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Henderson County leaders could vote to start design phase at special meeting  WLOS

The new Hendersonville High School project may move forward on Wednesday. County leaders told News 13 a vote may take place at a special called meeting ...



Henderson County News: Ed Foundation announces Hall of Fame inductees  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Feb 12, 2019) - The Henderson County Education Foundation announced five recipients of the 2019 Education Hall of Fame on Tuesday.



Henderson County Education Foundation to induct five into Education Hall of Fame  Mountain Xpress

Press release from the Henderson County Education Foundation: The Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) is pleased to announce the recipients ...



School Board chooses PFA Architects for new Hendersonville High  BlueRidgeNow.com

The Henderson County School Board will go with a new architect to take a *fresh* look at Hendersonville High, hoping to keep costs down and renovate the ...



Plans for a new Hendersonville High School halted after cost concerns  WLOS

After months of debate, plans for a new Hendersonville High School have come to an impasse.Wednesday morning, the Board of Commissioners voted to not ...



Hendersonville High alumni 'optimistic' about new plans for school  WLOS

Renewed hope for some Hendersonville High School alumni — with the Stillwell building in new plans for the school. School board members voted ...



9 firms submit qualifications to build a new Hendersonville High  WLOS

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) -- Nine architectural firms have submitted Requests for Qualifications to Henderson County Public Schools associate ...



Committee chooses Clark Nexsen for Hendersonville High project  BlueRidgeNow.com

The architectural firm that drew up scrapped plans for a new Hendersonville High is set to be given another chance, following backing from school officials ...



Top local stories we are following today  WLOS

Here are the top stories we are following for you today. The new Hendersonville High School project could move forward. County leaders tell News 13 a vote ...



Demolition starts for new Hendersonville High School building  WLOS

Plans for a new Hendersonville High School building became more visual with demolition crews arriving on site this week.Workers started tearing down a ...



School Board starts search for architect for new Hendersonville High  WLOS

The Henderson County School Board has started its search for an architect to draw up plans for a new Hendersonville High School.Last week, county ...



Barbara Cree Gray | Obituaries  State Port Pilot

Barbara Cree Gray, age 72 of Southport, passed away on Monday, the twenty-first of January, 2019 in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, Wilmington, ...



Overtime vengeance: HHS boys fight by Asheville  BlueRidgeNow.com

It was a basketball game that looked like Hendersonville was going to run away with, but it turned into a barnburner. The Bearcats dominated the first two ...



Hendersonville to host "Border War" Jamboree  Asheville Citizen-Times

Hendersonville High School will play host to a North Carolina-South Carolina Border War jamboree Friday, beginning at 5 p.m. at Dietz Field.



USA Baseball Unveils 2019 NHSI Field  MLB.com

USA Baseball announced on Tuesday the 16 teams that will compete in the 2019 National High School Invitational (NHSI) presented by the Greater Raleigh ...



Cost of new Hendersonville High goes up  WLOS

Henderson County school board members unanimously voted to meet with county commissioners before moving forward with the new Hendersonville High ...



Henderson County News: Commissioners open to new plans for HHS  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Oct 23, 2018) - Henderson County School Board members are united when it comes to the new plans for Hendersonville High School and ...



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: Panel endorses current county architect for new HHS plans  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Sep 14, 2018) - A committee on Friday recommended that the Henderson County School Board stick with the county's architect of record, ...



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: Chris Collins, an HHS graduate in Congress, charged with insider trading  Hendersonville Lightning

Chris Collins, a 1968 graduate of Hendersonville High School, was elected to Congress in 2012. Comments. By Bill Moss, Published: August 8, 2018. Related ...



School year extended a week to make up snow days  BlueRidgeNow.com

In response to canceled school days due to inclement weather, Henderson County Public Schools will be adding a week of make-up days at the end of the ...



Fresh start is best for HHS  BlueRidgeNow.com

It's not surprising the Henderson County Board of Public Education decided to hire a new architect to design Hendersonville High School, given the contentious ...



SCHOOL BOARD FAILS TO GO WITH CLARK NEXSEN FOR NEW HHS PLAN. FOR NOW.  WHKP

The school board then decided, in a unanimous vote, that the full board would hear the presentations from Clark Nexsen and second place finisher PFA/LS3P ...



