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AT LEAST A FULL YEAR BEHIND SCHEDULE, THE $25 MILLION UPWARD ROAD WIDENING PROJECT IS NEARING COMPLETION

At least a full year behind schedule, the Upward Road widening project is nearing completion. NC DOT construction engineer Aaron Powell told WHKP News this week that only “the final touches” remain to be done on the project, which has dragged out... Link to Full Story


HENDERSON COUNTY GETS A CRIME LAB; TEACHERS GET A PAY RAISE; THE COAL ASH ISSUE REMAINS UNRESOLVED; AND SENATORS WILL TRY AGAIN AFTER THE ELECTION THIS FALL TO RESOLVE THE MEDICAID ISSUE...AS THE 2014 SESSION OF THE NC GENERAL ASSEMBLY WINDS DOWN

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS YEAR'S SESSION        Some members of the North Carolina General Assembly were packing up late on Thursday and making plans to leave Raleigh and head home as what was supposed to be the “short” session of the state legislature this... Link to Full Story


HISTORIC FLAT ROCK CLOSES ON PURCHASE OF "MOUNTAIN LODGE" IN FLAT ROCK

HISTORIC FLAT ROCK CLOSES ON PURCHASE OF "MOUNTAIN LODGE" IN FLAT ROCK

One of Henderson County's most historic homes and estates has been purchased by Historic Flat Rock...and according to the groups board president, Rick Merrill, the property will be stabelized and preserved. Merrill said Mountain Lodge was purchased... Link to Full Story


K-MART BUILDING BITES THE DUST; DUNHAM'S SPORTS TO LOCATE IN BLUE RIDGE MALL

K-MART BUILDING BITES THE DUST; DUNHAM'S SPORTS TO LOCATE IN BLUE RIDGE MALL

A SPOKESMAN FOR BLUE RIDGE MALL OWNERS HULL STOREY GIBSON COMPANIES HAS CONFIRMED FOR WHKP NEWS THAT DUNHAM'S SPORTS WILL BE OPENING ONE OF THEIR SPORTING GOODS STORES IN THE HENDERSONVILLE MALL.  COLE HULL SAID THEY ARE PROUD TO HAVE THIS WELL... Link to Full Story

 

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