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Dr. Amy Pace, who never stopped teaching, dies

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Amy F. Pace, a beloved Henderson County teacher who continued to push education until the end of her life, died Saturday after an extended illness.   Read Story »

Tags: Tom Orr | St. James Episcopal Church | news obituaries | Carolina Village

Henderson County News

Apple Festival names parade grand marshal

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The 73rd North Carolina Apple Festival has named a grand marshal for the King Apple Parade, which culminates the four-day celebration at 2:30 p.m. on Labor Day.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Apple Festival | Tom Orr

Henderson County News

Second class of Walk of Fame honorees announced

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Tags: History | Tom Orr | Walk of Fame

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Walk of Fame process could be tweaked

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The inaugural class of Henderson County’s Walk of Fame is a good start that revealed both the potential value and the pitfalls of the history-preserving effort.   Read Story »

Tags: Tom Orr | Walk of Fame

Henderson County News

Walk of Fame accepting nominations

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The Walk of Fame Steering Committee, a joint endeavor for the city of Hendersonville and Henderson County, has now made nomination forms available for the project that honors notable people with downtown markers.   Read Story »

Tags: Tom Orr | Walk of Fame

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

Hendersonville News

Residents to rededicate Ninth Ave. school marker

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Residents have been invited to the rededication of a historic marker on U.S. 64 West and Valley Street in Hendersonville next week.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County schools | Ninth Avenue School | Sixth Avenue School | Tom Orr