Pete Zamplas

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Asphalt Plant Rezoning Request Withdrawn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.

Ty Keplinger Expands Horizons as CFP®

CFP® certification includes investing to correlate to estate planning.

Wrestling Knights Dethrone Enka, Win WMAC

North Henderson Knights ruled the WMAC roost in wrestling, with a half-decade run. Enka snapped it by winning the conference last season, and was state runner-up. But the Knights edged the Jets last week, to regain the crown.

Top HCPS Scholar Grads Honored at Banquets

Graduating Henderson County public high school seniors with the highest grade point average are usually honored together in a banquet. This time, each high school separately honored their top scholars — 67 in all.

Vote on E. Flat Rock Asphalt Mixing Plant Set for June 1

The long-debated issue of whether Henderson County should rezone to allow an asphalt plant to be built in East Flat Rock may finally near an end in a special meeting June 1st. Technical experts disagree on the facility’s likely environmental impact.

Slain Officers Honored in Local Memorial

Henderson County has dedicated its Law Enforcement Center in honor of Ryan Hendrix, a deputy fatally shot by a suspect last September who is the latest local face of violence against officers.