Anthony Abraira

Test Scores Improve as Students Return to In-Person Classes

New test results show that public school students in North Carolina are improving learning outcomes since returning to in-classroom instruction, but progress is still needed to reach pre-pandemic levels of achievement. Released by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on Sept. 1, the new results are the first since the 2018-2019 school year to feature […]

The New “Shot Heard ‘Round The World”

Just days before 2020 voting records were set to be destroyed, in perhaps what will be known as the new “Shot Heard ‘Round The World”, a notice of prospective litigation and demand for records retention was sent to quite possibly every county in every state in the country, including being hand delivered here in Asheville […]

Catcher Cody Kirkpatrick Signs to UVA at Wise

Standing in a smart suit and a pristine ball cap from the University of Virginia was North Buncombe High’s Cody Kirkpatrick after signing to play baseball.

Jacob Sessoms talks ‘El Gallo’ & setting new courses, friendly ventures

Asheville restaurateur Jacob Sessoms talks about restaurant "El Gallo" and new venture "Table Right Here!"

A nation divided, a local protest united

Citizens from all walks of cultural, racial, and socioeconomic divides found common ground to protest the outrage over the death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.