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Hendersonville News

Hendersonville again No. 1 for retirement

Hendersonville again ranked at the top of a survey measuring retirement communities, ranking No. 1 in North Carolina and 23rd nationally.   Read Story »

Workers cut a new section of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.

North Carolina Sports

Missing link to open on Mountains-to-Sea Trail

North Carolina state park officials will join Carolina Mountain Club volunteers next Saturday for the grand opening of a new 20-mile section of the Mountains-to-Sea State Trail. The new trail section begins at the Blue Ridge Parkway and travels down BIA 407 for four miles through the Eastern Cherokee Reservation and then along the Blue Ridge Parkway for 16 miles to Balsam Gap.     Read Story »

 Donte Bradshaw and other Bon Worth executives and business leaders celebrate the women's clothing retailer's grand reopening. [PHOTO BY MELISSA MOSS]

Hendersonville Business

Bon Worth marketing to younger audience

While many shoppers were under the impression that the Bon Worth Factory Outlet had closed, the retailer's chief financial officer assured business leaders and the press that such talk was greatly exaggerated.   Read Story »

Map shows potential site of contaminants at the old X-ray plant site, the privately owned 'donut hole' and at DuPont State Forest.

Henderson County News

DuPont cleanup plan may signal 'donut hole' acquistion

Supporters of acquiring the DuPont State Forest “donut hole” for public use are applauding as a significant step forward the filing of detailed cleanup plans by the former operators of the X-ray film manufacturer, E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Spanish program es grande exito

It’s hard to move the needle at a diverse, lower performing school with high poverty.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

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DuPont, Ag Center, WNC crime lab, Muddy Sneakers get money in House budget

County scraps fire inspection fees after one year

Camps, Playhouse wary of HB2 effect

State House passes local bills

Larry Young, former three-term commissioner, dies at age 75

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Henderson County News

Village boots talk of police coverage

FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council has not yet made a decision on whether to try to secure a sheriff’s deputy for police coverage of the village.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

No thanks, Village says to park purchase offer

FLAT ROCK — If the Village Council ever gets fed up with the citizenry’s demands for improvements, complaints about loose dogs and jeremiads about park crime and traffic, it can always sell the town’s park.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Veterans to speak next week

Veterans from the Korean War on will speak over two nights next week on Tuesday, May 24, and Wednesday, May 25, at 6 p.m. in Kaplan Auditorium at the Henderson County Public Library,   Read Story »

Sheriff's office seeking runaway

Pardee offering free sports physicals Saturday

Second rabies case confirmed

DuPont, Ag Center, WNC crime lab, Muddy Sneakers get money in House budget

Kiwanis Club honors leaders, prep athletes

Athena Award winner announced

NCDOT picks I-26 connector route through Asheville

DuPont Forest funding advances