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Playhouse funding squeaks by in 3-2 vote

Henderson County News

Seven Falls value plunges again

Lots in Seven Falls fell in value by an additional 40 percent in the new countywide property appraisal, continuing a sharp plunge from their peak when some buyers paid more than $100,000 for a home site.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Sierra Nevada's Taproom and Restaurant opens next week

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. will open the Taproom and Restaurant at its brewery in Mills River next week.   Read Story »

Isabella Pyles, Nikki Schedidy and Celia Donaldson.

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Church youth group packs meals for hungry

Sharon Mendolsohn looked out at the gathering of 55 teenagers in T-shirts and jeans filling plastic bags to feed the hungry and declared it a good scene.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

What happened to record-setting cookie company?

The Lightning's intrepid researcher answers readers' questions.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Meadows joins GOP defectors on Homeland Security funding vote

Industry recruiters: To be competitive, NC needs job grants

Two appointed to AVL board

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Advisers plunge into another snipe hunt

Democrats set precinct committee meetings

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An Ingles superstore in Mills River, which opened in 2013, is valued at $7.1 million in the new 2015 appraisal.

Henderson County News

Mills River, Fletcher drive growth in property values

Northern Henderson County drove strong growth of property values countywide in the new appraisal numbers that will determine tax bills for homeowners, landowners and businesses for the next four years.   Read Story »

Nathan Duckett of Troop 628 made the chime box for Helping Hand Development Center at BRCC for his Eagle project.

Henderson County News

Eagle projects help community

Eagle Scouts built park benches, exercise equipment, a playhouse, a bell chime box and an archery stand, installed an irrigation system, collected toys, erected a sign and rehabbed trails as Eagle projects in 2014.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Girls can pick out prom dresses next week

Miller's Fine Dry Cleaning, the Beehive, Mainstay and Summit Marketing Group are teaming up to hold the annual "Grant Her Wish" prom dress event.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Meadows joins GOP defectors on Homeland Security funding vote

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows joined 49 conservative Republicans on Friday in a surpriseĀ voteĀ  that blocked the Republican leadership's attempt to extend Homeland Security funding for three weeks.   Read Story »

Students may lose holidays; spring break intact for now

Gene Staton, who built new, preserved old, dies at age 80

Laurel Park issues update on town services

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Owner plans to convert Quality Inn into senior apartments

Snow postpones Ruth salute

Hearth Art created by local tradesmen

Newman touts felony convictions