Woman charged in toddler’s shooting death at county home
9 months ago
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Woman charged in toddler’s shooting death at county home

Another person has been charged in the shooting death of a 2-year-old at Henderson County. The Henderson County Sheriff's Office told media outlets 28-year-old Heather Stepp was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Abagail Newman.
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9 months ago
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Baskerville won’t seek re-election to North Carolina House

A North Carolina House Democrat won't run again in 2016, citing in part his law practice and the political climate in Raleigh that now has his party in the minority.
Sources tell ABC-affiliate WLOS this festival was canceled due to ALE concerns. (Source: WLOS)
12 months ago
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Mountain Brew Fest canceled after ALE concerns

Sources tell WLOS in Asheville the upcoming Mountain Brew Fest in Hendersonville, scheduled for this weekend, has been cancelled. Details are emerging regarding ALE concerns.
Lottery winner from Horse Shoe is lucky twice
2 years ago
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Lottery winner from Horse Shoe is lucky twice

Where else but the town of Horse Shoe would a person get lucky twice in the N.C. Education Lottery? Self-employed painter Ivan Gilbert is a two-time winner. He won $1 million this week in the $120 Million Cash scratch off game. In May 2012, Gilbert won $100,000 in the Super Lucky 7s game.
Thousands still flock to NC “Hunger Games” forest
4 years ago
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Thousands still flock to NC “Hunger Games” forest

Thousands of people are still coming to visit the western North Carolina forest where the movie "The Hunger Games" was filmed.
16-year-old girl rescued from well after fall
4 years ago
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16-year-old girl rescued from well after fall

A 16-year-old girl has been rescued several hours after she fell into a well at a house northwest of Hendersonville.
Judge delays trial of suspect in NC hiker deaths
4 years ago
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Judge delays trial of suspect in NC hiker deaths

A federal judge has again delayed the death penalty trial of a twice-convicted killer who's charged with killing a couple from Hendersonville in a national forest.
NC sheriff with bipolar disorder to retire
4 years ago
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NC sheriff with bipolar disorder to retire

A western North Carolina sheriff who says he suffers from bipolar disorder has been granted permission for medical retirement.
Henderson County sets deadline for absent sheriff
5 years ago
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Henderson County sets deadline for absent sheriff

Henderson County commissioners have told the county sheriff he has until the end of the work week to either return to his job or request a formal leave of absence to deal with his mental health condition.