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A garden of heads of lettuce.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

The belief that the winter months are a time of culinary asceticism has certainly been debunked by the early markets of 2019.

A statue of Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Day: Five Ways to Help Your Kids Understand the Significance

There is a federal holiday in January marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., born January 15, 1929. King, a leader of the civil rights movement, is well known for his efforts to bring about racial equality in the nation using nonviolent means.

A group of bowlers side by side with their balls at their feet.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake Fundraiser at Tarheel Lanes on March 2

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina is now registering new teams of bowlers to participate in the 29th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser being held Saturday, March 2 at Tarheel Lanes in Hendersonville.

An art exhibit by Lori Park.

Brevard College Hosts Art Exhibit by Lori Park

Lori Park will showcase “An Invitation to a Show,” an exhibition of sculpture installation works, in the Spiers Gallery in the Sims Art Center from January 25 through February 15. The gallery is open 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on weekdays.

People giving blood during a donation drive.

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care.