Asheville to Pursue $90M in Bonds

Asheville City Manager Debra Campbell and Finance Director Tony McDowell cautioned city council that there were limits to the amount of bond revenue for which the city could apply. For example, project managers are very hard to find, and staff can only be tasked with so much before they seek greener pastures. Campbell said she was confident the city could handle a bond issue of $75 million, but council decided to up it to $80 million and see what the community thinks about it.

Hurdlers Hall and Woodyard, Shot Putter Cannon Win Gold

Several locals shined in the recent state outdoor track meet, especially at the 3A level where several stars won their events.

Root & Bone to Brings ‘Elevated Southern Comfort’ to Hendersonville

Root & Bone at The Crossroads brings together elevated southern comfort cuisine and a Rock 'n Roll ambiance in Hendersonville's newest culinary and social hotspot.

A Cappella Alive! Chorus

The public is invited to A Cappella Alive! Chorus on Friday, June 21st, at 7 pm at the First Baptist Church of Weaverville. Presented by the Weaverville Music Study Club, this event features fifteen women singers, their award-winning director, and a special all-men quartet, Brother Nature, who are audience favorites. Be prepared to laugh, enjoy, […]

Goat Cheese: More Than Meets the Eye

"The closest I would have come to working with goats may have been at a petting zoo, when I was eight, but I don't remember," said Adam Jernigan. But taking on part-time work as a farmhand after grad school, he discovered meaningful employment with never a dull moment.

Buncombe County Commission Chair Race: A Unique Electoral Situation

This November, voters will face a unique situation when it comes to selecting the next County Commission Chair. Democrat Amanda Edwards, who is currently serving her second year of a four-year term as a commissioner, has filed to run for the open Commission Chair seat which is being vacated by current Chair Brownie Newman. After […]

Montreat College: A Legacy of Christian Education & Growth

The university's transformation from a mountain retreat to a respected academic institution is a testament to visionary leadership and enduring commitment to Christian values.

Rams Achieve a Rare Repeat as 4A Baseball State Champions

T.C. Roberson Rams swept Wilmington Ashley in two games last weekend, becoming merely the third NCHSAA school ever and first in 20 years to repeat as state champions.

Richard II Burns Bright in Montford’s ‘Muse of Fire’ Series

Montford Park Players continue their series of Shakespeare's history plays with Richard II, every weekend through June 23.

History Comes Alive as Chautauqua Festival Returns

This year’s History Comes Alive Festival will visit figures from history who will share their light of truth about themselves and the world they inhabited.