Katrina Morgan

Hendersonville “Caregivers of Mother Earth” City Celebration

The City Council voted unanimously on Thursday, September 1, 2022 for Hendersonville, NC to become the cornerstone Caregivers of Mother Earth (COME) city. With this decision, the combined voices of the mayor, city council, and Environmental Sustainability Board further strengthen our city’s commitment to our children and the environment. A Community Celebration is scheduled for […]

Hendersonville LIVE Hunger Walk Sets 100k Goal

After two years of virtual events, the 40th annual Henderson County Hunger Coalition Hunger Walk, with its fundraising goal of $100,000, will be held, rain or shine, in Jackson Park on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 8:00 a.m. All funds raised will be distributed to various food pantries, which receive funds by means of an application. […]

Beverly-Hanks Joins Allen Tate Realtors

In partnership with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, Allen Tate Realtors® has acquired Beverly-Hanks Realtors, the market-leading independent real estate brokerage headquartered in Asheville and serving Western North Carolina.

This Sunday Free Symphony in the Park

Pack Square Park, downtown Asheville Sunday, August 28, 7:00 pm. With Darko Butorac conducting the Asheville Symphony, come enjoy this outdoor concert featuring tunes from beloved classical, pops, and movie music including Pirates of the Caribbean; Rossini’s William Tell Overture; the Sound of Music; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Indiana Jones; and more. […]

From Senator Chuck Edwards’ Desk

After an intense six weeks, my last session in the North Carolina Senate has come to an end. In this session, we had numerous successful pieces of legislation and were able to bring home millions more for western North Carolina in the 2022 Budget. Following are some highlights from this year’s short session. Adjustments to […]

Hendersonville Fire Department Welcomes Ted Williams as Fire Marshal

The Hendersonville Fire Department welcomes Ted Williams as Fire Marshal in the City of Hendersonville. Fire Marshal Williams joins Hendersonville’s Life Safety Division after serving for seven years as the Town of Weaverville Fire Chief. “Fire Marshal Williams brings valuable knowledge and experience to this position,” said Hendersonville Fire Chief D. James Miller. “His deep […]

Senator Mayfield’s Notes from Raleigh for District 49

This is likely the last legislative newsletter for a while since we adjourned today. The short session has seen a lot of bill activity but not a lot of agreement between the chambers, and therefore not a lot actually accomplished.

Blue Ridge College & WGU Expand Pathways for Education

Blue Ridge Community College students now have expanded four-year higher education pathways thanks to a new collaborative agreement with WGU North Carolina. Blue Ridge students who earn an associate’s degree in business administration, information technology, K-12 teacher education, and health professions are now able to transfer those credits and pursue a bachelor’s degree through WGU […]

Weaverville Music Study Club Presents Winner

Lillian Chase of Weaverville has been named the winner of a $3,000 scholarship presented by the Weaverville Music Study Club.In the fall, she will enroll at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, to major in music performance and minor in roots music. Lillian is the daughter of John and Laura Chase of Weaverville and […]

Buncombe County Schools Virtual Academy Graduates

Buncombe County Schools Virtual Academy (BCSVA) is a versatile educational program designed to respond to the needs of students and families who are looking for opportunities beyond traditional school schedules. Building on their experience providing online courses and services to students in their traditional schools and students in unique circumstances, BCS has combined multiple tools […]