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LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Graduating class earns the badge of resilience

We’ve published a fat issue of the Lightning this week, printed on heavier and brighter paper, and we’ve devoted most of it to the Class of 2020.   Read Story »

Hendersonville Four Seasons Politics

City prepares for Unite for Peace event Saturday

Hendersonville Police Chief Herbert Blake said Friday he is expecting a demonstration Saturday over the death of George Floyd to be peaceful but is preparing for any efforts by "detractors" that could "hijack" the event.   Read Story »

Henderson County Business

Chamber launching Shop & Dine promotion

A partnership of business organizations will soon launch a marketing campaign to boost local restaurants and shops as the economy struggles to ramp up from the coronavirus shutdown.   Read Story »

Hendersonville Business

Council endorses four more 'Open Streets' weekends

The first "Open Streets Weekend" was popular enough to keep going, Hendersonville City Council members said Thursday night as they agreed to close Main Street to motor vehicles at least four more times over the next 10 weeks.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

We've refilled newsracks with special Graduation issue

Copies of this week's Lightning celebrating the Class of 2020 are flying out of the newsracks but luckily we have refilled many racks.   Read Story »

Four Seasons Politics

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Here's where to get a copy of the special graduation section

Demonstrators stage peaceful protest over George Floyd death

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Henderson County News

DuPont Forest admission fees back on the table

Admission fees at DuPont State Forest are back on the table in the North Carolina Legislature, in the form of a study to create a plan for "a sustainable revenue stream" for the popular recreation site.   Read Story »

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Trump endorses Bennett in 11th District runoff

President Trump on Thursday endorsed Lynda Bennett in the 11th Congressional District runoff for the Republican nomination, calling her a "great fighter and ally" who would be strong on issues of crime, the U.S.-Mexico border and military veterans.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

County to hear Tap Root request July 16 at WHHS auditorium

The Henderson County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on July 16 on a rezoning request to allow 699 homes on the Tap Root Dairy property on Butler Bridge Road.   Read Story »

April jobless rate spikes in Henderson and Buncombe counties

City leaders condemn "inexcusable police violence" in George Floyd death

Streets around HHS closed Friday for covid-compliant graduation processional

Candler man jailed on child sex abuse charges

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Here's where to get a copy of the special graduation section

Neighbors organize to oppose asphalt plant

Twenty-five vendors will offer food, produce and crafts at new market