Female Stars of 2022-23 Earn Encore Accolades

A magnificent 2022-23 athletic year for Buncombe and Henderson County stars culminated in a statewide all-star performance.

‘Super Cooper’ King Earns Prestigious Scholarship

Hendersonville High School new graduate Cooper King is the sole male recipient of a scholarship awarded for academics, character and community service.

Honoring HCPS Teachers of the Year

Henderson County Public Schools honored its 2023 teachers of the year.

North Henderson High School Teacher Named District’s Teacher of the Year

North Henderson High School’s Dylan King has been awarded the prestigious title of Teacher of the Year for the district. The announcement was made at an award luncheon on Thursday, May 11th, sponsored by AdventHealth and Boyd Chevrolet. With 19 years of experience at Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS), King teaches science to 10th through […]

Erwin Warriors Receive Awards And Honors

The ceremony proceeded with great enthusiasm as more than 40 awards were presented to the deserving seniors.

Long Time Public Works Employee Retires

"Jody has been an amazing person. This was his first real paying job... He's a true example of a person who has the best interest of the town in mind when he does his work," voiced Dale Pennell, the Public Works Director.

Several Locals Win WNC Sports Awards

Many Buncombe and Henderson county public and private school teams and athletes were honored Sunday.

Four Education Hall of Famers Honored

Local educators gathered last week to honor four of their own.

8th Annual Distinguished Citizen Dinner Honoring Oscar Wong

For the last eight years, our city of Asheville has been proud to put on the Annual Distinguished Citizens Dinner to honor some of the exemplary people living in our community. Founded by the Daniel Boone Council, Boy Scouts of America, the award honors those who have gone above and beyond in showing service to […]

Local Historian Recognized at Council Meeting

Among other actions at the meeting, Weaverville Mayor Patrick Fitzsimmons presented local historian Jan Lawrence with a proclamation naming April 21st, Jan Lawrence Day in Weaverville.