Raising the Bar for Affordable Housing

Laurel Street, a Minority- and Women-Owned Business, is partnering with the City of Asheville to build affordable housing on city-owned land. President and CEO Dionne Nelson offered to make 20% of the 221 units affordable to persons earning no more than 60% AMI and another 10% affordable to persons earning no more than 80% AMI. The requested conditional zoning was approved, but members of council would have preferred more sub-market rents, more amenities, and more green features.

Air Force National Guard Band Offers Free Concert

The Air Force National Guard Band of the South's rock band Full Throttle performed in Tryon.

Some Heroes Wear Yellow Vests

What do superheroes look like? Have you ever noticed that most superheroes wear a costume or cape? Sometimes that’s so they can be immediately identified. Other times it’s because their costume has super gadgets or tools that help them accomplish the mission they face. First responders, firefighters, police, doctors, nurses, and military members are almost […]

Bird Walks and Tours Abound in this Area.

Once you get started on a new adventure like bird watching, it may become difficult to stop.

Town Loses 24 Years Of Knowledge

According to Dale Pennell, the Town of Weaverville Public Works Department has experienced a significant loss of knowledge as several employees retired, including Rick Harper, who bid farewell to his colleagues after 24 years of service.

Brassy Stooges Headline Rhythm & Brews on July 20

Hendersonville’s premier summer concert series features a New Orleans act, with a zydeco-playing opener.

Parade Rules Update: Changes & Entry Fee

The Town of Weaverville implemented changes to parade rules, including a small entry fee, while also approving updates on water interconnection, securing funding for school security positions, and discussing the town budget and water system resiliency project.

Awe-Inspiring Celebration: Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance Presents Cleopatra

A dazzling dance rendition of the last Pharaoh of Egypt, Cleopatra, can be seen on stage at the Diana Wortham Center performed by acclaimed dancers.

Taking Aim at Abandoned Bicycles

Crime, litter, vagrancy, and the cost of living are all on the rise. So, it was with a thankful heart that one citizen, sarcastically, thanked council for attacking the arch nemesis of bicycles left for a week on public racks.