SECU Foundation Provides Grant to YMI Cultural Center

The nation’s oldest free-standing African American Cultural Center in Buncombe County receives a $40,000 SECU Foundation grant to Advance Mission. The SECU Foundation has provided a $40,000 grant to the YMI Cultural Center in Asheville to help expand support and programming. Established in 1892, the historical institution is the oldest free-standing African American cultural center in […]

Kendall, Kachilo Among 2022 Male Sports Standouts

Many male high school teams and stars in Buncombe and Henderson counties excelled throughout the year.

Henderson County Tourism Grant Program Now Open

Applications for the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority (HCTDA) grant program are being accepted now through January 22, 2023, using the HCTDA’s online application, available at www.GrantsForTourism.com. $500,000 in grant funding will be awarded to as many Henderson County tourism projects as possible. There are three grant types: destination marketing grants, destination event grants, and […]

New Year’s With Asheville Symphony’s Strutting James Bond Theme

James Bond fans who happen to be around Asheville on New Year’s Eve might enjoy a performance at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, where the Asheville Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will perform versions of famous songs from the series. It won’t take a secret agent to find out information about the show. Taking place on Dec. 31 […]

2023 New Year’s Eve Party Guide

Asheville just might have the most unusual line-up of New Year's Eve events, from speakeasies to yoga. Check it out to see what is right for you.

New County School Superintendent Fields Questions & Comments

Dr. Rob Jackson gets questions and comments from the Woodfin Town Council at their December meeting.

Wreaths Across America Honor Veterans

Every December, Wreaths Across America honors fallen veterans by laying wreaths at their gravesites at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain and Forest Lawn Cemetery in Hendersonville, as well as at Arlington National Cemetery and thousands of other cemeteries throughout the United States.

Town Council: “Lite” Agenda before Holidays

It may not have been a record, but it was a short agenda for the Weaverville Town Council right before the holidays.

Pundits Taking Aim at ARPA’s Waste

This month, prior to an anticipated Congressional investigation into widespread inappropriate expenditures of ARPA funds, articles have begun appearing to prepare the public and convince leaders to avoid repeating uneconomic strategies.

Asheville City & Citizens Debate Funding Police for Safety

After publicly committing to defund the Asheville Police Department, city council attempted to refund the police force somewhat. This motivated members of the Defund movement to organize and voice opposition during public comment.