Henderson County audit shows millions added to fund balance  BlueRidgeNow.com

Less than two weeks out from its budget planning workshop, Henderson County received the results of its audit for the 2017-18 fiscal year. After all revenues and ...



Henderson County News: Pricetag gap reignites furor over HHS  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (May 24, 2018) - The latest flashpoint in a contentious three-year path to a Hendersonville High School replacement has revived calls for a ...



Looking back at 2018  BlueRidgeNow.com

It was a year marked by disaster, growth and change as 2018 brought along a number of major events for Henderson County.2018 was filled with protests from ...



Born to be first county athlete to sign mens volleyball scholarship  BlueRidgeNow.com

Volleyball is a tradition at Hendersonville High School. It always has been. But on noon Wednesday, something very different will be happening for the sport of ...



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: $11 million cost overrun jeopardizes HHS construction  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (May 15, 2018) - Henderson County School Board members reacted with dismay on Monday to a suddenly announced $11 million cost ...



Bearcat sweep: HHS boys, girls fight by West  BlueRidgeNow.com

Hendersonville hadn't played in a week, but it didn't show on the court on Friday night. There was no rust. In fact, it was a recipe for disaster for visiting West ...



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: ⚡️ VOTER GUIDE: School Board  Hendersonville Lightning

Stacey Caskey and Jay Egolf during a light moment at School Board forum. Comments. By Bill Moss, Published: October 20, 2018. Related Stories. COUNTY'S ...



Henderson County Life: Longtime HHS band director gets new gig  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jul 29, 2018) - After 32 years as a high school band director, Fran Shelton was ready to take up music again — as a musician and not a ...



More outcry over plans to build $53 million Hendersonville High School  WLOS

A meeting to present the renderings for a $53 million Hendersonville High School was upstaged by a chorus of mostly upset neighbors who still want to see local ...



Stout defense: Bearcats use big first quarter to down TCR  BlueRidgeNow.com

Hendersonville boys basketball coach Marvin Featherstone has been on his team to play better on defense on season. Offensively, his Bearcats can bring it.



$52.6 million Hendersonville High project finally gets the green light  WLOS

Henderson County commissioners Friday got what they've wanted for months.After a 3-2 vote, Hendersonville City Council approved the necessary zoning ...



Hendersonville High School alum pushing city council to block new school  WLOS

A member of the Hendersonville High School Alumni Association confirmed a last ditch effort was being made to keep a new school from being built on the Boyd ...



Commissioners vote to build new Hendersonville High School  WLOS

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. -- County commissioners voted on Wednesday to build a new Hendersonville High School.The new school will be on the former Boyd ...



THE NEW HHS CAMPUS STILL "ON HOLD"; NEW EDNEYVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNDER CONSTRUCTION  WHKP

NO RESOLUTION IN SIGHT FOR HHS ISSUES. Plans for a new $50 million-plus Hendersonville High School campus have been “on hold” now for about a ...



HHS construction plan moves forward without Stillwell building  BlueRidgeNow.com

Construction of a new Hendersonville High will move forward without the historic classroom building that has housed its students for 90 years. The Henderson ...



A fast start: Bearcats surpass 100 in win over Madison  BlueRidgeNow.com

All coaches preach the importance of a fast start - and Hendersonville High listened to Marvin Featherstone on Tuesday night. The Bearcats (3-1) blitzed ...



UNC offers Ensley preferred walk-on spot  BlueRidgeNow.com

Kalin Ensley grew up a North Carolina fan. Now the Hendersonville wide receiver has the chance to be a Tar Heel football player. The Tar Heels offered the ...



Candidate profile: Randy Ward, Henderson County School Board  BlueRidgeNow.com

Randy Ward is a Hendersonville native and 1977 graduate of East Henderson High who works for Kimberly-Clark. He sponsored a youth baseball program for ...



Born inks with Phoenix men  Lebanon Democrat

Cumberland men's volleyball coach Scott Barbe announced the signing of Hendersonville, N.C., native James Born to scholarship papers this week for the ...



Henderson County News: Margaret Thomas, philanthropist and civic leader, dies at age 87  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Dec 5, 2018) - Margaret S. Thomas, who helped manage her family's successful produce business, enjoyed bridge, traveling and Duke ...



