Lady Rockets Have a Blast in Local Hoops Encore

A.C. Reynolds girls basketball had a final hurrah in 2023-24 basketball as its coaches led the red team to victory in the WNC All-Star game last Saturday.

Pollinator Protection Event Takes Center Stage in Polk County

The Gardening for Life Celebration in Columbus, NC highlights the essential role of moths in the environment and promotes conservation efforts for future generations.

Run with the Goats at WNC Nature Center

Join the Friends of the WNC Nature Center for a unique 5K race and nature walk event, celebrating the animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and supporting wildlife conservation efforts.

9th Annual Woodfin 5K: Supporting Education and Community

Mark your calendars for the 9th Annual Woodfin 5K, scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 27, at 9:00 AM. This exciting event not only promises a morning of exhilarating exercise but also serves as a vital fundraiser for the students of Woodfin Elementary School. Since its inception in 2014, the Read-Write-Run event has been […]

All-Star Sendoff is for Wilkins, Putnam, Dillon, Waddell

Henderson and Buncombe counties had an impressive impact on the boys’ WNC All-Star Game last Saturday, including former Hendersonville star Keenan Wilkins playing against a later Bearcat point guard.

Revisiting Business Improvement Districts: Asheville’s BID Evolution

Asheville City Council is poised to create a new taxing district to raise revenue to provide adequate public safety and sanitation downtown. A proposed 10-cent rate hike on property taxes downtown would free up city revenues for strategic priorities like constructing new affordable housing, paying civil servants living wages, and ensuring equity and inclusion.

Upstairs Artspace Welcomes Lowcountry Artists for Spring Shows

The works of Lynne Riding, Kristi Ryba, and Mary Walker in a series of captivating exhibitions promise to enchant art enthusiasts of all ages with scenes from the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

Mission Hospital: A View from the Inside

Mission nurses speak out about the challenges, and the recent second Immediate Jeopardy action from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Recreate Asheville: Shaping Our City’s Parks Gears Up for Future Investments

Asheville Parks & Recreation initiates community-driven plan Recreate Asheville to shape the city's parks and recreation decisions for the next decade, welcoming resident feedback through workshops, surveys, and engagement opportunities to create a vibrant and inclusive environment for all.

Shelton Laurel Massacre: WNC’s Darker Civil War’s Chapter

The Shelton Laurel Massacre in 1863 targeted suspected Union sympathizers in Madison County, North Carolina, resulting in the deaths of at least 13 men and boys.