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Health education building grows in size and cost

Henderson County News

County farmers show top tom, sheep, hog

FLETCHER – Henderson County entrants took top honors in showing turkeys, sheep and hogs last week during the 2014 N.C. Mountain State Fair.   Read Story »

Tags: farming

Henderson County News

Foundation awards $400,000 in scholarships

Through the fundraising efforts of Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation, Blue Ridge Community College awarded more than 280 scholarships totaling $397,847.83 for the 2014-15 academic year, BRCC said.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College

Hendersonville Business

Health insurance costs dent bottom line at Pardee

Pardee Hospital plans to spend $7 million on the new cancer center at the joint health sciences building on the hospital campus, the main capital expense in a 2015 budget.   Read Story »

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State Sen. Tom Apodaca receives a Boys and Girls Club Award from Jeff Miller in this file photo.

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Apodaca names campaign committee

State Senator Tom Apodaca is turning to a longtime ally to chair his re-election campaign.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Sen. Tom Apodaca | 2014 state Senate race

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Apodaca names campaign committee

Apodaca receives top award from WCU

GOP women host McDonald fundraiser

School rally kicks off fall campaign for Wood

Hill, Meadows debate at WCU

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Henderson County News

Man charged with rape after runaway found at home

Henderson County sheriff's deputies charged a 24-year-old local man with three felony counts of statutory rape and a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile after they found a 13-year-old runaway at his residence. The girl had become pregnant, arrest warrants said.   Read Story »

Tags: crime

Hillary Hart

Flat Rock Life

Hart leaving Playhouse for Minneapolis

Hillary Hart, who came on board during a financial crisis at the Flat Rock Playhouse and helped guide the theater toward a more stable future, is leaving her post to become general manager of the nationally recognized Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, the Playhouse Board of Trustees announced today.   Read Story »

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Steel frame makes for a geometric art at the new Hendersonville Community Co-Op

Hendersonville Business

Co-Op will double in size

When leaders of the Hendersonville Community Co-Op began thinking seriously about a new building, they relied on a spirit that gave birth to the cooperative and has sustained it for 36 years.   Read Story »

Tags: supermarkets | retail

Henderson County News

Shelter offers manners class for dogs

The Henderson County Animal Services Center and the Obedience Club of Asheville will offer free good-manners tests and training tips to dog owners as part of Canine Good Citizen Day on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Henderson County Animal Services Center, 828 Stoney Mountain Road.   Read Story »

Tags: dogs | Henderson County Animal Shelter

State urges farmers to test corn

Rosner defense witnesses strongly defend his work

Ninth Avenue evolving to higher density

Apodaca receives top award from WCU

Trailcam catches new video of fox in Haywood Knolls

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Russian visitors hear about natural resources

Asheville wins grant for road and bikeway project

Hunger Walk set for Saturday