A conversation opener for police reform, now it’s your turn

The point is – as local jurisdictions around the country are taking the protests following the lethal use of force on George Floyd to be a mandate for police reform – no amount of new policies and procedures is going to reduce misconduct by officers flaunting existing policies.

Let’s not forget the murdering of 6,000 blacks

Its a powerful phrase, “Black Lives Matter;” however, there is far more that needs to be done than just riot for those who are serious about black lives.

Listening to community, Asheville Police Chief announces restructuring

The fifth Asheville Police Chief (APD) in as many years, David Zack, debuted before the city council with an update on the department’s response to protests that occurred in Asheville following the murder of George Floyd.

Lifelong Landscape Design

As vital members of your consulting team, Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan work seamlessly with the team architect, engineer, landscape contractors and YOU, the owner, to bring the highest and best use of your property to the forefront.

Cawthorn shows toughness & enthusiasm in race for GOP bid

Hendersonville native Madison Cawthorn is putting charisma and enthusiasm behind staunch conservative positions, in his effort to defeat Lynda Bennett June 23 for the Republican nomination for the 11th U.S. Congressional District.

Homecoming: Luke Manuel is West Principal

Luke Manuel is West Henderson High School’s principal, returning to lead his alma mater after sparkling there as a scholar-athlete a quarter-century ago.

North Buncombe football player invited to play at tiki bowl in Hawaii

North Buncombe High student Kolbie Hughey was asked to play at the Hawaii Tiki Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Pickens Continues to Gain National Recognition

Multi-sport athlete Karlyn Pickens is making an impression on both local and national stages. 

Arts Council of Henderson County support their artists

With all the uncertainty surrounding this COVID 19 pandemic, the Henderson County Arts Council continues to make plans and support artists.

Citizens voice concern over Woodfin’s greenway/blueway project

A group of citizens is voicing concerns over the progress, or lack thereof, on the Woodfin Greenway/Blueway Project. Buncombe County has delayed nearly half a million dollars of funding on the project, the project is behind schedule, and federal grant money is nearing an expiration date to be used.