Clint Parker

A Preview of the Coming “Highway 55” Restaurant

Reporter Clint Parker samples the food at a Highway 55 restaurant to give readers a preview of the eatery's dining experience.

Some Life Lessons Need to Be Hard

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has called on the NC General Assembly to make the Biden Administration’s student loan forgiveness exempt from state income tax. For those unfamiliar with student loan forgiveness, the Biden Administration has said anyone making less than $125,000 for individuals and $250,000 for married couples can get up to $20,000 in […]

New Burger Joint Coming to Town

Grading has begun on the restaurant's construction site.

Councilman Addressing Removal of Invocation by Quoting Jesus

Last week, the Tribune offered Woodfin Councilman Jim McAllister a guest commentary spot to back up his statement at the August council meeting, which he used to justify removing the meeting’s invocation. The invocation had been part of the meeting since the town was formed in 1971. McAllister said at the meeting he was “surprised […]

Longtime Insurance Agent & Partner Retires

After his 70th birthday and 23 years as a partner at Brank Insurance in Weaverville, Paul Aubry has retired from serving his clients. A retirement party was held at the offices of Brank last month as Paul celebrated his last day of work. He and his wife, Kay, plan to do some traveling in their […]

Harris Named New Weaverville Fire Chief

Weaverville finds a new fire chief in Scottie Harris, who was formerly Black Mountain's fire chief. Harris comes to the town by way of the Northern Wake Fire Department, where he is currently chief. He is expected to start his new job on October 10th.

Rediscovering the Founding Father’s Thoughts on Church & State

Rediscovering the Founding Fathers' thoughts on church and state in their own words is explored in this article on American history.

Church Craft Fair

Newbridge Baptist Church will host a craft fair on Saturday, October 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All entries are intricately hand-made. Foods will also be available, including hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, sweet treats, and drinks. Proceeds from the sale of food go to the Man Cave Ministry. Proceeds from the craft booth sale will […]

A Musical Program on Cello

The Weaverville Music Study Club will present a musical program featuring Marie Cole on Cello, accompanied by Alison Moore on piano. This event will be held on Friday, September 23 at 7 pm at the First Baptist Church, Weaverville. Other sponsors of the program are Motoriffic Sales and Service, LLC, Peterson Insurance Group, Inc, Edward […]

Papaioannou Soaring as New Eagle Scout

Ryan Papaioannou achieves what only only 4% of the Scouts go on to do: making Eagle Scout.