Abi Cole

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.