Cawthorn courts voters for runoff election

Republican 11th congressional Candidate Madison Cawthorn hobnobbed with supporters on Friday night out in the Leicester community. The Henderson native is facing a runoff with the other GOP candidate for the seat, Lynda Bennett.

Local company still doing its part to fight virus

One local company is still fighting again COVID-19 with the introduction of a new disposable thermometer to its line of products. 

ACT Storytelling, Magnetic’s Play Fest Among Shows online

Local theaters are monetizing productions online to get through their prolonged Coronavirus-triggered shutdown, such as Asheville Community Theatre shows and a festival of one-act plays in Magnetic Theatre.

Graduation 2020 style

A far cry from the traditional graduation commemorations was the 2020 high school ceremonies across the area this weekend. Of the three high school graduations the Tribune covered, all differed in various ways, but all accomplished the same goal: conveying the title of high school graduates to the recipients. 

Mountain Heritage Trout Waters

The Mountain Heritage Trout Waters program is a cooperative effort between the NC Wildlife Resources Commission and local governments to encourage trout fishing as a heritage tourism activity in western North Carolina cities that are designated as a “Mountain Heritage Trout Water City.”

Business going to the dogs and beer

Wagbar in Weaverville is a new pet-friendly, outdoor bar.

Hendersonville’s document shred & drug take back event

The City of Hendersonville will sponsor its popular Document Shred and Drug Take Back Event for City residents on Friday, June 12, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Governor vetoes bill that would have opened bars, expanded restaurant seating

Gov. Roy Cooper (D) late in the afternoon of Friday, June 5, vetoed a bill that would have reopened private bars and clubs, as well as expanded outdoor seating in restaurants and brewpubs.Cooper signaled all along he would veto the measure, House Bill 536. He publicly expressed concerns about lawmakers taking away some of his […]

Some thoughts on the death of George Floyd & recent protests

The horrifying death of George Floyd has set in motion events that could alter our nation’s future forever. Either for the betterment or destruction of our country.

136 year old patriotic tradition forced to take the year off

The oldest continual community Fourth of July celebration in the state has been canceled, the 136th year of the event at the Beech community.