Congressional candidate Cawthorn rips Dems in local rally

Hendersonville native Cawthorn was enthusiastic and forceful at a local rally Aug. 5 — hurling fastball zingers and witty sharp curves at Democrats.

Cameron Maybin is a motivational leader on Tigers

Asheville native Cameron Maybin is a starter in 2020, emerging as a motivational leader in his third stint with the Detroit Tigers.

Commisioners agree to address systemic racism

As an elected official, Penland said he considered it his job to make sure every citizen has equal access to opportunities. What’s more, the commissioners had already agreed in their strategic plan to address systemic racism, and the staff was already working on it.

We’re all just looking for a little respect

Continual rioting over the weekend came as a result of local governments’ failing to “defund” police. This has lead to injuring the Asheville Police public image as more arrests of unruly mobs were conducted.

Buncombe County Sheriff Miller hires Blake as new Chief Deputy

Herbert Blake has been hired by Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller as Miller’s new Chief Deputy for the Sheriff’s Office.

Pressley, Belcher would rather $1 million go toward resettlement

Buncombe County Commissioner Joe Belcher observed the board was working at cross-purposes at their April 4 briefing. They were considering again a request from the City of Asheville to commit to paying at least $1 million for enhanced aesthetic treatments as the NC DOT reconstructs local sections of I-26.

Ready for the dove opener?

After a long pause in the hunting season, it’s time to kick things off with dove season on September 5th.

Church Bells ring out from new belltower in Mills River

Wonderful melodious sounds of bells ringing can now be heard every hour from 9:00 in the morning until 10:00 at night in areas around Mills River and the surrounding valley.

State has less poor road condition than the national average

Apart from being unpleasant to drive on, poor roads are linked to worse traffic, reduced safety, and increased vehicle ownership costs. 14% of North Carolina major roads are in poor condition.

Woodfin Mayor talks about COVID response, strides made during his time in office

Woodfin Mayor Jerry VeHaun’s 47-year tenure as a Buncombe County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director has given him a unique insight into the national pandemic.