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Crews work to fix old problems at Hendersonville High School  WLOS

Crews began work earlier this week on the first stage of renovations at Hendersonville High School. The project is expected to take about five years at a cost of ...



Hendersonville High School senior play “Newsies”  Mountain Xpress

For nearly a century, seniors at Hendersonville High School have concluded their high school career with the heralded tradition of the Senior Play. It is an ...



Henderson County BOE gets update on new Hendersonville High School  WLOS

The Henderson County Board of Education got an update Monday on the new Hendersonville High School. An architect presented an update on the design ...



Henderson County Life: Robin Tolleson, drummer, music journalist and mentor, dies suddenly  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jun 22, 2019) - Robin Tolleson, a drummer, music journalist and generous sharer of his musical gifts through his church and programs to ...



Hendersonville High School stages 'Newsies,' May 2-4  Mountain Xpress

Press release from Henderson County Public Schools: Who: Hendersonville High School What: The Class of 2019 Senior Play – “Newsies” When: May 2nd, 3rd, ...



School Board has concerns about new parking lot for HHS  BlueRidgeNow.com

While plans to renovate and build a new Hendersonville High are moving smoothly, questions still remain on the proposed parking lot entrance at Five Points as ...



Changes coming to road by Hendersonville High School  WLOS

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Hendersonville residents are concerned about the safety of some local students. They said all the traffic on Asheville ...



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 ...



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 ...



Only one remains: HHS downs East in battle of unbeatens  BlueRidgeNow.com

Miriam Smith set the tone early for Hendersonville on Tuesday night at home in a huge soccer match against East Henderson. Smith barreled into the box, sent 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 ...



Henderson County News: 'Newsies,' HHS senior class play, opens tonight  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (May 2, 2019) - Hendersonville High School senior class play opens tonight, a production as tradition demands that is chosen by the ...



The nuts and bolts of an education - News  Gaston Gazette

I was drawn to a newspaper report with the date 1931. The newsprint gave little or no clue as to the newspaper source.The headline reads “Boy Builds $150 ...



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 ...



Hendersonville Highs Kalin Ensley is headed to Wingate  BlueRidgeNow.com

Kalin Ensley could impact games at all levels for the Hendersonville football team. It didn't matter where he was on the football field, Ensley excelled. That impact ...



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 ...



High schoolers honored at Kiwanis arts recognition ceremony  BlueRidgeNow.com

Local high schoolers were honored for their hard work and talent at the Kiwanis Fine and Performing Arts Recognition Ceremony Thursday. The program was ...



A heartbreaking end: HHS falls to Lake Norman  BlueRidgeNow.com

What was hoped to be the stepping stone turned into the stumbling block at Dietz Field on Tuesday night. The expected happiness instead was heartbreak as ...



Bearcats race past Blue Devils, 69-39  BlueRidgeNow.com

The Hendersonville High basketball players aren't looking ahead to the 2A state playoffs, according to their coach. But with a very successful regular season ...



Henderson County News: LOCAL BRIEFS: HHS Senior Play, Dream Breakfast, Quilts of Valor  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Apr 15, 2019) - For nearly a century, seniors at Hendersonville High School have concluded their high school career with the Senior Play, ...



Henderson County News: Fran Shelton, retired HHS band director, inducted into Bandmasters Hall of Fame  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (May 5, 2019) - Fran Shelton, who led the Hendersonville High School band for 28 years, was inducted into the North Carolina Bandmasters ...



New high school planned in Hendersonville  Asheville Citizen-Times

HENDERSONVILLE - Henderson County leaders are planning to build a new high school in Hendersonville, but some Hendersonville High alumni want the ...



$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 ...



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 ...



A FIRST LOOK AT THE PLANNED NEW HENDERSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL  WHKP

Chad Roberson, of the county's "architect of record", Clark Nexxen, presented renderings of what the new Hendersonville High School will be like Wednesday ...



Persistence leads to Hendersonville native being elected president of SGA  Western Carolina University News

If there's one thing Western Carolina University junior David Rhode knows about, it's losing. After numerous failed attempts while running for student body ...



Tom Orr: Trying to put it together - News  BlueRidgeNow.com

My column on March 10 focused on the first years of the Hendersonville Graded School system (1901- 1911). Those individuals who were graduated from the ...



2019 Walk of Fame inductees announced; Led county in education, architecture, agriculture  BlueRidgeNow.com

The Walk of Fame Steering Committee, a joint endeavor between the city of Hendersonville and Henderson County, has announced the 2019 class of inductees.



Developing: Hendersonville High main building could be part of new $53M school  WLOS

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. -- According to a letter from the Henderson County Manager to the Superintendent of Henderson County Public Schools, historic ...



Former Mills River Mayor Larry Freeman of WHKP passes away  BlueRidgeNow.com

For decades, a distinctive, powerful deep voice boomed across the airwaves of WHKP, delivering the news to Henderson County. On Thursday afternoon, that ...



Hendersonville High School weighs in on presidential race with its own election  WLOS

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. -- Most of them are not old enough to vote but still Hendersonville High School elected a president Friday.That election was a part of ...



2019 APPLE AMBASSADOR IS KAITYLYN HART LEDBETTER  WHKP

The North Carolina Apple Festival, Inc. is pleased to announce its Apple Ambassador for 2019. The Apple Ambassador represents the Festival and at other ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 News: Ask Matt ... where 'Hendo' came from  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jun 3, 2019) - Q. Where did the nickname “Hendo” come from? I am hearing it a lot recently.



Hendersonville police officer Philon completes School Resource Officer certificate program  BlueRidgeNow.com

The Hendersonville Police Department is pleased to announce School Resource Officer Curtis Philon successfully completed the North Carolina Justice ...



