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The brick exterior of Historic Johnson Farm.

Historic Johnson Farm Hosts Christmas Event on Dec. 8

Historic Johnson Farm will host its annual Christmas Festival on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. For over 25 years, Historic Johnson Farm has celebrated Christmas with an old-fashioned flair.

An RJ45 broadband Ethernet cable.

Local Municipalities Seek Input on Expanded Broadband Service

Since 2016, the municipalities of Fletcher, Hendersonville, and Laurel Park have been active participants in a regional initiative focused on stimulating the deployment of broadband (high speed internet) networks in Western North Carolina.

A child receiving a vaccination from a doctor.

Henderson County Reports Positive Pertussis Result

The Department of Public Health has received a positive laboratory result of pertussis (also known as whooping cough) for a school-age child that had contact with other people in Henderson County.

School psychologist Colleen Oza.

Meet School Psychologist Colleen Oza

In honor of National School Psychology Awareness Week, Henderson County Public Schools is introducing you to each of its ten school psychologists, and letting them explain what their jobs in our schools look like.

A dish of stuffing on a wooden table for Thanksgiving.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Ask a group of friends, family, or coworkers what their favorite Thanksgiving side dishes are and watch as the energetic debate (or emphatic agreement) ensues.

A tree farm at Tom Sawyer’s Christmas Tree Farm and Elf Village.

Tom Sawyer’s Christmas Tree Farm and Elf Village is Now Open

Discover the magic of the season with a choose-and-cut Christmas Tree adventure at Tom Sawyer’s Christmas Tree Farm and Elf Village, nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina overlooking beautiful Lake Glenville.