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POLK COUNTY WOMAN KILLED IN FRIDAY NIGHT MUD SLIDE

THIS NEWS 13 PHOTO SHOWS THE HOUSE WHERE THE MUD SLIDE OCCURED STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN POLK COUNTY. HENDERSON COUNTY MANAGER AUTHORIZES EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DEALING WITH THE FLOODING. FROM DOWNPOURS FRIDAY NIGHT THAT CLOSED… Link to Full Story

"FRESHETS" BROUGHT ALMOST NINE INCHES OF RAIN TO HENDERSONVILLE THIS WEEK

A WEATHER SUMMARY: A WEEK OF "FRESHETS" IN THE HENDERSONVILLE AREA IF YOU THINK IT RAINED HARD IN HENDERSONVILLE THIS PAST WEEK, YOU’’RE RIGHT. IT DID. BUT THE "KERMIT EDNEY WEATHER BOOK" REMINDS US OF SOME TALL TALES ABOUT HEAVY RAIN. ONE SUCH… Link to Full Story

DUKE ENERGY TO SELL LAKE SUMMIT DAM

DUKE ENERGY IS SELLING THREE DAMS IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA Duke Energy officials said the company is selling five hydroelectric plants, three of which are here in the mountains…including the one at Lake Summit in Tuxedo. The plants are being… Link to Full Story

HENDERSONVILLE POST OFFICE OPENS IN BLUE RIDGE MALL ON MONDAY

IN THE FORMER SEARS STORE LOCATION IN THE MALL The Hendersonville Post Office will complete their preparations for their move to the Blue Ridge Mall over the weekend, and be open for business to the general public on Monday. Post Office Boxes will be… Link to Full Story

SCHOOL BOARD AND COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO MEET THURSDAY TO ADDRESS NEW HHS ISSUES

3 PM MAY 24TH IN THE HISTORIC COURTHOUSE MILLIONS MORE IN COSTS AND MISUNDERSTANDINGS OVER AUDITORIUM AND AUXILLARY GYM THE NEW FIVE POINTS CAMPUS SCHOOL BOARD FEELING DECEIVED The Henderson County Board of Commissioners and the School Board will… Link to Full Story

WHKP STATION EDITORIAL: FLOODS AND FLOODPLAINS

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