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Remain calm, ignore 'lockdown, checkpoint' rumors, don't panic buy

Henderson County News

Cooper issues statewide stay-at-home order

Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday issued a statewide stay-at-home order, effective 5 p.m. Monday.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Pardee has patient with COVID-19

Pardee UNC Health is currently caring for a patient in the hospital who has tested positive for COVID-19, the hospital announced Friday afternoon.   Read Story »

Police say man in hooded coat and another in white shirt are wanted in connection with an explosion at the UPS store in Southside Square.

Hendersonville News

Police charge man with 'felony hoax' in package explosion at UPS store

Hendersonville police detectives charged a man with setting off a device that released white powder at a package delivery store on Friday.   Read Story »

Henderson County News


Henderson County commissioners on Friday adopted a stay-at-home order in an effort to curb the spread of the COVID-19 and spare health care providers a potentially overwhelming wave of patients.   Read Story »

County commissioners and staffers kept six feet apart during their meeting on Wednesday.

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

'We've got to stop horrible emergency,' Hawkins says

Board of Commissioners Chairman Grady Hawkins is bringing a sense of urgency to an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss possible modifications to the coronavirus emergency declaration the county issued on March 14.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


'We've got to stop horrible emergency,' Hawkins says

McGrady, Johnson appointed to COVID-19 committees

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Community News


Saluda cancels May 16 Arts Festival

Pardee, EMS issue calls for protective gear donations

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Henderson County Your Town

Pardee, EMS issue calls for protective gear donations

In preparation for an increase in patients related to COVID-19, Pardee UNC Health and the Henderson County emergency services have issued a call for much-needed medical supplies to help protect their health care workers.   Read Story »

Eric Lee Taylor

Edneyville News

Motorcycle driver caught after high-speed chase

EDNEYVILLE — Henderson County sheriff’s deputies charged a 38-year-old motorcycle driver with multiple felonies after he allegedly led officers on a chase traveling up to 80 mph before getting off the bike and hiding in the woods.   Read Story »

The Friends’ building will be unusually quiet this May because of the cancellation of the book sale. [PHOTO BY RICHARD LABUNSKI]

Henderson County News

Likely for first time ever, Friends of Library cancels book sale

Friends of the Henderson County Public Library has cancelled its May book sale, scheduled to begin May 1 in Hendersonville. It is likely the first time the Friends cancelled a book sale since the organization was formed in 1956.   Read Story »

County calls special meeting to consider modifying emergency order

County now has six confirmed cases

Summer camps face uncertain future if shutdown lingers

As it braces for COVID-19 surge, Pardee sees regular revenue drop

Gas price drops below $2

Schools distribute hard-copy lesson plans Monday; spring break intact

Cooper seeks federal disaster declaration

McGrady, Johnson appointed to COVID-19 committees