Are the Blackhawks Getting a New Head Football Coach?

David Hines is the new football coach at North Buncombe High School. Hines was the offensive coach at a 4-A school with a good record.

Myles McKnight is Sole Collegian on Fox News

Fletcher resident Myles McKnight was the sole collegian that Shannon Bream interviewed a week ago on her program about tightening pandemic rules on campuses.

Brookstone Church Adds Youth Facility

Brookstone Church broke ground on its new youth center with space for 499 sixth to twelfth-grade teens.

Critically-Endangered Red Wolf Flown to AVL

The City of Asheville’s 42-acre WNC Nature Center, at 75 Gashes Creek Road, is home to over 60 species of animals native to the Southern Appalachian Mountain region. Youngsters eyes light up when they see the two American Black Bears Uno and Ursa. View the River Otters Obi and Olive as they scamper through the water or see Missy, the Bobcat sleeping in her hammock.

Man-Made Fire Spreading Rapidly Through WNC

A blaze is spreading quickly through the Grandfather Mountain area.

Last Display of Gingerbread Entries on Jan. 2

The elaborate exhibit of gingerbread contest entries is back in the Omni Grove Park Inn.

Council Switches Ramada Plans

Asheville City Council turned away from plans to set up and operate a low-barrier shelter at the Ramada Inn at River Ridge. Instead, it will sign its contract to purchase the Ramada over to a for-profit, non-subsidized developer, who will work with an intentional provider to set up permanent, supportive housing at the site.

Asheville One of the “Worst Places to Live”

NPR’s Planet Money cited the city as one of the least affordable in the country. 

Gingerbreader Carney Wins Food Network Contest

The winner of a Food Network gingerbread contest lives in Asheville.

Walking The Arboretum’s Path of Winter Lights

This year, the North Carolina Arboretum Winter Lights festival invites visitors to stroll through many outdoor scenes constructed by a dazzling array of twinkling lights in every imaginable color. The gardens and grounds are tastefully lit for maximum enjoyment of an amazing extravaganza of lights.