Many Local Male Athletes Enjoy ‘Last Hurrahs’

All-state honors, all-star selections and state championships mark the Class of 2023 local male athletes’ achievements.

Farm Tour 2023: Unleashing the Magic of Agriculture in the Heart of Appalachia!

"Get ready for an unforgettable adventure as ASAP's Farm Tour 2023 invites you to explore 22 diverse farms, experience the wonders of agriculture, and indulge in a joyous celebration of local food and sustainable farming practices in the heart of Appalachia."

4th Friday in Tryon Celebrates Small Town Charm

During the 4th Friday celebration on May 26, Tryon, NC, located 45 minutes from Asheville, had a bustling downtown with extended hours, special promotions, and giveaways at its independently-owned shops and restaurants, while local quintet Zendetta performed jazz standards at the Nina Simone Plaza, named after the town's renowned former resident.

World’s Finest Honey Found at 2nd Annual Honey Festival

Beekeepers from around the world have sent jars of their honey to the Center for Honeybee Research to compete in the 12th annual Black Jar Honey Contest. The grand prize winner will be decided Sunday, June 4th, during the Honey Festival at the Salvage Station in Asheville.

Kids “Busy Bee” Scavenger Hunt at North Asheville Tailgate Market

Be sure to bring the kids to the Asheville Tailgate Market on Saturday, May 13th, for a fun, educational scavenger hunt.

Find that Elusive Herb at WNC Herb Festival

The Asheville Spring Herb Festival has been going on for thirty-three years and is considered the largest herb event in the USA and Canada. It runs for 3 full days this year, starting on Friday, May 5, at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher, NC.

Business Reopens To Tremendous Community Support

Rachel expressed they could have used another week to prepare before opening, but "we were getting so many wonderful calls, emails, and messages on Facebook, and we just needed to get back to normal and get back to business."

Music and Storytelling at Event in Weaverville

In a packed house concert at the Community Center at Dottie Sherrill Knoll in Weaverville, storytellers and musicians Michael Reno Harrell (left) and Josh Goforth (right) come together for an event on April 20th. The concert was sponsored by the Weaverville Center for Creative and Healthy Living, Peterson Insurance and UNC-Asheville. David Holt (center), a […]

Time to Celebrate at the Cider, Wine & Dine Festival

The Henderson County vineyards and orchards open their doors to visitors. They will offer a variety of activities--tastings, picnics, hikes, tours, and music-- over the weekend of April 21-23rd to welcome and celebrate apple blossom season.

Local Historian Recognized at Council Meeting

Among other actions at the meeting, Weaverville Mayor Patrick Fitzsimmons presented local historian Jan Lawrence with a proclamation naming April 21st, Jan Lawrence Day in Weaverville.