Don't let talk of flooded tree farms and Grinch-like “root rot” send you in search of a plastic Christmas tree this holiday season, local growers say.
Heading into their busiest weekend of the year, Christmas tree growers and Cooperative Extension agents say there are plenty of healthy trees available at choose-and-cut farms in Henderson and Transylvania counties.
When it came to teaching her first-grade students at Dana Elementary about the scientific principles of forces and motion, teacher Karla Lindsey could have pulled out a textbook and lectured about Sir Isaac Newton.
Instead, she gave her students a problem to solve: how can we safely get from our classroom to the playground across the street? Starting in small teams, the students brainstormed how to model a bridge using resources such as paper cups, tape and cardboard.
Lawmakers and local residents are mourning the death of South African civil rights leader.
Hendersonville City Council honored a host of service-minded citizens, including outgoing member and Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Collis Thursday night, before welcoming returning and new members to the board.
N.C. Sen. Tom Apodaca (R-Henderson) administered the oath of office for newcomer Jeff Miller. District Court Judge Emily Cowan conducted the swearing in for re-elected Mayor Barbara Volk, who then administered the oath for Councilman Jerry Smith.
Hendersonville City Council voted unanimously Thursday to contract with a division of the UNC School of Government to develop a strategic development plan for the Historic Seventh Avenue District.
The board also asked city staff to return to their next meeting with a budget amendment to cover funding for the plan that wouldn’t come out of HSAD’s funding from next year’s budget.
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