Lightning Thursday

Get behind the headlines every Thursday morning at 8:05 am with Bill Moss, Editor and Publisher of The Hendersonville Lightning and HendersonvilleLightning.Com, and Mark Warwick, General Manager at WTZQ Radio.

 

Listen to the latest episodes:

Lightning Thursday

12-3-20

Grady Hawkins bio, resignations in Flat Rock Village Council, Holiday Happenings and more

11-19-20

Ecusta Trail purchase and Clear Creek Greenway grant, Thos. Shepherd & Sons Funeral Home violations, New industrial park, Henderson County Holiday events and more

11-12-20

New Downtown hotel passes first hurdle/new nursing home/two new restaurants/area Holiday events and more

10-15-20

Voter Guide issue

10-8-20

Shop & Dine moved to Holiday Season/water wars continued/council conversations begin tonight/Champion Cedar Tree removed from historic home/HCPS principal of the year and more

10-1-20

City/County water stand-off/asphalt plant request withdrawn/Pardee Hospital financial health/4 Seasons politics/2nd Act coffee-wine bar opening and more

9-24-20

Johnson Family memoir/Deputy Ryan Hendrix funeral/summer camps success story/sample ballot/Executive Director revolving doors/Senator Edwards bill to defund City of Asheville and more

9-17-20

Deputy Ryan Hendrix service/city-county water fight/Flat Rock Village debates term limits/planning board endorsed parking deck/city street repaving schedule and more…

9-10-20

Officer involved shooting/Cawthorne-Davis trade punches/NCDOT delays/absentee ballot online/new school superintendent and more

9-3-20

VFW Post selling property/Ecusta Trail construction funds/Apple festival Tab/Cawthorn-Davis political debates and more

8-20-20

Asphalt plant foes/Village kills bike-ped plan/GOP breakfast no-mask zone/Egolf makes case for in school learning and more

8-13-20

Development issue — Chadwick rezoning, walling off new Oklawaha apartments, condo on 1st Ave West, city merges Downtown Development and Planning Department, Police Chief Herbert Blake resignation and more…

8-6-20

Featuring Matt Matteson – New County Commissioner/Chuck McGrady to be on DOT Board/Food, Hospitality, Entertainment find ways to survive during COVID and more

7-30-20

Politics – follow the $$$/Flavor 1st food for the needy/new city attorney/local business leaders air grievances with Gov Cooper and more

7-23-20

Lightning marches on/3 candidates vie for commissioner opening/new hotel in H-ville?/police respond to face mask complaints/school board orders 6 weeks of remote learning and more

7-9-20

Prep football practice/City Council struggles with mask enforcement/HHS construction update/local NAACP opposes defunding police/Apple Ambassador Q&A/Lake Toxaway home brings national exposure and more

7-2-20

Face mask enforcement/Frank Byrd obit/more on the proposed asphalt plant/Re. Chuck McGrady no Lame Duck/new Apple Ambassador and more

6-25-20

East Flat Rock proposed asphalt plant/County hopes to save golf course/run-off election results/Governor requiring face masks/United Way Award and more…

6-18-20

HHS old gym granite/No Apple Festival Street Fair/Open streets/East Flat Rock asphalt plant/Incident by-pass detour signs and more

6-4-20

Class of 2020/Covid case at courthouse/asphalt plant in East Flat Rock/Taproot Dairy request and more…

5-28-20

Knoll Cam pictures/Alan Leonard obit/Dit Williams obit/Horse Shoe Farms and Taproot Dairy seek approval and more

5-21-20

Phase 2 re-opening/Council OK’s main street open markets/data team tracking Covid-19 cases/Amazon plant coming to Mills River/Cedars project gets public input meeting/MORE

5-14-20

Accelerated school projects due to COVID-19/class of ’20 graduation/Cawthorn event downtown/summer camps?/main street-eat-street and more

5-7-20

Phase 1 re-opening/County seeks authority to guide re-opening/Business owners push back on long re-opening/Flat Rock Playhouse postpones season to ‘2021/honoring High School graduates and more

4-30-20

Coronavirus updates- hospitals re-opening, Health Department website dashboard upgrade, county guidelines for re-opening, silver linings, Cedars major hotel-condo development and more

4-23-20

H. County COVID deaths on long term care centers/testing crucial for County re-opening for business/sales tax bloodbath/NCDOT projects on hold and more

4-9-20

County’s COVID-19 count/County see’s first fatality/Pardee execs take pay cut/City delays parking deck/Ask Matt and more

4-2-20

County tightens rules on lodging during health crisis/stay at home order – sheriff’s message/summer camps affected by health crisis/Flat Rock Playhouse making masks for public/county COVID-19 weekly updates/note to readers

3-26-20

Main St businesses struggle/support local restaurants with curbside ordering/how county is governing/Mills River ordinances/on-line stories

3-19-20

Coronavirus local updates/HHS Construction/Support local businesses/four seasons politics

