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  • County adopts $204M no-new-taxes budget June 22, 2024
    The Henderson County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a $204.5 million no-new taxes budget on Wednesday after finding a way to increase the school budget while keeping the rainy day fund above a targeted percentage.
  • NCDOT sets input session for 10-year road plan June 22, 2024
    The N.C. Department of Transportation is inviting the public to provide feedback on the quantitative scores and preliminary local input points assignments for transportation projects for the upcoming 2026-2035 State Transportation Improvement Program, which guides the scheduling of transportation projects across the state over a 10-year period.
  • U.S. to build $32M Army training center in Asheville June 21, 2024
    The Department of the Army will build a $32 million Army Reserve Center in Asheville serving up to 300 troops, U.S. Congressman Chuck Edwards announced on Friday.
  • County OKs 166-unit apartment complex in Naples June 21, 2024
    The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday granted a rezoning to allow a 166-unit apartment complex on Naples Road between Asheville Highway and AdventHealth hospital.
  • Hendersonville Theatre announces auditions for One-Act Festival June 21, 2024
    Hendersonville Theatre is hosting auditions on Saturday, June 29, for its upcoming One-Act Festival at the theatre on South Washington Street Aug. 23-25.
  • Exhibit of 'Asheville’s Boomtown Architect' to open in Old Fort June 21, 2024
    A new traveling exhibit, “Douglas Ellington: Asheville’s Boomtown Architect,” opens at the Mountain Gateway Museum Saturday, June 29.