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Biltmore Blooms 2015

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2015

You haven’t seen Biltmore until you’ve seen it in the spring. Biltmore’s gardens – designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted – come to life with wave after wave of gorgeous blooms.

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Preparation for Warmer Temperatures

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015

We’ve all been begging for winter’s bite to cease, and we might have finally caught a break with spring.

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Kristallnacht Brought to Life for East Students

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

As a respectful hush fell over the East Henderson High auditorium Monday afternoon, history teacher Todd Singer introduced special guest Kay Kadden, 95, who narrowly escaped the Holocaust and immigrated to New York from Zweibrücken, Germany in 1937.

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Household Spring Cleaning Tips

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

It’s a good time of the year to beat the dirt, dust and disorder that has accumulated in your house over the winter months.

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HCPS Robotics Team “The Gorillas” Sweep NC Regional Robotics Comp

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Henderson County Public Schools’ first High School Robotics Team 1225 “The Gorillas” have won the North Carolina Regional Robotics Competition, earned the “Excellence in Engineering Award” sponsored by Delphi, and are headed to St. Louis, Mo., for the FRC Championships next month!

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Cool Season Grass Tips

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cool-season grasses are those grasses that grow primarily during the spring and fall of the year. These grasses become dormant during the hottest portion of the summer and during the coldest part of the winter.

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Henderson County Introduces Mercury Products Recycling Program

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2015

The Henderson County Solid Waste and Environmental Programs Divisions are beginning a new, free recycling program for residents of the county that will help reduce potentially hazardous materials from staying in the home.

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Tips for Managing Spring Allergies

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2015

Spring has officially arrived, bringing with it Spring allergies that cause misery for millions of Americans. But there are ways folks can get relief, a medical expert says.

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ASAP Announces Cost Share & Promotional Support for Area Farmers

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2015

ASAP announces the launch of a farmer cost share program and the renewal of its popular wax produce box initiative, both designed to maximize economic opportunities for local farmers and identify “certified local food” in the marketplace in Western North Carolina.

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A Leprechaun Visits Fletcher Elementary

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

“This place is a mess!” exclaimed Lauren Cranford, as she surveyed Cindy Norman’s kindergarten classroom at Fletcher Elementary on Saint Patrick’s Day.

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Professional Cycling Returns to Upstate SC

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Upstate South Carolina will once again play host to USA Cycling Professional Championship races. On April 18 and 19, 2015, the USA Cycling Professional Criterium and Team Time Trial National Championships will be held in Greenville.

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Financial Spring Cleaning Tips

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

By law, you’re entitled to order one free credit report yearly from each of the three major credit bureaus.

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Brevard College Selected for Gardner Retention Program

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Brevard College is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of eight founding cohort institutions for the John N. Gardner Institute Retention Performance Management (RPM) process.

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Maple Parking Lot Renovations

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Maple Parking Lot Renovation is an effort by the City to modernize the form and function of one of our more active public parking lots.

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Air-Source Heat Pumps

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2015

An air-source heat pump can provide efficient heating and cooling for your home.

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Brevard College Pumps $36.4 Million into Local Economy

Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2015

A comprehensive analysis of the economic impact of higher education in North Carolina has found that Brevard College created $36.4 million of added economic value during the 2012-13 fiscal year.

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What Is Smart911?

Posted on Monday, March 2, 2015

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.

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Finding Tax Help You Can Trust

Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2015

Tax time can be stressful, especially if the person you turn to for help with your taxes doesn’t do the job you expected.

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Pre-K Parents: Prepare Kids for Reading With New Tool

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015

“Reaching 4 Reading” is a video series featuring teachers, students and parents from Henderson County designed especially for parents who want to spend the summer before Kindergarten preparing their children for the surprisingly rigorous Kindergarten reading expectations.

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Area’s First Student-Run Credit Union Opens at West

Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Thanks to a new partnership with Mountain Credit Union, students at West Henderson High can open savings accounts, make cash deposits and even take out loans during their lunch breaks in the cafeteria.

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IRS Warns Tax Preparers to Watch out for New Phishing Scam

Posted on Monday, February 23, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service warns return preparers and other tax professionals to be on guard against bogus emails making the rounds seeking updated personal or professional information that in reality are phishing schemes.

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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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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 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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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.

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 …