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Hendersonville Chamber Music Presents Kontras Quartet

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015

Hendersonville Chamber Music will present Kontras Quartet on February 8th at First Congregational Church. Admired for their virtuosity, vibrancy, and energy, the Kontras Quartet is rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after groups on the chamber music scene.

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Art in the Park….ing Lot

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015

Art MoB Studios and Marketplace in Hendersonville is seeking vendors for the third annual Art in the Park…ing Lot, a monthly art and jewelry show.

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“Downton Abbey” Costumes on View at Biltmore

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015

Biltmore announces a new exhibition, “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times,” opening February 5 and continuing through Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.

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Brevard College Hosts Visitation Day for Latino Students

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Brevard College invites Latino students and their families to visit campus on Saturday, February 7 to learn more about paying for college, the Half Tuition Scholarship, and the Brevard College student experience.

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IRS 2015 Tax Season; Free File and E-File Now Open

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced a growing array of online services, including features that help taxpayers understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect them at tax time, along with the availability of the Free File program.

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Rugby Middle Wins Local MATHCOUNTS Competition

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Armed with pencils, calculators and memorized mathematical formulas, 7th- and 8th-grade students from Rugby, Hendersonville, Flat Rock and Apple Valley middle schools crunched numbers during Henderson County Public Schools’ annual MATHCOUNTS challenge at Flat Rock Middle.

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Composting At Home

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste currently make up 20 to 30 percent of what we throw away, and should be composted instead.

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2015 Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015

The Asheville Art Museum, with the assistance of its volunteer docents, partners each year with the Asheville Area Section of the American Institute of Architects to sponsor the Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards.

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Clean Hands Save Lives

Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2015

Handwashing is like a “do-it-yourself” vaccine – it involves five simple and effective steps (think Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry) you can take to reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness so you can stay healthy.

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Time for Radon Testing

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather and North Carolinians snuggle in their households keeping doors and windows closed to stay warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for home radon testing.

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North Carolina AMBER Alerts on Facebook

Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons, which issues AMBER Alerts in this state, welcomes a new partnership with Facebook to help find missing children.

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Buy Healthy Foods First

Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

When grocery shopping, many labels will tell you their product is a healthy choice, but is it really? When time doesn’t allow research, use this simple trick and keep healthy food first.

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Use Caution When Meeting People Online

Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015

You may have seen the news reports about a college football player’s involvement with an online girlfriend who turned out not to exist in real life. Regardless of what details ultimately emerged, this is a good reminder to use caution when getting to …

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Middle School Book Clubs Join In Maze-Running Event

Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015

Dozens of Flat Rock Middle and Rugby Middle students gathered in Rugby’s gym Tuesday night were furiously scribbling onto crossword puzzles, hoping to be the first group to crack the code allowing them out of “the Glade” and into the maze beyond.

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Henderson County Recycles

Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015

The Henderson County Convenience Center is located at 265 Convenience Center Drive off of Stoney Mountain Road.

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Henderson County Manager’s Office on Twitter

Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

The Henderson County Manager’s Office can now be followed on Twitter. Henderson Manager @HCNCManager is the handle to follow for updates and information from the County Manager’s office.

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Wee Trade Consignment Sale at WNC Ag Center

Posted on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Wee Trade is all about families helping families. Over 1600 families’ consigned goods gathered under one roof for a 2 weekend sale at the Ag Center. From strollers and nursery furniture to clothing and toys, we’ve got everything you need for your infant, …

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Henderson County Curb Market Open Year-Round

Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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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Tips for Saving Energy This Winter

Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

With winter setting in across the nation, the Environmental Protection Agency encourages Americans to continue to take action to save energy and cut heating costs this winter.

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Support Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra with AmazonSmile

Posted on Friday, January 2, 2015

Your purchases through Amazon.com can now support the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra and their many community programs. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the HSO every time you shop, at no cost to you.

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CTE Students Tour Pardee Hospital

Posted on Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A large group of high school students recently spent a class session in the ER at Pardee Hospital – but not because any of them were injured.

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Register Now for the 2015 Pardee Apple Festival 8k

Posted on Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presents the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race on Saturday, September 5th, 2015. Online registration for the 8K is now open.

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Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season

Posted on Monday, December 29, 2014

The Brevard Music Center will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program.

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Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

Posted on Monday, December 29, 2014

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on the older adults.

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What Is Smart911?

Posted on Monday, March 31, 2014

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.

Giving Blood Saves Lives

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Give the gift of life – Donate blood!  The nation’s blood banks are asking for immediate blood donations to boost already low blood supplies.

Prevent Lead Poisoning

Posted on Tuesday, November 5, 2013

There are ten simple steps can help you save children from environmental hazards around the home.

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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 …