Henderson County SRO funding plan finalized; plan for next year already underway  WLOS

Henderson County Commissioners vote to help fund student resource officers in four city schools after initially refusing, but it comes with a condition. WLOS.



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: Caraker and two challengers announce City Council candidacies  Hendersonville Lightning

Jennifer Hensley. Comments. By Lightning Reports, Published: June 3, 2019. Related Stories. Five candidates have filed for Mills River council · Anti-road ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Former Hendersonville High student dies in fatal wreck  WLOS

A former Hendersonville High School student is dead after a fatal wreck on Sunday night.Highway Patrol identified the driver as 18-year-old Domingo ...



Henderson County News: Pat's School of Dance announces recital times  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jun 1, 2019) - Pat's School of Dance will hold its annual Recitals and Performing Arts Showcase this weekend and next weekend at ...



Body Found Near Hendersonville High School Identified  WSPA.com

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



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 ...



Henderson County News: This week's Lightning is on the street  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (May 29, 2019) - This week's Hendersonville Lightning is on the street.



Henderson County News: Desert Storm veteran starting dessert storm on Seventh Avenue  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (May 23, 2019) - Historic Seventh Avenue, which has gained two microbreweries, two pizzerias and a brandy bar over the past two years, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 Four Seasons Politics: Sheriff hires first Latino liaison  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jun 14, 2019) - Sheriff Lowell Griffin has hired Stephanie Barbosa as the department's first Liaison Outreach Coordinator, a post that will ...



Henderson County Business: Sweet Thangs opens on Seventh Avenue  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jun 13, 2019) - Sweet Thangs Cakes & Bakes is now open on Seventh Avenue, serving a variety of baked goods and other treats.



Kayrn Elayne Bishop | Obits  Watauga Democrat

If you had the privilege to meet Elayne Bishop, you knew a woman with a heart of gold — living life to its fullest.



Henderson County Four Seasons Politics: Stephens to retire from City Council  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jun 10, 2019) - Hendersonville mayor pro tem Ron Stephens, a veteran member of the council, announced on Monday that he will not seek ...



HHS girls earn 7th straight league title  BlueRidgeNow.com

Hendersonville High School dominated Tuesday's Western Highlands Conference Championships at Lees McRae, taking virtually all of the awards the league ...



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 ...



Tom Orr: The Gettmans of Sky Brook Farm  BlueRidgeNow.com

Dr. R.L. Gettman had been a distinguished surgeon in Ohio and, in 1952, was ready to retire, satisfied to raise cattle.Dr. Gettman and his wife Kay wanted their ...



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 ...



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 ...



Henderson County News: Seniors headed to UNC win Kimberly-Clark scholarships  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (May 20, 2019) - Two area high school seniors headed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have won Kimberly-Clark Bright ...



Ridge Lines: Moving easy in harness  BlueRidgeNow.com

I was attempting to locate the gravesite of Solomon Jones. I had been there before, traveling to Mt Hebron from Willow Road through Champion Hills. But this ...



Local rowing club has 2 boats in top 10 at nationals  BlueRidgeNow.com

The Asheville Youth Rowing Association continues to make national headlines, and over the weekend in Florida, its rowers finished among the nation's best.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Henderson County News: LOCAL BRIEFS: Petree crowned, IAM concert Monday night  Hendersonville Lightning

Jonnie Petree was crowned homecoming queen at Presbyterian College. Comments. By Bill Moss, Published: November 4, 2018 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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: TRUMP WINS: HHS students favor Republican nominee  Hendersonville Lightning

Trump fans cheered the outcome when their candidate won the electoral college during HHS's annual symposium. Comments. By Bill Moss, Published: ...



Henderson County News: HHS celebrates the Class of '15  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Jun 12, 2015) - Hendersonville High School celebrated the graduation of the class of 2015 on Friday night.



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 ...



Hendersonville High School Class of 2015 – The Tribune Papers- Breaking News & Top Local Stories  Thetribunepapers

Chris Burton Abel, Morgan Tyler Ahlers, Christopher Michael Ahlgreen, Alexander Burton Anderson, Maghen Jean Ashe, Austin Lee Askew, Keilah Donnae ...



Candidate profile: Patricia "Pat" Sheley, Board of Commissioners District 1 - News  Burlington Times News

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?



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 everyo...



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 ...



Instead of snacks, a vending machine at this elementary school is filled with books  WLOS

This vending machine isn't dispensing sugary treats, fatty chips, or high-calorie sodas. It's dropping knowledge. An elementary school in Umatilla, Florida, ...



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.



Twin brothers help drive Bearcats' competitive spirit  WLOS

As the postseason gets into full swing, it's win or go home for Hendersonville High School as it takes on the Brevard Blue Devils.The added pressure brings out ...



Henderson County News: Reunited Casuals, Mandarin Caste perform today at HHS  Hendersonville Lightning

Henderson County (Oct 12, 2013) - Two bands well known by local teenagers in the '60s reunited for Hendersonville High School's Class of '68 reunion on ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bill to help homeless kids get health care passes House  North Carolina Health News

Now the state Senate will consider a bill to allow homeless kids to access physical exams, dental care, mental health services and vision care.



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 ...



HHS dominates Lake Norman Charter, quarterfinals bound  BlueRidgeNow.com

It was a stark contrast on Wednesday night in the third round of the 2-A state soccer playoffs. Hendersonville soccer coach Amber McCullough stood at midfield ...



Apple Ambassador takes big bites out of life  BlueRidgeNow.com

Savanna Prince Roper, a 17-year-old Hendersonville High School senior and this year's Apple Ambassador for Henderson County, out-achieves most ...



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.



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