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Diesel Tuner Faces Year in Prison for Violating the Clean Air Act

The EPA has proven yet again that there will be consequences for those in the automotive aftermarket who are unwilling to respect the Clean Air Act. Spartan Diesel Technologies founder Matthew Sidney Geouge of Hendersonville, North Carolina, as The Drive and MarketWatch report, is now facing a year in prison for his actions in relation to selling and distributing thousands of emissions defeat devices for diesel trucks. That's on top of two fines of over a million dollars.
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POLICE: Tennessee shooting suspect killed in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Nashville authorities say a man wanted in connection with a shooting involving a Tennessee police officer has been killed in Kentucky Tuesday evening. Metro Nashville Police say 34-year-old Samuel Edwards is accused of shooting a Hendersonville police officer Monday night. This content is imported from Twitter....
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Honey and Salt restaurant in Flat Rock closes

FLAT ROCK, N.C. (WLOS) — Staffing shortages are being blamed for the closing of another mountain business. The owners of Honey and Salt said that after five years of business, they're closing up shop. The Flat Rock location temporarily shut down in May because of staffing issues. The owners...

Small earthquake reported near Hendersonville

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — The United States Geological Survey reported a small earthquake happened early Tuesday morning on the east side of Hendersonville. The 2.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded about 4:12 a.m. near Barker Heights, about 2 miles east of Hendersonville, at a depth of about 5 miles. No...

Food & Drink: The Scotsman Public House

The Scotsman Public House in downtown Waynesville is a true Scots-Irish pub, paying homage not only to the long and storied Scottish history of its owners Makyia Thayne-Hoyt Blair and Scot Blair, but also “to all of the Scots-Irish that settled hundreds of years ago here in the beautiful backcountry of North Carolina,” says Makyia, who is also the pub’s general manager.
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City officials announce new Waffle House location in Pickens

PICKENS, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The City of Pickens announced that Waffle House will be building a new location. The new location will be located at 445 Ann Street. “We can’t wait to have the Waffle House as a great partner in our growing community,” city officials said.

O.P. Taylor's toy store opens on Main Street in Hendersonville

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — A familiar name in the Western North Carolina and Upstate toy scene has opened another shop. O.P. Taylor’s toy store has just opened in Hendersonville in the former Dancing Bear Toys location on Main Street. The space is smaller than its locations in Brevard and Greenville, but it's packed with toys.

Art MoB Hosts Reception to Highlight New Members

Art MoB Studios & Gallery will host an artists reception for its newest gallery members on Saturday, July 16, from 4–6 p.m. The public event features light refreshments and visitors will meet eight artists: David Adler, Lenore Barrett, Rick Rowland, Anne Marie Brown, Susan Coe, Mary McCullough, Shannon Pagano and Natalie Bennett.
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Earthquake reported in Western North Carolina, near Upstate, SC

BARKER HEIGHTS, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported an earthquake in Western North Carolina early Tuesday morning. The 2.1 magnitude quake hit one mile of Barker Heights at 4:12 a.m. and had a depth of 8 kilometers, according to USGS. We’re told the earthquake was...

Earthquake reported near Hendersonville, North Carolina

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — An earthquake was reported Tuesday morning near the North Carolina and South Carolina state line. The United States Geological Survey said the 2.1 magnitude earthquake happened at 4:12 a.m. about 2 miles from Hendersonville. The exact location was Barker Heights, North Carolina. There are no reports...

Moments in Time at The Gallery at Flat Rock

Through July 17, The Gallery at Flat Rock introduces the work of artist Marty Whaley Adams, who, inspired by home and garden, sews, gardens, sculpts, creates monotypes and paints. Moments in Time will feature recent paintings in oil that include still life, silver and flower arrangements, and a section of landscapes with Flat Rock’s Highland Lake as subject. An artist talk will be held Saturday, July 16, at 1 p.m. at the gallery.