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Brevard chamber endorses Ecusta Trail

Henderson County News

2016 Playhouse ticket sales off to fast start

Ticket sales for the newly announced 2016 Flat Rock Playhouse season got off to a roaring start today, with the box office selling more than $20,000 in the first two hours.   Read Story »

Don Fisher waves to the crowd at Jump Off Rock that welcomed him back in May of 2012 after his retirement as police chief.

Laurel Park News

Former Laurel Park police chief dies at age 55

Don Fisher, the former Laurel Park police chief who had also served as an officer for the Hendersonville police department and Henderson County sheriff’s department, died suddenly of a heart attack on Sunday, Laurel Park town officials and friends of Fisher said. He was 55.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Defendants get prison time

District Attorney Greg Newman announced the following case dispositions from Superior Court terms in Polk, Transylvania and Henderson counties:   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Flat Rock to celebrate welcome center at park

The Village of Flat Rock will celebrate the grand opening of the Welcome Center at The Park at Flat Rock at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15.   Read Story »

Kayce Lancaster has missed the Apple Festival because she's usually working at the family's Grandad's Apples.

Henderson County News

Apple Ambassador has missed lots of festivals

A committee interviewing candidates for the North Carolina Apple Ambassador title stumped Kayce Lancaster when it asked, “What’s your favorite part of the Apple Festival?”   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Duke may adjust corridor, Meadows says

McGrady honored as 'Friend of the Counties'

Messer loses election to lead N.C. county commissioners

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: In power-line fight, history repeats itself

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: NC breaks its beer-regulation system

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Existing 100-kilovolt line crosses Four Seasons Boulevard and North Main Street and roughly follows Mud Creek to the west toward Grimesdale..

Henderson County News

City asks Duke to partner on greenway in corridor

The city of Hendersonville has become the first town in Henderson County to tell Duke Energy that it could bring the controversial transmission line through the city, adding requests that the utility work to minimize harm, use single-pole structures and partner with the city to build a greenway in the power line easement.   Read Story »


Henderson County News

Check out amazing stills from the KnollsCam

Wildlife enthusiast Thomas Brass has posted a montage of terrific stills from his wildlife camera at the top of Haywood Knolls. Brass uses a motion-triggered Browning camera mounted at a clearing in the woods to get the images of bears, foxes, bobcats, raccoons, coyotes and other animals.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Utilities Commission public staff will question Duke on power line

The North Carolina Utilities Commission Public Staff said it will question Duke Energy officials Thursday night about the timeline and criteria of their decision-making process for a 45-mile transmission line from the South Carolina Upstate to the Lake Julian, the public staff said in a statement.   Read Story »

Death of young bride devastates family, friends

Sanctuary Brewing Co. opens on East 1st Avenue

Duke may adjust corridor, Meadows says

Farm agency urges Duke to consider options

Power line foes produce report advocating underground line

'Virgin birth' draws fish world to ECCO aquarium

Rugby named 'School to Watch'

Donation will fund Flat Rock playground