House Fire Called “Incendiary” & “Suspicious”

Five fire departments responded to a structure fire near the intersection of Panther Branch and Old Marshall Hwy.

What was in Suspicious Package Detonated by SBI?

A suspicious package was delivered to Chad Nesbitt of Skyline News. Nesbitt believes the package to be part of a series of targeted attacks.

DA Newman on Pandemic & Jury

The wheels of justice are spinning slower and more remotely during the pandemic.

Assault on Reporter Case Remains Unsolved

On September 23, 2020 Leicester resident and local journalist Chad Nesbitt was severely injured and hospitalized during a protest in downtown Asheville.

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.