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Downtown Hendersonville kicks off Christmas season

Thousands flocked to Hendersonville Friday night for the annual Downtown Street Lighting Festival, officially kicking off the holiday season with festive fun, song and a visit from Santa Claus himself. As the sun set Friday, the crowd flooded the steps of the Historic Courthouse, singing along to c

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-11-25 01:14:49

Tree lighting draws big crowd in Hendersonville to mark start of Christmas shopping season

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) -- Hundreds jammed Downtown Hendersonville for an event that generates both foot and hoof traffic to start the holiday shopping season. They way they rang in the season a tree lighting ceremony including live Christmas music, waiting for Santa Claus to count down. Elaine

WLOS.COM - 2017-11-24 21:24:16

Hendersonville Rescue Mission offers holiday meal for those in need

The Rescue Mission provides 60,000 meals a year, but workers there say Thursday's is one of the most important. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff) More than 20 turkeys, more than a half dozen hams, and plenty of potatoes, cranberries, and of course dressing, were all put on the table Thursday afternoon for

WLOS.COM - 2017-11-23 19:03:01

Toys for Tots ensures Christmas gifts for WNC Kids

Officers, Boy Scouts, even Santa volunteered their time Friday, collecting money and toys in busy Hendersonville. Toys for Tots hopes to collect $10,000 and thousands of new, unwrapped toys so all kids have gifts at Christmas. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) Black Friday shopping will fill thousands of h

WLOS.COM - 2017-11-24 16:25:40

Friday's WNC football roundup

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Cherokee 47, Thomas Jefferson 20 Thomas Jefferson: 0 | 6 | 14 | 0 | 20 Cherokee: 14 | 14 | 13 | 6 | 47 First Quarter C - Tye Mintz 56 run (Zak Perez kick), 6:46. C - Tye Mintz 8 run (Perez kick), 00:58. Second Quarter C - Tye Mintz 6 run (Perez kick), 7:07. TJCA -

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-11-25 04:19:50

DOT to rework Kanuga plan after opposition from residents

The state Department of Transportation will rework its plan to widen Kanuga Road, after widespread public opposition and pressure from affected municipalities. The NCDOT has agreed to make several changes, including removing bike lanes and sidewalks from the plan along Kanuga Road, which some resid

BLUERIDGENOW.COM - 2017-11-24 15:30:30

WNC kennels see an increase in pets over the holidays

Many people kennel their dogs over the holidays when they travel, but a surprising number do it without ever leaving home. (Photo credit: WLOS staff) Many people kennel their dogs over the holidays when they travel, but a surprising number do it without ever leaving home. This time of year can be st

WLOS.COM - 2017-11-24 17:10:27

Six Upstate high school teams compete in Upper State Finals Friday

The High school football post-season continues with the Upper State Finals Friday Night. Six Upstate teams will be competing in the four games. Gaffney will face. Dorman in the AAAAA class. Greer with face South Point in AAAA. Emerald will face Chapman in AAA. Abbeville will face Saluda in AA. Tune

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 17:47:00

Ashland will allow clusters of smaller, cheaper houses

Local landowners and developers can start sketching their ideas after the Ashland City Council unanimously passed a cottage housing ordinance this week. The two-year project will allow developments of smaller and more affordable housing units in the city's five single-family housing zones, providing

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 23:13:44

Public has a chance to meet five finalists for ENMU-Ruidoso president

Meet and greet sessions are scheduled for the public to shake hands with five finalists vying for the position of president of the Ruidoso campus of Eastern New Mexico University. President Clayton Alred has announced he will retire as soon as a successor is named. The first session to meet Bradford

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-11-24 18:39:51

Festival of Lights parade dazzles on Dec. 2

The parade fits perfectly in a village dressed with sparkling lights to celebrate the holidays Moving through midtown Ruidoso and down Sudderth Drive against a backdrop of hundreds of decorated shops and festively wrapped light poles, the Festival of Lights, one of the largest electric light parades

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2017-11-24 22:11:18

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in 2016 shooting at marijuana growing compound

Criminal case was closed when OMI could not determine if the cause was homicide or suicide A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Monday in 12th Judicial District Court against Mandy Denson, individually and in her corporate capacity as the head of Compassionate Distributors Inc., a medical marijuana gr


JUB may push for metering of valley wells and irrigation ditches

Criticisms about water quality don't apply to the new $32-million plant, officials insist The time may be right to push for metering of wells and irrigation ditches in the valley east of Ruidoso Downs, members of the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant's Joint Use governing board said recently. A ro


Plan your trip to Inn of the Mountain Gods, Ski Apache

Plenty to do before and during ski season at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino The unfortunate side effect of such warm and completely pleasant winter weather is that ski season might be pushed back here in southern New Mexico. But, it's the perfect time to start planning your trip and perh

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

A Thanksgiving Blessing Shining a Ray of Sunshine

As the Thanksgiving period comes around each year, the residents of Alamogordo usually take time to note all the blessings of this wonderful town: beautiful weather, good friendships built over many years, families that have learned to stay together and love each other, and so much more. Many also g

ALAMOGORDO DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-25 03:17:22

Happy Hiker: Winter hiking in the Tularosa Basin away from the snow and slush

Hiking in Ruidoso, the Lincoln National Forest and the White Mountain Wilderness can be a year-round experience. Often in the winter season, Anna and I reclassify our hikes and call them skiing. During our winter ski season, we still miss the feel of the trail on our feet. Sometimes when weather is

ALAMOGORDO DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-25 03:29:12

High-speed chase leads to drug arrest in Jeff Davis Parish

(Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office) JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH, La. (KLFY)- One suspect was arrested Wednesday night after fleeing from deputies at a speed of over 90 mph on Interstate 10. According to the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies stopped a vehicle traveling 60 mph for r

KLFY.COM - 2017-11-24 18:58:00

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run where motorcyclist was ejected and then run over by a passing vehicle

BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY)- Troopers arrested 64-year-old Wilson J. Jolivette, of Lafayette, for hit-and-run driving and turning movements and required signals. Jolivette was the driver of a motor vehicle that fled a crash scene on Nov. 18 in Breaux Bridge Highway at approximately 9:35 p.m., which re


The Latest: K9 cop who caught suspect in Texas State Police shooting called a hero

(Photo: Waller County Sheriff's Office/Facebook) BRYAN, Texas (AP) -The police dog responsible for finding the suspect in the fatal Thanksgiving Day shooting of a Texas state trooper is being honored in social media posts across the state. Odin, who is a K-9 officer with the Waller County sheriff'

KLFY.COM - 2017-11-24 21:36:26

Thousands flood Acadiana Mall for Black Friday, looking to find the hot items of the season

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - Thousands of visitors flooded Acadiana Mall on Black Friday to see what deals they could get their hands on. "Oh I'm just enjoying the shopping, getting into the spirit of Christmas and trying to find good deals," said Mia Barras, a Black Friday shopper. "I found some great d

KLFY.COM - 2017-11-25 00:21:36