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A red oak for James Volk

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The Hendersonville Tree Board, a North Carolina Forest Service ranger, the Four Seasons Rotary Club and Hendersonville Elementary School third graders and K Kids club members celebrated the planting of red oak for Dr. James Volk on Friday during the city's annual observance of Arbor Day.   Read Story »

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Arbor Day participants will plant red oak in honor of Dr. Volk

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Participants will plant a red oak in memory of the late Dr. James Volk during the annual Arbor Day celebration at noon Friday, May 3, on Bearcat Loop at Hendersonville Elementary School.   Read Story »

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James Volk, pediatrician, volunteer and city's 'First Man,' dies at age 72

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Dr. James Volk, a pediatrician who expanded children’s medical care in Hendersonville and treated hundreds of patients during numerous medical missions abroad, volunteered in civic endeavors at home and stood steadfast with Mayor Barbara Volk as Hendersonville’s First Gentleman, died early Saturday of pancreatic cancer. He was 72.   Read Story »

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Volks, breweries honored as 'Friends of the River'

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The Land-of-Sky Regional Council presented "Friends of the River" Awards during the 36th annual "Friends of the River" Dinner in Asheville.   Read Story »

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