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We're young, coaches say, but ready to fight

Alex Lemmens, a junior linebacker for the HHS Bearcats, shows the helmet he wears equipped with a sensor to measure the impact of hits.

Henderson County News

Prep football teams testing helmets that measure impact of hits

When high school football opens tonight with preseason scrimmages, athletic trainers will have a new tool to measure the impact of collisions or tackles and flag possible concussions.

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Henderson County News

BikeWalk NC applaud DOT's 'Complete Streets' initiative

BikeWalk NC is applauding a new state Department of Transportation that focuses on evaluating walking, driving and public transit options as it reviews projects. Members of the N.C. Board of Transportation on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution in support of implementing amendments to the department’s Complete Streets policy.

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Grady Hawkins

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Supporter defends Hawkins after attorney demands he resign

George Pappas, an immigration lawyer, has been demanding that Henderson County stop cooperating with federal customs enforcement officers by holding undocumented inmates who are subject to being deported.

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Henderson County Business

Transylvania, Henderson counties rank high in tourism employment growth

Domestic visitors spent a record $25.3 billion in North Carolina in 2018, an increase of 5.6 percent from 2017. State tax receipts as a result of visitor spending neared $1.3 billion in 2018, and local tax revenues directly resulting from visitor spending totaled $774.6 million, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday. Visitor expenditures directly supported more than 230,000 jobs and generated more than $6.3 billion in payroll income across North Carolina.

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Candidates file campaign finance reports

Jake Johnson, the recently appointed state representative, filed a campaign finance report showing he has a head start on his 2020 election campaign.

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Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

League to hold annual Launch

Supporter defends Hawkins after attorney demands he resign

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LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Playhouse fetes patrons at Backstage Ball

Registration open for local history class

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Flat Rock Your Town

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Playhouse fetes patrons at Backstage Ball

The Flat Rock Playhouse hosted the Backstage Ball gala Monday night at the Blue Ridge Conference Hall at BRCC featuring entertainer Nat Zegree, Playhouse stars and apprentices and appeals to theater patrons to continuing their support of live performances.

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The Fireside Collective headlines tonight's Rhythm & Brews show.

Henderson County News

Fireside Collective headlines tonight's Rhythm & Brews concert

The popular Asheville band Tellico opens and the progressive folk band Fireside Collective is the headliner at tonight's Rhythm & Brews concert in downtown Hendersonville.

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Hendersonville News

More fundraisers announced for fire Capt. Poore

Several new fundraisers have been announced and others are ongoing for Hendersonville Fire Capt. Josh Poore, who is recovering from serious injuries he suffered in a mountain bike accident on June 13. He is undergoing rehab at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.

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Center for A&I stages ‘Menopause’ in concert

Hendersonville ranks eight in the state for middle class, survey says

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