Local nonprofit organizations, universities, and businesses have teamed up to celebrate Earth Month this year through a collective effort — WNC for the Planet.
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Diversifying farmers in western North Carolina are receiving support to offset the risk of expanding and trying new ventures.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends thirty minutes of physical activity a day for adults, sixty minutes for children, at least five days a week. Sound daunting?
Hands On! Children’s Museum kicks off the new year with a $6,000 grant from Duke Energy to support interactive STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs.
Along with its 490 miles of road, the Blue Ridge Parkway boasts 369 miles of hiking trails, so one of the most daunting tasks facing hikers may be choosing which trail to explore.
The North Carolina Arts Council has awarded $75,000 in grants to support four arts programs that will serve military personnel, veterans and their families throughout the state.
A new 2,000 gallon shark study tank has been installed at the Team ECCO Aquarium. Water will be added to the tank this week and the tank will need 10-14 days of ‘curing’ before sharks can be acclimated into the new space.
Forty-nine pieces of art were recently chosen by a two-person jury for the upcoming ArtScape Banner Project. The outdoor art exhibit of art banners hung on light posts in downtown Hendersonville and along Historic 7th Avenue will come down in March to be replaced by the 2018 exhibition.
At Grandfather Mountain, education is literally a top priority. After all, when your classroom is a mile high, the sky is the limit. Even for grown-ups.
The Department of Public Health’s Immunization Clinic is revising its weekly hours of operation. Effective Wednesday, February 21st, walk-in hours for immunizations will operate on a new schedule.
HopeRx, in conjunction with Henderson County Government, is pleased to announce an evening with Sam Quinones, award-winning journalist and author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic.
Start your days off right with locally-sourced breakfasts using ingredients purchased at winter farmers markets.