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Hendersonville, NC and WNC News

Local news for Hendersonville, North Carolina and the surrounding Western North Carolina communities.

Orchestra players in suits performing in front of conductor.

Brevard Music Center Kicks Off 2018 Season

Following its successful preseason jazz and classical guitar concerts in early June, Brevard Music Center (BMC) officially kicks off its 2018 season with an extended opening weekend of performances June 21st through June 26th.

A shaded crate filled with peaches.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Such an exciting time at area tailgate farmers markets — some of the most iconic summer produce arrived at markets this past week! From fruits to vegetables, the season is picking up, despite the rains that hit last month.

Music on Main Street concert in downtown Hendersonville.

Music on Main’s 2018 Season

Music on Main, the increasingly popular concert series, is returning to Downtown Historic Hendersonville this summer. The concerts will be held every Friday through August 17th.

Numbered rubber ducks sitting in a pile.

Atkinson Races Rubber Ducks for Reading

Undaunted by the heavy rains and flooding of the past few weeks, ninety-six rubber ducks recently raced down the creek on Atkinson Elementary’s campus as second graders cheered them on.

Graduates of the 2017-18 Rising Leaders Program.

United Way’s Rising Leaders Program Now Accepting Applications

Launched in 2011, the Rising Leaders Program is sponsored by Friday Staffing and Carolina Village and was created as a direct response to the need for a new generation of board members and key volunteers at Henderson County nonprofit agencies.

A road closure caused by a landslide.

N.C. 9 Landslide Repairs to Begin Soon

The N.C. Department of Transportation awarded a contract to Graham County Land Company on Monday for $1.49 million to clear a large landslide that has closed on N.C. 9 in the northeast corner of Henderson County.

Dancers on Main Street during the Hendersonville Street Dance Series.

Hendersonville Street Dance Series Returns for 100th Anniversary

What started as a welcome home celebration for soldiers returning from World War I has become a treasured Hendersonville tradition on Main Street each summer. This July marks the 100th anniversary of Street Dances in downtown Hendersonville.