Riley McCurry Honored for Academic Work

A North Buncombe High graduate and current Gardner-Webb sophomore and softball player recently received an honor from the Big South Conference at the conclusion of the 2022 season. Riley McCurry, a former Black Hawk, was selected to the All-Academic Team. During her time at Gardner-Webb, McCurry maintained a 3.89 GPA in Biology. This season, she has […]

Locals Graduating Nurses Ceremonially Recognized

Mars Hill University honored the 2022 graduates of the Judge-McRae School of Nursing during a pinning ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2022. The ceremony for this year’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) graduates was held in Moore Auditorium. The spring 2022 area graduates of MHU’s pre-licensure B.S.N. program are: Lauren Allen of Barnardsville, North […]

Commissioners Talk Life & Death

As COVID loses its time in the limelight, Asheville commissioners update their figures on the latest wave.

Cowboys Arrive at Tryon

Cowboys from across the Americas compete for international points in Tryon.

Weaverville Music Study Club Presents Winner

Lillian Chase of Weaverville has been named the winner of a $3,000 scholarship presented by the Weaverville Music Study Club.In the fall, she will enroll at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, to major in music performance and minor in roots music. Lillian is the daughter of John and Laura Chase of Weaverville and […]

Council Approves Micro-Housing Subsidy

Developer David Moritz is working on a development of naturally-affordable housing. Called micro-housing, the apartments would give residents a private bedroom, bathroom, and kitchenette; and each floor would have a community kitchen and lounge area. Asheville City Council approved granting the development tax abatement as incentives for subsidizing 20% of the units.

ARPA Funds Balance Asheville Budget

As is to be expected, public comment on the City of Asheville's FY2022-2023 budget showed little fiscal restraint. People came ready to ask for more, but now Councilwoman Kim Roney has joined Councilwoman Gwen Wisler in realizing funding is finite.

Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Conductor

The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a new conductor, John Young Shik Concklin.

Buncombe County Schools Virtual Academy Graduates

Buncombe County Schools Virtual Academy (BCSVA) is a versatile educational program designed to respond to the needs of students and families who are looking for opportunities beyond traditional school schedules. Building on their experience providing online courses and services to students in their traditional schools and students in unique circumstances, BCS has combined multiple tools […]

Hendersonville’s 3rd Annual Triathlon This Sunday

Owner and Race Director for iDaph Events Daphne Kirkwood has organized another exciting athletic event: The Hendersonville Triathlon on Sunday, June 26th.