HHS boys golf wins 2-A West Regional title  BlueRidgeNow.com

Hendersonville High School's boys golf team kept its cool on a warm day Monday at Cleghorn Plantation and came back home with the 2-A West Regional title.



Henderson County News: Loren Wells, who built Bon Worth empire on polyester, dies at age 76  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Sep 13, 2018) - Loren W. Wells, whose startup business selling ladies smocks and polyester stretch pants out of a plain brick house on Four ...



Henderson County News: HHS to induct six into Hall of Fame  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Oct 1, 2017) - Two popular longtime teachers, a second-generation city car dealer, a Realtor and National Guard commander, ...



Henderson County News: Homeowners form 191 Alliance to block widening  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Oct 17, 2018) - Residents along N.C. 191 have stepped up their opposition to a project that would transform the road into four-lane divided ...



Put in da fullback, Part 1: A feature on Gash  BlueRidgeNow.com

He played 12 seasons in the NFL and coached in it for 10 more. But it was Penn State assistant Jim Caldwell and Joe Paterno who plucked Gash out of rural ...



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: ⚡️ VOTER GUIDE: Board of Commissioners  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Oct 20, 2018) - For the first time in many several cycles, voters in Republican-dominant Henderson County will elect a county commissioner ...



Local rowing team earns gold in Chattanooga  BlueRidgeNow.com

On Saturday, the Men's 1 Varsity 4 boat from Asheville Youth Rowing Association came in first out of 97 boats in its event to win Gold at the HOOCH in ...



HHS Bobby Wilkins named Principal of the Year  BlueRidgeNow.com

Hendersonville High's Bobby Wilkins was named Principal of the Year today for Henderson County Public Schools. His selection was announced during an ...



Candidate profile: Patricia "Pat" Sheley, Board of Commissioners District 1  BlueRidgeNow.com

What are the main accomplishments you hope to see out of the Henderson County Substance Abuse Task Force in terms of fighting the local opioid crisis?



Body Found Near Hendersonville High School Identified  WSPA.com

The Hendersonville Police Department are investigating a death near Hendersonville High School Thursday afternoon.



5 things to do this weekend: Downtown Christmas, festivals, live music  BlueRidgeNow.com

Friday Downtown Hendersonville Christmas events Several holidays happenings will take over downtown Hendersonville Friday. The 28th annual Tree of Lights ...



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: Jay Egolf announces run for School Board  Hendersonville Lightning

Jay Egolf [Facebook photo]. Comments. By Lightning Reports, Published: February 1, 2018. Related Stories. Both parties endorse in nonpartisan School Board ...



Bearfootin Bears auctioned for good causes in Hendersonville  BlueRidgeNow.com

The annual Bearfootin' Bears live fundraising auction was held Saturday afternoon at the Historic Courthouse Plaza in downtown Hendersonville. The annual ...



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: Student-led March for Our Lives set for Saturday  Hendersonville Lightning

By Bill Moss, Published: March 19, 2018. Related Stories. Meadows visits to promote Cops in Schools bill · Schools to train pre-K teachers in 'mental health first ...



Henderson County Life: Hendersonville native's debut novel wins acclaim  Hendersonville Lightning

By Bill Moss, Published: April 15, 2018. Related Stories. As a child Heather Bell played with her sister in spooky sheds at her grandparents' home. “My maternal ...



Bearcat cheerleaders are headed to ACC title game  BlueRidgeNow.com

Prior to the ACC Football Championship kickoff on Dec. 2 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, fans may spot some Bearcats among the Clemson Tigers and ...



Blue Ridge Malls Festive Five live performances feature local students  BlueRidgeNow.com

To highlight and celebrate the upcoming holiday season, the Blue Ridge Mall is hosting a “Festive Five” event, starting Monday. The Festive Five is a five-night ...



Henderson County News: HHS hires band director  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Aug 6, 2015) - Hendersonville High School has a new band director, its first since Fran Shelton arrived in 1987.



State reports on local schools in news in brief from our issue of Sept. 12, 2018  Mountain Xpress

Area school districts checked their state report cards, which indicated moderate gains at many local public schools. Henderson County Public Schools launched ...



