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Henderson County News

Casting call for 'Anne Frank,' 'Music Man'

Flat Rock Playhouse will hold youth performer auditions for the upcoming productions of The Music Man and The Diary of Anne Frank this season.   Read Story »

Steve Dozier presents the G. Ray Cantrell Award to Fred W. Pittillo, a longtime Edneyville civic leader and farmer.

Henderson County Business

Chamber honors Fred Pittillo, Edneyville leader and adaptable farmer

Fred W. Pittillo, a longtime Edneyville civic leader who has transitioned twice in his farming career to adapt to economic conditions, was honored as the winner of the G. Ray Cantrell Award on Thursday night during the 93rd annual Chamber of Commerce dinner at the Blue Ridge Conference Hall at BRCC.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Big Block Dodge headlines fundraiser for Nepal at SAB

Hendersonville native Kristian Gaylord had been visiting Nepal and hiking around Mt. Everest for about three weeks when he read about a poor village in desperate need of medicine and other aid in the aftermath of the April earthquake.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Son charged in father's murder

A 40-year-old man has been charged with his father's murder after the victim's body was found Thursday morning, the sheriff's office said.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

No fireworks in '16 short session, McGrady predicts

State Rep. Chuck McGrady predicts the upcoming legislative session will be free of political fireworks and legislators will come home in time for the real fireworks.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

No fireworks in '16 short session, McGrady predicts

Council drops effort to arm itself in City Hall

Four candidate forums announced

Asheville Tea Party sets candidate event

Meadows endorses Cruz

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Council drops effort to arm itself in City Hall

Reversing course on the issue of arming itself at City Hall, the Hendersonville City Council dropped an effort Thursday night to allow council members to bring weapons to council meetings.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Four candidate forums announced

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Henderson County News

Board OKs $10M emergency services facility

Over the objection of one commissioner who called the project too expensive, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners authorized an architect to move ahead with plans for a $10 million emergency services headquarters on the Balfour school property on Asheville Highway.   Read Story »

County seeks exemption from construction review

Career Fair offers jobs with benefits

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Stars pair with pros to perform for charity

Snow makeup days extend school year

Foundations donate $350,000 to Pardee

Mills River may get plant employing 26 people

Housing starts up by 82%