Asheville Approves Mixed-Use Project

Mixed-use condominiums and apartments are greenlit for development in Downtown Asheville.

Taylor Christmas Dinner Showcases Candidates

Former Congressman Charles Taylor, 80, is still a force in the Republican Party, and his Christmas Dinner is a big part of that force.

Buncombe’s 2022-2023 Budget Richly Subsidized

Conversations from the Buncombe County Commissioners’ first budget worksession for the 2022-2023 fiscal year indicate the commissioners, awash with funding from ARPA, the opioid settlement, Hurricane Fred relief, HCA, etc., need help from the public deciding how to spend it all. Focus areas selected by the commissioners include broad categories like “affordable housing” and “climate and environmental solutions.”

Former County Candidate Sues Blogger

It’s said in politics if you can’t stand the heat get out of the kitchen, but one candidate is taking a blogger to court. Do they have legal grounds to do so?

You May Not Have Seen …

A rundown of civic developments in the state of North Carolina that you just may have missed. 

Supt. John Bryant Touts In-School Learning

Supt. John Bryant gave a State of Education address a year into his HCPS reign such as about adjusting to the pandemic.

Erwin Inducts 2021 Hall of Famers

Due to a COVID outbreak in the girls basketball game, the ceremony has been moved to halftime of the boys game and the boys start play at 6:30 PM.

Walking The Arboretum’s Path of Winter Lights

This year, the North Carolina Arboretum Winter Lights festival invites visitors to stroll through many outdoor scenes constructed by a dazzling array of twinkling lights in every imaginable color. The gardens and grounds are tastefully lit for maximum enjoyment of an amazing extravaganza of lights.

Two Buncombe Dems Won’t Seek Reelection

Rep. Susan Fisher & Rep Brian Turner announce their intents to step down..

Floral Arrangements For A Festive Home

Set the tone with festive floral selections for your home that will bring Christmas cheer early.