North Buncombe student one of six picked in AgYouth program

A graduating senior of North Buncombe High School is one of six students from across the state to be chosen for the 2019-2020 AgYouth Leadership Award Program.

Blue Ridge & Asheville conduct submarine familiarization

While Asheville is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge - they’re also out at sea. USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) participated in a submarine familiarization (SUBFAM) training with the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758), June 14.

Open letter from NC Division SCV to local governments North Carolina’s Heritage Protection Act

Written on behalf of the North Carolina division for the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc., a North Carolina non-profit corporation.

Weaverville passes ADA transition plan

The Town of Weaverville passed the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan last Monday evening (June 22) at the town council meeting to increase physical accessibility to municipal facilities, programs, activities, and services. 

Cawthorn now a darling of GOP & media

Once the outsider and longshot at being the Republican nominee for the 11th Congressional District race, Madison Cawthorn is now the darling of the GOP and media.

Henderson County achieves status as an American Viticultural Area

Hendersonville’s wine region recently received federal designation as the Crest of the Blue Ridge American Viticultural Area, or AVA. Only regions with distinctive soil, climate and elevation — such as Napa Valley and Sonoma — earn this designation.

Asheville city council considers when duplication may not be duplication

Typically, Asheville City Council will approve whatever staff recommends for disbursing federal housing funds. But something strange happened during the consideration of disbursing $615,934 in special COVID-19 funding the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) was making available by way of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

Online sports forums soaring during pandemic

Sports enthusiasts are filling the void of no major team sporting events by surfing the Internet on free sports sites for opinion debates and trivia tidbits.

North Buncombe pool reopens

As temperatures rise, families have been flocking to the North Buncombe Pool to cool down and have some fun. The North Buncombe Pool, located off Clarks Chapel Road in Weaverville, officially reopened on Thursday, June 18th.

These bears are colorful, cheerful visitors

Peaceful black bears are quietly guarding Downtown Hendersonville all summer long.