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Mills River residents hot about waterway access

Mills River News

River trespassing complaints 'a very gray area' for law enforcement

In a dispute over access to the Mills River, anglers and others who enjoy the river insist that their right to use the waterway is clear. The landowner they say is trying to restrict that use, farmer Jason Davis, is equally confident that he’s within his rights to insist that people ask permission to be on his property along the river.   Read Story »

Flat Rock Life

Tour scheduled of historic church and cemetery

FLAT ROCK — A tour of the historic church and cemetery of St. John in the Wilderness in Flat Rock will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m., sponsored by the St. John Episcopal Church Women.   Read Story »

Marcia Rieff's streetscape is among the pieces on display at Carolina Village.

Hendersonville Your Town

Art exhibited at Carolina Village through Oct. 25

An invitational artist exhibit, titled Village Art, is on exhibit at the Carolina Village “Main Street” area through Oct. 25.   Read Story »

Wes Burlingame

Henderson County News

Wes Burlingame, friend of trees, dies at age 73

Westcott "Wes" Burlingame III, who served in the Peace Corps and worked in public health abroad before starting his own nursery and leading tree-planting projects in his adopted hometown of Hendersonville, died on Tuesday at Elizabeth House surrounded by his loving family. He was 73.   Read Story »

The cast of 'Cinematastic' brings movie music to life. [PHOTO BY SCOTT TREADWAY]

Flat Rock Your Town

LIGHTNING REVIEW: Singers, musicians nail music of the movies

The Flat Rock Playhouse’s latest production brings a sampling of cinema history to life in a way that brings the audience to its feet and leaves them soaring. Iconic songs from classic movies are revived for the stage by the endlessly gifted Matthew Glover.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Meadows steps down as Freedom Caucus chair

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: No, Highland Lake Road won't be the same (it'll be better)

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Art exhibited at Carolina Village through Oct. 25

LIGHTNING REVIEW: Singers, musicians nail music of the movies

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U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Meadows steps down as Freedom Caucus chair

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, the fourth-term Western North Carolina congressman who rose quickly in Congress to become leader of an influential conservative faction, is giving up his chairmanship of the group, the Freedom Caucus.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Found on road: Local genealogy notebook

A resident in the Stony Mountain Road area found a thick record of local family history on Stony Mountain Road and is seeking to return the book to the owner.   Read Story »

Flat Rock Four Seasons Politics

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: No, Highland Lake Road won't be the same (it'll be better)

Cultural Landscape Group: Flat Rock, the anti-Highland Lake Road improvement organization that is running a slate of candidates for the Village Council, is right when it says that Highland Lake Road won’t be as good when the work is done. It will be better.   Read Story »

Conserving Carolina wins renewal of accreditation

'Start with Hello' week aims to prevent bullying and isolation

NCDOT devises a fix for Five Points at HHS

County denies rezoning for Tracy Grove gem mine

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