Christmas Parade and Twilight Tour

Community Readies for Christmas Parade and Twilight Tour

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016

The Brevard/Transylvania County Chamber of Commerce, alongside the Heart of Brevard, invite the community to join in Christmas festivities scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm on Saturday, Dec. 3rd.

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday, Dec. 4th

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016

Chase your dreams and celebrate all girls being happy, healthy and confident at the Girls on the Run 5K run and walk at Asheville Outlets at 9:30 am on Sunday, Dec. 4th.

Symphony Orchestra Christmas Performance

Hendersonville Symphony Will Perform “Carolina Christmas”

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is ready to fill everyone’s stocking with holiday musical delights as they present their next 2016-2017 season concert, “Carolina Christmas,” on Saturday, Dec. 10th.

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12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016

Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays.

Green Skyscrape

Green Roofs Continue to Transform The Urban Landscape

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Vegetative roofs, or green roofs, have been on the rise in commercial construction. In North America, Washington, D.C. is leading the way, with almost 1.6 million square feet of green roof installed in 2015.

Mini Art

Art League of Henderson County Hosts Mini Art Challenge

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Several times during the year, Art League of Henderson County members are challenged to create works of a particular subject or style. One of the most popular “challenge” shows the ALHC holds for its members each year is the January Miniature Show.

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West Students Pack Thanksgiving Meals for Peers

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016

Sixteen years ago the Future Business Leaders of America club at West Henderson High School identified a need among their classmates: not everyone was guaranteed a hearty Thanksgiving meal over the holiday break.

Santa Claus

Santa and His House Come to Hendersonville

Posted on Friday, November 25, 2016

For the first time in decades, downtown Hendersonville will have a home for Santa Claus. A Santa house has been delivered to Main Street.

Porter Center

Brevard Music Center Announces Free December Concert

Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in partnership with Brevard College, is pleased to announce the December program for its First Mondays series of free BMC Community Concerts in Brevard.

Smith-McDowell House

Twilight Tours of the Smith-McDowell House

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Western North Carolina Historical Association presents a special evening of Victorian Christmas Twilight Tours at Asheville’s historic Smith-McDowell House (circa 1840) on Friday, December 2nd.

Hollywild Holiday Lights

Hollywild’s 26th Annual Holiday Lights Safari Benefit

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Christmas has returned to Hollywild Animal Park in Inman, SC, bringing with it more than three million twinkling lights, dazzling holiday themes, light sculptures, and of course, herds of live animals.

Kitchen Fire

Is Smoke Restoration Safe?

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Smoke is essentially fuel that didn’t burn. Smoke is made visible by the presence of small particles of carbon and other materials.

WNC Ag Center

The Holiday Flea For Y’all on Dec. 3rd

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2016

The Holiday Flea For Y’all brings over 150 vendors from across the southeast for a holiday retail extravaganza on Saturday, December 3rd at the WNC AG Center Davis Arena.

Omni Grove Park Inn Gingerbread Competition

24th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016

The winning creations for the 24th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition™ will be on display from November 27th through January 5th at The Omni Grove Park Inn.

NC Arboretum Winter Lights

Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Experience Asheville’s brightest holiday tradition at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum, open nightly through January 1, 2017, between 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Grove Arcade’s Winter Wonderland

Grove Arcade’s Winter Wonderland

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The historic Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville is a magical place anytime of year. During the holiday season the elegant building comes alive even more with its annual Winter Wonderland.

Fraser Fir Tree at Biltmore

Fraser Fir Tree Raised at Biltmore

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016

When a 34-foot-tall Fraser fir tree is brought into America’s largest home – The Biltmore House – it’s a sure sign that Christmas is just around the corner.

Flu Season Ahead

Get Prepared for the Flu

Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Flu season is almost upon us! Be prepared by learning a little bit about the flu and by getting a flu shot.

Fire Safety & Prevention Week

Fire Safety & Prevention Week at Etowah

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

Etowah Elementary students recently went home with a little extra homework: work with parents and guardians to memorize home addresses, create a family evacuation plan, designate a meeting place outside, and test all smoke alarms in the house.

Miss Hendersonville Pageant

Miss Hendersonville Scholarship Pageant

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016

Organizers of the Miss Hendersonville Scholarship Pageant are calling for contestants to compete for the Miss Hendersonville 2017 crown.

Computer Security

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure Offline

Posted on Thursday, October 6, 2016

Lock your financial documents and records in a safe place at home, and lock your wallet or purse in a safe place at work. Keep your information secure from roommates or workers who come into your home.

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County Breaks Ground on Innovative High Schools Building

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016

Henderson County Commissioners, Blue Ridge Community College officials, and staff and board members representing Henderson County Public Schools turned the dirt on a project site that’s been in the works for several years.

Ransomware

When Your Computer Life is Held for Ransom

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Imagine if everything on your computer was “kidnapped” — including all of your precious family photos and important personal documents.

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Back-to-School Shopping Tips From the FTC

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016

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.

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NASA Monitors the ‘New Normal’ of Sea Ice

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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.

Credit Cards

Six Tips for Using Your Credit Card

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

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.