturalist Fred Roane as he reveals Mother Nature’s secrets in our own back yard.
The growing season has arrived in WNC and the Southern Appalachians! Look for signs of spring with seasonal specialties found at tailgate farmers markets, featured at restaurants, and purchased at roadside stands.
The Brevard Music Center and the WNC Film Society announce a new partnership bringing together the beauty and excitement of film and music.
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.
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service urges home gardeners and landscapers to prepare now to submit soil samples over the next few months to optimize growing conditions.
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.
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 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.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.
Give the gift of life – Donate blood! The nation’s blood banks are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already low blood supplies.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
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 …
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 …
Home repairs that create even a small amount of lead dust are enough to poison your child and put your family at risk.
We would like to make you aware of an exciting initiative sponsored by QuitlineNC.
Maybe, maybe not. It depends, are you kind? Did you know that to be a successful leader you need to be kind?
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.
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.
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.
The Grove Park Inn has maintained its status as one of the nation’s most acclaimed resorts since opening its doors in 1913.
Hurricane season is here and what that usually means in Western North Carolina is the possibility of flooding.
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. …
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 Americaï¿½s Blood Centers, are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already critically low …