Commissioners disagree about statues, agree love wins

The Buncombe County Commissioners, along party lines, voted 4-3 in favor of the joint resolution with Asheville City Council to remove statues honoring heroes of the Confederacy on city/county-owned land.

“Natural Beauty” at the Asheville Gallery of Art

Asheville Gallery of Art’s September show, “Natural Beauty,” features Elinor Bowman, known for her watercolor figures, and Olga Michelson, known for soft, ethereal landscapes. The show runs September 1st - 30th during gallery hours, 12-5 pm, Fridays and Saturdays.

Patterson, Porter, Pickens, Hillier Among WNC Winners

WNC Sports Awards have announced local winners for 2019-20.

Intense fireworks showcase in Hendersonville on July 4th

Hendersonville refuses to let their highly successful 4th of July celebration totally fizzle due to COVID19.

Leicester church distributes food in time of crisis

A substantial May donation to MANNA Foodbank allowed for expansion to even more local pantries, including Leicester Baptist Church. MANNA works with hundreds of smaller nonprofit partner agencies to distribute food within smaller communities. 

Park construction awarded, police policies discussed, budget reviewed in monthly meeting

A bid to build the new Silver-Line Park was accepted by the Town of Woodfin at the regular monthly meeting of the town commissioners on Tuesday evening (June 16). Town budget and use of police force were also discussed.

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.