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Masks May Not Be Helping

Study finds masks don’t reduce coronavirus infection rates.

Commissioners Honor Four

The Buncombe County Commissioners recognized the contributions of four outstanding community leaders in their retirement.

As Bad Or Worse Than Losing Second Amendment

Campaign For Free Speech found that 51% of Americans say the First Amendment goes too far—that’s right, too far—in allowing hate speech and should be revised.

400 New Homes & Townhomes Coming

Atlanta-based development company St. Bourke is managing two major residential projects along I-26, just north of Woodfin. These developments combined will add more than 400 new homes and townhomes. 

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Merchant Scavenger Hunt Starts Friday

The market is “bearish” in downtown Hendersonville starting Friday, November 27 with a month-long free Peppermint Bear Scavenger Hunt inside businesses.

Christmas is Different But Will Not Disappoint!

Let’s check out some of the local tree vendors.

Republicans Got Out & Voted on Election Day

Democrats wildly outspent Republicans in North Carolina’s federal races. But they apparently were unable to prevent Republicans from again delivering President Trump the state’s 15 electoral votes and returning U.S. Senator Thom Tillis to Washington.

7th Iteration Fights Price Theory

The City of Asheville continues to make changes to its Land Use Incentive Grant (LUIG) policy. First adopted in 2010 in order to incentivize what members of city council used to term “the kind of development we want” with an emphasis on affordable housing, the program attracted the passing interest of only a few developers long enough to determine it was unworkable.

Salon Expanding Services

Like cosmetic trends, Hair Angels is ever-evolving. What began with a few customers and a vision has expanded to hundreds of clients. Since its inception, the salon has grown to include the talents of nail technicians Keiu “Q” and Thai Dinh

Meals on Wheels: A Bright Spot in the Pandemic

Altruism abounds during a time when food insecurity and isolation plague Buncombe County’s senior population.