Halloween Trick or Treating

Hendersonville’s 2016 Halloween Guide

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016

Embrace the scares with our Halloween 2016 Guide for Hendersonville and WNC, filled with terror trails, haunted houses, and family-friendly trick-or-treating.

Actresses from Beehive: The 60s Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents Beehive: The 60s Musical

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016

Grab your go-go boots and step back in time when the hair was bigger, the clothes were brighter, and the music was bewitching! The Flat Rock Playhouse presents the all-women cast of Beehive: The 60s Musical through Oct. 30th.

Halloween Carnival

Fletcher’s Halloween Carnival Set for October 29th

Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Town of Fletcher’s annual Halloween Carnival will be held on Saturday, October 29th from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. This year’s event will be held at Fletcher Community Park on ball field #5.

Halloween Safety for Your Pets

Halloween Safety for Your Pets

Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2016

Halloween is full of fun things for you and your family to enjoy, but it’s one of those holidays that is enjoyed more by people than by pets.

Excursion Train Crossing

N.C. Transportation Museum Fall Excursions

Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

For the past ten years, the N.C. Transportation Museum has offered scenic day trips that combine railroading, history, travel, shopping, dining and fun.

Boo at the Zoo

Local Artist Performs at Boo at the Zoo

Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Well-known local artist Patrick Ballard will bring his musical talents to Jackson Farm and Petting Zoo for the first annual Boo at the Zoo.


Lyric’s Corner at Upward Elementary

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016

True to her name, Lyric Livingston had a passion for music. She couldn’t sing all the words, but she could follow a beat.

Fall Leaf Colors

Leaf Colors Are Beginning to Change for Higher Elevations

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016

The Department of Biology at Appalachian State University has recently updated their fall color report for North Carolina. The department reports that it’s a great time to view fall leaf colors for elevations above 3,000 feet.

Biltmore at Christmas

Christmas at Biltmore Begins November 4th

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2016

When George Vanderbilt opened his home to family and friends on Christmas Eve 1895, so began a tradition at Biltmore that is carried on to this day.

‘Lucky Thirteen’ Tips for a Safe Halloween

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2016

Whether you’re goblin or ghoul, vampire or witch, poor costume choices and face paint allergies can haunt you long after Halloween if they cause injury.


BDS Hosts Literacy Event in Green Meadows Community

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2016

It takes a village to raise a child – and Bruce Drysdale Elementary’s village of parents, teachers and administrators recently showed up in the dozens for a parent outreach and literacy night in the Green Meadows neighborhood.

Pumpkins at a Pumpkin Patch

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Pumpkins, the winter squash behind the quintessential “fall flavor,” have begun to make their entrance at area farmers tailgate markets.

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.

Eliada's 2016 Corn Maze

Can You Make It Through the Maze?

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016

Looking for a fun Halloween activity for the family?  If you haven’t visited the Eliada Corn Maze in Asheville, you’re missing a modern tradition in our area.

Smoky Mountain Trout Farm

Smoky Mountain Trout Farmer Pioneers Feeding Program

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2016

With North Carolina as the third highest producer of trout in the United States, John McCoy, owner of Smoky Mountain Trout Farm, has been experimenting with new and innovative sustainable trout farming techniques.

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.


October Gardening Tips

Posted on Monday, October 3, 2016

October is a great time for planting pansies and purchasing spring bulbs. These gardening tips from will help you get your garden ready for the cooler temperatures.


County Breaks Ground on Innovative High Schools Building

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016

Henderson County Commissioners, Blue Ridge Community College officials, and staff and board members representing Henderson County Public Schools turned the dirt on a project site that’s been in the works for several years.

Fall at Biltmore

Fall Arrives in Biltmore’s Gardens

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Biltmore’s gardens, he planned their beauty to last through all four seasons. It’s little wonder the blooms of the estate’s gardens continue well into fall.

Fall Leaf Colors

Spectacular Fall Foliage on the Way

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016

A long spell of dry weather during the spring and summer could provide some of the most brilliant colors seen in several years for leaf-lookers headed to the mountains of Western North Carolina this autumn.


When Your Computer Life is Held for Ransom

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Imagine if everything on your computer was “kidnapped” — including all of your precious family photos and important personal documents.

Three Horses

Hurricane Preparedness Includes Animals, Too

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

When a hurricane is headed your way, you can decide your best course of action. Your animals can’t. They depend on you to make the decisions for them.


4th Annual 5K Turkey Trot Scheduled for November 24th

Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will be hosting their annual Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving morning, November 24th. The Trot is open to all ages, all fitness levels and all family members!


It’s Apple Harvest Time!

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016

It’s no secret, Henderson County is the largest apple-producing county in North Carolina. And now is the time to buy fresh apples, cider and other items direct from the grower.

Tax Accounting Calculator

Now is a Good Time to Check Your Withholding

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017.

Eliada Corn Maze

Eliada Announces 2016 Corn Maze

Posted on Monday, August 29, 2016

This year’s corn maze design features an airplane, clouds, a globe, and local business and title sponsor, MB Haynes. Eliada is proud to host, yet again, WNC’s largest corn maze with all proceeds going toward caring for the Eliada kids and families.


Back-to-School Shopping Tips From the FTC

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016

From crayons to clothing and computers, it’s back-to-school shopping time! Before you head to the mall or go online, the FTC has some tips to help you get the most for your money.


NASA Monitors the ‘New Normal’ of Sea Ice

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

This year’s melt season in the Arctic Ocean and surrounding seas started with a bang, with a record low maximum extent in March and relatively rapid ice loss through May.