Business Thanks Community for Successful Drive

The recent Edward Jones School Supplies Donation Campaign in the Leicester community was a great success, according to Jeff Weller, a local Edward Jones financial advisor. The event was held to support Leicester Elementary School. Weller said he is “in awe of the generosity this community shows when a need presents itself.” “Thank you to […]

Kilgore Questions College and Patton Bike Lanes

Asheville City Councilwoman Sandra Kilgore voiced concern about the bike lanes proposed for College Street and Patton Avenue in the central business district. She said representatives from businesses in the area had told her they were not supportive, and nobody had asked them, the ones who would be most impacted, for any input.

Monarch Migration Sweeps Mountain Region

The first Mountain Monarch Festival will be held at the park’s visitor center on Saturday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.The festival will celebrate the monarch butterfly during its migration and bring attention to the species’ declining numbers. The park lies along the monarch’s migratory route. The butterflies can be seen in late […]

Warriors Survive Dust Up With Jets

What was a real battle between the Enka Jets and the Erwin Warriors might be attributed to the coaches, as both had coached the Erwin football team.

Mars Hill University Hosts Descendants of Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington

Rosenwald Collaborative and Mars Hill University present descendants of notable American literary and philanthropist legends.

A Preview of the Coming “Highway 55” Restaurant

Reporter Clint Parker samples the food at a Highway 55 restaurant to give readers a preview of the eatery's dining experience.

Falcons, Cats, Rockets Cruise in League Openers

Several local teams had very impressive starts in league play.

Black Mountain Home Fall Festival Benefits Children

On Saturday, October 8th, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, the Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth, and Families will hold its annual Fall Festival and Open House to benefit the many children they serve.

Some Life Lessons Need to Be Hard

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has called on the NC General Assembly to make the Biden Administration’s student loan forgiveness exempt from state income tax. For those unfamiliar with student loan forgiveness, the Biden Administration has said anyone making less than $125,000 for individuals and $250,000 for married couples can get up to $20,000 in […]

Lowrance Surpasses 300 Volleyball Wins at West

West Henderson’s mother (Jan Stanley) and daughter (Tiffany Lowrance) volleyball head coaching combo has exceeded 1,000 wins in the past half-century.