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Henderson County Hosts Job Fair on Tuesday, April 30

Blue Ridge Community College and the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development will host the Made in Henderson County Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair on Tuesday, April 30 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall.

The Blue Ridge Mountains during the morning.

National Park Week is April 20-28

National Park Service officials invite the public to celebrate National Park Week during the week of April 20-28, with multiple events taking place across the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The white exterior of the Carl Sandburg Home.

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Seeks Volunteers

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site is recruiting candidates for a new volunteer position, the “Sandburg Steward.” Recruitment sessions will occur on April 24 and on April 25 in the garage next to the Sandburg Home.

Construction workers improving a closed road.

Interstate 40 Rockslide Repairs in Progress

N.C. Department of Transportation engineers have expanded the size of a repair project beside Interstate 40 to increase safety for motorists traveling in the area near the Tennessee state line.