Dove Hunter in the Field

Practice Safety as Dove Season Opens on Sept. 2nd

Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

As dove hunting season opens Sept. 2nd, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters to always practice safety and follow state and federal laws while in the field.

Volunteer on the River

Multi-Area Streambank Restoration Project

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The City of Hendersonville has undertaken a project to restore approximately 11,000 linear feet of streambanks throughout the area, which will protect existing infrastructure while improving stream health and water quality.

Neighborhood Cookout

Party at the Park on September 16th

Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Hendersonville Historic Preservation Commission will host Party at the Park: A Historic Berkeley Park Celebration on Saturday, September 16th.

Brevard College

The Khayat Era Begins

Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A new era begins for Brevard College as Head Coach Bill Khayat’s inaugural campaign at the helm of the football program is highlighted by a ten game slate.

Eye Through Knothole (1971) by Virginia Lefferdink

“Through the Needle’s Eye” at TC Arts Council

Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The Transylvania Community Arts Council in Brevard, NC has been chosen to open the national touring exhibit “Through the Needle’s Eye 2017” sponsored by The Embroiderers’ Guild of America.

Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race

The 2017 Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presents the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017. This certified course winds through scenic Hendersonville and Laurel Park.

Kenmure Country Club

What Does Carl Sandburg Have To Do With Golf?

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017

That is the question folks in Henderson County are asking after the announcement of the inaugural Carl Sandburg Heritage Golf Tournament, to be played on October 16th, 2017.

Back-to-School Shopping Tips From the FTC

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017

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.

Anemone Flower in Garden

Don’t Forget Your Gardening Chores in August

Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

August is here, which means that it’s time to take care of a few things in the garden. Don’t worry, follow these tips and you’ll be right as rain.

Charity

Transylvania County Awarded FEMA Food and Shelter Funds

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017

Steve Pulliam, Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Transylvania County, recently announced that Transylvania County has been chosen to receive a $4,893.00 grant to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

Doctors Warn That Hiking is Contagious

Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Doctors are increasingly writing new prescriptions for an old remedy: time in nature. As part of the burgeoning Park Rx movement, health care providers throughout the country are encouraging patients to use parks to reap the benefits of nature’s healing properties.

Outdoor Water Containers

Protect From Mosquitoes After Storms

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Public health officials remind everyone to “tip and toss” outdoor water containers after heavy rain. Disposing of standing water is one of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce breeding sites for mosquitoes near houses.

Arts Festival

58th Annual Arts on Main Festival

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Arts Council of Henderson County is announcing the 58th annual Art on Main fine art/fine craft festival on September 30th and October 1st, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on both days.

Meals on the Bus

Meals on the Bus is Ready to Roll

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017

After years of careful planning and hard work, Henderson County Public Schools recently launched their Meals on the Bus program.

What’s in Season in North Carolina?

Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2017

Blackberries, blueberries, bokchoy, cabbage, collards, cucumbers, eggplants, kale and more are currently in season in North Carolina.

Real ID

North Carolina to Offer REAL ID Licenses and ID Cards

Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is now producing the state’s first REAL ID, an optional license or identification card that meets the security requirements of the federal REAL ID Act.

Solar Eclipse

NASA Taps PARI for Total Solar Eclipse Research

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

In 1962, NASA chose a scenic location in Transylvania County, North Carolina, to establish the East Coast satellite tracking station during the infancy of the U.S. space program.

Garden Beds

Grow a Garden With Your Kids

Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017

Starting a garden is a fun way to teach your kids about healthy fruits and vegetables and get some exercise as you work on a project together.

Power Line

What Is the Power Grid?

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Turning on a small reading lamp by your bed is as easy as flipping a switch. But, the electricity that powers your tiny light starts miles and miles away.

Flat Rock Playhouse

Flat Rock Playhouse’s 2017 Season

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017

The Vagabonds say “ready, set, subscribe” for an exciting and jam-packed season line-up. Flat Rock Playhouse recently announced the highly anticipated 2017 season of twenty-five productions.

Home Insulation

Home Insulation: It’s All About the R-Value

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Whether you live in Bangor, Maine, or Bakersfield, California, your home will be more comfortable and energy efficient with the right insulation. Insulation helps lower the cost of heating and cooling your home.

Gym Equipment

Tips for Joining a Gym

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

If you’re looking to get in shape, a membership at a gym, fitness center, health spa, or sports club could be a good option.

Hendersonville Fire Department Fire Truck

Keep Your Holidays From Going Up in Flames

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016

For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is an increased risk of home fires.

Computer Security

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure Offline

Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2016

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.

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?