Clint Parker

A Solution is Needed Sooner Rather Than Later

Weaverville's FIre Department exodus started last May with the firing of Weaverville Firefighter Austin McKinney over a social media post on a firefighters’ union Instagram account about pay.

Military Uniforms on Display at Museum

The Dry Ridge Museum is displaying old military uniforms, letters, pictures and more at their museum just in time for Memorial Day.

Celebrating Employee’s 45th Year with Company

Local business Palmer-Wahl observed the dedicated efforts of their employees. Among the recognitions was Socorro Perez who has been with the company for 45 years.

School Needs a “Sharp-Dressed Band”

The Black Hawks are looking to trade their old duds in for some new threads.

Town Losing Fire Chief, Firefighters, Again

Poor pay wages have forced a mass exodus of qualified and experienced firefighters out of the Weaverville Fire Department.

Preying on Fears Rather than Relying on Facts

Weaverville Councilwoman Catherine Cordell made her best “fear over fact” pitch reminiscent of John Lennon’s Imagine song. Her cause? Changing the traffic pattern around Lake Louise to a one-way street. 

Leicester Gets New Fire Station

It was 1978 when the Leicester Fire Department, with an all-volunteer staff, moved to a new facility on Leicester Highway. Now, 45 years later, the department, once again, has a new home. Times have changed since that last move, but one thing remains, the dedication of the men and women who serve their community. Leicester […]

Einmann WMAC Player of the Year

North Buncombe High’s Isaac Einmann finished his senior year by winning the two-day Conference Championship and earning Player of the Year in the WMAC.

Town Continues Unofficial Water Moratorium

The Town of Weaverville Council stops second  development from advancing after no-action on a water requests. Also, opposition revealed for a traffic calming measure at Lake Louise.

New Silver-Line Park Opens in Woodfin

Community residents and leaders of Woodfin gathered to attend the Silver-Line Park’s official grand opening.