Press Release: Land Sale Signals Upcoming Industrial Development in Flat Rock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Land Sale Signals Upcoming Industrial Development in Flat Rock A new master planned industrial park is set to bring many higher wage jobs to Henderson County. June 29, 2022 (Asheville, NC)—On June 17, 2022, NAI Beverly-Hanks closed on a 65.31-acre tract of land in Flat Rock with prime frontage on Interstate 26. […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach

Oftentimes, families receive assistance through government programs, but it isn’t enough to make ends meet. It’s up to the community to help neighbors who work seasonal jobs, suffer from a disability, have loved ones serving in the military, or have large families—any of whom may simply not be able to afford to provide an adequate […]

Your Top 5 Questions about the Ecusta Trail Answered

For well over a decade, locals in Henderson and Transylvania Counties have been dreaming of a greenway to easily connect their towns by non-vehicular traffic. Now, following the recent purchase of the former Ecusta Paper Mill rail line, that dream is one step closer to reality! People are talking about the future Ecusta Trail. If […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Free Clinics

Last spring, we were astounded at the number of caring medical professionals who donated their time, their expertise, and their patience to help administer COVID vaccines at pop-up clinics throughout the community. But did you know that there are hundreds of volunteers who regularly work to offer quality care to the most vulnerable in Henderson […]

How to Describe Mills River, NC in 3 Quick but Revealing Words

Mills River is a community that offers the best of mountain history and growing modernity, with a healthy dose of outdoor adventure thrown in for the mix. The history of the area dates back to the late 18th century, and yet, the town only chose to incorporate in 2003. The result is a unique mix […]

Local Schools are Building Tomorrow: Education is a Top Priority in WNC

One of the most important things to consider when you’re thinking about moving is the quality of the schools. The schools around a home affect its value and its appeal to potential future buyers. Even if you don’t have children or they are out of the nest, you want to be aware of the quality […]

Henderson County has the Perfect Climate for Apples—and Strong Communities!

Henderson County is located in North Carolina’s western mountain region. But the area is characterized by an extensive plateau along the French Broad and Mills River valleys. The terrain and climate have historically been a haven for apples, the traditional agricultural crop in the county. The tradition of honoring the local apple industry persists through […]

5 Wild Ways You can Enjoy the Outdoors in Henderson County

Henderson County is the perfect location for enjoying life. That’s especially true if you enjoy spending a significant portion of your life outdoors. Though located in North Carolina’s mountain region, Henderson County is characterized by an extensive plateau along the French Broad and Mills River valleys. The lowest point in the county sits at approximately […]

5 Ways to Live Abundantly in Champion Hills

Champion Hills was founded in 1988 by a small group of investors looking for an amazing golf experience in Western North Carolina. Golf legend Tom Fazio was so inspired by the land that he joined the project as both designer and investor. Today, Champion Hills is a debt-free community and a premier country club that […]

These 9 Henderson County Museums are where Learning Comes Alive

Few downtowns in Western North Carolina can boast such a concentration of museums as Hendersonville. In fact, half the museums in the county are located within a few blocks’ stretch. And the materials on display range from hands-off dioramas to hands-on science experiments, and vintage pinball machines to vintage airplanes. You already live like a […]