Burglary at Leicester Post Office

A break-in at the Leicester Post Office left post office boxes ransacked.

Local journalist remains hospitalized a week after attack, APD seeking assistance

Chad Nesbitt was severely injured and hospitalized during a protest in downtown Asheville on September 23, Asheville Police are still seeking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest.

Virus delaying justice in the state’s court system

A court date has yet to be set for the 2017 arrest of Salvador Daniel Chavez-Gutierrez.

Listening to community, Asheville Police Chief announces restructuring

The fifth Asheville Police Chief (APD) in as many years, David Zack, debuted before the city council with an update on the department’s response to protests that occurred in Asheville following the murder of George Floyd.

Asheville protests got out of hand but most wanted healing

On June 2, after two nights of protest, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer declared a citywide state of emergency and put an 8 pm - 6 am curfew into effect immediately and indefinitely. The curfew was lifted this past Saturday, June 6.

Small town join protests, but no rioting ensues

According to Weaverville Police Chief Ron Davis, there were about 75 citizens who attended a demonstration over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minnesota police officer Thursday evening (June 4) on Main Street in Weaverville, which lasted from 5 pm - 7 pm. 

A night out on the town with protestors & police

What started as a peaceful protest on a Sunday afternoon (May 31)  by demonstrators over the death of George Floyd turned into riots over a series of nights after that ending in vandalism, rubber bullets, tear gas and arrests.