Free Daily Headlines

Tags

Set your text size: A A A

Search Results

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Bill advances to outlaw teaching of Critical Race Theory

 Locked  Comments

The exclusive teaching of Critical Race Theory in public school classrooms would be outlawed under a bill making its way through the N.C. Senate.   Read Story »

Tags: race | First Amendment cases | racial equality | 2021 Legislative session | Critical Race Theory

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

City invites residents to apply for board seats

 Locked  Comments

The city of Hendersonville invites city residents to consider serving on one of the 15 boards, commissions, and committees that advise the mayor and City Council on a variety of issues.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville City Council | race | diversity

Henderson County News

Dogwood Trust announces $1M in racial equity grants

 Locked  Comments

The Board of Directors for the Dogwood Health Trust has approved $1 million for Racial Equity Community Grants to benefit historically underfunded organizations serving Black, indigenous, and communities of color.   Read Story »

Tags: race | Dogwood Health Trust | George Floyd death

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Local NAACP chapter opposes defunding police

 Locked  Comments

The local chapter of the NAACP said in a statement Monday that while it supports law enforcement reforms in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, it opposes defunding law enforcement agencies.   Read Story »

Tags: race | black lives matter | George Floyd death | racial equality

Henderson County News

School Board issues statement condemning racism

 Locked  Comments

After a meeting on Tuesday, the Henderson County School Board, Superintendent Bo Caldwell and Henderson County Education Foundation Executive Director Summer Stipe released a statement condemning racism and violence and vowing to "cultivate a community whose bedrocks are kindness, acceptance and inclusion for all."   Read Story »

Tags: race | George Floyd death | racial equality

Henderson County News

City leaders condemn "inexcusable police violence" in George Floyd death

 Locked  Comments

The city of Hendersonville issued a statement on Wednesday afternoon "condeming the inexcusable police violence exhibited in the tragic death of George Floyd" and expressing support for a "push for accountability."   Read Story »

Tags: race | civil rights | black lives matter | George Floyd death

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

‘We the people’ tackle issues, form solutions

 Locked  Comments

Eighty-five members of the Heart of Hendersonville project met recently at the City Operations Center to connect, brainstorm and identify next action steps in four issue groups.   Read Story »

Tags: politics | race | Heart of Hendersonville | Pam Rogers | Charley Rogers