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LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Rain fails to fall on Apple Festival

Hendersonville Life

Vineyards, BRCC team up for fall wine festival

Wineries and cider makers are teaming up for a new fall wine festival that could attract up to a thousand people for tastings, food and music.   Read Story »

Tags: Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards | Henderson County wine industry

Henderson County News

Mom of jailed Marine to visit here

HonorAir announced today that Jill Tahmooressi, mother of imprisoned Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, will visit Hendersonville this weekend.   Read Story »

Tags: HonorAir | Jeff Miller | Andrew Tahmooressi

Henderson County News

Howard Gap section to close for two weeks

The NC Department of Transportation on Monday will close Howard Gap Road from Brookside Camp Road to Naples Road in Fletcher. The two-week closure is necessary to lower the existing grade of a section of Howard Gap Road that is approximately one-fifth mile north of Brookside Camp Road between the two intersections of Whispering Hills Drive.   Read Story »

Tags: Howard Gap Road project

A hairless fox caught on a trail cam in Haywood Knolls. [SOURCE: YouTube video by Thomas Brass]

Henderson County News

Amazing trailcam video of hairless fox at Haywood Knolls

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Tags: native flora | wildlife | native fauna

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

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WCU invites questions for Meadows-Hill debate

Conservation League endorses McGrady, sits out Apodaca race

Kumor appointed to land conservation board

Griffin, Brown endorse Katz over McDonald

Libertarians rally for guns and pot, against taxes

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Henderson County Life

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: They're off! on two wheels

The starter might have said "Riders, start your quads and calves" today as more than 300 riders pushed off from Blue Ridge Community College and turned north into the apple country for the second annual Tour d'Apple bicycle ride.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Apple Festival | Tour d'Apple | bicycling

Colby Creasman Buchanan serves caramel apples.

Henderson County Life

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Big crowds this year

Apple sellers and food vendors reported brisk sales and one of the biggest crowds ever this weekend at the North Carolina Apple Festival.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Apple Festival

Hendersonville Life

Here's the King Apple Parade lineup

Here is the 2014 King Apple Parade Line-Up:   Read Story »

Tags: NC Apple Festival

Henderson County News

McCrory to ride in King Apple parade

For the second year in a row, Gov. Pat McCrory will ride in the King Apple parade at the North Carolina Apple Festival on Labor Day.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Apple Festival | Gov. Pat McCrory

What is this apple we celebate?

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Elected leaders ignore farmers' biggest concern

Feral kitten with rabies triggers N.C. 191 alert

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: 68th NC Apple Festival opens

Apple Festival names UCB Farmers of the Year

Apple Festival under way

Mills River cautiously endorses NC 280 bikeway

Children's advocates toast agency's 15th birthday