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Henderson County News

EMMA GET YOUR GUN: Local shooter is best in U.S.

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Tags: guns | gun safety | shooting ranges | target shooting

Edneyville News

3-year-old who shot herself accidentally has died

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The 3½-year-old girl accidentally shot herself on Christmas Day died on Tuesday night at Mission HCA Hospital, the Henderson County Sheriff's Office announced.   Read Story »

Tags: gun control | shootings | gun safety | accidental shootings | Tim Gordon

Henderson County News

911 call: Girl, 3, shot herself after picking up loaded pistol in back seat of pickup truck

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A 3½-year-old girl accidentally shot herself in the head after she had ridden her new bicycle on Christmas Day and then picked up the loaded 9-mm pistol in the backseat of her father’s pickup truck, the father told an emergency dispatcher.   Read Story »

Tags: gun control | gun safety

Henderson County News

3-year-old shoots self accidentally on Christmas Day

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A 3-year-old child was flown to Mission Hospital by air ambulance and was being treated on Christmas Day after suffering an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Henderson County's sheriff's office said.   Read Story »

Tags: shootings | gun safety | accidental shootings

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Cooper's veto of pistol permit repeal draws Edwards' ire

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Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a high-profile bill that would have ended North Carolina's pistol permit requirement and also vetoed a hotel safety bill.   Read Story »

Tags: gun control | 2021 Legislative session | gun safety | concealed carry permit

Henderson County Business

Expansion makes Foothills shooting range largest in Carolinas

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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Cleveland County partnered to construct several new shotgun ranges at the Foothills Public Shooting Complex at 283 Fielding Road in Cherryville.   Read Story »

Tags: guns | hunting | gun safety | shooting ranges

Henderson County News

Planning Board: Private gun ranges OK countywide

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Rebecca McCall has a vivid memory of gunfire that just missed going terribly wrong.   Read Story »

Tags: guns | Second Amendment | gun safety | shooting ranges

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Commissioners order review of shooting range definition

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Two days after the Henderson County Board of Zoning Adjustment came down in favor of a private shooting range on a large residential lot, the Board of Commissioners called for a clearer definition of shooting ranges and how they're regulated.   Read Story »

Tags: gun control | Second Amendment | gun safety | shooting ranges

Henderson County News

Zoning board upholds decision that permits backyard gun range

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Although they may be annoying and intimidating, gunshots from a backyard shooting range are beyond the reach of regulation in Henderson County, the county’s Zoning Board of Adjustment decided after an emotionally charged 3½-hour hearing on Monday.   Read Story »

Tags: guns | Second Amendment | gun safety | shooting ranges

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Don’t miss this week’s Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

Tags: Zoning | zoning violations | Second Amendment | gun safety | shooting ranges

Henderson County News

Gun control advocates to stream 'A Hole in My Heart' this week

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“A Hole in My Heart,” an original production capturing the immeasurable grief of gun violence survivors, is available to stream through Sunday to mark National Gun Violence Survivors Week.   Read Story »

Tags: guns | gun control | gun safety

Henderson County News

Ruling revives lawsuit over toddler’s death

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A lawsuit by the parents of a toddler accidentally shot to death while in the care of an unlicensed daycare home has been revived by a state Supreme Court ruling.   Read Story »

Tags: guns | gun control | shootings | gun safety | daycare | child care