Letter To The Community: Asheville Airport’s Lew Bleiweis

As we start to welcome summer guests, I’d like to remind you of Asheville Regional Airport’s evolution since opening 63 years ago. From humble beginnings in 1961, we have become the third busiest airport in North Carolina, now serving 27 nonstop destinations through six airlines for both locals and visitors alike. To put our recent […]

A Guided Walk to Celebrate Pollinator Week

From landscaped pollinator beds surrounding the Bee Mural in the Azalea parking lot to flower-filled hanging baskets and pollinator-friendly trees, shrubs, and grasses along Main Street to adjoining neighborhood pollinator gardens, pollinators are thoughtfully supported throughout downtown Hendersonville. Join a guided stroll to explore and learn about urban pollinator gardening, created as part of Hendersonville’s […]

A Cappella Alive! Chorus

The public is invited to A Cappella Alive! Chorus on Friday, June 21st, at 7 pm at the First Baptist Church of Weaverville. Presented by the Weaverville Music Study Club, this event features fifteen women singers, their award-winning director, and a special all-men quartet, Brother Nature, who are audience favorites. Be prepared to laugh, enjoy, […]

Henderson County Pledges Support for School Resource Officers in City Schools

The Henderson County Board of Commissioners announced their commitment to uphold reimbursements to the City of Hendersonville for the deployment of City Police Officers as School Resource Officers (SRO) in the four County schools located within the city limits for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. Board Chair Rebecca McCall cited careful consideration and collaboration with […]

Understanding those Swarms of Bees

Protect pollinators in Western North Carolina. If you see a bee swarm, don’t hurt it. Honey bees are typically docile when they’re swarming. Call Henderson County Beekeepers Association (HCBA) a local club that maintains a list of beekeepers willing to come, collect, and move the swarm to a protected apiary. Find the swarm list, local […]

A Chamber Music Trio: Friends of Music Concert

Get ready for an unforgettable musical experience as Friends of Music at the Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness, Flat Rock, presents a captivating chamber music trio on Sunday, May 19th. Delight in the harmonious melodies of local talents Kate Steinbeck on flute, Katherine Haig on cello, and Dewitt Tipton on piano as […]

2024 Affordable Housing Summit

The 2024 Affordable Housing Summit in Hendersonville features housing policy expert Shane Phillips to discuss solutions for the housing crisis.

Farmer named Chief Operations Officer at Asheville Regional Airport

In a move that has garnered significant attention in aviation circles, Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) announced the appointment of Ms. Alexandra “Lexie” Farmer, C.M., A.C.E., as the organization’s new Chief Operations Officer (COO). The decision, made following a national search in preparation for the retirement of current COO Michael Reisman in June 2024, marks a […]

Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center

As the Pigeon Community Multicultural Development Center (PCMCDC) gears up to host their annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta, residents of Waynesville are invited to partake in an evening of vibrant celebrations. Scheduled for Friday, May 3, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at 450 Pigeon Street, this event will showcase a fusion of Latin music, […]

An Afternooon with Emily Dickinson

A special spring performance is in store this month when North Carolina actor Susan King will portray legendary writer Emily Dickinson in William Luce’s The Belle of Amherst (one-hour version), directed by C. Robert Jones, on Sunday, April 21, at 4:00pm in the Parish Hall of St. John in the Wilderness in Hendersonville.