Pete Zamplas

Feeling Jolly, not ‘Grinchy’ in ‘Whoville’

Downtown Hendersonville took on the fantasy identity of Dr. Suess' "Whoville" on Saturday, to radiate its small-town holiday charm.

Shooting Raises Security at Local Schools

On the heels of a very rare shooting in a local school, Henderson County Public Schools officials are grateful for the quick response to halt the incident but are looking at how to further enhance school security.

Reflecting on Golf’s BMW Celeb Pro-Am

The recent Master’s golf tournament and Dustin Johnson’s win got as much attention as ever in this activity-restricted pandemic year and sparks memories of a celebrity tourney once played in Asheville.

Greenies Win Their First Football State Title

Christ School in Arden won its first-ever state football title, blasting Harrells Christian 55-21 at home in NCISAA Division II play among private schools.

HRM Nonprofit Turkey Day Meal Still On

Hendersonville Rescue Mission is still providing a Thanksgiving meal free to people who are homeless, including those not staying in the mission, adding sanitary precautions including multiple sessions of meals to serve fewer at a time.

Merchant Scavenger Hunt Starts Friday

The market is “bearish” in downtown Hendersonville starting Friday, November 27 with a month-long free Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt inside businesses.

Yogurt World Closing But Hot Dog World Thrives

Yogurt World in Hendersonville is closing on Sunday as the latest local economic casualty of the pandemic, but longtime sister business Hot Dog World is thriving in the pandemic-limited economy.

Asheville School, ACA Win State Titles

Two Asheville private schools each recently won a 3A state title in women’s athletics. Asheville Christian Academy (ACA) won its 11th volleyball state title all-time, while Asheville School Lady Blues won the tennis team championship.

Election Hinges on Ballot Fraud Cases

Presidential election results are tentative pending GOP legal challenges to ballot eligibility and vote counting.

‘Back the Blue’ Auto Parade Nov. 14

The “Back the Blue” auto parade will be in Hendersonville this Saturday, November 14, featuring antique and collectible autos and motorcycles in a parade to benefit local law enforcement.