Local Focus


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WTZQ’s flagship Q-munity feature where we speak to the non-profit, civic, government, and volunteer leaders about the issues and topics that effect life in Western North Carolina.

Tune in to Local Focus every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:05am on Q- 95.3 FM, AM1600, or online here at www.wtzq.com.

Sponsored by Crossnore School & Children’s Home


Local Focus Interviews

9-20-18 Open Studio Tour of Henderson County

Participating artist Miriam Hughes and a long-time attendee Marjorie Hooks joined us in the studio to talk about the Open Studio Tour experience, a presentation of The Art League of Henderson County, and the sneak preview at

9-18-18 Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Molly Goode and Landon Anders tell us how to get involved in the upcoming Hendersonville Walk To End Alzheimer’s.

9-13-18 – Terry Ruscin “Images of America – Henderson County”

Local Historian Terry Ruscin tells of his new book and reminds us of the presentation and book signing at the Historic Courthouse Sep 15 at 2pm.

9-6-18 Henderson County Education Foundation Golf Tournament

Summer Stipe with HCEF and Graham Fields of Park Ridge Health inform us about the upcoming golf tournament to benefit Henderson County Education Foundation.

9-4-18 – Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Bill Ramsey talks about our Public Library system and informs of the upcoming book sale.

8-30-18 Aging In Place. It’s In Your Future National Conference

Jim Kelly with Aging Projects, Inc. and Tom Hager, Executive Director of LifeCare Center of Hendersonville tell us about the upcoming Aging In Place. It’s In Your Future National Conference.

8-28-18 Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast

Lee Smith and Laura Cline talk about the upcoming Apple Festival Kiwanis Club Breakfast joined by sponsors Graham Fields with Park Ridge Health and David Riddell of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts.

7-26-18 Corpoint – Reset Therapy

Dr’s Rick Starkweather and George Lindenfeld share information about Reset Therapy – a breakthrough therapy for those suffering from PTSD.

7-12-18 Hendersonville Tree Board

Mark Madsen gives advice on how to avoid, protect and take care of your Leyland Cypress  trees that may be suffering from a recent local canker.

Local Focus 5/1/18 Saluda Arts Festival w/ Loretta Cook