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Schools closed Thursday as snow gives way to deep freeze, black ice

Larry Morton speaks to the Asheville Multimodal Transportation Commission about a proposed passenger excursion train between Asheville and Hendersonville.

Hendersonville Business

Excursion train advocate envisions entertainment car

Larry Morton, the Johnny Appleseed of train travel between Hendersonville and Asheville, told Asheville transportation planners that he’s gotten nothing but enthusiastic responses for the idea of an excursion train.   Read Story »

Dom Flemons performs on Jan. 25 at Thomas Auditorium at BRCC.

Henderson County News

Grammy-winning banjo player ignites 'Fires Burning'

The Center for Cultural Preservation, a cultural history and documentary film center, opens its 2018 season with a performance on Jan. 25 by legendary banjo player Dom Flemons, co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Grammy-award winning musician.   Read Story »

Linda Brookes’s son, John Brookes, and Charlotte Overbaugh cut ribbon.

Henderson County News

LOCAL BRIEFS: Brookes honor, Literacy Council directors, life center award

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The Transylvania Economic Alliance breaks ground Friday on industrial building anchored by SylvanSport.

Henderson County News

SylvanSport anchors Brevard industrial building

The Transylvania Economic Alliance will hold a groundbreaking celebration this week for a state-of-the-art, 60,000-square-foot manufacturing facility designed to support quality job creation in Transylvania County.   Read Story »

Brittany Marshall

Henderson County Business

First Bank appoints branch manager

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Four Seasons Politics

Four Seasons Politics


Absher defense witness offers explanation for booze

Progressive Women celebrate year of activism

POLITICS BRIEFS: Bossert appointment, GOP meetings, health care forum

Tillis not worried about Trump drag in '18 elections

Griffin promises bodycams, politics-free sheriff's office

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Henderson County News

Sheriff's deputies make felony theft, drug arrests

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Henderson County News

Mission nurse charged with fentanyl theft

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Glen Englram presents a petition with around 800 names opposed to the Arcadia Views development.

Laurel Park Business

Laurel Park OKs development on U.S. 64

LAUREL PARK — The Laurel Park Town Council voted unanimously to approve the development application for the Cottages at Arcadia Views during a meeting Tuesday morning at First Congregational Church.   Read Story »

Absher defense witness offers explanation for booze

Fairfield Inn opens Friday

Progressive Women celebrate year of activism

Unity keynoter uses King’s words as guide

Newfangled interchange is best design for Four Seasons, engineers say

Teenagers testify Absher bought them booze, allowed pot smoking

BRCC Foundation honors top teachers and employees

D.A. dismisses charge against WHHS basketball coach