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Business Conducting Annual School Supplies Drive

Local residents and businesses may help others in the community by bringing in items to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours.

Woodfin Political Races Shaping Up

Woodfin political races will make the fall election something to watch.

Disregarding Road & Sidewalk Closures Just Got Costly

People in Weaverville might want to think twice before walking around barriers or driving around them to gain access to a closed road or sidewalk. At their July meeting, the Weaverville Town Council made it a $300 offense to do so after several incidents where it endangered lives. Before the council got to that issue, […]

Buncombe County Taxpayers Lose Advocate

Don Yelton, a tireless advocate for Buncombe County taxpayers and a relentless investigator of government corruption, passed away last week, leaving behind a legacy of uncovering wrongdoing and exposing the convictions of county officials such as former County Manager Wanda Greene, who was sentenced to seven years for federal program fraud, tax evasion, and accepting kickbacks.

Growth Shows No Signs Of Letting Up

Despite higher interest rates, the Town of Weaverville is experiencing significant growth, along with the North Buncombe area, and there are no signs of this growth slowing down. According to James Eller, the Weaverville Planning Director, the number of zoning permits issued during the second quarter of this year has increased substantially compared to the […]

NCGOP Sued by Own Members

Several members of the state GOP are suing the NCGOP for actions taken at the state GOP convention in June of this year. Mike Urben, Andrea DeHaan, and Aryn Schloemer, who attended the convention, are suing the state GOP for how the election for state officeholders was conducted. The Tribune first reported on this in […]

2023 Buncombe Municipal Races Set

The deadline for filing the election registration for 2023 was Friday at noon (July 21). Below is a list of the candidates who have filed. Woodfin Mayor: – Woodfin Town Vice Mayor Jim McAllister – Resident Jason Moore This race follows a 20-year tenure by Mayor Jerry VeHaun, who decided not to seek re-election. Woodfin […]

Edwards Celebrates Inclusion of Amendments in Defense Act

The first amendment put forth by Edwards is aimed at bringing the Department of Defense (DOD) to Western North Carolina (WNC) to explore the potential for military and training installations in the region.

Town Workshop Hints at Removing Fireworks from July 4th 

At a workshop held by the Weaverville Town Council, alternatives to the costly fireworks display for the Fourth of July celebration were discussed, including a laser light show, a drone light show, and a close proximity fireworks show, while the possibility of hosting a festival instead was also considered.

Sneak Preview Of Upcoming Show

Recently, Weaverville residents were treated to a captivating preview of “At the Café,” an extraordinary musical written by Marcy Gallagher with music composed by Sarah Kohrs. The exclusive sneak peek took place at the Weaverville Center for Creative and Healthy Living, situated at the Weaverville Community Center, on Sunday, July 9th. The evening commenced with […]