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Henderson County Life

School system honors top scholars

Henderson County schools honored 64 of its highest-achieving graduating seniors Tuesday during the 2014-15 Top Scholars Banquet at Blue Ridge Community College.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Airport, hospitals, first responders to conduct drill

Asheville Regional Airport is conducting an emergency training exercise Thursday that involves first responders and hospitals reacting to an airplane "incident" with injuries.   Read Story »

HHS musicians rehearse for Sunday's concert.

Henderson County News

HHS band 'gives back' with free concert of Disney music

Hendersonville High School musicians won’t have their hands out when they perform a concert of Walt Disney classics at 3 p.m. Sunday. The concert is free and this time there’s no “ask.”   Read Story »

Charlie Hardin poses with scene of Arlington National Cemetery painted by Andrea Martin.

Henderson County News

Tailgate art honors veterans and war dead

When Charlie Hardin decided he wanted a scene of Arlington National Cemetery on his pickup tailgate, he thought of RuthEllen Boerman, a family friend and a professional artist.   Read Story »

Dr. Dan Veazey served as a UNC basketball manager under Dean Smith and Bill Guthridge.

Hendersonville Sports

Honoring Guthridge like 'trying to describe a sunset,' Veazey says

Dr. Dan Veazey, a Hendersonville native who served as a basketball manager at UNC under coach Dean Smith and longtime assistant Bill Guthridge, was one of four people to eulogize Guthridge during a funeral service on Monday.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: The best hope for Alpine Woods

Senate bill orders expedited review of coal plant replacement

Commissioners endorse new charge for 'enhanced' sheriff's coverage

Laurel Park sets hearing on 4-cent tax increase

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Jerry Reiser

Henderson County News

A veteran salutes his war hero

Ten years old when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Jerry Reiser watched World War II unfold from the family farm in Michigan. In the young boy’s eyes, Uncle Bob was a war hero. He hit the beach at Normandy on D-Day and fought in the pivotal Battle of the Bulge.   Read Story »

Hendersonville's code enforcement officer has condemned eight units at Alpine Woods Resort.

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: The best hope for Alpine Woods

Henderson County and the city of Hendersonville have invented a sensible and practical proposal for cleaning up Alpine Woods Resort and making the homes habitable for tenants.   Read Story »

Brig. Gen. Frank Blazey, ret., delivered the keynote remarks at a Salute to Veterans Past and Present on Friday.

Henderson County News

Take time to honor veterans and those who gave all

Frank Blazey, West Point graduate, retired Army brigadier general and leader of men in combat in two wars, urged 165 people gathered at a Salute to Veterans on Friday to remember the reason for the Memorial Day weekend.   Read Story »

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: It's back! Rhythm & Brews kicks off busy weekend

Boys & Girls Club wins national honor for sports and rec

Senate bill orders expedited review of coal plant replacement

Arboretum showcases carnivorous plants

Mainstay wins grant for child advocacy center

Holiday weekend brings abundance of music

Community to honor veterans Friday, Monday

Grand jury indicts Fletcher man on sexual exploitation charges