Christ School’s Astounding Aviation Program

Christ School's Aviation Program, led by pilots Thornbury and Hoffert, offers students hands-on flight training, access to advanced simulators, and a focus on safety. Students prepare for FAA certifications and future careers, making it a unique opportunity for aspiring pilots at this private boys high school in Arden.

A-B Tech Culinary Grad Knows How to Win

Roman Nourse wasn't as interested as he thought he was in meteorology, but cooking was something he found to be worth all the time and resources it takes to be the very best.

UNC Asheville to Cut Underenrolled Programs

UNC Asheville's Chancellor Kimberly van Noort's decision to cut programs was not political. Rather, it was a sound business decision needed to balance a budget in need of restructuring. Not only is student interest in Western Classicism waning, endowment campaigns and annual donations are more profitable when alumni are gainfully employed.

Four More HCEF Education Hall of Famers Inducted

Gary Mitchell Rivers, Robert Dean Jones, Cynthia K. Ellis, and Hilda W. Hamilton are the newest Henderson County Education Hall of Fame inductees.

Foundation Awards $10,000 Scholarship to NB High School Senior

The SECU Foundation, a charitable organization funded by members of the State Employees’ Credit Union, has awarded a $10,000 scholarship to Kyra Sowell, a senior at North Buncombe High School. This four-year scholarship will support Sowell’s academic pursuits at UNC-Greensboro, one of the 16 universities in the University of North Carolina System. The prestigious “People […]

Johnson Running For App State

Valedictorian Katie Johnson, a standout track athlete from North Buncombe High, has signed to run for Appalachian State University, displaying exceptional leadership and determination, setting the stage for a bright future both on the track and in academics.

Pisgah on The Buncombe Side- At the Foot of the Mountain

Refurbished Pisgah Elementary School in Candler, N.C., is the centerpiece of a 13-acre campus near Mount Pisgah, which also lends its name to Pisgah High in neighboring Haywood County, and it thrives as a small school in an outlying area thanks to dedicated teachers, strong community connections, and a commitment to excellence, as evidenced by its recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2016.

Mountain City Public Montessori Expands to Include Seventh Grade

Mountain City Public Montessori expands to include a seventh-grade program, fulfilling its mission to provide accessible, high-quality Montessori education and fostering a community of lifelong learners.

Public School Library Book Choice: What Are Parents’ Choices?

In a recently published letter, local Rev. Ronald Gates sheds light on a growing concern surrounding explicit and potentially inappropriate material in our schools. Reverend Gates articulately outlines the alarming issues of desensitization and grooming of children through sexual content, accompanied by accusations of complicity in sexually predatory behavior. Highlighting examples from elementary, middle and […]

College Announces Passing of Dr. Billy Greer, 8th President of Brevard College

Dr. William “Billy” Thomas Greer, Jr., 8th president of Brevard College, died this week. He was president from 1985 until 1992. Dr. Greer is remembered for his many contributions to Brevard College. Among them: launching the capital campaign for the Paul Porter Center for Performing Arts and obtaining the first $1 million gift for the […]