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Laurel Park issues update on town services

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LAUREL PARK — The signficant snowfall overnight affected Laurel Park town operations. Here is a schedule update of services:   Read Story »

Tags: Weather | snowstorms | winter 2014-15

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Round 2: Snow covers roads, closes school

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For the second Tuesday in a row, the area is covered with a blanket of snow. Schools are closed today and heavier than expected snowfall had dropped more than 2 inches of snow in Hendersonville, assuring another day of closings, schedule disruptions and calls for snowplows.   Read Story »

Tags: winter 2014-15

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MossColumn: 12 thoughts about the Siberian Express

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Twelve observations about the Arctic blast of 2015:   Read Story »

Tags: Weather | snowstorms | winter 2014-15

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Day 4: Still frozen; school year extended

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On Day 4 of the Arctic Blast of 2015 meetings postponed from Monday and Tuesday were again postponed. Some parks were closed. The Kiwanis Club  called off its meeting. Henderson County school administrators threw in the towel for the week on Wednesday, freeing students until Monday. Students had been scheduled to attend class for a half day today. Friday was already a teacher workday. Now, they'll be in school two extra days at the end of the year — when it will be 70-80 degrees warmer than today.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Public Schools | winter 2014-15 | arctic blast Feb. 16-21 | 2015

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Let water trickle, city says, to avoid frozen pipes

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Due to the extreme cold weather arriving in the area on Thursday and Friday this week, the city's public works department advised residents to let water drip at a trickle (consistent dripping) from one or two faucets inside homes or businesses. This will keep water moving through your pipes at all times which should help prevent your pipes from freezing.   Read Story »

Tags: snowstorms | winter 2014-15

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Schools closed, commissioners, TDA cancel meetings

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Henderson County schools are closed on Wednesday as the icy snowfall continued to cause a multitude of cancellations.   Read Story »

Tags: winter 2014-15

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Forecast triggers 12:30 school dismissal

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Henderson County schools will dismiss students at 12:30 p.m. today because of the forecast for snow and ice this afternoon. The National Weather Service predicts the area could get 2-5 inches of snow when the winter system moves into the area today and Tuesday.   Read Story »

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Wind chill could plunge to minus-13

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An arctic blast could drive low temperatures down to 8 degrees with a wind chill factor below zero, the National Weather Service said.   Read Story »

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Don't burn your house down

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With the arrival of cold weather, many North Carolinians are beginning to use their wood-burning stoves and fireplaces. The N.C. Forest Service reminds stove users to never dump hot ashes or coals into a wooded area. If you do, you're risking not only your home, but your neighbor's as well.   Read Story »

Tags: winter 2014-15