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Duke may adjust corridor, Meadows says

Henderson County News

Farm agency urges Duke to consider options

Henderson County's farm-promoting agency has appealed to Duke Energy to consider other options before running overhead transmission lines that the farm community says would devalue land, threaten agricultural production and harm a growing agri-tourism industry.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Power line foes produce report advocating underground line

An Edneyville-based group opposing Duke Energy’s proposed 45-mile transmission line through Henderson County has produced a seven-page report rebutting the utility’s public statements on the cost and feasibility of running the line underground.   Read Story »

Kortney Clark points to Epa, who seems to have produced parthenogenetic offspring.

Henderson County News

'Virgin birth' draws fish world to ECCO aquarium

Last week, when ECCO founder and executive director BJ Ramer was away, Kortney Clark was making the rounds of the 400-gallon fish tank at the Team ECCO Ocean Center & Aquarium on Main Street.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Rugby named 'School to Watch'

Rugby Middle School has been named a “School to Watch” for the fourth year in a row by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. It is one of six middle schools nationwide to achieve the designation.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Donation will fund Flat Rock playground

The Flat Rock Park and Recreation Foundation Inc. announced that construction of a children’s playground at The Park at Flat Rock will begin soon thanks to a generous donation by Kendall Gibson Bryan and Eleanor deSaussure Bryan for their children: Josephine deSaussure Bryan, Kendall Gibson Bryan, Jr., Eleanor Charlton Bryan Mathews and Sarah Huger Bryan Holyer.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


McGrady honored as 'Friend of the Counties'

Messer loses election to lead N.C. county commissioners

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: In power-line fight, history repeats itself

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: NC breaks its beer-regulation system

Power line review 'largely immune from political pressure,' McGrady says

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Residents at Landrum High School applaud a speaker who opposed the Duke transmission line.

Henderson County News

Overflow crowd in Landrum opposes power line

CAMPOBELLO, S.C. — An overflow crowd of more than 800 people turned out Thursday to urge South Carolina utility regulators to deny Duke Energy’s request to build a 45-mile transmission line from Campobello to the Lake Julian power plant in Arden.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Deputies charge teenagers with Cragslist robbery

Henderson County sheriff's deputies charged two Hendersonville teenagers with armed robbery after they allegedly set up two Craiglist buyers and robbed them at gunpoint.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

'Music Man,' 'Anne Frank' headline 2016 lineup at Flat Rock Playhouse

The Music Man, a popular crowd favorite, and The Diary of Anne Frank headline the 2016 Flat Rock Playhouse season, the Playhouse announced today, adding that the lineup comes almost entirely from patrons' input in surveys.   Read Story »

Family sets 'Midnight Studio' tribute to Bruce Bailey

Festival shuttle service moves from Jackson Park to Hunter Nissan

Miller's announces July charity winner

Storyteller kicks off new mountain preservation season

EHHS graduate creates $25K singing scholarship at BC

BRCC makes top 10 in student performance

Messer wants board to oppose power line route

Birge wins top honor of Community Foundation