Clint Parker

Honoring Revolutionary War Heroes

A ceremony in Leicester honors the courage and sacrifice of five Revolutionary War Patriots, highlighting their dedication to liberty despite facing immense hardships.

The World Botanist Who Left His Mark In WNC

André Michaux, the French botanist, left a lasting impact on botanical history through his adventurous expeditions and groundbreaking discoveries, especially in North America. His legacy continues through the plants he discovered, like the Carolina Lily, and his dedication to exploring and documenting the natural world.

Are Housing Prices In Weaverville About To See A Bump?

According to a 2018 study by Harvard Business School, a Starbucks location like the one getting ready to open on Weaver Blvd. will increase housing prices by half a percent.

Sluder Running For NC 49th State Senate District

The list was long when the Tribune asked Kristie Sluder why she chose to run. Naming the transgender agenda in schools anti-Israel, anti-police, anti-parent, in short, she said it's the current occupier of the seat, Julie Mayfield, that's made her decide to run for the office.

Annual Memorial Day Observance

The Weaverville Annual Memorial Day Observance is set to take place on Monday, May 27, starting at 11 am at the Community Center with a picturesque view of Lake Louise. This year’s guest speaker is Lieutenant General (3 stars) Kathleen Gaines, USA (Retired), who dedicated 35 years to serving in the military. A graduate of […]

Bike Nite Back?

It’s been absent from the Town of Weaverville for three years, but on Thursday, April 25th, Rodney’s Auto Bike Nite returned to the streets of the town. As people walked around looking at classic cars and motorcycles, music played, and food was plentiful with a good turnout, but does this mean Bike Nite is back? […]

Bell: A Piece Of Town History Now On Display

This bell, now a relic of the past, once served a crucial role in the daily lives of Weaverville's residents. It heralded the arrival of the trolley from Asheville, giving people ample time to reach the station, situated roughly where the Weaverville Laundry stands today.

Town Approve First Social District At Meeting

Camille Daniels, Event Assistant with the Weaverville Business Association, proposed a social district for the "Music On Main Street," which will allow local businesses to sell all types of alcohol to eventgoers during about a six-hour window during the event and be on the streets in a designated area on Main Street.

Chief Michael Dykes Departure: Woodfin PD Leadership Transition Underway

Woodfin Town Manager Shannon Tuch addresses rumors surrounding Police Chief Michael Dykes' departure, assuring public safety and potential transparency under state laws. The arrival of interim Police Chief Kevin Pressley signals a new chapter in Woodfin's law enforcement leadership amid Mayor McAlister's tenure. Stay tuned as the town navigates through this pivotal moment of change.

Lion’s Club Honored For 75 Years

Weaverville recognized the contribution of its 75-year-old club, the Lion’s Club, at the April meeting of the town council. Lion’s Club leaders Dr. Woody Bolinger (center) and Rick Johnson (right), along with other club members, were there as Mayor Patrick Fitzsimmons (left) presented Johnson and Bolinger with the proclamation acknowledging the club’s contributions. Bolinger then […]