Hendersonville, NC and WNC News

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

Two runners on a mountain trail during the Smoky Mountain Relay.

Smoky Mountain Relay Returns April 26-27

The 11th annual Smoky Mountain Relay will start this Friday morning at the Pink Beds Picnic area in Pisgah National Forest and make its way on roads and trails for over two hundred miles, ending on Saturday at the Nantahala Outdoor Center.

An assortment of tea and plants from Asheville Tea Company.

Infused in History: A Tea Exhibit

The Infused in History exhibit is now showing at the Smith-McDowell House through September 28, 2019. Visitors will learn about tea and tea history with displays and informative panels in each of the period rooms.

A man in boots aerating a lawn.

Garden Chores for April

Consider aerating the lawn with a core aerator as early as possible. This will allow spring rains to soak into the ground more readily.

A person kayaking during the Chamber Field Day.

12th Annual Camp Field Day

The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce and United Community Bank will host the 12th Annual Camp Field Day at Camp Ton-A-Wandah on Thursday, August 16 from 11:30 am until 5:30 pm.

An electric BMW vehicle in a driveway.

The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is Available Now

The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. The guide is published annually by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and offers data on current model year vehicles.

Brown eggs and a milk carton on a picnic table.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

More farmers tailgate markets vendors than ever are selling eggs right now, so this is a great chance to go local with your springtime celebrations.

An electric car in a driveway hooked up to a home charger.

Are You Thinking About Purchasing an Electric Vehicle?

Electric vehicles (EVs) have become increasingly popular as they’ve grown more affordable and available in the United States. EV owners enjoy reduced maintenance and fuel costs, as well as a reduced impact on the environment compared to a typical gasoline-fueled vehicle.