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Henderson County News

Sliding Rock attraction to open for season April 30

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Sliding Rock Recreation Area, one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Pisgah National Forest, will reopen on April 30.   Read Story »

Tags: recreation | Pisgah National Forest | waterfalls | Sliding Rock

Green River Business

Duke says sale of Tuxedo power plant preserves whitewater recreation

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TUXEDO — Duke Energy Carolinas announced this week the sale of its hydroelectric plant at Lake Summit and four others in the region, a move that whitewater paddlers are watching with interest.   Read Story »

Tags: recreation | Duke Energy | whitewater rafting

Flat Rock News

This way to the egress, park advisers say

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FLAT ROCK — An advisory group exploring options for a proposed Highland Lake Park wants a new entrance that would divert traffic from the current entrance to the golf course.   Read Story »

Tags: Flat Rock Village Council | recreation | parks and recreation | Highland Lake Park Exploratory Committee

Henderson County News

County seeks $500,000 state grant for recreation

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Henderson County will apply for a $500,000 state parks grant that officials say could help pay for the Hendersonville Christian School purchase.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Commissioners | recreation | parks and recreation | Hendersonville Christian School property

Henderson County News

PRINT EXCLUSIVE: County eyes purchase of Christian school campus

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners is looking at buying the 9½-acre Hendersonville Christian School property for use as playing fields, indoor recreation and potentially county offices.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Commissioners | recreation | commercial property sales