Flat Rock Playhouse presents this important and inspiring story about the experiences and challenges of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American flyers in the U.S. military during World War II.
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.
Brevard College’s theatre program has a 2015-2016 season loaded with comedy, drama and classic theatre for the local community.
The Park at Flat Rock invites you to join naturalist Fred Roane as he reveals Mother Nature’s secrets in our own back yard.
Do you have a classic, antique convertible or know someone who does? Convertibles are needed for the Henderson County Apple Festival Parade on Monday, September 7, 2015.
Indigenous people of the Andes Mountains in South America have farmed the nuña bean (a.k.a. “Peruvian Popping bean”) as a staple crop for centuries.
Come out to the North End of Historic Downtown Hendersonville for free concerts and arts demonstrations every Saturday through October 24th.
Frank Deford’s proverbial voice will echo throughout The Porter Center for Performing Arts when the writer and NPR commentator takes the stage live Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 pm.
Cities are well known hot spots – literally. The urban heat island effect has long been observed to raise the temperature of big cities by 1 to 3°C (1.8 to 5.4°F).
Iron works are pouring in from all over the country to be displayed in the Brevard College Art Department’s upcoming show, “Fe Invitational Exhibition.”
If you have a set of fine china or crystal handed down in your family, you can imagine the care it takes to clean and preserve all the place settings and glasses in the Biltmore collection!
Every year, families are faced with the challenge of how to dispose of medicines that are not entirely consumed.
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.
This year marks the 100th anniversary for Millers Fine Drycleaning. To celebrate, Millers is continuing the tradition of giving back to the community.
Shop wisely for back-to-school needs, Attorney General Roy Cooper encourages North Carolina families as the traditional calendar school year begins once more.
Flat Rock Playhouse presents Crimes of the Heart at Playhouse Downtown. Admission starts at $15 and performances continue through September 6th.
Hendersonville Little Theatre presents Arthur Miller’s The Crucible through September 6th. Admission is $20 for adults, $15 for students, and $10 for youths.
The Hendersonville Community Coop and T.H.E. Center for Disordered Eating will present “Living Life in the Balance” on September 17, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Coop Community Room.
The Transylvania Farmers Market is proud to carry on the tradition of an annual Farm Fair, hosting the event on the morning of Saturday, September 5th from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
With a curious protagonist living in the depths of Asheville’s Biltmore Estate in 1899, “Serafina and the Black Cloak” sparked the interest of many Flat Rock Middle 6th grade teachers, who in turn suggested the book to Media Specialist Natalie Ezell.
NCWorks Career Centers are now registering more job seekers on the new NCWorks mobile app to connect them to meaningful employment.
Asheville’s annual Organicfest celebration will bring thousands to Pack Square Park to celebrate everything organic, green and healthy!
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction recently announced the 2015-16 policy for free and reduced-price meals for children enrolled in North Carolina public schools.
Hurricanes are the most powerful weather event on Earth. NASA’s expertise in space and scientific exploration contributes to essential services provided to the American people by other federal agencies, such as hurricane weather forecasting.
Each year, thousands of visitors flock to the WNC Agricultural Center for the N.C. Mountain State Fair to celebrate the people, agriculture and traditions of Western North Carolina.
Eagle Scout Service Projects encourage aspiring Eagle Scouts to research the needs of their communities and contribute where it counts.
August is a hectic time — getting out of summer mode and back to the daily schedules of getting the kids to school and still getting to work on time.
Folks longing for cool nights filled with giant-pumpkin displays, racing pigs, thrilling rides and deep-fried delicacies won’t have to wait much longer, as the NC Mountain State Fair is just over a month away.
The North Carolina Arboretum is cooling off this summer by opening ticket sales for its second annual Winter Lights exhibit.
Trauma Intervention Programs Inc. (TIP), a national nonprofit organization, is working with local public safety officials in Buncombe County and the city of Hendersonville to establish a TIP Chapter in Western North Carolina.
LEAF is thrilled to announce the dynamic lineup of performing artists for the Fall 2015 LEAF Festival, taking place October 15-18 near Asheville at the majestic Lake Eden in Black Mountain, NC.
On September 12th the Sierra Club will honor Brevard College Professor Jim Reynolds at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco, California.
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.
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.