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Dunkin' Donuts coming to Brevard?

According to a post from the city's official Facebook page, there might be a new Dunkin' Donuts coming to Asheville Highway. The post says that Brevard City Planner Daniel Cobb issued a permit approval last week for a Dunkin' Donuts to open in the old Clock Restaurant building, on the corner of Ches

WLOS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:12:20

Pisgah Center to host fishing, hunting celebration

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host a free event celebrating fishing, hunting and wildlife conservation from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Brevard. The center staff has scheduled a variety of activities and exhibits for all ages and skill lev

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-20 04:08:28

BREAKING: HHS tabs Lindsey as new girls' soccer coach

Kayla Lindsey has been named the new girls' soccer coach at Hendersonville High School. Lindsey, 29, will take over in the spring for coach Amber McCullough whose husband, Todd, is a Methodist pastor. His appointment has been changed to Midway United Methodist Church in Kannapolis. Lindsey, a West

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-19 17:26:16

Scott Donaldson announces congressional candidacy

Scott Donaldson, a 53-year-old urologist from Hendersonville will look to challenge Phillip Price in the primary, and ultimately, Mark Meadows in the general election.Donated photo After a couple of months of mulling it over, Scott Donaldson is ready to announce his candidacy for the 11th Congressio

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

Constitution Week: North Henderson wins Quiz Bowl

Students from North Henderson, West Henderson and Hendersonville high schools competed Tuesday in the annual Abraham Kuykendall Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution High School Quiz Bowl. The even was held in the Kaplan Auditorium of the Henderson County Public Library's Main Branch

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-20 04:08:37

Taxes, health care, Area 51: Meadows fields students' questions

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows fielded a wide range of questions from students at Flat Rock Middle Tuesday, answering everything from whether Area 51 is a real place to what the country ought to do about North Korea's missile launches. His visit began with a tour led by student ambassadors Tucker Marshall,

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-20 04:08:57

Very Special Livestock show gives everyone a chance to shine

FLETCHER - As seasoned livestock showmen prepped their animals with baths and haircuts, another group soon to step into the spotlight readied themselves by pinning on numbers and picking up gift bags. Some of the 34 entrants would be taking their first trip around a show ring at the WNC Agricultural

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 17:38:55

Escaped Arkansas inmate found in Henderson County

An inmate who escaped an Arkansas prison three months ago was arrested early Tuesday in Henderson County. The U.S. marshal's office said Robert Eugene Woodward was arrested after attempting to leave a Quality Inn in Flat Rock. He was connected to a stolen vehicle with a stolen South Carolina license

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:02:40

Hendersonville Visitor Center celebrates 30 years

The Hendersonville Visitor Center started its humble beginning in October of 1987 in a shared space in the Chamber of Commerce, at 330 North King Street, now the home of the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development. The Visitor Center operated under the umbrella of Henderson County Tra

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-20 04:09:23

Review: Flat Rock Playhouse presents 'Amadeus'

Rock 'n' Roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis and classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart share more than the ability to play the piano while lying on the bench upside down and drunk. Both were the bad boys of popular music in their day, and both have now been brilliantly brought to life at Flat Rock Play

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-20 04:09:09

Annual Hendersonville Turkey Trot returns Thanksgiving morning

The city of Hendersonville's Wellness Committee will hold the annual Turkey Trot 5k Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 23. The Trot is a run/walk event open to all ages, all fitness levels and all family members. The 5k starts in front of City Hall on Thanksgiving morning at 8:30 and travels through downt

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:30:45

Theater review: 'Amadeus' masterful at Flat Rock Playhouse

Serendipity strikes again - with a current event occurring in conjunction with the opening of a regional theater show. A few weeks ago,Asheville Community Theatre's comic-Nazi-filled "The Producers" opened within a week of the tragic neo-Nazi events in Charlottesville. Then last week, just days afte

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:21:57

Top local stories we are following today

Here are the top stories we are following for you today. Buncombe County Fire and Rescue a woman after reports she jumped in the French Broad River near Brevard Road. We are waiting to find out her condition. The Clyde Police Chief is back at his post this morning. This after town officials suspende

WLOS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:11:10

Celebrating Community And Choice In A Conversation With Dr. Atul Gawande

Mountain Neighbors Network of Brevard has announced that renowned surgeon, public health researcher and writer Dr. Atul Gawande will be the guest speaker on Monday, Sept. 25 at the 15th Celebration of the founding of Beacon Hill Village and the subsequent Village Movement their innovative model insp

TRANSYLVANIATIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Annual CROP Hunger Walk Planned For Oct. 1

The annual Brevard area CROP Hunger Walk will be Sunday, Oct 1, at 2 p.m., beginning and ending at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. The 5k (3.1 mile) walk on the streets of Brevard is a great family/civic/youth interfaith outing with the purpose of raising funds to end hunger "one step at a t

TRANSYLVANIATIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Entries for Grace Centre Gallery's 15th Annual Juried Art Exhibition accepted through Oct. 18

Grace Centre Gallery of Mills River NC proudly presents the 15th Annual Juried Art Exhibition! We accept all mediums and all types of visual artists with 2D and 3D work. Apply and submit artwork online at www.youjudgeit.org/gracejuriedshow Deadline for entries is October 18, 2017. Submissions are $1

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Tenth year of Rock the Quarry is biggest yet

On Sept. 16, a crisp, foggy September morning in the quarry at Grove Stone & Sand, runners of all skill levels anxiously paced and stretched as they awaited the start of the 10th annual Rock the Quarry Trail Challenge 5K and Kids Fun Run. The 350-plus participants was a record crowd for the race, a

BLACKMOUNTAINNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 16:49:23

Judge: Ex-NFL players may be targets for 'misleading' offers

FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post padding before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge overseeing the NFL's $1 billion concussion settlement with former players says she's concerne

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-19 04:24:25

Study: No sick leave leads to mental distress

(CNN) -- Sometimes when a loved one is sick, you need a day off. But for many people, that means a day without pay. A recent research suggests it can have a negative impact on your mental health. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University examined data from nearly 18

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-18 23:06:00

Review: 'W;T' a masterfully done play by HCT

Margaret Edson's "W;T" is hands down one of my favorite Pulitzer Prize-winning plays. I do not know how Jim Walker's incarnation of "W;T" at Hendersonville Community Theatre could be any better. Vivian Bearing is a renowned literary professor, infamous and respected among her students if not belove

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-19 04:17:43