Flat Rock Playhouse Presents A Christmas Carol

Posted on Friday, December 19, 2014

The Charles Dickens’ perennial classic, A Christmas Carol comes to life on the Flat Rock Playhouse stage in a spectacular new production featuring all the classic elements with a few new twists.


Lake Julian Festival of Lights

Posted on Friday, December 19, 2014

Light up your Holiday nights at the Lake Julian Park Festival of Lights. This is the 15th year for the annual spectacle. The drive through show is open nightly from 6 – 9 p.m. through December 23.


Brevard Opens New Frank Patton Track

Posted on Thursday, December 18, 2014

Flanked by dignitaries from Brevard College, Transylvania County Schools, and the City of Brevard, Frank and Donna Patton officially opened the new Frank Patton Track with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.


Elementary Students Show Community How #DanaLeads

Posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Elementary school students sporting purple ties, tiny suit jackets and dresses welcomed the community through Dana Elementary’s doors Tuesday, shaking each person’s hand inviting them to take part in Dana’s Leadership Summit.


Preventing Diabetes: Questions for the Doctor

Posted on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Diabetes is a chronic (long-term) disease. When you have diabetes, there is too much sugar (called glucose) in your blood. There is more than one type of diabetes, but type 2 diabetes is the most common.


Get Tested

Posted on Monday, December 15, 2014

World AIDS Day was in December, and we would like to encourage everyone in to get tested for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.


Spotlight on Deciduous Holly

Posted on Monday, December 15, 2014

Deciduous hollies go largely unnoticed and under-used because most of the year they are just ordinary shrubs.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas at the Historic Courthouse

Posted on Friday, December 12, 2014

In anticipation of the upcoming Holiday season, Henderson County Government will host a “Children’s Day” at the Historic Courthouse in downtown Hendersonville on Monday, December 22nd.

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Henderson County Commissioners Thank County Staff

Posted on Thursday, December 11, 2014

Earlier this month, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a one-time bonus, recognizing and rewarding the performance of Henderson County employees.


Be a Savvy Shopper this Holiday Season

Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, following are tips for consumers to help avoid common shopping problems that come up around this time of year.


Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season

Posted on Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Brevard Music Center will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program.


NCDA&CS Urges Shoppers to Keep Watch on Register Prices

Posted on Tuesday, December 9, 2014

As retail stores gear up for the busy holiday season, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services urges shoppers to pay attention at the register to make sure sale items are ringing up at the right price.


Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Posted on Monday, December 8, 2014

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland’s orchestra of Christmas lights is now available for viewing at the WNC Ag Center.


December Garden Chores

Posted on Thursday, December 4, 2014

It’s cold outside, and the last thing you are thinking about is your lawn or garden. There are, however, some chores that need to be done in December.


Autumn Brings the Fall of Tree Seed

Posted on Tuesday, December 2, 2014

This autumn, tons of seed from many different tree species have hit the ground in record amounts. And squirrels weren’t the only ones looking for it.


Christmas at Biltmore

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014

Known as one of the Southeast’s most beloved and storied holiday vacation destinations, Christmas at Biltmore daytime tours are now running through Jan. 11, 2015.


NCDA&CS Offers Tips for Fresh Christmas Trees

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014

Over the next few weeks, North Carolina families will visit choose-and-cut farms, tree lots, farmers markets and shopping centers in search of the perfect fresh Christmas tree for their holiday decorations.


All Aboard the Polar Express!

Posted on Friday, November 28, 2014

The 1 ¼ hour round-trip excursion comes to life as the train departs the Bryson City depot for a journey through the quiet wilderness for a special visit at the North Pole.


New Conservation License Plate Available

Posted on Monday, November 24, 2014

Order the Native Brook Trout License Plate and help the Wildlife Commission protect habitat for brook trout and create public access to brook trout waters in North Carolina.


Caring for a Real Christmas Tree

Posted on Monday, November 24, 2014

Now that your special tree has been selected, it needs to be cared for in a manner similar to a fresh bouquet of flowers.

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24th Annual Holiday Lights Safari Benefit

Posted on Friday, November 21, 2014

The Holiday Lights Safari Benefit is an award-winning event and the most exciting seasonal attraction in the Upstate of South Carolina which runs nightly through January 3, 2015 (including all holidays).


2014 National Gingerbread House Competition

Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The winners of the 2014 National Gingerbread House Competition have been decided. The entries will be on display at the Omni Grove Park Inn through January 1st, 2015.


Introducing the 2014 Christmas at Biltmore Wine

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014

Biltmore announces the release of its annual Christmas at Biltmore Wine featuring label artwork designed by Swannanoa resident Terry Owensby, winner of Biltmore’s wine label design contest.


Give Wisely When Giving to Charity

Posted on Monday, November 10, 2014

We should be proud that so many people in our state give so much of their time and money to help others. North Carolinians contribute billions of dollars to charity each year, and volunteer countless hours in their communities.


What Is Smart911?

Posted on Monday, March 31, 2014

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.

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.

Prevent Lead Poisoning

Posted on Tuesday, November 5, 2013

There are ten simple steps can help you save children from environmental hazards around the 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?


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 …