Council Halts Affordable Housing Construction Again

History repeats as Asheville City Council once again rejects a proposal that would make it easier to build affordable housing. The main reason given was that they wanted to get the results of a study on affordable housing before taking action.

Town Reduces Water Development Fees Due to $15m From State

The town council voted to lower the Water System Development Fees because of the $15 million grant from the state.

Buncombe Turnpike: The Freeway of the 1800s

Another historical marker from Broadway is the one for Buncombe Turnpike, which reads: “Opened up western N.C. Built, 1824-28; the 75-mi. long route from S.C. line to Tenn. line, used by settlers & livestock drovers, passed nearby.” In the early 19th century, the rugged and panoramic landscapes of Western North Carolina held untapped potential. Nestled […]

International Piano Star Performs with Brevard Philharmonic

The upcoming concert with the Brevard Philharmonic at the Brevard Music Center promises to be first class with an extraordinarily talented pianist, Gabrielian, interpreting the melodic movement of the well known "Emperor" concerto by Beethoven.

Soccer Rams Get Payback Against ACR, Beat AHS to Win MAC

Playoffs launched this week, with the MAC’s top four teams all winning openers.

A One-Woman Show You Shouldn’t Miss!

Entitled “Who Does She Think She Is?” O’Brien’s one-woman show will be an unforgettable night of stories from her life, as well as quite a few songs, many of which she composed.

Asheville “Got to Spend the Money”

Dennis Newburg, who now heads the City of Asheville's Community Development programming, requested amendments to the plans the city generates for spending HUD funds. The most controversial request was one to spend $300,000 redoing sidewalks because the city had to use unspent funds accumulating since FY 2018-19 - and fast.

Town Honoring the Heroes

Honor our veterans and their sacrifices at the Weaverville Veterans Day Observance, a heartfelt event featuring distinguished speaker Lt. Col. David Thorneloe, moving tributes, and powerful musical performances.

12th Annual Beer Festival Returns to Tryon

Tryon Beer Fest: A lively annual event at Depot Plaza in downtown Tryon, NC, featuring unlimited craft beer tastings, live music, outdoor games, and a Wild West-themed atmosphere to celebrate its twelfth year.

Local Church’s Fundraiser Garners More than $300K for Israel Relief

Trinity Baptist Church raises over $310,000 through a special service to support Magen David Adom and Israel's emergency medical services, despite facing threats from a pro-Hamas group, showcasing unwavering commitment and solidarity.