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As we witness the increasing prevalence of PTSD among our law enforcement officers, it is imperative that we extend a newfound appreciation and support for the challenges they face in the line of duty. By acknowledging the mental and emotional toll that their service can take, we can usher in a culture of understanding and empathy towards those who sacrifice so much to protect our communities. Let us offer our gratitude, compassion, and encouragement to these brave men and women, showing them that their well-being and mental health are valued and supported. Together, let us stand as a united front in honoring and uplifting our law enforcement officers during their times of need.

❤️ Katrina Morgan, Editor

In This Issue

Lt. Donald Webb, Jr. took his own life after years on the Greensboro Police Department. Photo submitted.

  • Asheville Approves Downtown Bid

    It was a night of contradictions. Reportedly, a party opposing the BID had vandalized the car of a proponent in an act of intimidation that could only increase demand for the BID. Then, opponents complained about a private-sector company stepping up to do what they thought government should be doing but wasn't. Either way, the BID was approved. Downtown residents will now see a new tax for purposes still in the development stage.

  • Shawshank Redemption is Very Redeeming at FR Playhouse

    Faster than you can clearly enunciate “Shawshank Redemption,” the stage version of the hit film takes you into a chilling world of torturous incarceration.

  • After Nearly A Decade, Town Attorney Resigns

    "With this letter, I hereby tender my resignation as Weaverville’s Town Attorney effective July 1, 2024."

Upcoming Events

Sadistic prison guard Bryon Hadley (Ryan Knowles) threatens to hurl Andy (Lawrence Street) off the prison roof. Photo provided.

  • Discover the art of character creation at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site in Asheville, NC, on June 21, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Dive into the world of "Designing the Character: On Stage and Page" exhibit showcasing costumes by Designer Stanley Poole. Explore the historic boarding house and witness the costumes being modeled during this after-hours Open House event. Regular admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students. Don't miss this unique opportunity to appreciate the craft of character design, with costumes on display until September 20th.
  • Experience the ultimate Friday night relaxation at Bold Rock Mills River's BOLD Bonfires on June 21, 2024, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Unwind by the fire pits, indulge in S'mores kits, groove to live local music, and savor delicious cider at this free event. Located at Bold Rock Hard Cider in Mills River, this weekly gathering promises a perfect start to your weekend. Don't miss out on the cozy atmosphere and good vibes – mark your calendar and join the bonfire fun!
  • Explore the vibrant Weaverville Tailgate Market every Wednesday from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Weaverville Community Center. This weekly event showcases an array of local food vendors and farms, providing the perfect opportunity to support the community while enjoying fresh produce and artisanal goods. Note that on February 14th, 21st, and 28th, 2024, the market will be located at the Weaver House. Immerse yourself in the local flavors and ethos of Weaverville at this delightful market experience.

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