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  • City thanks county for restoring SRO funding May 22, 2024
    The announcement by the Henderson County Board of Commissioners Wednesday afternoon that it will continuing a cost-sharing arrangement to fund SROs next school year short-circuited what was expected to be a contentious discussion of the topic by the City Council two hours later.
  • County folds on threat to drop city SRO funding May 22, 2024
    Walking back a commissioner's proposal to withdraw a $250,000 cost-sharing payment to support the cost of SROs in the four county schools in Hendersonville, Henderson County commissioners on Wednesday announced their commitment to continuing the reimbursement to the city for the 2024-2025 school year.
  • DISH ON DINING: 'Elevated southern comfort food' coming to Horse Shoe May 22, 2024
    HORSE SHOE — Award-winning chefs Jeffrey McInnis and Janine Booth will soon introduce a special blend of “elevated southern comfort food," showcasing locally sourced farm-fresh ingredients in Horse Shoe.
  • DISH ON DINING: County's first food hall offers family friendly and fancy variety May 22, 2024
    From the county’s first food hall to “elevated Southern comfort food” on the Ecusta Trail to fancy cocktails and tempting desserts, new and rebranded dining options are popping up all over.
  • Judge orders cemetery receivership to continue May 22, 2024
    In a three-day trial that laid bare mismanagement and neglect that nearly led Shepherd Memorial Park to ruin, a judge kept in place a receiver’s control of the cemetery, barred Melody Shepherd from trying to sell the property and ordered numerous other guardrails to keep the business healthy.
  • What you need to know about holiday closings, Garden Jubilee May 21, 2024
    Hendersonville government offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27.