Accelerator on a Chip

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Could tiny chips no bigger than grains of rice do the job of a huge particle accelerator? At full potential, a series of these “accelerators on a chip” could boost electrons to the same high energies achieved in the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.


TC Arts Holds a Writing From the Heart Class

Posted on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

The Transylvania Community Arts Council is pleased to present a class entitled Writing From the Heart offered by Western North Carolina author Bobbie Pell.


Theatre With the Stars Returns in February

Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016

Curtain up! Light the lights! Flat Rock Playhouse recently announced plans for the second annual Theatre with the Stars on February 20th!


Pasta for Pennies: Apple Valley Raises $1,755 for LLS

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Each year for the past three school years, Language Arts teacher Holly Kolarova has organized the Pasta for Pennies fundraiser at Apple Valley Middle, and each year she’s impressed by the students’ willingness to give.


What to Expect for Refunds in 2016

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that it issues 90 percent of refunds in less than 21 days. The best way to check the status of a refund is online through the “Where’s My Refund?” tool at or via IRS2Go.


Cyclist Arensman Represents USA in Belgium

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Local Tornado and USA Cycling Division II national champion Allison Arensman recently traveled to Huesden-Zolder, Belgium, to represent Team USA at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships.


How Clean is Your Phone?

Posted on Monday, February 1, 2016

There are plenty of ways to spread cold and flu viruses: door handles, not covering your mouth properly when you cough or sneeze, working with the public or groups of children, or even kissing your spouse before they show symptoms of illnesses.


Flat Rock Playhouse Resumes Music on the Rock

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2016

Flat Rock Playhouse will launch its 2016 Music on the Rock concert series with “The Music of Barry Manilow” on February 11th at the Playhouse Downtown.


Balsam Range Announces Winter Concert Series

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016

Balsam Range, recently named Vocal Group of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, has announced a truly great lineup for its 6th Annual Winter Concert Series.


It’s Gonna Be a Fun Winter on Beech Mountain

Posted on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

It’s going to be a really fun winter on Beech Mountain. Our friends at Beech Mountain Resort have added a sweet snowtubing park in the resort village.


Henderson County Curb Market Open Year-Round

Posted on Monday, January 4, 2016

A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.


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?


A Recycling Truck Made from Recyclables

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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 …

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Henderson County Library Mobile App Now Available

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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 …


Are You a Good Leader?

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

Maybe, maybe not. It depends, are you kind? Did you know that to be a successful leader you need to be kind?


Identity Theft and Scam Alert

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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.

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2013 Newcomer’s Guide to Henderson County, NC

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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.


Back to School: Pack a Zero-waste Lunch

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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. …


Regional Blood Supply Low, O & B Negative are Urgently Needed

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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 America�s Blood Centers, are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already critically low …

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Chimney Rock Park Offers Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun

Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013

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.