Hendersonville, NC and WNC News

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

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.

Attendees at a job fair talking to one another.

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.