President Joe Biden proclaimed January Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Buncombe County followed suit. The gist of the presentation of the local proclamation was that Buncombe County, being a tourist town, may be somewhat of a hotbed for human trafficking, but nobody gave any clues about the extent of the problem.
Buncombe County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Aaron Sarver has been caught distributing misinformation to the news media.
In more than seven hours of testimony, during a grievance hearing, former employees of the city of Asheville were not allowed to present witnesses.
A two-day trial ends with the conviction of a special needs teacher found guilty of assaulting one of her students,
Anarchists supporting drug abuse in encampments for the homeless are trying to make trouble for the defunded Asheville Police Department. Citizens are trying to fight back with a referendum for a binding resolution to refund the department.
One way for cities to recruit business and increase revenues would be to invoke interventions against criminal activity; some local stores are really taking a hit.
Spurred by a press release from the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department, the Tribune takes a closer look at crime stats.
Turning the clock back over the last few months revealed a spike in crime throughout Asheville.
Five fire departments responded to a structure fire near the intersection of Panther Branch and Old Marshall Hwy.
A suspicious package was delivered to Chad Nesbitt of Skyline News. Nesbitt believes the package to be part of a series of targeted attacks.