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  1. Treat Street Carnival

    October 31
  2. Tails In Town

    November 13

RSS The Lightning

  • In split vote, commissioners agree to fund SROs in schools in city October 22, 2021
    Henderson County commissioners voted to appropriate $205,460 to help pay for city police officers who serve as school resource officers at four public schools in the city limits but not before two commissioners expressed misgivings and voted no.
  • New county manager loses 'interim' in front of title October 22, 2021
    Henderson County commissioners showed their confidence in John Mitchell by taking something away — the “interim” in front of his title as county manager.
  • Developer seeks rezoning for 460 dwellings off Tracy Grove Road October 22, 2021
    Yet another big housing development is on the drawing board on Hendersonville's east side.
  • VOTER GUIDE: Flat Rock Village Council October 22, 2021
    Flat Rock voters will elect at least two new Village Council members and decide one contested seat when they go to the polls on Tuesday. Matthew Toner is unopposed in District 1, a seat Pam Tiles had filled after being appointed. Barbara Jeter is unopposed in District 3, which had been held by Albert Gooch, […]
  • VOTER GUIDE: Hendersonville City Council October 22, 2021
    Four candidates’ names are on the ballot for two seats on the City Council. However, one, Raphael Morales, dropped his bid for the seat on Oct. 9.
  • VOTER GUIDE: Hendersonville mayor Q&A October 22, 2021
    Incumbent Barbara Volk, 75, is retired from computer services and is a professional registered parliamentarian. Challenger DJ Harrington, 48, owns a granite countertop fabrication and installation company.


  • Updated Coronavirus Information March 12, 2020
    Updated coronavirus information from state health officials. https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina Updated coronavirus information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Updated coronavirus information from Johns Hopkins https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

RSS Today in History

  • Carter homers to win World Series October 22, 2021
    On October 23, 1993, Toronto Blue Jay Joe Carter does what every kid dreams of—he wins the World Series for his team by whacking a ninth-inning home run over the SkyDome’s left-field wall. It was the first time the World Series had ended with a home run since Pittsburgh’s Bill Mazeroski homered to ...
  • Gas leak kills 23 at plastics factory June 27, 2019
    On October 23, 1989, 23 people die in a series of explosions sparked by an ethylene leak at a factory in Pasadena, Texas. The blasts, which took place at a Phillips Petroleum Company plant, were caused by inadequate safety procedures. A polyethylene reactor at the Phillips 66 Chemical Complex in ...