Henderson County, NC


Missing teen last seen in Hendersonville

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Henderson County deputies are looking for a missing teen last seen in Hendersonville. Jade Riley Deutch, 16, was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, black sweat pants, and white shoes. If you have any information on Deutch's whereabouts, you can contact the Henderson County Sheriff's...
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Hendersonville Community Theatre Opens its Doors and Arms

Founded in 1966 by twelve Hendersonville natives, Hendersonville Little Theatre began as a local collective of like-minded theatrical artists who wanted the opportunity to develop new work and perform projects they were passionate about. In 2011, the board decided to move to the downtown area and shortly after that renamed...
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Henderson Co. deputies seek help locating runaway 16-year-old

HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies with the Henderson County Sheriff's Office need help locating a runaway teen. Deputies said 16-year-old Jade Riley Deutch was last seen in Hendersonville wearing a blue hoodie, black sweat pants, and white shoes. Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff's office at...

Habitat for Humanity, partners celebrate completion of new home in East Flat Rock

Henderson County Habitat for Humanity has announced the completion of another home with the financial and volunteer assistance of Thrivent Financial and 12 local churches, according to a news release from the nonprofit organization. Thrivent and Habitat have partnered in building stronger families and communities since 2005 and together have...
Henderson County, NCSmoky Mountain News

Former linebacker Gash looks to sack Cawthorn

Right now, life seems to be about full-circle moments for Henderson County native Eric Gash, who describes himself as “a son of the soil.”. A married father of three, Gash has been a pastor for 15 years, is a volunteer chaplain at the Hendersonville Police Department, a rescue scuba diver and recently became the principal of the elementary school he once attended.
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Road closures on I-26 spanning Buncombe, Henderson Counties

HENDERSONVILLE (FOX CAROLINA) - The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) says a section of I-26 spanning the Buncombe and Henderson County line will be closed Wednesday and Thursday night. In a press release on NCDOT website, they say drivers will be diverted onto modified detours that will handle increased...

Commissioners: County won't financially support COVID vaccine incentives, promotion

Henderson County will not support the promotion or incenting of COVID-19 vaccinations with county tax dollars following a unanimously passed resolution Wednesday by the Board of Commissioners. That position was made clear through commissioners' comments and a resolution that says while the county will continue to provide vaccinations and vaccine...

Juneteenth: Local exhibits run through the month of June to celebrate holiday

Two exhibits will run until the end of the month in Henderson County to celebrate and honor Juneteenth, which is this Saturday. Juneteenth is an annual holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas were told they were finally free. The day has been commemorated by African Americans since the late 1800s.
Rutherfordton, NCDigital Courier

Deitra Ann Haynes Jackson

Deitra Ann Haynes Jackson, 77, widow of the late Gerald William Jackson of Rutherfordton, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Deitra was a native of Henderson County and daughter of the late Claude Benjamin Haynes Sr. and Pearle Davidson Haynes....

Outgoing Henderson County Manager Steve Wyatt honored by commissioners

Outgoing Henderson County Manager Steve Wyatt was honored at Wednesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Wyatt began serving in the position in March 2006. He officially retires Wednesday, June 30. John Mitchell has been named the interim county manager. Mitchell currently serves at the Business and Community Development director for the...
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Crafters on display in July

Blue Ridge Craft Trails Month highlights three distinct trails throughout Henderson County, North Carolina, that bring together studios and galleries filled with work by nationally renowned artists. This year’s event includes artist demonstrations, exhibit openings and other special events throughout July. “When people come to our area, they have things...
Asheville, NCMountain Xpress

Around town: New music series brings the love of vinyl to the South Slope

China Langford, a Western North Carolina native and co-founder of the Lonesome Station music series, returns to the Asheville scene after a brief stay in San Francisco, where her concept was first hatched in 2019. Lonesome Station’s mission is to bring a variety of local and traveling artists to a range of atypical locales. “I’ve always had an affinity for visceral musical experiences found in intimate, nontraditional spaces,” Langford explains.

HCPS Receives 2nd National Board Accomplished District Designation

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 16, 2021) – Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) has once again been acknowledged by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) as a National Board Accomplished District, which recognizes districts in which at least 20% of teachers have achieved National Board certification. Henderson County Public Schools...