Carl Sandburg Home Goat Barn

Carl Sandburg Home’s Goat Barn to Receive Renovations

Posted on Friday, January 20, 2017

Andrew Mundhenk of Times-News Online recently reported on the upcoming goat barn renovations at the Carl Sandburg Home. The renovations will require the historic structure to be lifted off the ground.

Blue Ridge Mountains

Eight Western N.C. Projects Recommended for ARC Funding

Posted on Friday, January 20, 2017

Eight community and regional projects in Western North Carolina have been recommended for Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding. The recommendations total more than $3 million in funds.

FDA Not Approved Stamp

Is It Really ‘FDA Approved?’

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017

“FDA approved!” Maybe you saw those words on a company’s website, or in a commercial promoting a new product or treatment.

Lady's Slipper Orchid

Lady Slipper Speaker Series at Brevard College

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy in partnership with Brevard College will be launching their new lecture series, the Lady Slipper Speaker Series, at Brevard College on January 24th.

Garden Chores for January

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Use this time to get the mower into the shop for a tune up and sharpening. You should be able to take a break from the lawn the rest of the month.

Gym Equipment

Tips for Joining a Gym

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

If you’re looking to get in shape, a membership at a gym, fitness center, health spa, or sports club could be a good option.

Flu on the Rise in North Carolina

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears.


Ways To Be Active

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends 30 minutes of physical activity a day for adults, 60 minutes for children, at least five days a week.


2017 Prom Party Extravaganza

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017

Safelight and the Junior Welfare Club of Hendersonville announce an exciting, free event for Henderson County high school or homeschooled junior and senior ladies.

Father Daughter Dance

The Town of Fletcher Hosts Father-Daughter Dance on Feb. 11th

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Town of Fletcher will host its popular Father-Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 11th at Calvary Episcopal Church. This is a special opportunity for dads to spend time with their daughters enjoying music, dancing and refreshments.

Blue Ridge Mountains

Lost Hikers Rescued From Shining Rock Wilderness Area

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Two hikers lost in the Shining Rock Wilderness area in Haywood County were rescued Saturday evening thanks to the efforts of helicopter crews and nearly 100 ground based rescuers from over two dozen local, state, and federal agencies.

Snowy Road

Getting Traction: Tips for Traveling in Winter Weather

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017

The weather has a habit of changing pretty quickly, especially during the winter season. Powerful winter storms driven by jet streams can bring copious amounts of snow and ice, along with blowing snow and whiteout conditions.

Winter Weather

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2017

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.

A Drone Over Mountains

Don’t Let Your New Drone Get You In Trouble

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2017

Retailers estimate as many as 1.2 million unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, were sold by the end of December, a 112 percent increase over 2015.

Mount Mitchell

Mount Mitchell Promises Cold Weather and Great Views

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Mount Mitchell, part of North Carolina’s Black Mountain Range and the highest peak in the US east of the Rockies, is one of the more popular stops on the Blue Ridge Parkway.


Five New Things Happening With Biofuels

Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Over the past few years, scientists across the country have been revolutionizing the future of fuel. Their work has achieved some significant milestones.

Thomas Wolfe

The Thomas Wolfe Memorial Announces Short Story Club for 2017

Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Thomas Wolfe Memorial has announced their upcoming 2017 schedule of short story discussions. Many readers fall in love with Wolfe’s expansive view of American life, while others struggle with the enormousness of scale.

Happy New Year

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Every time January 1st rolls around, it’s the same song and dance: you create New Year’s resolutions in an attempt to better yourself during the coming year.

Hendersonville Fire Department Fire Truck

Keep Your Holidays From Going Up in Flames

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2016

For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is an increased risk of home fires.

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.

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?