Clint Parker

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 […]

Edward Votes To Approve Bill Allowing Warrantless Surveillance

One of those 86 Republicans was WNC's own Chuck Edwards. He joined fellow North Carolina Republican representatives: Virginia Foxx, Patrick T. McHenry, Gregory F. Murphy and David Rouzer in helping to pass the bill.

Mount Mitchell Railroad Short Lived Life

This week’s historical marker starts a series of markers in the Black Mountain area and this one can be found on Old US 70 at Old Toll Road east of Black Mountain, which reads, “Mount Mitchell Railroad: Opened Black Mountains to logging and tourism. Built, 1911-1914. It ran from point nearby to Camp Alice, 21 […]

AdventHealth: “This Is Your Hospital”

A court challenge by Mission-HCA, who sued the state for the decision, is all that stand in the way of a new hospital in Weaverville.

North Buncombe High’s “Into the Woods”

It’s spring high school play season again! North Buncombe High will present Into the Woods in the school theater at 890 Clarks Chapel Rd., Weaverville, this year. Based on the fairy tales Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Cinderella, Into the Woods delighted audiences on Broadway, London’s West End, and tours […]

In-depth Look at Town’s Short-Term Rental Study

DiCristina said what sparked the session was the council's desire to know the impact of short-term rentals in Weaverville.

More On the Shelton Laurel Massacre

A week or so ago, the Tribune published an article on the Shelton Laurel massacre (SLM), just one of the hundreds, maybe thousands, of tragedies and atrocities that happened during the Civil War. The article caught the eye of one Madison County native, Dan Slagle, who has researched the massacre since he learned about it […]

AdventHealth’s New Hospital Leaves Questions For Community

Unanswered questions about the new AdventHealth hospital leaves questions for community.

Somer Oberlin: Just Call Her “Chief”

Somer Oberlin, now to be known as just 'Chief,' took her oath of office in front of about 80-plus people on Monday, April 1.