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Whistleblower settlement opens new avenue for Rosner plaintiffs

A tractor-trailer rounds a curve on Berkeley Road.

Hendersonville Business

Berkeley Road needs widening, DOT says

Berkeley Road, Signal Hill Road and Thompson Street need to be widened because heavy trucks are using that route to avoid Four Seasons Boulevard, the NCDOT says.   Read Story »

Henderson County News


Acknowledging an overwhelming wave of concern about the potential impact on tourism and mountain views, Duke Energy announced today that it was delaying the announcement of its preferred route for the 45-mile 230-kilovolt Foothills Transmission Line until early November and looking at alternatives to the power line.   Read Story »

April Riddle, the Western North Carolina director for Gov. Pat McCrory, carries a case of donated water.

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Water drive draws steady response

Local residents and officials streaming into Jackson Park today to donate water and money to flood victims were greeted by the top executives of Hendersonville and Henderson County government, each taking their turn to load cases of water.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Sky Top, Stepp's apple orchards among 10 best in U.S.

Sky Top in Flat Rock and Stepp's Hillcrest  in Edneyville have been named top 10 apple orchards in America in a USA Today fall travel feature.   Read Story »

The Walking Guys play at Hubba Hubba Smokehouse.

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Walking Guys sing for their lunch at Hubba Hubba

FLAT ROCK — The Walking Guys carry a sign.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Speaker urges reversal of 'In God We Trust' sign on courthouse

Local GOP applauds Meadows role in speaker's demise

Meadows' 'Meet the Press' spot cut to 11 seconds

City adopts resolution on power line

MossColumn: Power line tougher than firing range

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Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning.

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

LOCAL BRIEFS: Ecusta Trail, HLT, 'Green drinks'

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A rendering shows 'In God We Trust' in 10-inch letters on the facade of the Historic Courthouse.

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Speaker urges reversal of 'In God We Trust' sign on courthouse

A Hendersonville resident who described himself as an ordained Baptist minister and person of strong faith urged Henderson County commissioners on Monday night to reverse their decision to post "In God We Trust" on the front of the county's two courthouses.   Read Story »

Sheriff says lockdown creates model for crisis response

Early College, WHHS praised for graduation rates

Court upholds taking of Asheville's water system

Edneyville, Balfour top school construction list

Edney: Don't change name of Edneyville school

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Playhouse progress more than make-believe

Power line opponents to hold picnic at Courthouse Plaza

BorgWarner to add jobs paying $60K/year