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Are North Buncombe Towns Becoming More Like Asheville?

Weaverville and Woodfin have been havens for those who wanted municipal amenities without the trapping of big cities.

Taxation without Representation?

Following changes to legislation allowing revenues from the Buncombe County occupancy tax to fund construction that will benefit locals as well as visitors, a coalition of Asheville Food and Beverage United, Asheville for All, Asheville Democratic Socialists of America, and Buncombe Decides, has been lobbying the Tourism Development Authority to subsidize affordable housing.

Explore Asheville Names Dodie Stephens VP of Marketing

Explore Asheville, the official destination marketing and management organization for Asheville and Buncombe County, announced Dodie Stephens as its next head of marketing effective October 2. Stephens, who spent more than 15 years with Explore Asheville, will return to the organization as Vice President of Marketing, after stepping away to be Vice President of Marketing […]

A Slice Of The Big Apple Comes To Town

"These cars are in running condition. They came to us in excellent shape," said Hollifield when asked if there was anything else that needed to be done to get the cars running on the track.

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County Tax Assessor Explains Reevaluation

Most residents believe reevaluation is a gimmick to increase one's property taxes, but not so, says the county tax assessor in a recent presentation before the Weaverville Town Council.

TD-a-Minute Falcons Thrash Erwin 40-10

Carson Dimsdale rushed for nearly 300 yards and a score, and Truitt Manuel reached the end zone on offense and defense in West Henderson’s 40-10 home victory over Erwin.

Tryon Goes Native with Plant Sale

“In too many areas of our country there is no place left for wildlife but in the landscapes and gardens we as individuals own,” explains Donna Wise, Tryon resident and co-founder of the Gardening for Life Project. The Gardening for Life Project works to encourage individual property owners to use all native plants in their […]

Carl Sandburg National Historic Site Celebrates Literacy Month

Many changes have been taking place at Connemara,Sandburg's Flat Rock Home for the past year, but for September Literacy Month is being celebrated by encouraging children to read to their beloved goats.

Moms for America: Empowering Asheville Moms

President of Moms for America empowers local Asheville moms with inspiration, information, and training.

Rugged Will Johnson Leads Owen to its First Win in ‘23T

Owen Warhorses unleashed their new spread offense to secure their first victory of the season, as the sole Buncombe County team to win last Friday.