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Henderson County News

I-26 in Polk to close for bridge work

COLUMBUS – N.C. Department of Transportation project work will require the closure of Interstate 26 West for two nights next week at mile marker 67 near Columbus in Polk County so crews can safely put a bridge girder in place over the highway.   Read Story »

Citizens involved in the Heart of Hendersonville Project took part in breakout groups on civic engagement to solve problems. [CONTRIBUTED PHOTO]

Hendersonville Four Seasons Politics

‘We the people’ tackle issues, form solutions

Eighty-five members of the Heart of Hendersonville project met recently at the City Operations Center to connect, brainstorm and identify next action steps in four issue groups.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

MPO asks state to kill parkway

With no discussion, the French Broad River MPO voted last month to remove the Balfour Parkway from the state transportation improvement plan, dealing the penultimate blow to kill the project. The last step would take place when the state Board of Transportation as expected votes to eliminate the project from the STIP.   Read Story »

Hendersonville Life

Dance studio nominated for national award

On the heels of their Walt Disney World Resort performances, staffers from Pat’s School of Dance will head to Hollywood, California for the 7th Annual Industry Dance Awards & Cancer Benefit Show on Aug. 15.   Read Story »

Jennifer Loow has explored and documented more than 850 waterfalls, many hidden from main routes in mountain forests.

Hendersonville Life

Intrepid explorer finds
 hundreds of waterfalls

On an overcast day, when the sky is threatening rain, I find myself deep in the Pisgah National Forest, completely off-trail, with no sense of how to get back on. Fortunately, I am not alone.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

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‘We the people’ tackle issues, form solutions

District bar sends five judgeship nominees to governor

Brooks’ promotion, Powell’s retirement
 trigger turnover in judiciary

COUNTY KILLS HHS PLAN

Let School Board decide HHS plan, mayors tell county

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Henderson County News

Nominations open for Apple Farmer of the Year

United Community Bank is accepting nominations for Apple Farmer of the Year, the annual award presented at the opening ceremony of the North Carolina Apple Festival to a grower who has made significant contributions to the apple industry.   Read Story »

Dania Yadago will speak at Hendersonville Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, July 25.

Henderson County News

Christmas Child recipient to share her story

Operation Christmas Child, a project of international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, delivers gift-filled shoeboxes to millions of children in need each year. For many years, families in Henderson County have packed shoebox gifts for boys and girls around the world.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

District bar sends five judgeship nominees to governor

BREVARD — Almost 100 attorneys from the judicial district covering Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties cast ballots on Wednesday to nominate five of their peers for the District Court judgeship vacated by Athena Brooks.   Read Story »

Gaia Herbs adding 30 jobs in Mills River

Brooks’ promotion, Powell’s retirement
 trigger turnover in judiciary

COUNTY KILLS HHS PLAN

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Let School Board decide HHS plan, mayors tell county

No accord in sight ahead of HHS discussion

What should Mills River greenway be called?

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