North Buncombe pool reopens

As temperatures rise, families have been flocking to the North Buncombe Pool to cool down and have some fun. The North Buncombe Pool, located off Clarks Chapel Road in Weaverville, officially reopened on Thursday, June 18th.

Campbell takes charge responding to criticism of city

Asheville City Manager Debra Campbell took the blame for the city failing to communicate at the council’s last meeting. She had received a lot of emails complaining that Asheville’s Police Chief David Zack had moved forward and unilaterally reimagined policing for the city.

North Buncombe High School gears up for 2020 football season

As summer progresses, North Buncombe High school has begun to look towards the fall for the highly anticipated football season.

These bears are colorful, cheerful visitors

Peaceful black bears are quietly guarding Downtown Hendersonville all summer long.

“Infinite Possibilities” at Asheville Gallery of Art

Asheville Gallery of Art’s July show, “Infinite Possibilities,” is a multi-member show highlighting the insights artists gained during the increased time in their home studios during the COVID-19 pandemic. The show runs July 1-31 during gallery hours.

Progressive Politicians Hurt Downtown

Progressives are far more likely than conservatives to prefer walkable, high-density communities over auto-dependent, detached-dwelling neighborhoods says John Hood.

Town votes to let county collect taxes, passes $7.24M budget

The Weaverville Town Council voted to pass a $7.24 million budget for 2020-2021 with a property tax rate of 38 cents per $100 of evaluation.

Learning and growing at Big Ivy Community Center’s first Unity Garden

Community gardens are known to improve gardener health and nutrition, to engage children in the natural world, to increase self-sufficiency and strengthen neighborhoods. The Big Ivy Unity Garden, in its first year, even in a pandemic, may have begun delivering those benefits. 

Area student selected for livestock show team

On August 1st of this year the National Roper’s Supply (NRS), provider  of western wear and horse tack, inducted its third ever NRS livestock “Show Team.” Shelby Candler was one of its members.

Triathlon returns this time to Hendersonville’s Patton Park

Due to the popularity of the Asheville Triathlon in July, iDaph Events is proud to announce that registration is now open for the Hendersonville Triathlon, which takes place Sunday, September 20, 2020! Same location, same course — new name!