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Ingles donates sweets for Trick or Treat Street

School principals received $1,000 checks through the Henderson County Education Foundation as part of the new Schools Partnership Program. [PHOTO BY TRICIA ALLEN]

Henderson County News

Schools get $1,000 checks from business partners

The Henderson County Education Foundation on Tuesday presented checks for $1,000 to the principals of Henderson County public schools as part of the new Schools Sponsorship Program.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Public Schools | Henderson County Education Foundation | Henderson County School Board

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Mills River should face housing issue

The Mills River Town Board last week accepted a recommendation on affordable housing like it was a hot potato.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | housing | economy | economic development

Henderson County News

No same-day registration, straight party voting or photo ID

The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 8 upheld North Carolina's election law that abolished Election Day registration and straight party voting. Voters do not need a photo ID for the Nov. 4 election but will need one in 2016. Those are the major changes voters will see when they go the polls for the fall election starting Thursday. One-stop voting opens at at election headquarters and four locations around Henderson County.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Newman: No criminal charges in Polk elections director's credit card use

District Attorney Greg Newman has recommended no criminal investigation of former Polk County Board of Elections director Tracey Waters for using a county credit card for $2,000 personal purposes after she resigned and made restitution.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

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LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Mills River should face housing issue

Hagan to visit next week

County GOP makes endorsements in non-partisan races

GOP urges one-shot vote in School Board race

Nurse anesthetists association names Apodaca top legislator

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Henderson County News

Bears go on auction block Saturday

The 12th annual Bearfootin' Public Art Auction is scheduled for Saturday at 4:30 pm with bidder registration and live entertainment featuring Emily Bodley starting at 2:30 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse Square.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

County GOP makes endorsements in non-partisan races

The Henderson County Republican Party announced its endorsements in non-partisan offices in the general election.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Hagan to visit next week

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan will visit Hendersonville on Tuesday, Oct. 28, said Henderson County Democratic Party Chair Clay Eddleman.   Read Story »

Judges Linda McGee, Robert C. Hunter and Sanford L. Steelman Jr. answered questions from students and talked about the state's court system.

Henderson County News

N.C. Court of Appeals convenes at Historic Courthouse

Three North Carolina appeals court judges looked out at the audience at the Historic Courthouse on Monday and noticed one thing was different. The crowd was much bigger than usual for an appeals court hearing. About 90 people were seated in the seats in the assembly room of the Historic Courthouse, which went back to its roots as a courtroom.   Read Story »

Playhouse names Lisa Bryant as artistic director

DuPont Forest to be closed at night

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Wieners all winners at Oktoberfest

GOP urges one-shot vote in School Board race

Election campaign tests McDonald's reform theme

Nurse anesthetists association names Apodaca top legislator

HMS goes 8-0, wins conference crown

Pardee forms Ebola response team