Henderson County Schools to operate under Plan A

On Friday March 12, the Henderson County Board of Education announced that Henderson County Public Schools will be returning to full time in-person learning under Plan A.  This follows a statement made...

Abolition of the death penalty necessary

22 people were executed in the United States in 2019, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. Capital punishment is legal in 28 U.S. states, and since the reinstatement of the death penalty in 1976,...

Reflecting on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s impact

On Sept. 18, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died in her home at the age of 87, after serving 27 years as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She was sworn in on Aug. 10 1993, becoming...

Health care worker shares coronavirus experience

North Carolina reported its first COVID-19 case on March 3, and since then, the case number has continued to increase even five months later. Medical professionals and other essential workers have worked...

Review: “The Kissing Booth 2”

The highly anticipated "The Kissing Booth 2" was released on Netflix on July 23, but after the trainwreck that was "The Kissing Booth" the only thing I was looking forward to for the sequel was making fun of...

Playing by the rules

On June 11, Henderson County Public Schools released Phase 1 of their plan for high school students to return to athletics on June 22. Athletes are required to follow a list of guidelines specific to their...

Luke Manuel as new principal at West

After 14 years of being a proud Falcon, Shannon Auten is leaving West Henderson High and serving as the new principal of Henderson County Early College and Henderson County Career Academy. She is to be...