Community Meetings Scheduled for HCA/Mission Health Monitoring

Public meetings led by Gibbins Advisors have been scheduled in October and November in several communities across Western North Carolina served by Mission Health System. The first four meetings will be related to (1) Transylvania Regional Hospital (Transylvania County), (2) Mission Hospital, CarePartners and Mission Children’s Hospital (Buncombe County), (3) Angel Medical Center (Macon County), […]

Carl Sandburg National Historic Site Celebrates Literacy Month

Many changes have been taking place at Connemara,Sandburg's Flat Rock Home for the past year, but for September Literacy Month is being celebrated by encouraging children to read to their beloved goats.

Tryon Goes Native with Plant Sale

“In too many areas of our country there is no place left for wildlife but in the landscapes and gardens we as individuals own,” explains Donna Wise, Tryon resident and co-founder of the Gardening for Life Project. The Gardening for Life Project works to encourage individual property owners to use all native plants in their […]

Moms for America: Empowering Asheville Moms

President of Moms for America empowers local Asheville moms with inspiration, information, and training.

Weaverville Car Show Helps Local Area Residents

What happens when you mix a car show with hot dogs, hamburgers, and dedicated workers? For nine years now, this formula has brought the community of Weaverville together and has also strengthened local area community services. Once again, that was the result of this year’s car show sponsored by the Weaverville Lions Club. Eleven winners […]

Chronically Homeless Will Soon Find Respite at Compass Point Village

Compass Point Village, a Homeward Bound facility for the chronically homeless, is hoping to open this month.

Tryon Beer Fest Returns for Twelfth Year

The Tryon Beer Fest brings nearly two dozen craft breweries from across the Carolinas to Tryon, NC on Saturday, September 4, from noon to 6 p.m. In addition to craft beer, the festival features food, music, games, and themed decorations. Tickets and additional details are available online at

Leadership Asheville Forum Learns about the State of the City

Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer spoke to members of the Leadership Asheville Forum at a luncheon of the State of the City at the Country Club of Asheville. Unfortunately County Chair Brownie Newman who had been scheduled to speak was unable to attend due to a medical emergency.

Taft Featured Speaker at 9/11 Event

Weaverville's Patriotic Committee is steadfast in its commitment to honoring the memories of the nearly 3,000 Americans who lost their lives on that fateful day.

Mom Of Child Cancer Victim Raises Awareness

A few years ago, the chance of getting childhood cancer was 1 in 285. Amy says that number is now 1 in 260.