Leicester church distributes food in time of crisis

A substantial May donation to MANNA Foodbank allowed for expansion to even more local pantries, including Leicester Baptist Church. MANNA works with hundreds of smaller nonprofit partner agencies to distribute food within smaller communities. 

Fund established for Madison residents coronavirus relief

The Madison County Commissioners approached a group of local business owners and philanthropists to start a financial-assistance program for Madison residents during the coronavirus. Established last month, the Madison Friendship Fund (MFF) is is the first of its kind in the county.

Rural part of county gets a COVID-19 tests, results are in

53 Sandy Mush residents were tested for COVID-19 on May 27.

‘Open Streets’ on Main working, now twice Monthly

Hendersonville's Main Street will close to vehicular traffic twice a month at least into early August, expanding sidewalk dining space and catering to pedestrians to try to boost downtown business.

This Week’s COVID Run-Down

On May 22, North Carolina entered Phase II of Governor Roy Cooper’s reopening plan.

Graduation 2020 style

A far cry from the traditional graduation commemorations was the 2020 high school ceremonies across the area this weekend. Of the three high school graduations the Tribune covered, all differed in various ways, but all accomplished the same goal: conveying the title of high school graduates to the recipients. 

Hendersonville’s document shred & drug take back event

The City of Hendersonville will sponsor its popular Document Shred and Drug Take Back Event for City residents on Friday, June 12, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Hale chosen as Rodeo Queen for the state by NHSRA

The National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) recently announced its winner for the North Carolina High School Rodeo Queen, and she’s a local from Weaverville. 

136 year old patriotic tradition forced to take the year off

The oldest continual community Fourth of July celebration in the state has been canceled, the 136th year of the event at the Beech community.

Marcie and Scooby-Doo to the Rescue with Treats

Marcie Molton Burlett is among local teachers who are making memorable bonding with students nearing summer vacation.