Citizens Denied Entry into Public Meeting

She sees educators taking on the role of health professionals by mandating masks and vaccines when they are not medical professionals themselves and could be harming the students by not allowing exemptions for medical conditions.

Consider These Things Before Higher Education

There are many benefits to not pursuing higher education. 

Citizen Says “County Acts As Charity” at Meeting

John Fulton shared with the Buncombe County Commissioners a diverse viewpoint on why he would rather be a producer contributing to his community than a consumer living off the labor of taxpayers.

Are Elected Officials Using Pandemic as Shield?

When elected officials become unresponsive to the majority or minority, they have lost touch with the voters and no longer represent the people but rule them. They are not fit to be called public servants or hold office.

Artists Reimagine 19th Century WNC in Tour

Conservationist and artist Doc Varn is recapturing 1870s illustrations of the French Broad area in a week-long trek.

Dry Ridge Finds New Home

After 36 years, Weaverville’s Dry Ridge Museum is getting a new home after the town passed a recent lease agreement.

Inspire Ts—New Leicester T-Shirt Company

A local entrepreneur opened an online t-shirt company in Leicester. 

County Expects $13-$14M from Opioid Settlement

Buncombe County is working to maximize its allocation of recent $26 billion and $8 billion opioid settlements.

Noone Concert Part of ‘Love Hendo Saturday’

Herman of Herman’s Hermits, balloon creatures and porcelain bears are set to hit Downtown Hendersonville as soon as this Saturday.

Murphy Wins Coach Gentry’s Ninth State Title

David Gentry played football for Edneyville Yellow Jackets, in the Sixties. He has coached football for a half-century — mostly for Murphy — and has won more games than any coach in the state. Last Saturday, he won his ninth state title with the Bulldogs and third in five seasons.