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George A. Jones, keeper of history, dies at age 95

Henderson County News

Local hotel deaths believed to be overdoses

Investigators suspect drug overdoses caused the deaths of two men in their 30s who were found dead at the Mountain Inn and Suites on Upward Road Friday morning.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Apodaca, McGrady appointed to special redistricting committee

State Sen. Tom Apodaca and Rep. Chuck McGrady have been appointed to a Joint Select Committee on Congressional Redistricting that legislative leaders created to redraw the political boundaries if they lose their appeal of a decision that invalidated the current map.   Read Story »

Councilman Jerry Smith designs a magazine cover story with input from his fellow council members.

Henderson County News

What makes Hendersonville great? How can it be better?

What makes Hendersonville great?   Read Story »

Whitney Hollifield

Henderson County News

Woman faces weapons, drug charges

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Henderson County News

Mills River vows crackdown on stoplight panhandlers

MILLS RIVER — In Mills River, motorists stopped at the traffic light at the intersection of N.C. 191 and N.C. 280 had complained about the pesky problem of panhandling.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Apodaca, McGrady appointed to special redistricting committee

No fireworks in '16 short session, McGrady predicts

Council drops effort to arm itself in City Hall

Four candidate forums announced

Asheville Tea Party sets candidate event

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Caroline Knox

Henderson County Business

Knox takes helm of Van Winkle law firm

The Van Winkle law firm, a 109-year-old Asheville-based firm with 38 attorneys, has reached into its smallest office to tap a new president.   Read Story »

Vannoy Construction workers and Blue Ridge Humane Society celebrate a $1,000 donation to help cover Noah's vet bills. [PHOTO BY ASHLEY ELDER/Hendersonville Lightning]

Hendersonville News

Noah the rescued pitbull becomes link in chain of love

Noah could smell his future getting brighter this morning when Brian Walker gave a $1,000 check to the Blue Ridge Humane Society to help with the rescued dog’s medical expenses.   Read Story »

Any snow we get on Presidents Day will be less ferocious than the big snow Jan. 21-23.

Henderson County News

Snow looking likely on Presidents Day

Henderson County has a good chance of getting snow on Monday. How much snow is up in the air and a fairly quick warmup should spare us the kind of long-term shutdown we saw three weeks ago.   Read Story »

$75M gas pipeline project under way

D.A.: No charges in death of man who died after jail scuffle

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Laurel Park eyes leash law, for dogs AND cats

A little snow, a lot of cold in store this week

Kimberly-Clark chooses local contractor for expansion job

Public health agency to hold emergency drill

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