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Pardee Foundation honors 2014 'Women of Hope'

Henderson County News

BRCC, wineries team up for festival

The first Blue Ridge Wine and Artisan Cider Festival will be held this weekend as area wineries team up with Blue Ridge Community College to celebrate local wine and hard cider and raise money for scholarships. The Saturday afternoon festival also features music and food.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards | Henderson County wine industry

Henderson County News

Toddlers on highway wandered away from home

Two toddlers found in the roadway of Crab Creek Road were rescued by sheriff's deputies and social workers on Thursday afternoon, the sheriff's office said. Investigators later ascertained that the children wandered away from their nearby house.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Sheriff's Department

Fruitland Bible Institute President David Horton addresses the crowd at a groundbreaking for new family housing.

Henderson County Life

Volunteers, donations will build Fruitland Bible's new family housing

Students, faculty and friends of Fruitland Baptist Institute gathered on Thursday at the seminary's campus to break ground on a new family housing quadplex that one speaker said would be "a laboratory" for Christian witness and fellowship.   Read Story »

Tags: Fruitland Bible Institute

Jackie Austin talks about how the Pardee Foundation's Women Helping Women fund saved her life.

Henderson County News

Pardee fund helps to save woman with mystery illness

Jackie Austin, a 53-year-old skin care therapist from Asheville, traveled to Italy in 2008 on what was supposed to be dream vacation. It was both a bucket-list trip and visit to see her daughter, Cera McGinn, who was working on a farm.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee Hospital Foundation | Women Helping Women

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

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LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Mills River should face housing issue

Hagan to visit next week

County GOP makes endorsements in non-partisan races

GOP urges one-shot vote in School Board race

Nurse anesthetists association names Apodaca top legislator

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Merchants pose with bags of candy they will be giving out on Halloween during Trick or Treat Street downtown.

Henderson County News

Ingles donates sweets for Trick or Treat Street

The chocolate has arrived. Let the countdown begin. Nine days to go till Trick or Treat Street.   Read Story »

Tags: Festivals | Historic Downtown Hendersonville

School principals received $1,000 checks through the Henderson County Education Foundation as part of the new Schools Partnership Program. [PHOTO BY TRICIA ALLEN]

Henderson County News

Schools get $1,000 checks from business partners

The Henderson County Education Foundation on Tuesday presented checks for $1,000 to the principals of Henderson County public schools as part of the new Schools Sponsorship Program.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Public Schools | Henderson County Education Foundation | Henderson County School Board

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Mills River should face housing issue

The Mills River Town Board last week accepted a recommendation on affordable housing like it was a hot potato.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | housing | economy | economic development

Henderson County News

No same-day registration, straight party voting or photo ID

The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 8 upheld North Carolina's election law that abolished Election Day registration and straight party voting. Voters do not need a photo ID for the Nov. 4 election but will need one in 2016. Those are the major changes voters will see when they go the polls for the fall election starting Thursday. One-stop voting opens at at election headquarters and four locations around Henderson County.   Read Story »

Newman: No criminal charges in Polk elections director's credit card use

Bears go on auction block Saturday

County GOP makes endorsements in non-partisan races

Hagan to visit next week

N.C. Court of Appeals convenes at Historic Courthouse

Playhouse names Lisa Bryant as artistic director

DuPont Forest to be closed at night

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Wieners all winners at Oktoberfest