Katrina Morgan

Shaking the Tax Collector’s Thinking

The other day as I was turning the pages of a local newspaper I came across an article that was headed, “Buncombe tries to fix its property tax appraisal system.” I thought it might shed a little light on a subject that is constantly being bantered about, so I decided I would peruse through it. […]

Blue Ridge CC Expands Early Childhood Education Program

In response to a local shortage of pre-kindergarten educators, Blue Ridge Community College will expand its Early Childhood Education (ECE) program next year thanks to a $1 million grant provided by Dogwood Health Trust. The grant funds the college’s ECE Recruiting and Success Initiative, which aims to increase pre-kindergarten options for parents in Henderson and […]

Girl Scouts Awarded for National Gingerbread House Competition

The Girl Scouts of Troop 42504 placed in the top 10 of the youth category at the 30th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition.

Pack Square Plaza Visioning Project Events in December

The City of Asheville and Buncombe County have announced public engagement opportunities and events to inform the community about the Pack Square Plaza Visioning Project.

How to Create the Perfect Charcuterie Board for Your Holiday Party

Are you hosting a holiday party and looking for a simple way to impress your guests? The Texas Roadhouse Butcher Shop is sharing steps for building an eye-catching and mouth-watering charcuterie board that will add color, flavor, and variety to your holiday table. 1. Grab a platter or surface to display your charcuterie. Anything will […]

Henderson County Public Schools Honors America’s Veterans

Staff and students from Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) are taking a moment to thank the men and women who served in the US armed forces.

Attorney General Josh Stein Opposes No-Poach Hiring Agreements

Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a friend-of-the-court brief challenging “no-poach” provisions. McDonald’s used these provisions in its franchise agreements to restrict workers’ ability to move from one franchise to another in the restaurant chain. “No-poach agreements prevent workers from earning the full value of their hard work,” said Attorney General Josh Stein. “These agreements […]

A Dickens Christmas in Historic Biltmore Village

Celebrating the history, culture, arts, and architectural treasures for which the village has become renowned, “A Dickens Christmas” is scheduled for Friday & Saturday, December 2nd & 3rd, 2022. For the last 33 years, this annual holiday event has been delighting children of all ages and bringing the spirit of the holiday season to bear […]

City of Hendersonville Offices Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

The City of Hendersonville government offices will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day. No garbage, recycling, brush, or leaf collection will take place on Friday, November 11, for City of Hendersonville customers. Collection for Friday customers will be delayed by one week, with collection resuming on Friday, November 18, […]

Hendersonville Christmas Parade Street Closures on December 3

On Saturday, December 3, Hendersonville’s Christmas parade organized by the Hendersonville Merchants & Business Association will be taking place in downtown Hendersonville. This year’s parade will take place in the evening starting at 6:00 PM with the theme ‘Christmas Lights.’ The parade route stretches from 5 Points to the southern end of Main Street at […]