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WHHS graduate on fast track to earn pharmacy degree

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Henderson County News

Sixth Avenue property sparks bidding war

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Henderson County News

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Health Sciences Center a triumph of cooperation

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It may be impossible to overstate the significance of the new Health Sciences Center, which officially opened last week in a ceremonial ribbon-cutting of the Pardee Comprehensive Cancer Center.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Business

Workers race to finish Health Sciences Center

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Workers are racing to finish the $30 million Health Sciences Center in time for the arrival of Blue Ridge Community College students in less than five weeks.   Read Story »

Tags: Wingate-Pardee-BRCC campus | Vannoy & Sons

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Health Sciences Center topped off

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Forty-five minutes before a ceremony to celebrate the “topping off” of the joint health education building and Pardee cancer center, the sun broke through a thick cloud cover.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Business

Health sciences site will soon 'look like an ant farm'

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Starting a yearlong sprint to complete the $32 million Health Sciences Building, construction workers will swarm the work site on Sixth Avenue at North Oak Street.   Read Story »

Tags: economy | construction | Wingate-Pardee-BRCC campus

Henderson County News

Pardee to kick off $6M campaign for cancer center

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Comprehensive cancer treatment close to home, a consolidated location for surgeons and oncologists, new technology, opportunities for research and a Healing Garden to meet the emotional needs of cancer patients are among the assets Pardee Hospital leaders will emphasize when they kick off a $6 million capital campaign on Thursday.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Wingate eyes four-year degree options

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Rhett Brown transferred to Wingate College in the mid-1980s with the idea of staying until he “decided what to do with my life.” Except for a hiatus from the North Carolina campus to the University of Alabama to pursue a doctorate, he never left.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

'We should never forget' groundbreaking moment

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On a bad day "to plant taters but a good day for a groundbreaking because the water has softened everything up," about 200 community leaders huddled under two tents on Thursday for the ceremonial construction start of a $32 million health sciences building to serve Pardee Hospital, Blue Ridge Community College and Wingate University.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Business

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Leaders strike a blow against mediocrity

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In praise of the joint medical education building and cancer center on the Pardee Hospital campus, an architect, the new tenants and county leaders used words like transformative (twice), state of the art (many times), legacy, once in a lifetime  and even "magic."   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Health education building grows in size and cost

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The new health education and medical center has grown in size to a three-story, 95,000-square-foot building with a pricetag of $32 million — $6 million more than the ceiling the Henderson County Board of Commissioners set when they approved financing and double the original estimate.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville Business

Ninth Avenue evolving to higher density

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Ninth Avenue shows all the signs of an area in transition.     Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Planning Board | land-use planning | Wingate University | Wingate-Pardee-BRCC campus

Henderson County News

Bid for Sixth Avenue house falls through

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A $25 bid for a 100-year-old house on Sixth Avenue that must be cleared for the new health sciences education building sounded good but it was too good to be true. Hendersonville City Manager John Connet said Thursday night that the bidder backed out of the offer, which required him to clear the lot in about three weeks.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

County depicts Wingate project as partnership model

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Henderson County Commissioner Grady Hawkins pitched the unprecedented Wingate-BRCC-Pardee project as an example of intergovernmental cooperation during a presentation at the annual convention of the National Association of Counties in New Orleans July 11-14.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville News

Cheap, come get: City seeks buyer who will move house

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The city of Hendersonville is seeking offers from anyone willing to move a 3,200-square-foot home from a lot on Sixth Avenue West where a new health sciences building will be going up.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Business

Pardee plans cancer center in health sciences facility

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Pardee Hospital plans to create a cancer center on the first floor of the new joint health and education building on Sixth Avenue at Oak Street.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

City Planning Board starting work on health sciences building

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The Hendersonville Planning Board will take up code amendments today needed to clear the way for construction of the new health sciences building on the Pardee Hospital campus.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Council says no to reopening Wingate pact

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Four Hendersonville City Council members shot down an effort by Councilman Jerry Smith to reopen the five-party agreement for a health sciences building on the Pardee campus, saying the city needs to honor the historic deal and move on.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Ask Matt ... about public money for Wingate

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Matt Matteson answers readers questions.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

County raises joint project cap by $10 million

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners last week raised the cap on the cost of a new health sciences building by $10 million, saying up to $26 million could be needed if Pardee Hospital requests all the space it is entitled to.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

McGee to retire as Wingate president

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Dr. Jerry E. McGee, who led Wingate University's creation of a Hendersonville campus and was a key figure in the multi-party agreement to build a large health sciences building here, announced today his retirement as the college's president in May 2015.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

How local leaders reached the Wingate deal

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When the proposal to renovate the old Grey Hosiery Mill for Wingate University fizzled last October, it looked like the college would pack up from its leased space on King Street and move to Blue Ridge Community College.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

MossColumn: Win is a win win win win win

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Toward the end of a tour of the new Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., a photographer had a question for brewery manager Brian Grossman.       Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | Pardee | Blue Ridge Community Health Services | Wingate University | Wingate-Pardee-BRCC campus