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Health department starting Pfizer booster Tuesday at mall

Edneyville Elementary principal Marsha Justice and schools Superintendent John Bryant surprised Haley Staton with Beginning Teacher honor along with administrators Wendy Frye and Scott Rhodes.

Edneyville Your Town

Edneyville's Staton is named county's top beginning teacher

Described as an emerging rock star in teaching, Haley S. Staton, an exceptional children teacher at Edneyville Elementary School, is Henderson County Public Schools’ nominee for the 2022 North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Beginning Teacher of the Year recognition.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Mural design announced for Main Street-Seventh Avenue connection

Three mural designs and two artists have been selected to install a sidewalk mural on Fifth Avenue and Maple Street, building connections between the Main Street and the Historic Seventh Avenue District in downtown Hendersonville.   Read Story »

A contractor is clearing the site for the new parking deck on Fifth Avenue West at North Church Street.

Henderson County News

Council OKs $9.7 million parking deck downtown

An idea in the discussion stages for decades is coming to pass in Hendersonville.   Read Story »

Fletcher Life

Town of Fletcher hosts Family Festival Saturday

 FLETCHER — The town of Fletcher will host the annual Fletcher Family Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, with a celebration featuring inflatables, touch-a-truck, music by Bobby Cool and the Nashville Players, food trucks, and more.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Citing Covid spike, foundation calls off Oct. 13 luncheon

Community Foundation of Henderson County announced Tuesday that it has canceled the in-person annual luncheon that had been scheduled for Oct. 13 at Jeter Mountain Farm.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

Facemasks like football helmets, School Board is told

Public may comment on N.C. redistricting Tuesday at WCU

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Edneyville's Staton is named county's top beginning teacher

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Girl Scouts make message of peace at City Hall

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Girls Scouts and leaders make origami cranes and fasten them to strings as part of an exhibit symbolizing peace at City Hall.

Henderson County Your Town

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Girl Scouts make message of peace at City Hall

Visitors to City Hall will be met with a message of peace in the form of 1,000 paper cranes.   Read Story »

Hendersonville News

City-county Litter Sweep is Saturday on Upward Road

"It's litter sweep time," County Commissioner Rebecca McCall said at a meeting of the Board of Commissioners earlier this month.   Read Story »

Henderson County Your Town

County sets public input meetings for 2045 comp plan

The Henderson County Planning Department will hold open house public input meetings as the planners develop a new 2045 comprehensive plan, which guides growth through zoning, the providing of utilities, transportation priorities and other policies.   Read Story »

Facemasks like football helmets, School Board is told

Public may comment on N.C. redistricting Tuesday at WCU

Bandits to fly over stadium for HHS homecoming

Flat Rock retiree takes aerial thrill ride

School system reports Covid clusters at two high schools

Sheriff's office won't charge Cawthorn for having knife at School Board meeting

CAWTHWATCH: Cawthorn takes anti-mask road show across the state

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Commissioners abdicate leadership on Covid