Energetic retired teacher Dot Case goes for school board – The Tribune Papers- Breaking News & Top Local Stories  Thetribunepapers

By Pete Zamplas – Dot Reid Case is as energetic as ever two years into retirement after teaching government locally for 47 years, and she wants to bring her ...



Arrests made in shooting death of 19-year-old Hendersonville High graduate  WLOS

WLOS -- GOOSE CREEK, S.C. -- Authorities have made four arrests in connection with the August 21 death of Kyle Shirlin, 19, a recent Hendersonville High ...



USFS warns about increased bear activity in Pisgah  BlueRidgeNow.com

The US Forest *Service* is warning visitors to be on the lookout for black bears in Bent Creek and Black Balsam due to increased reports of bear activity in those ...



Two Suspects Named In Hendersonville High School Murder  WSPA.com

The Hendersonville Police Department say murder warrants have been issued for two people in connection to a body found near Hendersonville High School ...



Henderson County News: DRIVER IN FATAL CRASH SENT TO PRISON  Hendersonville Lightning

By Nancy Waclawek, Published: March 23, 2018. Related Stories. Driver in fatal crash remains in jail under $200,000 bond · Driver in fatal crash had history of ...



Henderson County News: Megan Edney, 14, awaiting heart transplant in Charlotte  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jun 6, 2018) - Megan Edney, the 14-year-old daughter of Henderson County Commission Chair Michael Edney, is critically ill and awaiting ...



Police investigate arson at Hendersonville High School's baseball field  WLOS

The Hendersonville Police Department is investigating an arson that occurred at Hendersonville High School's baseball field over the weekend.According to Fire ...



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: District bar sends five judgeship nominees to governor  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jul 19, 2018) - BREVARD — Almost 100 attorneys from the judicial district covering Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties cast ballots ...



Henderson County News: Newman announces candidacy for second term  Hendersonville Lightning

District Attorney Greg Newman will seek a second term in 2018. Comments. By Lightning Reports, Published: February 6, 2018. Related Stories. Defendants ...



Henderson County Business: Lightning wins eight awards at NCPA  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Mar 1, 2018) - RALEIGH — The Hendersonville Lightning received eight awards during the North Carolina Press Association's annual ...



Henderson County News: Making good from evil for 10 years  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Nov 13, 2017) - Jeff and Brenda McCleerey had just enjoyed a student-family event at Catawba College, where their daughter Amber was a ...



Scoreboard: Nashville-area high school football scores from Week 4  The Tennessean

Final scores from Tennessee high school football games on Friday night in Week 4.



Wonder Women: Soccer Cats flood foes with goals – The Tribune Papers- Breaking News & Top Local Stories  Thetribunepapers

By Pete Zamplas – Hendersonville High School Lady Bearcats won an area award as the best female squad in a major sport, right before winning three playoff ...



10 assists in 1 week for Hendersonville's Kirk  USA TODAY High School Sports

If the first week is any indication, Breanna Kirk will be one of the youngest and best facilitators in Western Highlands Conference girls soccer this season.



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: Stacey Caskey to run for School Board  Hendersonville Lightning

Stacey Caskey. Comments. By Lightning Reports, Published: February 19, 2018. Related Stories. Stacey Caskey, a Mills River resident, award-winning teacher, ...



Should WNC high school basketball have a shot clock?  Asheville Citizen-Times

Local coaches are split on a discussion that continues to make its way to the state level.



BREAKING: HHS tabs Lindsey as new girls soccer coach  BlueRidgeNow.com

Kayla Lindsey has been named the new girls' soccer coach at Hendersonville High School. Lindsey, 29, will take over in the spring for coach Amber McCullough ...



Henderson County News: Bears get out of school early  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Oct 10, 2013) - Three bears that climbed high into a persimmon tree on the campus of Hendersonville High School climbed down and ...



Flat Rock Business: Saint Paul winery opens Flat Rock tasting room  Hendersonville Lightning

Meredith Ward manages the Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards tasting room in Flat Rock. Comments. By Bill Moss, Published: March 1, 2018. Related Stories.



