Understanding those Swarms of Bees

Protect pollinators in Western North Carolina. If you see a bee swarm, don’t hurt it. Honey bees are typically docile when they’re swarming. Call Henderson County Beekeepers Association (HCBA) a local club that maintains a list of beekeepers willing to come, collect, and move the swarm to a protected apiary. Find the swarm list, local […]

Reparations Committee Recommends Guaranteed Income

Buncombe County Commissioner Al Whitesides criticizes the denial of extending the CRC and questions the feasibility of its proposed projects due to lack of cost estimates and potential implementation challenges, emphasizing the need to prioritize traditional government responsibilities and equity in the community.

Honoring Revolutionary War Heroes

A ceremony in Leicester honors the courage and sacrifice of five Revolutionary War Patriots, highlighting their dedication to liberty despite facing immense hardships.

Transparency & Confidentiality: A Closer Look at Woodfin’s Personnel Matter

The dismissal of Police Chief Michael Dykes sparks community interest and raises questions about transparency in local government, highlighting the delicate balance between accountability and confidentiality in municipal governance.

Brevard Music Center Festival Opening Soon

Led by Artistic Director Keith Lockhart (known as the conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra), Brevard's hallmark is its powerful sense of community that re-emerges every June as faculty and students work together.

Asheville Parks & Recreation’s Watery Adventures Await

Dive into a summer of watery fun with Asheville Parks & Recreation, offering a refreshing lineup of water-themed events for all ages in the community.

A Glittering Celebration with Decoraciones Valdes

Jou Valdes creates professional designs for all of life's celebrations. Mostly, he prepares the backdrop, dress, and accouterments for quinceanera blowouts.

The World Botanist Who Left His Mark In WNC

André Michaux, the French botanist, left a lasting impact on botanical history through his adventurous expeditions and groundbreaking discoveries, especially in North America. His legacy continues through the plants he discovered, like the Carolina Lily, and his dedication to exploring and documenting the natural world.

AHS Coach Flowe Wins 1,000th Soccer Match; TCR Wins Showdown

Asheville Cougar soccer head coach Mike Flowe last Friday won his 1,000 career game in 29 seasons of leading boys and girls soccer.

West, HHS Win League Soccer Crowns

West Henderson and Hendersonville both won their girls’ soccer league crowns, in winding up the regular season last week ahead of state playoffs.