Hendersonville, NC and WNC News

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

Asheville Greenworks Hard 2 Recycle Event

Recycle Right NC Campaign

Recycle Right NC is a 10-week anti-contamination campaign that will launch this fall. It’s the culmination of meetings with material recovery facilities, local haulers, and local governments’ representatives to create unified messaging to reduce residential curbside recycling contamination.

The exterior of the Madison County Courthouse in Marshall, NC

Marshall Named an N.C. SmART Community

A local team of arts, government, and community leaders are launching a series of public meetings to promote and engage the public in the first project of the SmART Communities program of the North Carolina Arts Council.

Students in a cafeteria looking at healthy food items.

Youth Obesity Rate in North Carolina is 32nd Highest in Nation

According to recently released data, 133,700 young people ages 10 to 17 have obesity in North Carolina. The obesity rate for this age group, 13.5 percent, has held steady in recent years and ranks as the 32nd highest in the nation.

A HCPS student holding up a dress for an interview program.

East Senior Creates “The Hub” for Peers

If you’re a student at East Henderson High and need something to feel confident for your job interview, you can get it from The Hub. Need a hygiene product or school supply? Get it from The Hub.

A fire hydrant near the sidewalk of a street.

Hendersonville Launches Hydrant Replacement Program

The City of Hendersonville is ramping up efforts on a project to upgrade hydrants throughout its water system, but particularly inside the city limits where the majority of the older hydrants are located.

A child playing in fall leaves.

CDC Offers Tips to Leap Into Fall

As the days become shorter and the weather starts to cool, people of all ages will get a chance to leap into fall and enjoy the beautiful outdoors.