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Nature Walks at the Park at Flat Rock

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Park at Flat Rock invites you to join naturalist Fred Roane as he reveals Mother Nature’s secrets in our own back yard.

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Convertibles Needed for Apple Festival Parade

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

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.

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Renowned Sports Commentator Frank Deford to Speak

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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.

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Iron Pour on Display Beginning August 28th

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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.”

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Caring For a Fragile Part of Biltmore History

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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!

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2015 NC Apple Festival Set for September 4-7

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

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.

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Tips for Smart Back-to-School Shopping

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Shop wisely for back-to-school needs, Attorney General Roy Cooper encourages North Carolina families as the traditional calendar school year begins once more.

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Hendersonville Co-op and The Center

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2015

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.

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Annual Farm Fair Scheduled for September 5th

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

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.

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Local Author Buys “Serafina” Books for Flat Rock Middle

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

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.

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How Does NASA Study Hurricanes?

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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.

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Advance Tickets Available for 2015 Mountain State Fair

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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.

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National Trauma Intervention Program Coming to WNC

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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.

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Pardee Sponsors Park at Flat Rock Event

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2015

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.

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Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2015

Two bee colonies are the ideal number for a beginning apiarist. Expand in a couple of years after your experience and confidence grow.

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Henderson County Introduces Mercury Products Recycling Program

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2015

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.

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What Is Smart911?

Posted on Monday, March 2, 2015

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.

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Henderson County Curb Market Open Year-Round

Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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

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Register Now for the 2015 Pardee Apple Festival 8k

Posted on Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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.

Giving Blood Saves Lives

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Give the gift of life – Donate blood!  The nation’s blood banks are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already low blood supplies.

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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?

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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 …

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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?

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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.

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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. …