Public Has Its Say About Half Billion Project

For more than an hour and a half, Woodfin Town Commissioners listened to a pair of audio speakers at a public hearing period and received live comments from 34 persons via Zoom.

Weaverville Honors MLK

The Town of Weaverville hosted, at the Weaverville United Methodist Church, a memorial observance in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day last Monday.

Developer Explains Half Billion Project

“This is going to be a major project,” said developer John Holdsworth who is looking to spend more than $500 million on a project in Woodfin, which will increase the town’s population by 50%.

New Paint and Name for Erwin’s Gym

The Erwin High Warriors gymnasium now sports a new red and white paint job bearing the name of a well-known former Clyde A. Erwin High coach and teacher.

No Permit Issued in Fatal Wall Collapse

A masonry worker was crushed to death after a 12-foot-high concrete retaining wall his crew was working on collapsed on him and three co-workers, at the Hajoca Corp. parking lot in Hendersonville on Jan. 13.

Losing a Local Human Treasure of History

Tom Orr, who left this earth’s stage last week from a heart attack at age 81, graced us with his spectacular historical plays and immense contributions as a longtime educator and historian.

Scouts Doing Good Deeds During COVID

Many Scouts throughout WNC have continued to meet, camp, and perform community service.

New Girl Scout Cookie

The Girl Scouts are rolling out a new treat just in time for cookie season.

Winter Fun Abounds at Blowing Rock’s WinterFest

The tradition of fun-filled festivities for the 23rd annual Blowing Rock WinterFest will continue again this year.

Girl Scout Troop Assists Survival of Red Wolf

Recently the Cadettes of Girl Scout Troop 1819 out of Polk County began a journey to help save the critically endangered American red wolf.