Water for 168-unit Low-Income Apartments Approved

The Weaverville Town Council voted for a controversial nonprofit, low-income housing project on the condition that they agree to annexation. The vote was 4–2, with one abstention. Find out why.

Asheville Pushing Volunteers of America to Limits

As Buncombe County is about to ask voters to approve a bond referendum to help the government grow its vertically-integrated, not-for-profit real estate business, the Asheville City Council is trying to figure out ways to drive costs up so that subsidies may abound.

Classic Story Takes the Stage

The Rutherford County Arts Council is proud to present the stage production of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Harvey, by playwright Mary Chase. This delightful adaptation features Elwood P. Dowd and his best friend Harvey—who happens to be an invisible six-foot white rabbit! The dynamic cast perfectly complements the heartwarming and thought-provoking features of this […]

Sidewalks & More from Council Meeting

The Weaverville Town Council discussed sidewalks, roof replacement, and more at their September meeting.

Is the Weaverville Council Being Controlled by County Commissioners?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a commentary about the decision that the Weaverville town council had to make this month about whether to supply water for a 168-unit low-income development (read article page 6).  Explaining the situation was whether to show compassion to the less fortunate by providing low-income housing or to listen to […]

Green Energy: Rockets Blast Rival AHS 34-7

The A.C. in A.C. Reynolds seemingly stands for Always Champions in the local MAC. Not last season. But ACR is back in the driver’s seat in 2022.

Lady Knights Beat West Tying for M7 Lead

North Henderson craves beating local rival West Henderson in various sports, including volleyball, the West’s best sport of all. The Lady Knights did that to tie the Falcons for the league lead.

City Council & the Jones Park Situation

A simple request to have funds raised by a community accepted for a public playground on school property resulted in a tripartite agreement and morphed into a life celebration highlighting minority victims of domestic abuse.

Scary Stories for Halloween

Join local storytellers Sherry Lovett, Debbie Gurriere, Jill Totman, and Lulu Edmonds for an evening of seasonally spooky tales. Presented by the Weaverville Center for Creative and Healthy Living at the Weaverville Community Center on Friday, October 14th at 7 p.m. Not for the faint of heart (may be too scary for kids 10 and […]

Meeting the WNC State House Candidates

Four local State Representatives running for office answered a series of questions at the Leadership Asheville Luncheon Forum.