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Regulatory board rejects proposal to reopen Thos. Shepherd funeral home

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As Mission retreats, Pardee, AdventHealth fill primary care gap

When HCA Healthcare purchased Asheville-based nonprofit Mission Health, the Tennessee-based for-profit company promised to ensure everyone access to high-quality care health care in Western North Carolina.   Read Story »

Efren Hernandez owns a “El Charrito,” a convenience store in Dana popular with Latinos.

Dana Your Town

Latino population expands footprint and economic clout across the county

FIRST IN A SERIES The greater Latino community is growing, evolving and poised to be a key population sector in Henderson County’s future. Guest Editor Matt Matteson — better known to Lightning readers as Ask Matt — spent months researching, reporting, interviewing Latino residents, Latino advocates and others for this in-depth a look at the cultural, economic and labor-market influence of a growing community.   Read Story »

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