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LIGHTNING REVIEW: Santa-Maria a gale force in 'Laughter'

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

PBA announces endorsement in sheriff's race

The Mountain Chapter of the North Carolina Police Benevolent Association announced its endorsement in the Henderson County sheriff's election.   Read Story »

Tags: 2014 sheriff election

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Register of Deeds forum set for Thursday

Organizations are holding one campaign forum this week and two next week ahead of the May 6 primary election.   Read Story »

Tags: 2014 state House District 117 election | 2014 Board of Commissioners election | 2014 Register of Deeds election

Henderson County News

Ask Matt ... about Bearwallow water

Intrepid inquirer Matt Matteson answers questions for Lightning readers.   Read Story »

Tags: Ask Matt

Fletcher police charged a Hendersonville man with stealing $72,000 excavator from the Town Hall construction site.

Fletcher News

Alert Fletcher officer makes arrest in tractor theft

FLETCHER — A Fletcher police officer who spotted a pickup truck hauling an excavator from the Fletcher Town Hall construction in predawn darkness thought that something didn't look right.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

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PBA announces endorsement in sheriff's race

Register of Deeds forum set for Thursday

MossColumn: Win is a win win win win win

Fireworks erupt in Lapsley-Young race

WTZQ to broadcast tonight's candidate forum

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Henderson County News

DSS honors social worker and father of 5

The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Monday authorized a memorial to a county social worker and father of five who died unexpectedly on Jan. 21 at the age of 40.     Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Department of Social Services

In a rare joint meeting, the county Board of Commissioners and Hendersonville City Council voted for a five-party agreement for a health sciences building at Pardee's campus.

Henderson County News

How local leaders reached the Wingate deal

When the proposal to renovate the old Grey Hosiery Mill for Wingate University fizzled last October, it looked like the college would pack up from its leased space on King Street and move to Blue Ridge Community College.   Read Story »

Tags: Wingate University | Wingate-Pardee-BRCC campus

Jeff Collis makes a point during a campaign forum in 2013.

Hendersonville News

Collis quits city Planning Board

The Hendersonville City Council has two Planning Board appointments to make after the resignation of Jeff Collis and Fred Dutcher.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | land-use planning | Hendersonville City Councilman Jeff Collis

Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlie Messer and Mayor Barbara Volk presided over a joint meeting to adpt the Wingate agreement.

Mills River Four Seasons Politics

MossColumn: Win is a win win win win win

Toward the end of a tour of the new Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., a photographer had a question for brewery manager Brian Grossman.       Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | Pardee | Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Wingate University | Wingate-Pardee-BRCC campus

No charges after gunshot wounds one in fight

Fireworks erupt in Lapsley-Young race

WTZQ to broadcast tonight's candidate forum

Environmental groups may merge

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