From Senator Chuck Edwards’ Desk

After an intense six weeks, my last session in the North Carolina Senate has come to an end. In this session, we had numerous successful pieces of legislation and were able to bring home millions more for western North Carolina in the 2022 Budget. Following are some highlights from this year’s short session. Adjustments to […]

Gibson Preps Warhorses for WHC Battles

How far can Owen go this year? To Mars (Hill) and back.

Buncombe GOP Picks Former Democrat, Replacing Their Sheriff Candidate

Buncombe GOP picks former Democrat to run in Jeff Worley's place. Worley dropped out due to what he said were health reasons.

Hotel Remains Unfinished, Supply Chain Issues Says Owner

People are wondering why a hotel project in Woodfin is still ongoing after five years of construction. The owner says it problems getting materials.

One Nation Under Judges: Part 5

Tearing apart the fabric of America, case by case Undermining religious beliefs Part of the First Amendment of the Constitution provides that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” It seems simple enough. Our founders did not want the federal government to establish a state religion, […]

Sexton Piloting Jets to Rarer Air

Mike Sexton boosted Enka confidence and success in year one. Now he looks for more.

“Samaritan’s Purse” Providing Ukraine Desperately Needed Water

After many Russian attacks on their water lines, the residents of Ukraine are incredibly grateful to receive the water treatment systems that Samaritan's Purse is providing for them to receive clean water.

Bearcats Zoom by Erwin as Skilled Squads Clash

Hendersonville and its new quarterback showed what it can do, ahead of football openers for Henderson County teams. The other three local teams return superb QBs.

Remembering Weaverville Raceway 1951-1959

There was a time when thunder would roar in the area around Flat Creek, but not from lightning. No, the booming sound came from cars-stock cars-being driven around an oval track at a furious pace by drivers pursuing one thing-a checkered flag. The time was the 1950s and the place was the Asheville-Weaverville Speedway. This […]

Hines Molds NB for Smashing Success

Hawks looking to get back into the win column early in this season.