Carolina Mountain Club Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Plan to enjoy yourself with friends for the afternoon of July 16th at The North Carolina Arboretum with ice cream, kids events, a food truck, and bluegrass music as the Carolina Mountain Club celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Community Library Gets Boost of Books & Bucks

Fortunately, the Big Ivy Center in the community has been maintaining a small library for years, and recently, it received a new influx of books thanks to a group's efforts.

National Pollinator Week: Creating a Pollinator Friendly Yard

During June, people of all ages can learn more about the interdependence between humans and pollinators.

Bark In The Park Is Back!

The Rotary Club of Asheville proudly announces its 2nd Annual 'BARK IN THE PARK' Event on June 11, 2023. Carrier Park, Asheville at 11:00 – 2:00 pm

Weaverville Honors Ultimate Sacrifice on Memorial Day

Following the inspiring musical tribute, the event was illuminated with nationalism as the North Buncombe High School Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) presented the flags.

The Construction of Swannanoa Railway Tunnel: A Shocking History

Dr. Dan Pierce, Professor of history at UNC-A, spoke to the Leadership Asheville Forum of the human tragedy which surrounded the construction of the Swannanoa Railroad Tunnel and the RAIL Memorial Project.

4th Friday in Tryon Celebrates Small Town Charm

During the 4th Friday celebration on May 26, Tryon, NC, located 45 minutes from Asheville, had a bustling downtown with extended hours, special promotions, and giveaways at its independently-owned shops and restaurants, while local quintet Zendetta performed jazz standards at the Nina Simone Plaza, named after the town's renowned former resident.

Overcoming the Darkness: From Addict to Entrepreneur

Corey Clayton Austin, a friend, shares a remarkable story of transformation, from a past plagued by addiction to a current life in Hawaii filled with surfing, family moments, and architectural achievements.

World’s Finest Honey Found at 2nd Annual Honey Festival

Beekeepers from around the world have sent jars of their honey to the Center for Honeybee Research to compete in the 12th annual Black Jar Honey Contest. The grand prize winner will be decided Sunday, June 4th, during the Honey Festival at the Salvage Station in Asheville.

Long Time Public Works Employee Retires

"Jody has been an amazing person. This was his first real paying job... He's a true example of a person who has the best interest of the town in mind when he does his work," voiced Dale Pennell, the Public Works Director.