Bond reduced for man charged in death of Hendersonville teen  WLOS

The man accused of killing a Hendersonville teen in a deadly wreck had his bond reduced and may be back on the road after a Thursday court appearance.



Appalachian State University announces 2018 Chancellor's Scholars | Appalachian Today  Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University names 10 incoming students as 2018 Chancellor's Scholars — the university's oldest merit-based scholarship.



Scoreboard: Week 2 Middle Tennessee high school football  The Tennessean

Check out updated Middle Tennessee and statewide high school football scores.



'Madam Chair' Holt sparks new school security measures – The Tribune Papers- Breaking News & Top Local Stories  Thetribunepapers

By Pete Zamplas – Amy Lynn Holt, who chairs the Henderson County school board, is running for a third term on the board on basis of her guiding ...



Sharks Inspire Science In The WNC Mountains  BPR / Blue Ridge Public Radio

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to biologist Rebecca Helm who moved to Asheville to study jellyfish. While working on the piece, BPR's Helen Chickering.



Hendersonville ready to serve alcohol earlier on Sundays  WLOS

The Hendersonville City Council voted 4-1 on Thursday night to allow alcohol sales starting two hours earlier on Sundays.A new North Carolina law allows for ...



How Many Celebrities Can You Recognize From These Yearbook Photos?  WRAL.com

The end of summer inevitably means its time for kids to head back to school -- and find the perfect outfit to make a first impression. But perhaps even more ...



Henderson, Buncombe high schools rank high in NC  Asheville Citizen-Times

Hendersonville High is ranked 4th in NC; three Buncombe County schools in the Top 20.



Hendersonville High grad shot, killed during party in South Carolina  WLOS

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. -- A teenager who recently graduated from Hendersonville High School died in a shooting over the weekend in South Carolina.Police in ...



Hoggard QB shines at East-West All-Star game  WECT-TV6

Hoggard High School graduate Josh Jones threw two touchdown passes for the East, but it wasn't enough as the West won East-West All-Star football game ...



Former Pardee surgeon Doc Lampley dies at 96  BlueRidgeNow.com

Dr. William Lampley, a former Pardee Hospital surgeon and proud HHS alumnus, died early this morning in hospice care, family members said. "Doc" Lampley ...



Hayes School of Music announces piano competition winners  Appalachian State University

The inaugural 2018 Hayes School of Music Piano Competition at Appalachian State University proudly presented awards to winners on Oct. 6. First place was ...



HHS to get new classroom facility; historic building renovation shelved – The Tribune Papers- Breaking News & Top Local Stories  Thetribunepapers

Hendersonville High's 1926 Stillwell Building is at left, shown from Bearcat Blvd. on varsity football opening night Saturday. Structures doomed for demolition ...



Hendersonville News: Renowned town bands reunite for HHS '68 reunion  Hendersonville Lightning

An early photo of the Casuals, before they added horns for a full beach music sound. Comments. By Bill Moss, Published: October 9, 2013. The Casuals, made ...



Hendersonville Symphony offers “Inspiration” for everyone – The Tribune Papers- Breaking News & Top Local Stories  Thetribunepapers

Cole Jenkins, a senior at Hendersonville High School and the winner of the 2018 Hendersonville Symphony's Young Artist competition. Photo courtesy of HSO.



Man gets 29 years for Hendersonville murder  WSPA.com

A man has been convicted of second degree Murder in the death of Deque Taylor in Hendersonville.



Murphys Law: HHS falls to Charlotte Christian  BlueRidgeNow.com

Not a lot went right for Hendersonville on Friday night. The Bearcats hosted a heavyweight in 3-A NCISA Charlotte Christian. Early on there was no fear from the ...



Schedule: Week 2 Clarksville-area high school football  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Check out updated Middle Tennessee and statewide high school football scores.



Taylor Swift's Former High School, Which Is Also My Former High School, Names Auditorium After Her; Names Nothing After Me  Nashville Scene

I'm sure most of our readers are familiar with Hendersonville, yes? It's that ivory, suburban haven about 30 minutes northeast of Music City where ev...



Norths Kalin Ensley transfers to HHS  BlueRidgeNow.com

As a single mom, Betsy Ensley was looking for something that made sense when she was looking for a new home for herself and her son, Kalin. She was ...



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