Following an acclaimed and celebratory 80th Anniversary, the Brevard Music Center concludes its spectacular season with a grand finale week of performances.
Audiences are once again treated to one of Hendersonville’s favorite summertime events, the Music On Main Street concert series.
When temperatures rise, it’s time to take action to protect against heat-related illnesses, which can be very serious and even fatal, especially for the elderly, young children and those who have chronic diseases.
The City of Hendersonville and the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce announce the official grand opening of the new extension of the Oklawaha Greenway from Patton Park area to Berkeley Mills Park.
Hydropower has been around for more than a century, and is currently the nation’s largest source of clean, domestic, renewable electricity. What could its role look like in the year 2050?
Most of us know it is smart to save money for those big-ticket items we really want to buy – a new television or car or home.
The Hendersonville Family YMCA’s volunteer-led Togetherhood group is collecting donations of school supplies for the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County’s afterschool program from August 1st through August 14th.
If you live next door to the most visited park unit in the country, how do you celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service? In WNC, there is only one answer: with beer, of course.
Celebrate the ultimate in summer sights and sounds at Biltmore when the estate’s 20th annual Concert Series begins Thursday, July 28th. Tickets are now on sale.
Many students tend to fidget while they’re studying, so Mandi Fletcher found a way to incorporate movement into focused learning at Mills River Elementary.
Summer is the quintessential time for outings of all kinds. Area farmers tailgate markets are great for an in-town, close-to-home excursion.
It’s hot out there! With temperatures reaching nearly triple digits in many parts of the country, air conditioning systems are working extra hard to keep you cool.
The Hendersonville Family YMCA’s Togetherhood group is collecting donations of school supplies for the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County’s afterschool program from August 1st through August 14th.
The Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair fills downtown Burnsville with arts, crafts, food and music, Friday, Aug. 5, and Saturday, Aug. 6. This year marks the event’s sixtieth anniversary.
The State Library of North Carolina recently announced the 2016-2017 Library Services and Technology Act grant awards for local library branches across North Carolina.
Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation recently announced its grant awards totaling $1,000,495 to 25 non-profit organizations.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is accepting entries to its 12th annual Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition until 5 p.m., Sept. 1st.
While seeing a bear is an exciting moment, it is important to remember that bears are wild and can be dangerous. Their behavior is sometimes unpredictable.
The Brevard Music Center is proud to announce the next two weeks of outstanding and diverse music featuring acclaimed BMC alumni, guest artists, and an inaugural Dvořák in America Festival.
Thousands of gaming enthusiasts armed with smartphones and tablets have been seen in local parks recently, enjoying the challenge of finding and catching Pokemon – all while rediscovering their local parks.
Guided walks along Hendersonville’s Main Street will reveal the history of the town and interesting architectural designs each Saturday morning in July at 10:00 am.
A Flemish Giant rabbit was perfectly content to lie out in the sun, as first-, second- and third-graders at Edneyville Elementary recently read aloud to him and stroked his soft fur.
Scientists just got one step closer to the next generation of solar panels. Today’s solar panels convert sunlight to electricity using silicon crystal chemistry.
Meals on Wheels America is a national network of local community organizations that deliver meals, friendly visits and safety checks to our nation’s most vulnerable seniors.
The sounds of fiddles and banjos playing at the Street Dance have been a part of Henderson County’s heritage for several decades. People of all ages journey to downtown Hendersonville to enjoy mountain heritage music and dancing.
Looking for a spot to visit one of North Carolina’s beaches or coastal waterfronts this summer?
July is the time of year when mother nature can hand you a wheelbarrow of lawn and garden problems. Don’t worry, follow these tips and you’ll be in great shape!
North Carolina’s Welcome Centers now provide free wireless internet service for busy travelers stopping at any of the nine Welcome Centers located across the state.
A new section of Hendersonville’s Oklawaha Greenway was recently opened, creating a three-mile-long paved walkway meandering through meadows, wetlands, and forests and linking Jackson Park, Patton Park, and Berkley Park.
A genuine link with Hendersonville’s historic past has quietly kept its place in the hearts of Henderson County residents and visitors since 1924.
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards is a family owned winery located on acreage that has been in the family and farmed for more than nine generations.
The Carolina Panthers’ 2016 training camp opens Thursday, July 28th, with the Lowe’s Kickoff Party. The team will practice from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Gibbs Stadium on the campus of Wofford College.
Visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum will enjoy a fun-filled outdoor adventure this summer and fall at the Arboretum’s newest exhibit, Nature Connects, Art with LEGO Bricks, on display throughout the Arboretum’s gardens beginning July 30th.
Hurricane season is here and what that usually means in Western North Carolina is the possibility of flooding.
The mini-golf course at Boyd Park, located in downtown Hendersonville, is now open. The park features two tennis courts and a putt-putt golf course with a unique motif.
While the iconic film “Dirty Dancing” is undergoing a greatly anticipated remake, the annual Dirty Dancing Festival in Lake Lure, N.C. is also experiencing an exciting reinvention as it enters its seventh year.
George and Edith Vanderbilt encouraged their guests to explore the rolling hillsides, manicured gardens and verdant forests surrounding Biltmore House, especially in summertime.
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.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking public assistance in reporting observations of wild turkeys this summer.
Is your medicine cabinet filled with expired drugs or medications you no longer use? How should you dispose of them?
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.
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. …
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.