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Friends, family and fellow soldiers remember Tony Case

Ronnie Pepper dramatizes an African-Caribbean folk story during Juneteenth celebration at the Historic Depot in the Seventh Avenue District.

Hendersonville Life

Community celebrates Juneteenth with folk tales and food

Around 25 people listened to Ronnie Pepper dramatize an African-Caribbean fable about Anansi and the Snake Saturday while others enjoyed pork barbecue, barbecued chicken and hot dog plates in the first Juneteenth celebration since the historic freedom from slavery remembrance became a national holiday.   Read Story »

Tags: African-American history | Melinda Lowrance | Ronnie Pepper | Juneteenth | black history | Star Lite Chapter #510 Order of the Eastern Star

Crews move utility lines ahead of the Highland Lake Road project.

Flat Rock News

Highland Lake Road project cost soars

FLAT ROCK – The N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded a contract to upgrade North Highland Lake Road with construction starting as soon as Oct. 1 at an amount that drove the total project cost $7 million above engineers' original projection.   Read Story »

Tags: Highland Lake Road project | NCDOT cash shortfall

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