The Wingate University Singers and Chamber Choir will travel to five North Carolina cities this month before concluding their annual Winter Tour on the campus in Wingate.
Oaks Unlimited Inc., a Waynesville lumber company, has been named 2016 Exporter of the Year by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
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.
Thank you to Western Carolina Friends, the local chapter of AMBUCS, for providing Bruce Drysdale Elementary with an adapted tricycle!
The Transylvania Community Arts Council is pleased to present a class entitled Writing From the Heart offered by Western North Carolina author Bobbie Pell.
Are you thinking about opening a checking account but aren’t sure how to get started? We have resources to help you select a product that’s best suited for your financial needs.
Flat Rock Playhouse recently announced youth performer auditions for the upcoming productions of The Music Man and The Diary of Anne Frank in the 2016 Flat Rock Playhouse season.
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients by giving blood this February.
The State Board of Elections recently released a new public service announcement designed to educate voters on the 2016 voter ID requirements.
Curtain up! Light the lights! Flat Rock Playhouse recently announced plans for the second annual Theatre with the Stars on February 20th!
Congratulations to Hendersonville Middle’s mock trial team, which was recently invited to attend the Justice Iredell Middle School Mock Trial state competition in Durham!
If you’re still keeping old tax returns and receipts stuffed in a shoe box stuck in the back of the closet, you might want to rethink that approach.
Pardee Hospital Foundation recently announced that the James H. Cummings Foundation awarded $200,000 and The Cannon Foundation awarded $150,000 to support recent operating room renovations as part of the hospital’s Comprehensive Cancer Center Capital Campaign.
Diversifying farmers in Western North Carolina are receiving support to offset the risk of expanding and trying new ventures.
The City of Hendersonville is accepting statements of experience from general contractors to prequalify for bidding on the Etowah Area Water System Improvements.
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.
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 IRS.gov or via IRS2Go.
Now that the snow is behind us, car owners can finally get back on the road and go about their routine.
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.
The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy recently acquired 48 acres adjacent to the Pisgah National Forest in the Highlands of Roan.
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 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, 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.
To share music with the community beyond its summer festival season, Brevard Music Center is proud to continue its 2016 season of free community concerts beginning January 31st.
Hurry – you can get muddy for less, but only until March 14th! The Hunter Subaru Mad Mountain Mud Run, coming June 4th of this year, is now open for registration.
The Omni Grove Park Inn, a one-of-a-kind escape in Asheville, N.C., is tuning up for the season with its annual Winter Concert Series.
The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center presents the new exhibition Ray Spillenger: Rediscovery of a Black Mountain Painter from January 22nd until May 21st.
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.
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 generosity of donors is making it possible for the Community Foundation of Henderson County to offer more than seventy scholarships this coming year for individuals pursuing higher education.
The Southeast Tourism Society has named Hendersonville’s Garden Jubilee one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for May 2016.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.
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 …
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.