Masks May Not Be Helping

Study finds masks don’t reduce coronavirus infection rates.

Meals on Wheels: A Bright Spot in the Pandemic

Altruism abounds during a time when food insecurity and isolation plague Buncombe County’s senior population. 

What Doctors Learned about Treating COVID-19

For this pandemic, there’s a greater chance of survival for those getting infected 3 months later like June 2020 than those who got infected 3 months earlier, say February 2020. The reason for this is that doctors and scientists know more about COVID-19 now than 3 months ago and hence are able to treat patients better.

Anyhow, Happy Thanksgiving 2020, Everyone!

According to reports, COVID-19 is raging, and all our shutdowns and mask-wearing seems to be in vain.

Harwood & Friends Raise Money for Kids

Barnardsville resident Eddie Harwood is no stranger to the impact that COVID-19 has had on his business. When he opened the Barn at Paint Fork as a music venue, he experienced much success.

Virus Changes Annual Gingerbread House Contest

The Omni Grove Park Gingerbread House Competition will take place again this year, but not in the hotel nor in person.

Flat Rock Pizza Closes; Turkey Meals On

Flat Rock Pizza is the latest local business casualty of the pandemic and statewide limits on business, closing this past weekend after more than a dozen years as a popular eatery and fervent supporter of civic groups.

In Asheville, Small Business Is Big Business

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rattle the city’s small business community, as business after business closes permanently.

Activists Fault City’s Approach to Equity

A second problem with today’s approach to equity and inclusion is that, instead of encouraging a search for common ground, a tried and true first-step in relationship-building, it seeks to put people in silos.

WCRM’s ‘Coats for the Cold’ Event Being Held Outdoors

Western Carolina Rescue Ministries (WCRM) is prepping for its annual Coats for the Cold event, happening Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 12:00-3:00 p.m. The event will take place at Western Carolina Rescue Ministries, located at 225 Patton Avenue.