Weaverville Says Good-bye To Town Icon

Dorothea "Dottie" Bradley Sherrill, 87, of Weaverville, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, and in the realm of politics, she was a rare gem.

Are North Buncombe Towns Becoming More Like Asheville?

Weaverville and Woodfin have been havens for those who wanted municipal amenities without the trapping of big cities.

Peter McGuire Throws Hat in Ring for Town Council

“I am excited to announce my candidacy for Weaverville Town Council for the 2023 election cycle,” says Peter B. McGuire, a lifelong resident of the area. McGuire says, “Having been raised in Asheville from the age of 4, I graduated from Davidson College (1996) with a B.A. in Religion. During college, and for several years […]

Weaverville Honors Ultimate Sacrifice on Memorial Day

Following the inspiring musical tribute, the event was illuminated with nationalism as the North Buncombe High School Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) presented the flags.

Two Trees Planted on Arbor Day in Weaverville

Two trees were planted in the town of Weaverville on Ardor Day (Friday, April 28) this year. One in honor of former Mayor Al Root (in picture) for his work on recovering a historical book that was stolen from the Dry Ridge Museum, and the other in honor of former Councilwoman Dottie Sherrill. Photo by […]

Business Reopens To Tremendous Community Support

Rachel expressed they could have used another week to prepare before opening, but "we were getting so many wonderful calls, emails, and messages on Facebook, and we just needed to get back to normal and get back to business."

Music and Storytelling at Event in Weaverville

In a packed house concert at the Community Center at Dottie Sherrill Knoll in Weaverville, storytellers and musicians Michael Reno Harrell (left) and Josh Goforth (right) come together for an event on April 20th. The concert was sponsored by the Weaverville Center for Creative and Healthy Living, Peterson Insurance and UNC-Asheville. David Holt (center), a […]

New Bill Would Limit What Weaverville Can Do About STRs

A bill in the North Carolina Senate could make any attempt by the Weaverville Town Council to limit whole-house short-term rentals (STR) an ineffective effort. It could also end STR bans in other North Carolina towns and cities like Asheville.

Musical Event in Weaverville

“Homespun Tales and Music” with Michael Reno Harrell and Josh Goforth – Thursday, April 20th 7 pm at the Weaverville Community Center. These nationally known entertainers whose friendship spans many years have put together a unique blend of stories and songs for their first public performance together. Each has roots going back several generations in […]

Little House on the Parking Lot

The owners of Brookstone Baptist Church on Merrimon Avenue wished to rezone the property to convert the existing structures into office spaces. They wanted to save the parking lot, but it didn't fit neatly into any existing zonings.