Times-News (Hendersonville, North Carolina)
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Times-News Hendersonville, North Carolina
Times-News cover.jpg
Front cover on February 28, 2012
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherLucy Talley,[1] Ned Cowan
EditorJennifer Heaslip,[1] Diane Norman
LanguageAmerican English
Headquarters106 Henderson Crossing
Hendersonville, NC, 28792
United States
CountryUnited States of America
OCLC number13285937

The Times-News is an American, English language daily newspaper headquartered in Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina. It has served Henderson, Transylvania and Polk counties in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina since 1881. TheHendersonville Times began in 1881 and the Hendersonville News in 1894.[2][1]


The Times-News was founded in 1881. The newspaper has been known as:[3][4]

  • The Times-News. (Hendersonville, N.C.) 1927-current
  • Hendersonville Times. (Hendersonville, N.C.) 1924-1927
  • The Hendersonville News. (Hendersonville, N.C.) 1919-1927
  • The News of Henderson County. (Hendersonville, N.C.) 1918-1919
  • Independent Herald. (Hendersonville, N.C.) 1881-18

In December 1985, it became an A.M. paper and added a Sunday edition. With a daily circulation of approximately 15,000, the Times-News averages about 40,000 readers per day.

In May 2007, it relaunched its website (formerly known as HendersonvilleNews.com) as BlueRidgeNow.com. The Times-News also has a Facebook page, the BlueRidgeNow (BRN).[4]

The Times-News was owned by Halifax Media Group until 2015, when Halifax was acquired by New Media Investment Group.[5][6]


  • Kevin Drake - Publisher
  • Jennifer Heaslip - Managing Editor
  • Reporters - Rebecca Walter, Derek Lacey, Andrew Mundhenk, Dean Hensley, Joey Millwood and photographer Patrick Sullivan


  1. ^ a b c "Member Directory". North Carolina Press Association. Archived from the original on March 20, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Editorials". Times-News. April 27, 1992. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "The Times-News". Library of Congress. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ a b "About Blue Ridge Now". Facebook. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ New Media Announces Agreement to Acquire Halifax Media Group for $280.0 Million Archived 2016-03-07 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Halifax Media purchases 16 newspapers Archived 2012-01-09 at the Wayback Machine

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