Katrina Morgan

Supporting North Carolina Veterans

For Air Force veteran Lane Dyer, giving back to the veteran community is more than just a job; it’s a passion. “We have come so far in our efforts to support veterans and their families,” said Dyer, North Carolina’s state director of Veterans’ Employment and Training Services. “The transition and career services available to transitioning […]

Stand T.A.L.L. Sponsors K-9 Handlers at International Conference

To expand the working knowledge of local K-9 handlers, STAND T.A.L.L. recently sponsored Aaron Lawson of the Buncombe County K-9 Unit and Patrick Damato of the Polk County K-9 Unit to attend the 11th Annual International K-9 Cop Conference & Vendor Show in Nashville, TN this past month. The conference offered attendees a chance to […]

Monarch Migration Sweeps Mountain Region

The first Mountain Monarch Festival will be held at the park’s visitor center on Saturday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.The festival will celebrate the monarch butterfly during its migration and bring attention to the species’ declining numbers. The park lies along the monarch’s migratory route. The butterflies can be seen in late […]

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. […]

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. […]

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.

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.