Local Focus









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.


Local Focus Interviews

12-10-19 Holidays at Chimney Rock

Nick Stauber from Chimney Rock fills us in on the fun Holiday Happenings at Chimney Rock.

12-5-19 Local Author Leanna Sain

Leanna tells us about her new suspense novel “Hush”…

12-3-19 Hendersonville Symphony Holiday Concert

Pat Tukey tells us about the Symphony’s upcoming “Holidays Around the World” concert.

Local Focus 11/26/19

Today we had Roger Christensen & Micheal Lancaster from Carolina Concert Choir to talk about their upcoming concert Christmas in the Southwest, Friday December 6th & Saturday December 7th at Grace Lutheran Church. Get tickets now at

11-21-19 Hunter Subaru NC Cyclocross Grand Prix

Tim Hopkins and Randy Hunter

11-19-19 Hendersonville Chorale Fall Concert

Becky Rowland and Dennis Sanders tell us of the upcoming Fall Concert for the Hendersonville Chorale. Sunday, Nov 24 – 3pm at the First United Methodist Church HendersonvilleChorale.com

11-14-19 Blue Ridge Humane Society New Hope Fund

Executive Director Angela Proderick talks about a matching grant through Thanksgiving to raise dollars for the New Hope fund to help animals that end up at Henderson County Animal Sevices that need medical attention.

11-12-19 H. County School System supporting veterans

HCPS Superintendent Bo Caldwell, H. County School Board Chair Amy Lynn Holt and Jeff Miller share info on how our school system is supporting our veterans.

10-22-19 Rural Strong: North Carolina

Sharon Harvey from the U.S. Small Business Administration joined us to discuss a half-day of discussion and resources intended to take your community or small business forward at Blue Ridge Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 29th. Registration

10-17-19 Climate Talk to Citizen Action

Gray Jernigan and Joe Elliot were our guests to discuss this upcoming presentation.

10-15-19 Hendersonville Putt-Putt for Blue Ridge Humane Society

Laura Rice from Blue Ridge Humane Society told us all about the first Hendersonville Putt-Putt Open.

10-10-19 Bids & Blues benefiting Thrive

Thrive Executive Director Kristen Martin, Development Director Tracey Gruver, and board member Bryan b2 Byrd told us about Bids & Blues and the work of Thrive in our Q-munity.