Clint Parker

Woodfin says no to “affordable” 115 townhome project

The Woodfin Planning & Zoning Board handed developer Jamie Lopez a defeat to build a 115-townhome project at 300 Baird Cove. 

My first sporting event since the era of BLM & COVID-19

I watched my first sporting event since the era of Black Lives Matter (BLM) and COVID-19 began, and I thought I’d relate my impressions of my viewing experience.

Leicester area is rich in interesting history

The Western North Carolina mountains are full of interesting histories about the area. However, the sad part is not many people, even longtime residents, know about that history or care. 

Changes to Woodfin brush collection

At the last Woodfin Board of Commissioners meeting, Woodfin Administrator Eric Hardy told the board that the town’s public works department was working overtime to catch up with brush collection.

Maybe now’s a good time to try and kick my drug habit

Well, ‘all good things must come to an end,’ so the saying goes. On Monday, that was the case for the Weaverville Healthwise Pharmacy, aka to locals as Weaverville Drug Company.

Part of US 25/70 near Marshall closed “indefinitely”

A recent landslide closed a stretch of Highway US 25/70 from about the Jupiter Road area to the Ivy River Road, causing traffic to either detour on I-26 to Mars Hill or onto a narrow two-lane road at Jupiter Road not fit for large trucks and not recommended by the NC Department of Transportation.

Council approves water extension for new business center among other items

In their Monday meeting (Aug 24) the Weaverville Town Council voted to supply water to two developments among other business conducted by the board.

Hobby Lobby, Marshalls are coming to Weaverville

Weaverville will be getting two more large chain stores – Hobby Lobby and Marshalls.

Pet groomers expand their business as part of their dream

The Wonderdog Family announce this week they have opened a second location. The new facility is located at 308 Stone Ridge Blvd, Woodfin, NC.

Town votes to seek $2M in grants to help water district

Tuesday evening (August 18), the Woodfin Board of Commissioners at their regular monthly meeting heard from members of McGill & Associates on the possibility of a $2 million grant to extend water lines for the Woodfin Water System. Keith Webb, McGill’s vice-president, told the board his group had found a state community development block grant […]