Abi Cole

Weaverville passes ADA transition plan

The Town of Weaverville passed the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan last Monday evening (June 22) at the town council meeting to increase physical accessibility to municipal facilities, programs, activities, and services. 

Leicester church distributes food in time of crisis

A substantial May donation to MANNA Foodbank allowed for expansion to even more local pantries, including Leicester Baptist Church. MANNA works with hundreds of smaller nonprofit partner agencies to distribute food within smaller communities. 

Rural part of county gets a COVID-19 tests, results are in

53 Sandy Mush residents were tested for COVID-19 on May 27.

Fund established for Madison residents coronavirus relief

The Madison County Commissioners approached a group of local business owners and philanthropists to start a financial-assistance program for Madison residents during the coronavirus. Established last month, the Madison Friendship Fund (MFF) is is the first of its kind in the county.

This Week’s COVID Run-Down

On May 22, North Carolina entered Phase II of Governor Roy Cooper’s reopening plan.

Business going to the dogs and beer

Wagbar in Weaverville is a new pet-friendly, outdoor bar.

Drive-in senior night was a victory for Erwin student athletes

Coaches and teachers held a drive-through parade, decorating cars and holding signs for the 77 senior athletes at Clyde A. Erwin High School. 

Meeting dominated by questions of accepting roads into town system

Nearly 80 attendees joined the Town Council of Weaverville at a virtual meeting regarding town roads.