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20 graduate from Junior Leadership program

Christopher Todd starts on July 15.

Laurel Park News

Laurel Park hires manager with connection to Jump Off

LAUREL PARK — Laurel Park has a new town manager, one with a meaningful connection to the Town on a Mountain. The Laurel Park Town Council on Tuesday officially hired Christopher Todd, a former Henderson County planner who is now administrator for the town of Sawmills, near Lenoir.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

McGrady's craft beer bill cruises

RALEIGH — A move to ease restrictions for N.C. craft brewers who want to distribute their own beer is on the verge of becoming law.   Read Story »

William Lorenzana

Henderson County News

Police make arrest in fatal hit-and-run on Main Street

Hendersonville police made an arrest Monday in the hit-and-run fatality last Wednesday on South Main Street at Caswell Street. Detectives arrested William Badham Lorenzana, 26, of Brevard. Lorenzana has been charged with 2nd degree murder with the potential of additional charges. After being identified as a suspect, Lorenzana turned himself in to Hendersonville police.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Seniors headed to UNC win Kimberly-Clark scholarships

Two area high school seniors headed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have won Kimberly-Clark Bright Futures Scholarship Program scholarships worth $20,000, Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Landfill fire prompts warning about tossing hazardous materials in garbage

After a fire broke out at the Henderson County Transfer Station late Thursday night, the county's environmental programs coordinator is warning residents not to throw hazardous or combustible materials into the household garbage.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

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County's chapter honored as Outstanding Local League

County commissioners endorse NC 191 widening

McGrady announces retirement from House

City hopes commissioners will reverse manager's call on SROs

Alliance opposing NC 191 widening wants to petition at town park

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Seated are co-presidents Rachel Poller and Nan Jennings; standing, from left, Linda Miller, Brenda Sherrer, Lee Luebbe, Debi Miller, Ernie Mowell, Sandra Mowell, Caren Kessler, Don Miller and Judy Katz

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

County's chapter honored as Outstanding Local League

The Henderson County chapter of the League of Women Voters was recognized as an Outstanding Local League Saturday at the biennial League of Women Voters North Carolina Convention in Chapel Hill.   Read Story »

'Proposals' features Grayson Powell, Allen Law, Maddie Franke, Katie Barton Hope and Brendan Malafronte. [Scott Treadway/TREADSHOTS]

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING REVIEW: 'Proposals' gives patrons enjoyable Poconos vacation

A fiancé, an ex-wife and a deserted housekeeper are each given the chance to change their circumstances in “Proposals,” the latest production by the Flat Rock Playhouse.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Liberace tribute debuts The Center's touring schedule

Martin Preston performed hundreds of times as he traveled the country impersonating Liberace, but this was a performance like no other: This was a tribute to the concert pianist’s 100th birthday.   Read Story »

County commissioners endorse NC 191 widening

Fire districts, school repairs
 could ratchet up tax rates

County rips city in resolution calling for equal water rates

NC 191 widening opponents hope for a Balfour-like outcome

Sheriff's office to honor detective who died in line of duty

Sanctuary Brewing Co. hosting music festival with 16 acts

Tennessee man sentenced to 12 years in prison for child sex offense

McGrady announces retirement from House

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