The Squirrel Box Derby will return after a one-year break in the running of the colorful, small-town race on Saturday, May 28th.
Thanks to a new grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, Brevard College is moving forward with plans to become the only college in Western North Carolina to offer an agricultural education program.
Summer is here. With just those three words, you open up a world of warm weather gatherings with family and friends. When you add Biltmore Wines to the mix, you’ve got a great recipe for outdoor entertaining!
Want to see what all the mud is about at the Mad Mountain Mud Run? If you are curious about a mud run or just want to enjoy the muddy entertainment, attend the free Finish Line Festival on June 4th.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, State Highway Patrol and Mothers Against Drunk Driving recently kicked off the sixth annual “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign.
With more time to play outside, sunbathe and run through sprinklers, it’s no wonder our pets love warm weather. But with summer approaching, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center wants to inform you about some of the most common hazards they handle every year.
North Carolina state park officials will join Carolina Mountain Club volunteers June 4th for the grand opening of a new 20-mile section of the Mountains-to-Sea (MTS) State Trail.
The Blue Ridge Barbecue & Music Festival, held this year on June 10 and 11 at Harmon Field in Tryon, NC, has grown to be one of the finest food festivals in the country.
For more than 25 years, the Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara have supported programs and activities at the National Historic Site in Flat Rock, North Carolina.
N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspectors recently conducted a month long sweep at gas stations across the state looking for credit card skimmers. Inspectors visited 972 stations in 12 counties and checked 8,567 dispensers.
Fourth grade teachers Lisa Hoffman, Brittany Praytor, Jennifer Austin and Allison Barr were at Mills River Elementary recently, transforming their classrooms and their section of the hallway into “Camp EOG” for their students.
The City Council will hold a public hearing on the City Manager’s Recommended Budget for the City of Hendersonville for Fiscal Year 2016-17 on June 2nd at 5:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers.
George and Edith Vanderbilt encouraged their guests to explore the rolling hillsides, manicured gardens and verdant forests surrounding Biltmore House, especially in summertime.
Baldor Electric Company has announced 41 new jobs and a $4.2 million investment in facilities and equipment at its Weaverville, N.C. campus.
Homeward Bound of WNC, a nonprofit based in Buncombe and Henderson counties, is pleased to announce that effective June 1st they will accept your donations of gently used furniture and housewares at their new donation center.
The Pardee Hospital Foundation announced two additions to their upcoming Annual Gala: A Black Tie Affair scheduled for June 11th.
As the temperature starts to rise, the ASPCA reminds pet owners of simple ways to help animals beat the heat and have a happy and healthy summer.
These capsules are tiny, but they promise to have a big impact in the fight against climate change.
North Carolina environmental officials recently announced that fifty-six water systems are being honored for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards.
Celebrate the ultimate in summer sights and sounds at Biltmore when the estate’s 20th annual Concert Series begins Thursday, July 28th. Tickets are now on sale.
With authentic southern charm and the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains all around, The Omni Grove Park Inn is rolling out the red carpet in 2016 for brides, grooms and their guests with a host of new wedding programs.
WNC residents can find extensive resources for both uninsured and underinsured (by county and type of help such as free clinics, dental and mental health services, food banks, and etc.) with ACAHealthCareHelp.org.
Local recording and video production company Arrow Sound Studios is celebrating their grand opening with a kick-off party on June 4th from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm in at 107 East Fanning Bridge Road in Fletcher.
A live and silent auction to benefit a new playground for Brevard Academy will be held on Saturday, June 4th at The Lumberyard, 170 King St. in Brevard.
Spring marks the end of a long, brutal winter for much of the United States. With the start of a new season comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money.
The gates and barns of Appalachian Grown family farms will open to the public for ASAP’s highly anticipated Farm Tour on June 25th and 26th.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
Bo Caldwell will succeed David Jones as Henderson County Public Schools’ superintendent, effective July 1st. Caldwell currently serves as Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services, and has a rich history in HCPS administration and in the classroom.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.
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.
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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.
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 …
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.