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Brevard College to Offer Agricultural Education Program

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2016

Thanks to a new grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, Brevard College is moving forward with plans to become the only college in Western North Carolina to offer an agricultural education program.

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Summer Sizzles With Biltmore Wines

Posted on Friday, May 27, 2016

Summer is here. With just those three words, you open up a world of warm weather gatherings with family and friends. When you add Biltmore Wines to the mix, you’ve got a great recipe for outdoor entertaining!

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Mad Mountain Mud Run on June 4th

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2016

Want to see what all the mud is about at the Mad Mountain Mud Run? If you are curious about a mud run or just want to enjoy the muddy entertainment, attend the free Finish Line Festival on June 4th.

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Protect Your Pet from These Warm Weather Hazards

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2016

With more time to play outside, sunbathe and run through sprinklers, it’s no wonder our pets love warm weather. But with summer approaching, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center wants to inform you about some of the most common hazards they handle every year.

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NCDA&CS Conducts Card-Skimmer Sweep in 12 Counties

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services inspectors recently conducted a month long sweep at gas stations across the state looking for credit card skimmers. Inspectors visited 972 stations in 12 counties and checked 8,567 dispensers.

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Teachers Transform Test Review Into “Camp EOG”

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016

Fourth grade teachers Lisa Hoffman, Brittany Praytor, Jennifer Austin and Allison Barr were at Mills River Elementary recently, transforming their classrooms and their section of the hallway into “Camp EOG” for their students.

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Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the City Manager’s Recommended Budget for the City of Hendersonville for Fiscal Year 2016-17 on June 2nd at 5:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

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Homeward Bound Opens New Donations Center

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2016

Homeward Bound of WNC, a nonprofit based in Buncombe and Henderson counties, is pleased to announce that effective June 1st they will accept your donations of gently used furniture and housewares at their new donation center.

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Arrow Sound Studios Opens in Fletcher on June 4th

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Local recording and video production company Arrow Sound Studios is celebrating their grand opening with a kick-off party on June 4th from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm in at 107 East Fanning Bridge Road in Fletcher.

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Ten Energy Saving Tips for Spring

Posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Spring marks the end of a long, brutal winter for much of the United States. With the start of a new season comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money.

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ASAP Announces Farm Tour for June 25-26

Posted on Friday, April 8, 2016

The gates and barns of Appalachian Grown family farms will open to the public for ASAP’s highly anticipated Farm Tour on June 25th and 26th.

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Henderson County Curb Market Open Year-Round

Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016

A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.

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New Henderson County Public Schools Superintendent Named

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2016

Bo Caldwell will succeed David Jones as Henderson County Public Schools’ superintendent, effective July 1st. Caldwell currently serves as Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services, and has a rich history in HCPS administration and in the classroom.

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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?

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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 …

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Are You a Good Leader?

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

Maybe, maybe not. It depends, are you kind? Did you know that to be a successful leader you need to be kind?

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Identity Theft and Scam Alert

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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.

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2013 Newcomer’s Guide to Henderson County, NC

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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.

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Back to School: Pack a Zero-waste Lunch

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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. …

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Regional Blood Supply Low, O & B Negative are Urgently Needed

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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 America�s Blood Centers, are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already critically low …

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Chimney Rock Park Offers Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun

Posted on Sunday, March 24, 2013

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.