3-12-20

Dr PJ Moore 100th birthday celebration/downtown hotel & parking deck/HHS construction bill/Mark Meadows transition to White House Chief of Staff and more

2-20-20

Four Seasons Politics Democrat primaries/New Laurel Park Village Councilman/Mystery Warehouse/Grant for Ecusta Trail

2-13-20

5th Ave Subdivision voted down by planning board/primary election voter guide/new inductees to HC Education Foundation Hall of Fame

2-6-20

New housing development off 5th ave/Henderson County now 2nd amendment sanctuary/Four Seasons politics and more

1-23-20

Senior apartments in Laurel Park/Easement in Flat Rock not easy/Plans for new Fire Station #1/County Commissioners ask MPO not to kill Highland Lake Rd project/Dollar General coming to Tuxedo

1-16-20

Parking garage plans downtown/4 more chapters for Highland Lake Road improvement project/upcoming candidate forums

1-9-20

New boutique hotel, spa and restaurant/pro-road advocates counter effort to kill Highland Lake Road improvements/new restaurants/”Pooch” Pace WLOS person of the year and more

12-19-19

Congressman Meadows not running for re-election/competitive election races take shape/Flat Rock Village Council asks DOT to drop Highland Lake Rd project and more

12-12-19

New Dairi-O and Chick-Fil-A/Craven to lead School Board/Four Seasons Politics/downtown Christmas lights and more

12-5-19

Mayor Bob Staton feature/Flat Rock Village sign ordinance/candidate filings/New White Duck Taco restaurant and more

11-21-19

Season of giving issue -focus on area non-profits — Non profits & volunteers saving Government money/glance boxes and volunteer profiles/area season briefs and more

11-14-19

Steve Caraker unfinished council business/Rick Wood retires from school board/Clear Creek Rd housing development/ Greenway expansion and more

11-7-19

Election results/Lightning receives Chamber award/Fire Chief resignation/Stroupe murder trial update and more

10-31-19

Flat Rock Village campaign drama/Big grower to take over part of 7 Falls/Roundabout delayed/Flat Rock Playhouse 2020 season announced and more

10-24-19

HHS construction timeline/Opp House lawsuit/Four Seasons politics/Dish on dining and entertainment and more

10-17-19

2019 Voter Guide/Halfway Tree mobile home park sewer fix/Bond money restores NCDOT projects and more

10-3-19

Restaurant news/Tight corner in Flat Rock/roundabout opening delayed/Hendersonville High School construction public meeting/ and more

9-26-19

Serpentine Solution part 2/River access in Mills River/I-26 construction contract/FRP Cinematastic Review

9-19-19

Main Street Serpentine/Mills River hot over water access/Battle of the Badges/Honor Flight this Saturday and more…

9-5-19

Flat Rock Village Campaign/Pub-cycle in Hendo?/Grady Hawkins retires/heirloom apples and more

8-29-19

President Bush1992 Apple festival visit/This years apple crop quality/Budgie the parakeet comes back and more

8-22-19

Potential Ecusta Trail business/Healthcare for the neediest/Prep football review/Blue Ridge Community College improvemnt and more

8-15-19

Ecusta Trail/Flat Rock Village contention/City Council feedback sessions and more

8-8-19

Active shooter drill/Interloop roads on City wish list/County Manager contract extension/NCDOT plans new access for HHS/Friends of the Library Book Sale and more

8-1-19

Homeowners, village seek action against mobile hole park pollution/District 113 seat crucial for veto override/GOP says NC key to Trump re-election/City street paving schedule/and more.

7-18-19

Erkwood-Shepherd Detour/First look at Grey Hosiery Apartments/Buncombe County Commissioner indicted/much more!

7-4-19

Parade Line up/Fletcher Turns 30/New Apple Ambassador/Laurel Park Budget/IAM Fashion Show

6-20-19

Matt Mannine fills in for Bill Moss while he’s away.

6-20-19

Tax base rises/Flat Rock sign fight/County delays taproot decision and more

6-13-19

Gay pride proclamation/Opportunity House probe/Sam Neill released/Sheriff responds to 287g

5-30-19

New HHS student body President/WNC Flyer/New restaurants and bar/Ask Matt/Main street accreditation/Land eyed for Saluda shooting range now conserved forever

5-23-19

Laurel Park New Manager/Laurel Park Bans Burning/Chuck Edwards Boy Scout Award/County-City Water Rates/New Restaurants

5-16-19

Commissioners endorse 191 widening/County tax rates/Chuck McGrady retiring/Summer Festival Guide

5-9-19

City & County 2020 budgets/Clifton Shipman Award/Red Oak for Dr Volk/New Clerk sworn in

5-2-19

UNC Charlotte shooting/County IT Director passes away/Sheriff Griffin continues 287g/DOT improvements downtown

4-25-19

New park in Fletcher/library safety/NC 191 widening project/2019 Walk of Fame inductees

4-11-19

GE Plant sold/ ERA/ Taproot Development/ Kids From Here