The Arts Council of Henderson County presents its 57th annual Art on Main Fine Art and Fine Craft Festival on October 1-2. The festival takes place along Hendersonville’s charming and historic Main Street.
Dr. Michael Castelaz, associate professor of physics and astronomy at Brevard College, will give a talk on the Milky Way Galaxy on Sept. 29th. The presentation, “200 Billion Stars,” will be held on campus in McLarty-Goodson Room 125 at 7:00 pm.
Public health officials remind everyone to “tip and toss” outdoor water containers after heavy rain. Disposing of standing water is one of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce breeding sites for mosquitoes near houses.
This daylong event features both urban and rural displays, antique and modern farm equipment, live music, square dancing, clogging, arts and crafts, children’s activities, wagon rides, tractor pulls hands-on activities, and plenty of food.
The Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) is searching for a new executive director to lead the 30-year-old philanthropic organization energetically into the future.
A long spell of dry weather during the spring and summer could provide some of the most brilliant colors seen in several years for leaf-lookers headed to the mountains of Western North Carolina this autumn.
Brevard Music Center, in partnership with Brevard College, is pleased to announce the return of its First Mondays series of free BMC Community Concerts in Brevard.
The deadline to register to vote in North Carolina is twenty-five days before the date of an election. This year’s general election voter registration deadline is Friday, October 14, 2016.
Avadim Technologies, Inc. has announced an expansion that will create 551 new jobs and $25,400,000 in capital investment over the next five years.
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and platelets this fall to help restock the shelves following a significant summer shortage to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need.
Over this past summer, Henderson County Public Schools participated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and offered free lunch to children ages two to eighteen at King Creek, Edneyville Community Center, and Patton Park.
The N.C. Mountain State Fair recently announced the winners in both its dutch oven cook-off and sweet-potato cooking contest.
Imagine if everything on your computer was “kidnapped” — including all of your precious family photos and important personal documents.
Even with all the colorful, shiny fair rides at the WNC Agricultural Center, it was the bulls with the largest horns and the tiniest chicks that recently captured the attention of kindergarteners.
Wine lovers have plenty of ways to celebrate the state’s $1.7 billion wine and grape industry in September during North Carolina Wine and Grape Month.
The 34th annual Asheville Quilt Show takes place September 30th through October 2nd at the WNC Agricultural Center in the Davis Event Center pavilion.
While some of his peers are tumbling at cheer practice or rehearsing arrangements for band after school, Seth Drake is waist-deep in a local river, practicing his casts.
Presenting world class musicians offering inspiring performances in one of the best music venues in the southeast… that is the Brevard Philharmonic formula.
Stumped by what to pack in your child’s lunchbox? Stop worrying and learn to love planning.
Grants totaling $8.4 million from the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund will be awarded to 32 local governments to help fund land acquisition, development and renovation of public park and recreation areas.
Summer ends soon, and NOC’s second major season is just around the corner. Fall brings NOC’s most popular events and a full slate of outdoor activities with the backdrop of brilliant mountain foliage.
When a hurricane is headed your way, you can decide your best course of action. Your animals can’t. They depend on you to make the decisions for them.
The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will be hosting their annual Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving morning, November 24th. The Trot is open to all ages, all fitness levels and all family members!
This September the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks will mobilize across all fifty states in an effort to bring an end to hunger.
The fall weather can be very inviting after a long, hot summer. Enjoy the season outside by tending to lawns and gardens, and preparing plants for the winter.
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards is a family owned winery located on acreage that has been in the family and farmed for more than nine generations.
It’s no secret, Henderson County is the largest apple-producing county in North Carolina. And now is the time to buy fresh apples, cider and other items direct from the grower.
The Transylvania Economic Alliance, in partnership with the City of Brevard, Transylvania County and Transylvania County Schools, is pleased to announce a community-wide collaboration resulting in the award of a $1.1 million Golden Leaf Foundation grant.
The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.
Tommy Hodge, a decorated Brevard College track and cross-country athlete in 1967 and current member of the Alumni Association Advisory Board, recently showed his appreciation to his alma mater with the creation of a new scholarship.
Thousands of young people are targets of bullying and cyberbullying every day, putting many at risk for outcomes such as depression or school absenteeism.
This year’s corn maze design features an airplane, clouds, a globe, and local business and title sponsor, MB Haynes. Eliada is proud to host, yet again, WNC’s largest corn maze with all proceeds going toward caring for the Eliada kids and families.
From crayons to clothing and computers, it’s back-to-school shopping time! Before you head to the mall or go online, the FTC has some tips to help you get the most for your money.
This year’s melt season in the Arctic Ocean and surrounding seas started with a bang, with a record low maximum extent in March and relatively rapid ice loss through May.
A new section of Hendersonville’s Oklawaha Greenway was recently opened, creating a three-mile-long paved walkway meandering through meadows, wetlands, and forests and linking Jackson Park, Patton Park, and Berkley Park.
Your favorite store is having a sale. You’ve bought all your items on your shopping list, but you’re tempted to peek in the store to look for a few last minute gifts.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a women-only fly-fishing weekend on Oct. 21-23 at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and Davidson River Campground in Transylvania County.
Facing the task of building a social media following for your small business can feel like an uphill battle. What’s the use of wracking your brain to create engaging content when you have just a few dozen followers?
Thousands of gaming enthusiasts armed with smartphones and tablets have been seen in local parks recently, enjoying the challenge of finding and catching Pokemon – all while rediscovering their local parks.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
Visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum will enjoy a fun-filled outdoor adventure this summer and fall at the Arboretum’s newest exhibit, Nature Connects, Art with LEGO Bricks, on display throughout the Arboretum’s gardens beginning July 30th.
Hurricane season is here and what that usually means in Western North Carolina is the possibility of flooding.
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?
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.
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. …
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.