Loyal Lifts: A Journey of Dedication

After surviving a rapid-fire onslaught of disabling health issues, one Weaverville resident did some soul searching and started his own business to live a more purposeful, service-oriented life.

Town Approve First Social District At Meeting

Camille Daniels, Event Assistant with the Weaverville Business Association, proposed a social district for the "Music On Main Street," which will allow local businesses to sell all types of alcohol to eventgoers during about a six-hour window during the event and be on the streets in a designated area on Main Street.

DEI: Correcting Inequity or Creating It?

On April 24, Leadership Asheville Forum held their monthly Critical Issues Luncheon at the Asheville Country Club on the topic “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Correcting Inequity or Creating It?” Legal expert Dr. Lucien “Skip” Capone discussed the history of formal Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, or DEI initiatives, criticisms and strategies to terminate the programs, and […]

Spring Plant Sale: A Blooming Tribute to Mom

Discover a botanical extravaganza at the Annual Spring Plant Sale on May 18th, where attendees can explore a variety of seedlings, starter plants, and gardening expertise suitable for enthusiasts of all levels.

Chief Michael Dykes Departure: Woodfin PD Leadership Transition Underway

Woodfin Town Manager Shannon Tuch addresses rumors surrounding Police Chief Michael Dykes' departure, assuring public safety and potential transparency under state laws. The arrival of interim Police Chief Kevin Pressley signals a new chapter in Woodfin's law enforcement leadership amid Mayor McAlister's tenure. Stay tuned as the town navigates through this pivotal moment of change.

Affordable Housing Programs: Raising Prices to Lower Them

Asheville City Council approved a package of loans that will be awarded from the Housing Trust Fund this year. The grand expenditure from the city's widening portfolio appeared to miss the message that about 100 people had come to tell them about another issue: Focus on protecting the rights of citizens and visitors to go about their harmless business without being accosted or worse. P.S. Quit raising the cost of living.

Lion’s Club Honored For 75 Years

Weaverville recognized the contribution of its 75-year-old club, the Lion’s Club, at the April meeting of the town council. Lion’s Club leaders Dr. Woody Bolinger (center) and Rick Johnson (right), along with other club members, were there as Mayor Patrick Fitzsimmons (left) presented Johnson and Bolinger with the proclamation acknowledging the club’s contributions. Bolinger then […]

Woodfin’s Read, Write, Run 5K: All About Community

The entire community turned out to support Woodfin’s “Read, Write, Run” 5K. It was a festive event with a clown on stilts, a unicycle rider, booths, and runners of all ages. Funds from this event in the past have gone for literacy and an amazing playground.

Diamond Rams, Cougars Battle For Supremacy This Week

The Mountain Athletic Conference regular-season title comes down to a two-game series between arch-rivals who’ve dominated the conference for the past three seasons.

Arbor Day Event Emphasizes Importance of Trees

Trees are a vital part of a healthy and vibrant community, providing ecological, aesthetic, and economic benefits.