Woodfin puts Mountain Village zoning on hold

Last month the Woodfin Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to place a moratorium on any new development of this type of district at their regular monthly meeting.

School board goes with “B-Beyond” plan to reopen schools

39 percent of Buncombe County students have opted for remote learning, but for the 61 percent that didn’t, Dr. Baldwin outlined the plan for the first six weeks.

Adapting continuously, Biltmore Village business steady

Little by little the stores and restaurants in Biltmore Village have found ways to comply with government regulations, keep safe from the COVID19 virus, and yet open up to customers. 

Turtles, downtown onlookers are ‘Happy Together’

Children and creatures alike came out of their shells Saturday during “Open Streets” along Hendersonville’s Main Street, at a unique Team ECCO educational display of turtles and tortoises.

Good news travels, but bad news travels faster than light speed

Next time act a little more like the rioters and you should get more press, but the media is not likely to portray your group in as good a light as they did the rioters.

Handel’s Messiah performance in Weaverville postponed

The annual performance of Handel’s Messiah by the Weaverville Music Study Club has been postponed for this year.

Nurses action in Asheville another sign unions are flexing muscles

Mission Health in Asheville is fighting efforts to unionize 1,600 registered nurses.

Apprentices sign contracts for ‘Made in Henderson County’ Apprenticeship Program

Ten former students from Henderson County high schools signed contracts with four advanced manufacturing companies recently as part of the Made in Henderson County Apprenticeship Program. 

Rotary Club refurbishes Nature Play space at WNC Nature Center

The Rotary Club of Asheville and Asheville Rotaract joined forces during a volunteer workday in late July to refurbish one of the many Nature Playspaces at the WNC Nature Center at 75 Gashes Creek Road in Asheville.

As Economies Rebuild, Tanner Urges Jettisoning Historically Repressive Policies

The Inclusive Economy: How to Bring Wealth to America’s Poor, represents Michael Tanner’s latest thoughts about empowering those in poverty.