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Troopers: Teen girl dies after crashing into another vehicle on rain-soaked road in Buncombe County
FLETCHER, NC (FOX Carolina) - Troopers said a 17-year-old girl has died after a two-car crash along a rain-soaked road in Buncombe County Monday. Troopers said the crash happened around 1:40 p.m. on Christ School Road. Troopers said Alexi Moffitt, 17, of Fletcher, NC was traveling east in a 2008 Hon
Henderson County News: Sierra Nevada sets up fund for Camp Fire, which threatens its headquarters - Hendersonville Lightning
CNN reported that more than 52,000 people have been evacuated and 1,385 are in shelters due to the Camp Fire, which has burned more than 117,000 acres in and around Paradise, Calif., and destroyed more than 7,000 structures, including 6,453 single-family residences. As of Monday night, it was about
Pertussis found in Henderson County, health officials report
Henderson, N.C. (Fox Carolina) -- The Department of Public Health would like residents of Henderson to be made aware of a positive case of pertussis, that they received today. Pertussis, which can be prevented through vaccination, is an infection that affects the airways and is most commonly spread
West Henderson High senior killed in Christ School Road wreck
Trooper Rico Stephens says 17-year-old Alexis Moffitt, of Fletcher, was driving east in a Honda Civic at around 1:40 p.m. when she lost control of the car, crossed the center line and crashed into a truck driven by Terence Weaver, of Fletcher.
ASHEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT TO ANNOUNCE NEW SERVICE TUESDAY MORNING - WHKP 1450 Hendersonville, NC
Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is one of the fastest-growing airports in the country, having experienced 28 consecutive months of growth, and 12 consecutive months of double-digit growth. The momentum is continuing, and tomorrow morning an announcement will be made about the fourth new nonstop rou
Fletcher teen Lexie Moffitt dies in collision on Christ School Road
Alexis Moffitt, 17, who goes by Lexie on her Facebook page, died at the scene of two-vehicle wreck, which happened about 1:40 p.m. on Christ School Road. Troopers say Moffitt was traveling east when she lost control of her 2008 Honda Civic, crossed the centerline and struck a Chevy pickup.
Allegiant Air announces nonstop service to Sarasota from 9 cities, fares as low as $45
SARASOTA, Fla. — Allegiant Air has announced nine new nonstop routes to Sarasota via Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and to celebrate, the airline is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $45.
Hendersonville restaurant gives veterans meals
"The outpoor in the community and the way the restaurant really takes us in, it means a lot. They believe in backing their veterans, and all the money we get in here helps veterans right here in Western North Carolina," said John Collins, commander of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14 who se
Tanbark Tunnel on Blue Ridge Parkway closes indefinitely due to falling rock hazard
ASHEVILLE - The National Park Service has closed Tanbark Tunnel at Milepost 374.4 on the Blue Ridge Parkway to all visitors, including cars, bicycles and pedestrians, until further notice due to a falling rock hazard.
Allegiant Air announces 9 new nonstop routes to Sarasota
“We’re excited to announce this unprecedented expansion in one of the newest destinations in our network - Sarasota,” said Allegiant Vice President of Planning and Revenue Drew Wells in a news release. “Sarasota offers world-renowned beaches, museums and dining, and we’re so excited to bring even mo
LOCAL RESCUE MISSION WILL BE SERVING TWO MEALS THIS THANKSGIVING...AND THEY NEED VOLUNTEERS AND DONATIONS - WHKP 1450 Hendersonville, NC
Tim Jones. who is operations director at the Hendersonville Rescue Mission reminds us that this is a busy time of the year for the Mission down on Maple Street. They are dealing now with cold winter temperatures, which means they open up the doors to all local homeless people to “come in out of the
Coroner: One person dead after accident on Highway 25
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA)The Greenville County coroner has confirmed their office responded to a car accident Monday afternoon on Highway 25 at Allen Road.Troopers reported the crash happened at 5:10 p.m. on Highway 25 heading northbound.The coroner said there is at least one fatality.Details
Asheville Archives: The Asheville-Hendersonville Airport finally arrives, 1928
On June 26, 1927, a cartoon appeared inThe Sunday Citizen. In it, a single-engine airplane flies over Asheville, packed with people peering down at the city. In the rear of the plane stands a man with a megaphone. He declares:
Man considered armed, dangerous wanted in Spartanburg triple shooting
SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) - Spartanburg police are searching for a man wanted for murder and attempted murder following a triple shooting at a sports bar. According to a police department news release, warrants were issued for Daniel Shaquan Means, 22, charging him with murder, two counts of attempted
Asheville man accused of assaulting, robbing woman
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —A local man faces charges after police say he struck and kidnapped a woman.Christopher Adams is charged with first-degree kidnapping, assault by pointing a gun and assault on a female.Arrest warrants say the 39-year-old robbed the victim and pointed an AR-15 at her.Police say
Popular Holiday Parade entertains Asheville on Nov. 17
The Asheville Downtown Association hosts the 2018 Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, on Saturday, November 17, starting at 11 a.m.
NC DOT IN HENDERSON COUNTY IS READY TO KEEP THE ROADS OPEN THIS WINTER - WHKP 1450 Hendersonville, NC
“The interstates are our priority/primary routes, then our secondary roads, then the subdivisions, then the gravel roads are our priorities in that order.”
Answer Man: Where do 'urban bears' spend the winter?
Question:Where do our urban bears bed down in the winter? Since they are so acclimated to living near people, do they settle down somewhere in populated areas for their long winter sleep? And, at what point do the bears go into hibernation? Is it based on temperature? When will my bird feeders be sa
Harvest Hoe Down Planned - Hendersonville NC
Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club will hold a “Harvest Hoe Down” on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Whitmire Activity Building, located at 310 Lily Pond Road in Hendersonville. Advanced dance begins at 6 p.m. with early rounds at 7 p.m. and squares and rounds at 7:30 p.m.
Community meeting Tuesday over proposed widening of Sweeten Creek Road
ARDEN, N.C. —On Tuesday, residents can voice an opinion about the widening project on Sweeten Creek Road.The planned project is causing at least one local business to pack up and move.12 Bones Smokehouse in Arden announced it would relocate.The project would widen a 5.5-mile stretch of Sweeten Creek