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Kathy Morgan is the 2021 Athena Award winner. [PAULA ROBERTS PHOTOGRAPHY]

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Kathy Morgan honored as Athena Award winner

Kathy Streeter Morgan, a high school phys-ed teacher and coach and longtime Rescue Squad volunteer who became the squad's chief at the age of 69, was named the 2021 Athena Award winner Thursday during the annual Business & Professional Women's Luncheon at Kenmure Country Club.   Read Story »

The boards of the Henderson County Education Foundation and Bullington Gardens celebrated the sale of the property from the foundation to the gardens last week. [BILL MOSS/Hendersonville Lightning]

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Bullington Gardens now owns the land it cultivates

Bob Bullington was “many different things to many people” — a brilliant, self-taught horticulturist, advocate for education, philanthropist and, at times, grumpy old man, Brian McCall, a friend and student of his, recalled in a remembrance.   Read Story »

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LOCAL BRIEFS: HSO returns, Pup Crawl, 'Vagabond Squares'

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Beth Campbell declared "that we the people of Western North Carolina" would take 'civil and criminal' action if the School Board did not drop facemasks.

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Despite threat of 'civil and criminal' action, School Board keeps mask mandate

School Board members received expressions of gratitude and a threat of "civil and criminal" litigation on Tuesday before voting 5-2 to continue the mask mandate in Henderson County's public schools.   Read Story »

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Friends, family and supporters holding Tom Orr Day on Saturday

Friends of Tom Orr are holding Tom Orr Day at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Courthouse Plaza to celebrate his life and his many contributions to the community.   Read Story »

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GOOD JOB!/NEEDS WORK ... Raphael's farewell, John Mitchell's John Mitchell

Despite threat of 'civil and criminal' action, School Board keeps mask mandate

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Kathy Morgan honored as Athena Award winner

LIGHTNING REVIEW: Pull on your boots and fall for 'Autumn at the Opry'

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Griffin to kick off re-election campaign on Saturday

Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin, who defeated incumbent Sheriff Charlie McDonald in a May 2018 Republican primary, will run for re-election in 2022.   Read Story »

Residents of Wolf Chase and Wolf Pen oppose a residential development near their homes.

Henderson County News

Developers seek OK for 535 dwellings in city

More than 500 new single-family homes and apartments could go up in Hendersonville if developers win city approval and follow through on construction plans.   Read Story »

Henderson County News

Bearfootin' Bear auction ends with celebration on Saturday

The 2021 Bearfootin’ Bear auction is in its final days as virtual bidding ends at 6 p.m. Saturday when artists, nonprofit leaders and bear fans will celebrate the end of another public art season.   Read Story »

42-year-old man sentenced on sexual exploitation charges

Playhouse dedicates Leiman Garden of Remembrance

Planning Board recommends rezoning for 95 homes off Chimney Rock Road

Health department offers flu shots at mall

Weintraub's Appalachian films to get wider audience

Flat Rock Village Council hosts town hall at Kenmure

LIGHTNING REVIEW: Pull on your boots and fall for 'Autumn at the Opry'

Morales drops out, endorses Smith, Roundtree for City Council