State has less poor road condition than the national average

Apart from being unpleasant to drive on, poor roads are linked to worse traffic, reduced safety, and increased vehicle ownership costs. 14% of North Carolina major roads are in poor condition.

Woodfin Mayor talks about COVID response, strides made during his time in office

Woodfin Mayor Jerry VeHaun’s 47-year tenure as a Buncombe County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director has given him a unique insight into the national pandemic.

Woman to enjoy a century celebration as she turns 100

Celebrating an incredible milestone with an incredible lady who has lived 100 years full of adventure - Lula Hensley Roland.

The show must go on online that is

The Folk Heritage Committee has announced it will stream the 93rd Mountain Dance and Folk Festival® on August 6, 7 and 8.

Asheville Racquet Club hosts Annual Banana Open Singles

The Asheville Racquet Club hosted the annual Banana Open Singles Tennis Tournament for over 55 players from WNC and neighboring states.

Mars Hill University is postponing all fall sports seasons amid COVID pandemic concerns

Mars Hill University announced today that all fall sports are postponed, with plans to compete during the spring semester. 

Asheville’s ‘Back the Blue’ organizer astonished by turnout

Browne said he is concerned with the way his event was handled not only by the City of Asheville but by the news media.

Asheville City Council adopts budget, funds only first quarter

City Attorney Brad Branham explained council could not adopt another interim budget because tax rates had to be set in an annual budget by the first of August. 

Quilt of Valor honors local resident

World War II veteran Kenneth Ames Maultsby Sr. was honored by The Quilts of Valor Foundation.

Asheville City Council gets earful on police budget

The main agenda item was the adoption of the city’s FY2020-2021 budget, a matter that had been postponed, according to the city’s narrative, to develop a response to the pressure group demanding reparations and defunding.