City News

9/23/2022

Which are local native trees? Sycamore? Poplar? Black Walnut? And what is the special value of native trees to our landscape and environment? On Saturday, October 8, at 10:30 a.m., a guided walk along the Oklawaha Greenway will focus on identifying and understanding trees, especially...

9/19/2022

The City of Hendersonville’s Wellness Committee will host its annual Turkey Trot 5k Thanksgiving morning on November 24, 2022. This year marks the Turkey Trot’s 10th Anniversary, alongside the City of Hendersonville’s 175th Anniversary. The 5k is a run/walk event open to all ages, all fitness...

9/19/2022

Hendersonville residents will be the first in Western North Carolina to use a new community engagement solution with the Hendersonville Police Department. This new service uses text messaging to connect callers with important information and allows feedback through short surveys following...

9/12/2022

Mid-September through early October is the best time to watch for migrating monarch butterflies in our area. To celebrate this wondrous natural phenomenon, two educational programs are being hosted in Hendersonville, sponsored by Hendersonville’s Bee City USA program. Estela Romero,...

9/9/2022

For the second consecutive year, the Hendersonville Police Department invites the community to join them for National Night Out! This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at 1300 7th Avenue East in the lot previously containing the former Four Seasons...

9/7/2022

The Hendersonville Fire Department is proud to announce the promotion of Billy Ray Praytor to the rank of Captain. Captain Praytor previously held the position of Lieutenant on Tower 9 and will continue to lead A-Shift on the ladder truck.

“Billy Ray Praytor is a great example of someone...

8/31/2022

Hendersonville City Council Members are inviting residents and community members to join them at a series of 'Council Conversation' meetings. These informal gatherings allow the public to interact with their local elected officials by asking questions, voicing concerns, and working together...

8/30/2022

Providing clean drinking water and protecting the community and environment are the highest priorities for Hendersonville Water and Sewer. The utility works to protect community health by regularly testing water sources to ensure water quality meets or exceeds all...

8/29/2022

Hendersonville Fire Department Launches Online Survey to Help Plan for the Future

Following a series of strategic plan focus group meetings, the Hendersonville Fire Department has posted a survey online to gather additional feedback from community members who were unable to participate...

8/26/2022

In preparation for Labor Day weekend, the Hendersonville Police Department has some reminders before you head to the NC Apple Festival.

Top Ten Apple Festival Safety Tips

1. Drive Safe There will be lots of traffic, detours and extra pedestrians throughout the Labor Day...

8/24/2022

The North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA) is a professional organization that supports the exchange of knowledge for individuals responsible for budget and evaluation in local government. Hendersonville’s Assistant City Manager Brian Pahle has been named NCLGBA President...

8/17/2022
9/5/22 - 10:30 am update - NC Apple Festival King Apple Parade Canceled Due to Weather Due to continuing rain and threat of flooding, the NC Apple Festival King Apple Parade has been canceled.

Labor Day Weekend Street and City Government Office Closures Apple Festival

On Friday,...

8/10/2022

5th Avenue between Church Street and Wall Street is scheduled to be closed from August 19 through September 1. During this time the crane will be relocated to 5th Avenue and final precast sections will be lifted into place.

The public can visit www...

8/8/2022

The Hendersonville Fire Department is undergoing a strategic planning process. As HFD envisions the future of the department, it is important to gather insight and feedback from members of Hendersonville’s community.

“We are inviting the community to participate in a focus group to help...

7/15/2022

As the Historic 7 th Avenue Business District continues to see public and private investments, the City of Hendersonville’s Downtown Advisory Board is excited to bring in Greenville consultants Arnett Muldrow & Associates to guide a community vision and branding process. The sessions will...

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