Changes to Woodfin brush collection

At the last Woodfin Board of Commissioners meeting, Woodfin Administrator Eric Hardy told the board that the town’s public works department was working overtime to catch up with brush collection.

Barn preservation benefit to help artists and historic group

The Appalachian Barn Alliance (ABA) is partnering with local artists for a benefit art exhibit in the Asheville River Arts District during the month of October.  

Dry Falls Brewing expands outdoors, adapting to state limits

Dry Falls Brewing Co. is a classic case of a local business turning a major drawback into positives, by greatly expanding its outdoor seating and year-round capacity to adapt to pandemic restrictions.

Local bank gets new director

HomeTrust Bank recently announced that the Company’s Board of Directors had appointed Rebekah M. Lowe as a director of the Company, effective September 1 of this year.

Full-service beauty & tanning salon opened in Weaverville

Owners David Scott and Dawn Payne opened Beauty & the Sun Bum, a full-service beauty and tanning salon on July 1st on N Main St in Weaverville.

Mission Hospital is center stage in struggle against unionizing NC Nurses

Mission Health, the state’s sixth-largest hospital system, is fighting efforts to unionize 1,600 registered nurses across 18 counties in western North Carolina.

Historic small town drug store closes after being in business since 1928

Weaverville Drug Company originally opened in 1885, but the present-day store opened in 1928 and was a longstanding institution of downtown Weaverville. A recent Walgreens buyout of Smith Drug Company marks the startling end to this local favorite.

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.

Online survey seeks to help new police chief with policing issues and priorities

The local public can tell City of Hendersonville officials about priority police-related issues and policies and most pivotal qualities to look for in the next police chief, in an online survey conducted through Sept. 11.

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.