Henderson County recently received a grant to transform East Flat Rock Park into an imaginative space for families to play and be active outdoors.
Atkinson Elementary second graders were the first kids to jump into the local swim safety program, SPLASH, at the Hendersonville Family YMCA.
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is activating a toll-free hotline for farmers in the event of agricultural damage caused by the weekend’s extensive rainfall.
Pump Boys and Dinettes, an audience favorite, returns to the Clyde & Nina Allen Mainstage through October 25th.
The 13th Annual Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk is in full swing, adorning Main Street and raising awareness for non-profits and the good work they do in our community.
Over 540 Henderson County Public Schools middle and high students recently toured fifteen different manufacturing operations across Henderson County.
Seasonality is inherently ephemeral — all local produce is only available for a limited time of the year.
Rotary Club of Hendersonville members made their rounds to elementary schools recently, distributing more than 1,000 books to third graders in Henderson County.
It may be bittersweet to say goodbye to summer. But fall brings its own charm with crisp autumn afternoons, colorful leaves and fall festivals.
Thirty students enrolled in Career & Technical Education courses in Henderson County Public Schools’ high schools were among the hundred students specially selected to attend the annual Student Leadership Academy event at the Biltmore Estate.
The Park at Flat Rock invites you to join naturalist Fred Roane as he reveals Mother Nature’s secrets in our own back yard.
The Brevard College Theatre Program is proud to present their first production of the season, “The Diviners: A Play in Two Acts and Elegies,” by Jim Leonard, Jr.
Henderson County’s bond rating was recently reviewed by two of the major national rating agencies, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services and Moody’s Investor Services.
September is National Preparedness Month, a great time to think about how prepared you are for an emergency.
A group of women from Etowah who value an active lifestyle made a generous contribution to Clear Creek Elementary’s “Girls on the Run” program Wednesday morning at the Etowah Valley Golf & Resort.
Have you experienced the heart of Hollywild? Hollywild Animal Park has served thousands of visitors from across the country for more than forty years with no call for support until now.
Halloween tricks or treats come along only once a year, but the consequences of financial decisions usually last far past the next spooky holiday.
To share music with the community beyond its summer festival season, Brevard Music Center is proud to announce its 2015/2016 season of free community concerts.
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.
Hopes are high and fingers crossed that this year’s fall foliage season will be one of the most spectacular in recent years, with hues of yellow, orange, red and purple about to join forces in a dazzling display of natural beauty.
The National Park Foundation can’t think of a better way to kick off the school year than with a free pass to visit all public lands and waters!
More than ninety percent of Henderson County Public Schools’ high school students graduated in four years or less in the 2014-15 school year.
Beautiful weather and family-friendly entertainment drew large crowds to the N.C. Mountain State Fair at the WNC Agricultural Center. The fair hosted 190,327 people during its 10-day run.
“They’re in a happy mood today,” Jim Pratt, a local apiarist, said. At a comfortable 62 degrees, honeybees buzz with a clear objective: collect nectar and pollen for honey and pollination.
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.
The North Carolina Arboretum is cooling off this summer by opening ticket sales for its second annual Winter Lights exhibit.
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.
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 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.
The Grove Park Inn has maintained its status as one of the nation’s most acclaimed resorts since opening its doors in 1913.
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 …
The Pisgah Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest contains hundreds of miles of fabulous trails that seem almost specifically designed for a mountain bike, and this is the best time of the year to discover them. Whether it’s your first time on a …
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.