Cawthorn shows toughness & enthusiasm in race for GOP bid

Hendersonville native Madison Cawthorn is putting charisma and enthusiasm behind staunch conservative positions, in his effort to defeat Lynda Bennett June 23 for the Republican nomination for the 11th U.S. Congressional District.

Homecoming: Luke Manuel is West Principal

Luke Manuel is West Henderson High School’s principal, returning to lead his alma mater after sparkling there as a scholar-athlete a quarter-century ago.

Pickens Continues to Gain National Recognition

Multi-sport athlete Karlyn Pickens is making an impression on both local and national stages. 

North Buncombe football player invited to play at tiki bowl in Hawaii

North Buncombe High student Kolbie Hughey was asked to play at the Hawaii Tiki Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Arts Council of Henderson County support their artists

With all the uncertainty surrounding this COVID 19 pandemic, the Henderson County Arts Council continues to make plans and support artists.

Citizens voice concern over Woodfin’s greenway/blueway project

A group of citizens is voicing concerns over the progress, or lack thereof, on the Woodfin Greenway/Blueway Project. Buncombe County has delayed nearly half a million dollars of funding on the project, the project is behind schedule, and federal grant money is nearing an expiration date to be used.

Rural part of county gets a COVID-19 tests, results are in

53 Sandy Mush residents were tested for COVID-19 on May 27.

Fund established for Madison residents coronavirus relief

The Madison County Commissioners approached a group of local business owners and philanthropists to start a financial-assistance program for Madison residents during the coronavirus. Established last month, the Madison Friendship Fund (MFF) is is the first of its kind in the county.

Hardy ready to handle role as town administrator

Eric Hardy will start his job as the Woodfin Town Administrator, which will be his first-ever in that position, on July 1 was the Performance Manager in the Buncombe County Finance Department.

Bennett backed by Trump, Meadows in run-off for GOP nomination

Lynda Bennett has backing of Pres. Donald Trump and Mark Meadows, Trump’s new chief of staff, in her pursuit of succeeding Meadows in Congress in the U.S. House 11th District for western North Carolina. Bennett, 62, of Maggie Valley, squares off against Hendersonville’s Madison Cawthorn in the run-off GOP primary on Tuesday, June 23.  Early […]