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Lightning wins 8 awards in national newspaper contest

Henderson County News

Deputies seek alleged pot grower

Henderson County deputies arrested three people and are seeking the alleged grower after they executed a search warrant and found 54 pot plants growing at 6413 Bearwallow Mountain Road in Gerton.   Read Story »

North Carolina Business

Southwest NC mountains in new viticulture region

The federal government has designated a new wine grape-growing area that includes two counties in southwestern North Carolina.   Read Story »

Tags: farming | Henderson County wine industry | viticulture

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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

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Henderson County News


The fatal shooting of a suspect by Hendersonville Police officer Jennifer Drake on July 13 was a legally justified use of force to defend the life of fellow officer Kenny Hipps as well as her own life, District Attorney Greg Newman said today.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Police Department

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Ag chair helping Meadows harvest cash

County depicts Wingate project as partnership model

King wins Register of Deeds election

Demonstrators protest pot charges

48th SENATE DCT: 'Why not give voters a choice?' Wood says

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Season’s chef Michelle Bailey serves grilled trout with roasted corn, okra and tomato succotash, chimichurri aioli and wilted arugula topped with smoked red pepper butter and micro-leeks.

Flat Rock Business

RESTAURANT ROUNDUP: Season's chef creates award-winning dishes

Although she loves the art of cooking now, Michelle Bailey is not one of those chefs born to the range.     Read Story »

Tags: restaurants

Logan Allen serves a strawberry cone at the Mills River Creamery.

Henderson County Business

RESTAURANT ROUNDUP: We all scream ...

While Hendersonville has plenty of ice cream and frozen yogurt offerings, the sweet treats are now available at ice cream shops in Mills River and Etowah, too.     Read Story »

Tags: restaurants

The Dugout has installed wooden barriers around outdoor dining tables. [Photo by Josh Wentzel]

Hendersonville Business

RESTAURANT ROUNDUP: City wades into sidewalk rules

With the advent of sturdier barriers around outdoor dining tables, the city of Hendersonville is wading into a study of the sidewalk space and considering city code changes.     Read Story »

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Renzo Maietto says he will serve authentic Italian fare with an Old World flair.

Hendersonville Business

RESTAURANT ROUNDUP: Renzo promises authentic Italian

Sitting at a corner table at the former Mrs. G & Me restaurant, Renzo Maietto can scarcely contain his enthusiasm for his new venture, Renzo's Ristorante.   Read Story »

Tags: restaurants

RESTAURANT ROUNDUP: What does it take?

Bomb threat clears Courthouse

Vietnam chopper provides visual cue of story on stage

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Rhythm & Brews kicks some brass

Ag chair helping Meadows harvest cash

County depicts Wingate project as partnership model

Howard Gap segment closing for roadwork

Ask Matt ... about newfangled interchange