He’s only been an Atkinson Cougar for a few days, and already new principal Mark Page is making inroads with teachers and parents.
The N.C. Forest Service is reporting outbreaks of two forest pests that have already had significant impacts on trees in the western part of the state.
In the United States each year, there are between 20 and 25 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes. While lightning can be fascinating to watch, it is extremely dangerous.
Flat Rock Playhouse presents this satirical musical on office politics and corporate culture at the Clyde & Nina Allen Mainstage through July 12th.
A plan for the future of the Western North Carolina Farmers Market is complete.
Earth Fare, an organic and natural healthy grocery store, announces the relocation of their home office headquarters to a newly renovated, state-of-the art facility on Continuum Drive in the Fletcher Commerce Park.
The Hendersonville Water Department introduces AquaHawk! This is a service that allows you to receive leak alerts and access your water usage information online.
If your vehicle is manufactured by BMW, Chrysler, Daimler Trucks, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, or Toyota, you may be affected by a recall on airbags.
While leftovers can make quick and tasty meals, it’s important to remember to refrigerate them promptly and reheat properly. You can help keep your family safe from food poisoning at home by following basic guidelines from the USDA.
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is asking fishermen and swimmers to voluntarily take steps to avoid attracting sharks to areas where people swim.
On September 12th the Sierra Club will honor Brevard College Professor Jim Reynolds at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco, California.
Choose activities that you enjoy and can do regularly. Fitting activity into a daily routine can be easy — such as taking a brisk 10 minute walk to and from the parking lot, bus stop, or subway station.
Shaping our energy future into one that is efficient, reliable, affordable, and sustainable is a significant undertaking. Much of this effort is focused around the energy industry, utilities, and power grids—which can seem intangible to the average consumer.
The Carolina Panthers’ 2015 training camp opens Friday, July 31st, with the Lowe’s Kickoff Party.
Hot weather can actually increase your fuel economy. Your engine warms up to an efficient temperature faster; summer grades of gasoline can have slightly more energy; and warm air causes less aerodynamic drag than cold air.
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.
Two bee colonies are the ideal number for a beginning apiarist. Expand in a couple of years after your experience and confidence grow.
As the 2015 hurricane season begins, FEMA has launched a new feature to its mobile app to help you be prepared and stay informed about severe weather.
Patton Pool, located in Hendersonville’s Patton Park, is now open for the 2015 summer season.
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.
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 …
The Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest contains hundreds of miles of fabulous trails that seem almost specifically designed for a mountain bike, and this is the best time of the year to discover them. Whether it’s your first time on a …
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.