Asheville may be a top dream destination for many folks, but for an increasing number of newcomers and old-timers alike, the No. 1 dream destination may be just down the road a ways. With the challenges of urbanization besetting Asheville, newcomers and locals alike are turning to surrounding towns and communities in search of cheaper […]
Today’s savvy scammers have a whole host of increasingly sophisticated techniques to quickly steal information and drain bank accounts. To combat these crimes, IT professionals, law enforcement personnel and government officials are encouraging consumers and businesses to remain vigilant at transaction points and take other steps to safeguard themselves from the threat of online hackers.
With the Great Flood’s centennial approaching, filmmaker David Weintraub has produced a documentary, Come Hell or High Water, exploring the catastrophe through descendants’ memories, historical photos and contemporary accounts. Xpress sat down with Weintraub to talk about the film, the flood’s impact on the region and the lessons to be learned.
Chef Jesse Roque describes her downtown Hendersonville restaurant, Never Blue, as a “state of mind and a matter of taste.”
A new restaurant is set to open at Hendersonville’s historic Charleston Inn; Metro Wines hosts a high-flying fundraiser for A-B Tech aviation scholarships; Buxton Hall Barbecue plans a late-night holiday dance party; Burial Beer works on a kitchen build-out for Salt & Smoke; and the Italian Cookie Lady hosts holiday truffle cake-pop parties.
Power giant Duke Energy’s proposal for a 45-mile transmission line through Western North Carolina, part of the company’s multifaceted Western Carolinas Modernization project to upgrade and integrate the mountains with a larger regional power grid, is meeting staunch opposition from residents since the company announced its intentions in mid-July.
With its inaugural Mountain Brew Fest on Saturday, Aug. 22, MountainTrue hopes to highlight its conservations efforts along with the offerings of local breweries.
Oskar Blues Brewery hosted its 2015 Burning Can ExtravaCANza Friday and Saturday, July 17-18, at its REEB Ranch just outside of Hendersonville. Despite some complications with the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Department, a few thunderstorms and a blistering-hot afternoon sun, brewers, performers and attendees stuck it out and had a ball.
It was heartening to read the story about First Congregational United Church of Christ’s commitment to get as far off the electric grid as possible. The stated goal is to completely offset their power consumption. Their fundraising event as described in the Conscious Party article [“Souls for Solar,” March 11, Xpress] was a great way […]
The new Publix Super Market going in at 1830 Hendersonville Road is hiring in all departments and will host a job fair from Saturday, Jan. 31 through Wednesday, Feb. 4.
PRESS RELEASE from the Hendersonville Tree Board HENDERSONVILLE – Fruit from the American Pawpaw tree was enjoyed by Native Americans and helped early European settlers survive. It’s sort of mango-meets-the-banana … with a little hint of melon, according to one reviewer of the fruit’s taste. The pawpaw has quite a history. On NPR’s “Morning Edition,” […]
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features two Hendersonville-based projects — a bluetooth-compatible speaker system and a customer service training program for teens.
Hendersonville residents and officials gathered Friday afternoon, Oct. 11, to celebrate the completion of a streetscape they hope will make their downtown a vibrant local destination.
The North-Carolina based grocer finished renovations on Hendersonville location and announced another store opening in Asheville.
Two local tech entrepreneurs are about to make waves in the realm of digital security and mobile technology with the debut of the Quasar IV, an encrypted “superphone,” which will allow users to securely exchange messages and store information away from prying eyes.
Apples, apple cider, apple beignets, apple fries, apple chips, apple bread, apple ice cream, caramel apples, apple slushies — yes, it’s that time of year again. The 67th annual Apple Festival is underway in Hendersonville, featuring Henderson County’s finest apple farmers and their innovative, thematic products. Check out a gallery of the festivities.
A new $1-million office building in downtown Hendersonville aims to incubate green- and tech-minded businesses. Biz 611 features solar panels, a rainwater flush system and a living wall with edible plants.
Enjoy live music, local authors, the great outdoors and more this weekend in WNC. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment.
Let’s face it; the holidays can be as stressful as they are relaxing. This week, Xpress brings you a few low-cost escapes from the Thanksgiving table.
No presents from Santa this year – just a serious beat down at Hendersonville’s High Velocity Wrestling.
[Editor’s Note: Just an apple’s throw away from Asheville, Hendersonville (home of the Apple Festival) is its own culinary destination. Xpress invited Laura Huff of popular Hendersonville-based food blog The Carolina Epicurean to point out some of her favorite tables. For restaurant reviews, chef profiles, information on cooking classes and more, visit carolinaepicurean.com.] Square One […]