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Henderson County News

The Last Kraus: One family, 10 HHS grads over 22 years

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On a Tuesday afternoon in late May, Meredith Kraus walks into Walt Cottingham’s human geography class in a corner room on the third floor of Hendersonville High School.   Read Story »

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NEW HHS IS A GO: City OKs rezoning, special use request

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

'Not on my watch,' School Board member says of moving HHS out of city

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Henderson County School Board members say county commissioners never talked to them about the idea of replacing Hendersonville High School with a new school campus outside the city limits.   Read Story »

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Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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You won't want to miss this week’s Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

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County eyes HHS outside city, or no HHS

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Planning Board recommends City Council deny HHS plan

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County orders report on turf fields for prep athletics

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday directed the county's architectural firm to investigate the cost and feasibility of adding artificial turf at sports fields at all four county high schools after hearing comments for and against product.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

CITY COUNCIL BOOTS TEST VOTE ON HHS PROJECT

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Performers, songs announced for HHS's senior play tribute

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LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Borrow and spend becomes the new normal

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For a second year in a row, Henderson County commissioners have loaded an ambitious list of capital projects in the buggy and are racing for the checkout line.   Read Story »

Tags: local government borrowing | local government budgets | 2015-16 capital construction plans | HHS construction plan

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Commissioners: We'll shelve HHS if city blocks project

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The future of Hendersonville High School again sits perched on a high wire after county commissioners vowed to shelve all construction plans if the Hendersonville City Council uses its zoning authority to block the project.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Volk, Stephens urged no vote on county's HHS plan

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

THE TOP 10: No. 1 and No. 2

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HHS alumni could block construction at City Council

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Fresh off a narrow victory at the Henderson County School Board, advocates of the all-new construction plan for Hendersonville High School are facing a possible veto by the Hendersonville City Council.   Read Story »

Tags: 2015-16 capital construction plans | HHS construction plan

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SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSES NEW HHS IN 4-2 VOTE

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Holt elected School Board chair

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COMMISSION CHAIR ISSUES STATEMENT ON HHS VOTE

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County's demand presents chance 'to shut this down,' O'Cain says

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

County demands School Board's answer on HHS

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Henderson County commissioners delivered an ultimatum to the School Board on Monday night to cast a yes-or-no vote on the all-new Hendersonville High School plan next week. If the School Board votes no, commissioners said in a motion that passed unanimously, the county will shelve the HHS plan.   Read Story »

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COMMISSIONERS, SCHOOL BOARD TO MEET ON HHS

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners will meet with the School Board for a joint discussion on the Hendersonville High School construction next week, the first time the two bodies will have sat down in the same room amid a widening conflict over power and money.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

We're not closing Edneyville school, commissioners say

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners has no plans to close Edneyville Elementary School, two commissioners and the county manager said last week.   Read Story »

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Edneyville Four Seasons Politics

County has 'stirred up a nest of Yellow Jackets'

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EDNEYVILLE — Months into a contentious battle with Hendersonville High School graduates, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners appears to have picked a new fight with Edneyville Elementary School and the Edneyville community.   Read Story »

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County says no to alumni-backed plan for HHS

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Henderson County commissioners rejected a recommendation by the Henderson County School Board to move Edneyville Elementary School ahead of the Hendersonville High School in the construction schedule in a letter that also raises the possibility of closing the Edneyville school   Read Story »

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Administrators reach deal to preserve historic HHS for classroom use

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Henderson County's top administrator and the county schools superintendent have agreed to explore how the school system can continue using the historic core building of  Hendersonville High School for classroom use as part of the overall construction plan for the 90-year-old school in downtown Hendersonville.   Read Story »

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BOARD CHOOSES NEW HHS OVER RENOVATION

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Hendersonville High School students in the future will attend a new school, not the historic HHS building that has turned out graduates for the past 90 years. The Henderson County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Wednesday to authorize new construction on  and further decided to preserve the 1926 core building for another public use.   Read Story »

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Report boosts prospects for saving historic HHS building

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The chance that the historic core building at Hendersonville High School will be renovated — and not demolished or abandoned as classrooms — got a boost on Wednesday when construction experts delivered a report showing that the building is structurally sound.   Read Story »

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Board orders new review of HHS renovation cost

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