Citizens Group Complains about Panhandling, Early Release

Members of the Asheville Coalition for Public Safety spoke at a Buncombe County Commissioners' meeting in search of partnership to help stave Asheville's crime wave in the wake of Reimagining the Police and the Great Resignation.

New Roles For Buncombe School Staff

Buncombe County Schools announces significant changes to its administrative team aimed at enhancing educational excellence and student support.

Navigating Changes to Medicaid: What North Carolinians Need to Know in 2023

What are the changes that recipients of Medicaid are looking at now in 2023? Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, every state regularly evaluated whether each of their Medicaid enrollees were still eligible for the program and dropped those no longer meeting their state’s eligibility criteria. This process, called redetermination, was suspended in March 2020 due […]

Kids, Covid, and Vaccines—Safety Concerns

The Covid vaccine has been added to the childhood vaccine schedule, but experts say this is not needed and could cause future health issues.

Vance: North Carolina’s Renowned Political Leader

Driving on Merrimon Ave near Reems Creek Road, you come to a historical marker that reads, “ZEBULON B. VANCE 1830-1894: Civil War governor. He led state, 1862-65, 1877-79; U.S. Senator, 1879-94. Colonel, 26th N.C. Regiment, 1861-62. Birthplace 6 miles N.E.” Mention of the Civil War, Confederates, and slavery is enough to get you tarred and […]

Business Conducting Annual School Supplies Drive

Local residents and businesses may help others in the community by bringing in items to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours.

Dealing with ‘Bear Days of Summer’

This hot August has “Dog Days of Summer” and also “Bear Days of Summer,” with an abundance of bear sightings in the Asheville area posted on social media.

Every Brilliant Thing Is Moving & Hilarious!

Every Brilliant Thing is an emotional roller coaster of a one-woman show, but that one woman is Erin McCarson. Utilizing her seasoned skills in both drama and comedy, she conducts the ride beautifully. Applying just the right amount of levity as we are coming off a hairpin turn of sorrow and taking us to joyous […]

Woodfin Political Races Shaping Up

Woodfin political races will make the fall election something to watch.

These Bears in Hendersonville are Extra Docile

The 21st summer outdoor Bearfootin’ Art Walk in Downtown Hendersonville culminates with a live auction on Oct. 21.