Hendersonville, NC and WNC News

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

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Biltmore Welcomes the Summer With Outdoor Activities

With summertime settling into the Blue Ridge Mountains, Biltmore’s 8,000-acre backyard offers a number of get-out-and-get-some-fresh-air options, perfect picnic spots, vibrant gardens to safely explore, and more.

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Brevard Foster Families Enjoy Free Night Out Courtesy of Donors

In the best-case scenarios for charitable giving, the costs are shared and the impact is doubled or tripled. That is exactly what Birmingham-based attorney Lawrence King of Simmons, Ford & Spree, P.C. set in motion when he purchased a $100 gift certificate from Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop.

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Grants Available for Heritage Projects in Western North Carolina

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership has announced its 2020 Heritage Grants Program, which will provide funding for projects that preserve, interpret, and promote Western North Carolina’s agricultural, craft, Cherokee, music, and natural heritage.

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2020 Minor League Baseball Season Canceled

Major League Baseball has informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its affiliated Minor League teams with players for the 2020 season. As a result, there will not be a Minor League Baseball season in 2020.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

There isn’t a better time of year to be turning a colorful array of fruit into flavor-bursting pies, cobblers, and galettes.