Maybe now’s a good time to try and kick my drug habit

Well, ‘all good things must come to an end,’ so the saying goes. On Monday, that was the case for the Weaverville Healthwise Pharmacy, aka to locals as Weaverville Drug Company.

Part of US 25/70 near Marshall closed “indefinitely”

A recent landslide closed a stretch of Highway US 25/70 from about the Jupiter Road area to the Ivy River Road, causing traffic to either detour on I-26 to Mars Hill or onto a narrow two-lane road at Jupiter Road not fit for large trucks and not recommended by the NC Department of Transportation.

Council approves water extension for new business center among other items

In their Monday meeting (Aug 24) the Weaverville Town Council voted to supply water to two developments among other business conducted by the board.

Proposed tree canopy ordinance would make cutting a tree a major task

Recently, Asheville City Council heard a presentation on the proposed tree canopy ordinance, intended to preserve the city’s mature trees, to keep the town beautiful for tourists and residents, and to combat climate change through, among other things, making the city less of an urban heat sink and reducing stormwater runoff. 

Former congressman from the area Mark Meadows rips riots

Mark Meadows Meadows called some BLM protestors’ attacks on people and property “appalling.”

Six finalists seek open Asheville City Councilor seat

City Council received 30 applications for filling the seat vacated with the resignation of former Councilor Vijay Kapoor.

Bored at home? Read about the history of your community

Bored at home during the coronavirus lockdown? Instead of flipping through channels or reading the same magazine from March, it is a great time to learn about the history of your community.

Hobby Lobby, Marshalls are coming to Weaverville

Weaverville will be getting two more large chain stores – Hobby Lobby and Marshalls.

Zoom into NC Stage for gripping theater

NC Stage is bringing a virtual production to viewers and selling tickets—using modern technology, through Zoom.  They are presenting a one-man show based on the gripping memoir by Tim Tyson.  Mike Wiley on September 10-27  will perform  “Blood Done Sign my Name” on Zoom to an audience.  

Pet groomers expand their business as part of their dream

The Wonderdog Family announce this week they have opened a second location. The new facility is located at 308 Stone Ridge Blvd, Woodfin, NC.