Safeguarding water quality: Amid drastic state budget cuts, volunteers pick up slack
Standing knee-deep in the Little Tennessee River, Haley Williams wears a broad smile as she and her classmates fill a bucket with temporarily stunned fish.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Hendersonville winery debuts apple wine
WE'RE APPROACHING THAT TIME OF YEAR.. WHEN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA IS ALL ABOUT APPLES..
Jacksonville Daily News
Tourism Spending In North Carolina Reaches New Record
Governor Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that 95 of the state's 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2013.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Judge: NC vote can be held with GOP-backed changes
A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina's November election can be held under new voting rules drafted last year by Republican lawmakers.
Plant-grafting firm locating in NC
Area media outlets report that North-Carolina-based TriEst Ag Group is creating a partnership with companies from Israel and Italy to create Tri-Hishtil.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
More than a 100 jobs will soon be growing in North Carolina
BUT FIRST TONIGHT... MORE THAN 100 JOBS WILL SOON "GROW" IN HENDERSON COUNTY... THAT'S THANKS TO A NEW INTERNATIONAL COMPANY TAKING FRUIT FARMING..
Property Tax Scam Targets Area Homeowners
Homeowners in Henderson County are being issued a word of caution. Authorities say a phony letter is circulating that looks a lot like official correspondence from the Register of Deeds.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Volunteers needed for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina is hosting a Back-to-School Volunteer Recruitment Drive beginning Aug. 20 the first day of school, and culminating Oct. 17. The organization hopes to recruit 60 new volunteers in the next two months.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
NC man who dragged dog from home has been charged with felony animal cruelty
A North Carolina man who dragged a dog from its home has been charged with felony animal cruelty .
2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US
The second American aid worker who was recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa has arrived in the Atlanta area for treatment.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Hendersonville exhibit has ties to Newberry hotel, family9:29 am
Standing amid enlarged photos and postcards from The Wheeler Hotel are Brenda Bradshaw, director of the Henderson County Heritage Museum, and Carolyn Justus, chair of the Museum board, along with Dr. Sam F. Wheeler of Saluda and his sister, Emily Lide Wheeler of Columbia, the last living grandchildren of the combined Noterman and Wheeler families ... (more)
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Daily Advance
Man drowns in lake where swimming is banned
Officials said 42-year-old James Freeman was found in 15-foot deep waters in Lake Julian around 9:30 a.m. Friday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Roanoke Rapids native adds $100,000 prize to $500,000 win
Robert Merritt won the lottery - again. After winning $500,000 instantly in January 2010, this week he scratched off a ticket for the $4,000,000 Gold Bullion game and won $100,000.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Tropical depression weakens to tropical wave
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression in the Atlantic has weakened to a tropical wave as it approaches the Lesser Antilles.
Hendersonville officer cleared in suspect shooting
A Hendersonville police officer will not face charges after she shot and killed a suspect who had stabbed her partner.