Farm Tour 2023: Unleashing the Magic of Agriculture in the Heart of Appalachia!

"Get ready for an unforgettable adventure as ASAP's Farm Tour 2023 invites you to explore 22 diverse farms, experience the wonders of agriculture, and indulge in a joyous celebration of local food and sustainable farming practices in the heart of Appalachia."

NCGOP Sued by Own Members

Several members of the state GOP are suing the NCGOP for actions taken at the state GOP convention in June of this year. Mike Urben, Andrea DeHaan, and Aryn Schloemer, who attended the convention, are suing the state GOP for how the election for state officeholders was conducted. The Tribune first reported on this in […]

2023 Buncombe Municipal Races Set

The deadline for filing the election registration for 2023 was Friday at noon (July 21). Below is a list of the candidates who have filed. Woodfin Mayor: – Woodfin Town Vice Mayor Jim McAllister – Resident Jason Moore This race follows a 20-year tenure by Mayor Jerry VeHaun, who decided not to seek re-election. Woodfin […]

Revitalizing Asheville: Auditorium Woes and Affordable Housing Plans

Mayor Esther Manheimer suggested that Asheville City Council revisit what appear to have been commitments to capital investment that fell by the wayside. These investments include funding needed repairs for the now offline Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, reconsidering the highest and best use for the Pit of Despair, and building affordable housing into an upgraded transit station downtown.

Edwards Celebrates Inclusion of Amendments in Defense Act

The first amendment put forth by Edwards is aimed at bringing the Department of Defense (DOD) to Western North Carolina (WNC) to explore the potential for military and training installations in the region.

Outdoorsy Blue Ridge Beer Garden has Open Mics

Hendersonville’s most outdoor-based tap room nears its first year.

Bat Boy: The Musical Delivers Camp & Advocacy

Don't miss Asheville Community Theatre's hilarious and empowering production of Bat Boy: The Musical, a brilliantly executed blend of satire, comedy, and deeper themes of prejudice, running from July 21 to August 6.

Marked Tree Vineyard Showcases Wines with Chef’s Dinner

Marked Tree Vineyard supports the arts programs in Henderson County and has for many years. This year they donated $10,000 to the Arts Council of Henderson County.

Airport Annual Report: Record-Breaking Passenger Numbers & Economic Impact

The Asheville Regional Airport's 2022 annual report provides updates on ongoing expansions to keep up with significant growth.

Town Workshop Hints at Removing Fireworks from July 4th 

At a workshop held by the Weaverville Town Council, alternatives to the costly fireworks display for the Fourth of July celebration were discussed, including a laser light show, a drone light show, and a close proximity fireworks show, while the possibility of hosting a festival instead was also considered.