Clint Parker

Are North Buncombe Towns Becoming More Like Asheville?

Weaverville and Woodfin have been havens for those who wanted municipal amenities without the trapping of big cities.

County Tax Assessor Explains Reevaluation

Most residents believe reevaluation is a gimmick to increase one's property taxes, but not so, says the county tax assessor in a recent presentation before the Weaverville Town Council.

Riverside Cemetery: A National Treasure

Riverside Cemetery owes its existence to the efforts of Rutherford Platt Hayes, a prominent Asheville lawyer and son of President Rutherford B. Hayes.

A Slice Of The Big Apple Comes To Town

"These cars are in running condition. They came to us in excellent shape," said Hollifield when asked if there was anything else that needed to be done to get the cars running on the track.

Patriots Rebuilding After Losing Senior Quarterback

Madison High kicked off their season with a non-conference away game against Haysville and Polk County. Madison lost both but against a couple of great teams. “The Patriots will take it one game at a time,” said Head Coach James Extine. The Patriots just finished playing North Buncombe Friday night for the “Jug.” The “Jug,” […]

Fireworks And More Discussed At Council Meeting

Four speakers voiced their support for fireworks, and each of them was met with a round of applause by the majority of those in the room after their comment.

Despite Racism, Craig Worked Toward Better State

Locke Craig's connection to Charles B. Aycock from their college days in Chapel Hill forged a significant partnership in the political arena. Their relationship, rooted in shared experiences and ideological alignment, would play a pivotal role in shaping the state's history, particularly in the context of the white supremacy campaign of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Weaverville Car Show Helps Local Area Residents

What happens when you mix a car show with hot dogs, hamburgers, and dedicated workers? For nine years now, this formula has brought the community of Weaverville together and has also strengthened local area community services. Once again, that was the result of this year’s car show sponsored by the Weaverville Lions Club. Eleven winners […]

Five NBNS FFA Students Achieve American Degree

Recently, five students from North Buncombe High School enrolled in the FFA program achieved a remarkable milestone by being awarded their American Degrees at the National FFA Convention.

When Trolleys Were The Main Mode Of Transportation

In the late 19th century, the introduction of railroads to Asheville marked a pivotal moment in the city's development.