Buncombe county government reviews current shutdown statistics

The Buncombe County Commissioners’ last briefing began mildly, with an update from Health Director Stacie Saunders on local COVID-19 statistics.

Residential treatment facility confirms case of COVID-19

Solstice East, a residential treatment facility has confirmed they had a case of COVID-19 in their center.

My first sporting event since the era of BLM & COVID-19

I watched my first sporting event since the era of Black Lives Matter (BLM) and COVID-19 began, and I thought I’d relate my impressions of my viewing experience.

Festivities abound for Labor Day weekend in Hendersonville

Hendersonville's annual apple festival parade was cancelled due to COVID-19. Instead, Downtown Hendersonville held a Labor Day celebration.

Absentee ballots with built-in safeguards differ from mail-in ballots

It is important that North Carolinians know that voting by mail in North Carolina is not the same as the current national discussion of a mail-in ballot.

How about some pie, anyone?

Baked of Woodfin re-opened on July 15 for takeout.

County commissioners challenged to support democracy through shutdown

Debates behind changing Buncombe’s rules in recent years considered when public comments should be taken.

Academic calendar set for UNC System includes in person classes

The university system of UNC has set its academic calendar.  Much to the joy of many, students will be allowed to have in-person classes this fall at campuses throughout the state.

Brookstone holds community park grand opening

A Sunday evening (June 28) celebration marked the opening of Brookstone Park.

At some point, discussions about managing the COVID debt should begin

It was an Archimedean wager. Provided COVID-19 was not created in the lab, nobody knew if it was containable.