Resident Celebrates 103rd Birthday

Vesta Hardy celebrated her 103rd birthday on June 10 with family and friends.

Tax Assistance: Where to Draw Line?

Discussion the night the Buncombe County Commissioners adopted their FY 2022-2023 budget was dominated by questions about how much liquidity persons receiving county tax abatement should be allowed.

Sprinkle Retires From Church After 28 Years

After 28 years Joy Sprinkle has retired as the administrative assistant at Weaverville First Baptist Church.

Woodfin Approves More Than $8 Million Budget

Woodfin Commissioners approved a more than $8 million budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. More than a 17 percent increase over their current budget.

Workshop Allows Tweaks to Budget and More

Tweaks to the 2022-2023 budget before the June monthly meeting of the Weaverville Town Council also gave council a chance to do other business.

Blue Ridge College & WGU Expand Pathways for Education

Blue Ridge Community College students now have expanded four-year higher education pathways thanks to a new collaborative agreement with WGU North Carolina. Blue Ridge students who earn an associate’s degree in business administration, information technology, K-12 teacher education, and health professions are now able to transfer those credits and pursue a bachelor’s degree through WGU […]

Dr. John Bryant Guided HCPS Through the Pandemic

Dr. John Bryant’s last day on the job is Thursday, June 30. He proudly reflects on his past two years at the helm.

Five More Educators Enshrined in HCEF Hall of Fame

The five new inductions push Hall of Famers beyond 135 since 2003.

TDA Rebuts Commissioners

Weeks after the Buncombe County Commissioners signed a resolution supporting a change to the way hotel tax revenues are distributed, Vic Isley, representing the Tourism Development Authority, had a turn at the podium.

Angered Elected Officials Seem to Call For Violence After SCOTUS Decision

A Weaverville elected official seems to call for violence in a Facebook post after last week the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, which said there was a right to abortion within the US Constitution.