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Henderson County News

Third annual Apple Rise is set for New Year's Eve

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Tags: Historic Courthouse | New Years Eve

Henderson County News

'Hello from 2018!' Here's county's time capsule letter

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Tags: History | Historic Courthouse | U.S. Constitution

Henderson County News

County dedicates 'Charters of Freedom' at Historic Courthouse

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Henderson County officials on Wednesday dedicated the new display of America’s founding documents at the Historic Courthouse plaza with speeches, a cannon salute, an honor guard and patriotic music.   Read Story »

Tags: History | Historic Courthouse

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

County eyes new rules for Courthouse gatherings

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Activists gather more and more often on the Historic Courthouse plaza, exercising their right to peaceably assemble and petition the government for a redress of grievances.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Downtown Hendersonville | Historic Courthouse | First Amendment cases

Henderson County News

County has a mixed record of honoring Confederacy

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Unlike many county seats in the South, Hendersonville does not have a Confederate monument that dominates its courthouse square. Few Southern towns have banished their Robert E. Lee memorial to a backyard corner of the public space, as Henderson County did seven years ago. And there can’t be many that display a monument to Union soldiers alongside one honoring the boys in gray.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Courthouse | Civil War Henderson County

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

With new sign, county officially trusts God

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Henderson County now officially proclaims that it trusts God, thanks to new 10-inch black letters on its most prominent public building.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Courthouse

Henderson County News

County to place 'In God We Trust' on courthouses

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“In God We Trust,” the U.S. motto, will be prominently displayed on the front of Henderson County’s two courthouses, the county Board of Commissioners decided today.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Courthouse

Henderson County Life

New play highlights history, honors Robert Morgan

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"Sunbonnet and Straw Hat," an original play portraying Henderson County history and celebrating native-born writer and poet Robert Morgan, will debut at 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, in the courtroom of the Historic Courthouse on Main Street. Additional performances are scheduled Saturday, June 27, at 1 p.m. and at 7 p.m., and Sunday, July 28, at 2 p.m.   Read Story »

Tags: History | Tom Orr | Historic Courthouse | Henderson County Heritage Museum | Robert Morgan | Carolyn Justus

Henderson County News

SLIDESHOW: Model railroad stars in 'Golden Age' exhibit

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Larry Morton pointed to a tiny pond beside the railroad tracks between Saluda and East Flat Rock, where an even tinier figure was perched on a rock.   Read Story »

Tags: History | Historic Downtown Hendersonville | Historic Courthouse | transportation | Henderson County Heritage Museum

Hendersonville Life

Hendersonville celebrates the Fourth

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Kids in wagons, political acitivists on foot and farmers on tractors celebrated the Fourth of July with Hendersonville's family friendly parade today.   Read Story »

Tags: downtown Hendersonville | Fourth of July | Historic Courthouse