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LOCAL BRIEFS: Ecusta Trail, HLT, 'Green drinks'

A rendering shows 'In God We Trust' in 10-inch letters on the facade of the Historic Courthouse.

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Speaker urges reversal of 'In God We Trust' sign on courthouse

A Hendersonville resident who described himself as an ordained Baptist minister and person of strong faith urged Henderson County commissioners on Monday night to reverse their decision to post "In God We Trust" on the front of the county's two courthouses.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Sheriff says lockdown creates model for crisis response

The woman who carried a gun onto the campus of the Apple Valley Middle School never became a shooter. She never even got into a school building.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Early College, WHHS praised for graduation rates

Henderson County Early College High School and West Henderson High School were among 61 North Carolina schools recognized for their exceptionally high 2014-15 graduation rates during a special ceremony in Durham.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Court upholds taking of Asheville's water system

The city of Asheville has lost its battle with the state Legislature over the transfer of its water system to a regional utilities authority — an outcome that increases Henderson County's power in the management of water resources.   Read Story »

Edneyville News

Edneyville, Balfour top school construction list

A new Edneyville Elementary School and a combined campus at Blue Ridge Community College for the Henderson County Early College and Balfour Education Center top the county School Board's priority list for major construction, School Board chairmanErvin Bazzle told the county Board of Commissioners on Monday.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Speaker urges reversal of 'In God We Trust' sign on courthouse

Local GOP applauds Meadows role in speaker's demise

Meadows' 'Meet the Press' spot cut to 11 seconds

City adopts resolution on power line

MossColumn: Power line tougher than firing range

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An Edneyville High School banner hangs at Bub Hyder's Puncheon Camp Creek Ranch.

Edneyville News

Edney: Don't change name of Edneyville school

It was only logical that Commissioner Michael Edney was the one to ask the question.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Playhouse progress more than make-believe

With the summer season in the books and 2016 season ticket sales off to a record start, things are looking up at the Flat Rock Playhouse.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Power line opponents to hold picnic at Courthouse Plaza

Opponents of the proposed 45-mile transmission line from Campobello, S.C., to Asheville are holding a Protect Our Land Picnic on Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Historic Courthouse Plaza in Hendersonville.   Read Story »

BorgWarner to add jobs paying $60K/year

Report on local economy endorses manufacturing jobs

HHS to induct four to Hall of Fame

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Floodwaters remain, no major damage reported

LIGHTNING REVIEW: 'Pump Boys and Dinettes' serves up laughs, Moonpies

Asheville man charged with setting man on fire

High water closes roads

City Council advances change allowing members to pack heat