‘Fraternity of Police’ President shares other side of the story: Part I

The Tribune spoke with Rondell Lance, president of the local Fraternal Order of Police to find out what was on the list of negotiating points police officers were bringing to the table.

Cooper signs Medicaid transformation bill, ending years of wrangling

Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday signed a Medicaid transformation bill that ends years of wrangling with legislators over the issue.

Commissioners support pay-for-itself LEED gold policy

Buncombe County staff started work on the policy by looking at out-of-the-box green certification programs, such as the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

2nd Annual Light Up the Night 5K at Carrier Park

The 2nd Annual Light Up the Night 5K is set for Friday, August 7th at Carrier Park, Asheville, North Carolina and this year the nighttime charity run means more than ever. Proceeds from this event directly benefit the Western Carolina Rescue Ministry, which exists to serve the homeless, poor and addicted populations of Western North […]

No specific amount budgeted for Town’s ADA Transition Plan

There is no specific budget for the Weaverville’s ADA Transition Plan Jennifer Jackson, Weaverville Town Attorney, told the Tribune.

Country’s independence day celebration a bit different this year

Fourth of July celebrations across Western North Carolina were muted this year with only a few towns and groups conducting fireworks displays or holding events.

Newest Farmers Market is at the Train Depot

The new Hendersonville Farmer's Market is at the Historic Hendersonville Train Depot at 650 Maple St. off Seventh Avenue, Saturdays 8 am to 1 pm.

Reems Creek Nursery plants community

In an innovative effort to curb food waste and bolster self-reliance, Reems Creek Nursery is donating food destined for Beacon of Hope food pantry in Marshall. 

Sky is limit for Air Force Academy pilot trainee Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt made sensational split-second decisions in open field football running for Hendersonville Bearcats then Air Force Falcons, and next will make snap decisions in open-air maneuvers in military pilot training.

UNCA awarded funding for COVID-19

The UNC Board of Governors announces that the University of North Carolina Asheville will receive $610,000 in funding, through its recently announced partnership with the N.C. Policy Collaboratory at UNC-Chapel Hill, to help fight COVID-19.