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"Latinos love to passionately tell our stories and share our rich cultures and traditions with people of all ages," says Adriana Chavela, founder of Asheville-based Hola Media. "And while sharing our stories, it allows us to learn even more about ourselves and how we can best weave ourselves into th

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

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

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


Ronald B. Stepp, 87 passed away after a short illness on September 18, 2017. A lifelong resident of Henderson County, Mr. Stepp graduated Hendersonville High School in 1950. Mr. Stepp retired as Assistant Chief of the Hendersonville Fire Department in 1992 after 32 years of service. Mr. Stepp was a

WHKP.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

City of Hendersonville mulch/compost giveaway begins Sept. 28

Our seasonal mulch giveaway program is set to begin the last weekend in September. Beginning Thursday September 28th, the City will have a person on site to operate the backhoe and load the material. The mulch will be given away on Thursdays and Fridays from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM and on Saturdays from

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

Oktoberfest to feature polka, wiener dog race

Residents and visitors can enjoy German food, polka and racing wiener dogs this weekend in Hendersonville's Historic Seventh Avenue District. The seventh annual Oktoberfest takes place from 1 to 6 p.m. this Saturday at Southern Appalachian Brewery at 822 Locust St. Admission is $6 at the gate. Age

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-21 03:10:46

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

Guided walk on Oklawaha Greenway

(HENDERSONVILLE, NC, September 19, 2017) - On Saturday, October 7, at 10 a.m., a popular series, "Walks and Talks Along the Oklawaha Greenway," focuses on identifying and understanding native trees. The program is open to the public at no charge. Meet at Patton Park in the circular pavilion near the

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Pardee to host event about managing finances when facing cancer

Pardee UNC Health Care will host a free UNC Cancer Network Lunch and Learn videoconference event for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. The session, "Managing Financial Toxicity When Facing Cancer," will take place on Friday, Sept. 29 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Pardee Hospital's video conference r

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Jeff Carreira leads intro meditation workshop, retreat

What makes Jeff Carreira like the missing link in spiritual and consciousness-raising circles is his attention to several dimensions at one time, points of view and ways of practice that gather around the essence of reality, yet don't quite create a whole circle. Even in a short talk, and certainly

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

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

WAGNER: Grits and gambling

Scripture lists many spiritual gifts, from the rarely noticed to the consistently over-emphasized. But I am fairly certain that my family and I have a "gift" not even listed in Scripture, namely the nearly supernatural ability to unwittingly get ourselves into odd and embarrassing situations. Dana a

DIGITAL COURIER - 2017-09-20 09:30:00

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

Missing 3-month-old found safe; parents in custody

An Amber Alert ended after less than a day when Heather Cochran, 31, Rex Cochran Jr., 39, and 3-month-old Cali were found in the basement of a home in Fletcher.(N.C. Dept. of Public Safety) An Amber Alert was canceled Wednesday night after investigators found a missing Haywood County baby and her pa

WLOS.COM - 2017-09-20 22:56:33

Baby found safe in Fletcher; Amber Alert canceled

FLETCHER - An Amber Alert issued early Wednesday was that evening as a missing infant was located and two people accused of her alleged abduction were found. Heather Cochran and Rex Douglas Cochran Jr. were taken into custody at 5:25 p.m. on the 400 block of Coffee Lane in Fletcher, according to the

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-21 02:44:42

County plans study, outreach for Edneyville sewer

No decision came Wednesday from the Henderson County Board of Commissioners on what the sewer service to the new Edneyville Elementary will be. Instead, commissioners voted to gather more information before proceeding with the expensive project. The board voted to hold a public input meeting in Edne

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-09-20 22:15:08

Polk County Schools rank second in state

COLUMBUS - According to the North Carolina State Board of Education school accountability results, Polk County Schools rank second only to Chapel Hill. Out of 115 school systems in the state, Polk County is the only school system to have all of their schools earning a performance grade of either A o

TRYON DAILY BULLETIN - 2017-09-20 20:52:45

Third annual Empty Bowls is Sept. 30

Don't miss Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry's third annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser on Sept. 30 from 4-7 p.m. at The Barn at scenic Parker-Binns Vineyard. This year's event, sponsored by Artistry Above, HomeTrust Bank and Wilderness Cove Tubing and Campground features homemade soups provided by Hucklebe

TRYON DAILY BULLETIN - 2017-09-20 22:44:00

Who let the dogs out?

On Sunday, Oct. 8 the Tryon Riding and Hunt Club will be hosting the 84th Any and All Dog Show at Harmon Field.Bring your pup and your family and come join in the fun. Any and all are welcome. The event will start at 1 p.m. including the "Bark of Fame" where your family photo will be taken, canine d

TRYON DAILY BULLETIN - 2017-09-20 20:52:26