Pete Zamplas

Bearfootin’ Bears are Out in Full Force

Hendersonville’s famous bears are looking for bidders.

Several Locals are WNC Basketball All-Stars

Sixteen local new grads are among those named as WNC basketball all-stars and several others were all-conference.

Locals Play as West All-Stars Next Week

Four Buncombe County football stars, including Roberson’s star passing combo, get a last hurrah before college as they play in the state’s elite all-star game.

Rifles, K9 Gear: Latest Stand TALL Donations

Non-profit group Stand TALL donates money to local law enforcement agencies for equipment, training and other needs.

Playhouse Fund Drive Sizzles Ahead of Season

Flat Rock Playhouse’s ongoing fund drive is halfway toward its goal and has two large challenge grants from donors. The playhouse is weighing when and how to start its season. An outdoor rock concert is first up.

Free Music Series Resume Locally

Sounds and sights return some normalcy in July as several free music series resume in Hendersonville and Asheville.

HHS Wins Tennis State Title; Track Locals Shine

Hendersonville won a state tennis title Saturday. Asheville Lady Cougars won the 3A West Region for the first time ever and Roberson Rams were second among male squads.

Triston Norris Wins Wrestling State Title

Triston Norris won a state wrestling championship to conclude his magnificent high school career.

New Fire Truck Gets Traditional ‘Push-In’

Hendersonville’s new fire truck got a ceremonial welcome as nearly 50 firefighters did a “push-in” to back the vehicle into a station bay on a sunny day.

Asphalt Plant Rezoning Request Withdrawn

A full year into its rezoning drama, the proposed asphalt mixing plant in East Flat Rock might get shelved. Still, its opponents say they will monitor the site and prepare against possible renewed efforts of developing the project.