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LIVE COVERAGE: Commissioners take up asphalt plant request

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Asphalt plant request 'has really stymied me,' commissioner says

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Henderson County Business

Complaints pile up after cemetery owner locks gate

Karen Proffitt planned to visit her mother’s grave on Sunday, the second anniversary of her death. But like other people whose loved ones are buried in Shepherd Memorial Park, she learned that the cemetery was locked up.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Bill promoting litter cleanup advances

A bipartisan bill aimed at helping clean up North Carolina’s roadways passed the House Transportation Committee last week.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

WE'RE NO. 1: NC's Covid stats rank us as the safest

In April of 2020, Henderson County health providers were struggling to respond to an outbreak of Covid-19 cases in congregant care facilities and facing the highest death rate in the state. Thirteen months later, Henderson County ranks as the safest county in the state, standing alone as the only green county by the state's measurement.   Read Story »

After the old Valley Hill School was demolished, the gym and cafeteria remain. Owner Kirby Johnson wants to develop the property for an antique tractor museum.

Henderson County News

Valley Hill buildings on verge of new life

If you drive by 175 South Carolina Ave. you may wonder what happened to the old Valley Hill School.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics

Asphalt plant request 'has really stymied me,' commissioner says

Bill promoting litter cleanup advances

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LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Memorial service honors fallen officers

Landscapers step up to mow Shepherd Memorial Park for free

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Police officers and supporters listen to a speaker on Police Memorial Day. [PARKER NEWMAN/Hendersonville Lightning]

Edneyville Your Town

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Memorial service honors fallen officers

Law officers, their families and supporters turned out Saturday evening on Police Officers Memorial Day to pay tribute to fallen officers and hear the community's law enforcement leaders call on them to be "keepers of the light of these fallen heroes."   Read Story »

Laurel Park Four Seasons Politics

Edwards' affordable housing bill draws fire

State Sen. Chuck Edwards is direct and blunt when he defends a bill that he acknowledges is causing “heartburn” in city halls across North Carolina.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Cooper lifts mask mandate, stadium limits

Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday lifted the indoor mask mandate in most settings and eased mass gathering restrictions and social distancing requirements.   Read Story »

Law officers from four agencies collar suspected drug traffickers

Small towns teeter on edge of insolvency

Raising Canes: GOP senators urge Cooper to increase capacity for playoffs

Landscapers step up to mow Shepherd Memorial Park for free

House OKs bill easing liquor regulations

County honors school nurses

School system honors teacher of the year

Ignoring new village speed limit? Better watch out