Rams Thump AHS 41-13, Are MAC 4A Frontrunners

The T.C. Roberson-Asheville football rivalry game wasn’t its usual close self, as the Rams outscored the Cougars 20-0 in the second quarter and won by four touchdowns.

Candidates Answer Questions About Issues Facing Woodfin

Several Woodfin candidates for the town council answered questions posed to them by the Tribune. Here are their answers. Question 1: What do you see as the main issue facing your town, and how do you plan to handle it? Josh Blade The main issue facing our town is the balance of environment vs. development. […]

Buncombe Requests Input on Ferry Road

Buncombe County is giving members of the public one more chance to comment on plans for a 650-unit residential development on county-owned land off Brevard Road in Bent Creek.

How About Howl-O-Ween-ing with Live Wolves?

The WNC Nature Center at 75 Gashes Creek Road, in Asheville offers a full array of activities for the family to learn and explore animals of all sizes and shapes--black bears, wolves, coyotes, red pandas, snakes, river otters. It would be a fun place to visit for Halloween.

The Asheville Connection: A Memoir

Asheville native Joseph Scotchie has published his ninth book, The Asheville Connection, a memoir of life in the Ninenteen Sixties and early Seventies. The book jacket reads as follows: “Is nostalgia for the Nineteen Sixties a little insane? Is that same sentiment for the Seventies more of the same? Maybe so, but in his latest […]

Cosmic Cappuccino Weekly Zodiac

Audacious Aries Time to take a seat, time to rest. The rest of the zodiacs needs your fire, your intensity is like an engine that keeps us going. But Chiron, the astroid of wounded healing moved into your sign and then started in to retrograde. Stroke your fire back up by horsing around with your […]

Lamenting “Good Ol’ Boy” Woodfin

After reading Clint Parker’s “deep dive” into the burning question “Are North Buncombe’s Towns Becoming More Like Asheville?” (Tribune Sept 21), I felt compelled to set the record straight. In that article, Mayor Patrick Fitzsimmons of Weaverville stated that he is not sure what it means to become more or less like Asheville and he […]

Two Fantastic Locally Written Plays Premier!

Sublime Theater's Ben & Angela was a night of laughter and tears. We got to know Ben and Angela as they allowed us to follow their journey.

‘BYOG’: Falcons Crush Bears in Battle of M7 Unbeatens

West Henderson passed its sternest test so far, bludgeoning the heralded Pisgah Bear defense, to stay on course to go undefeated for the second consecutive football regular season.

Teacher Raise “Not Enough”

Swiftly after the state budget was finalized, the Buncombe County Commissioners approved giving Asheville City and Buncombe County schools employees an average 2% pay raise, bringing the increase in the total local supplement to 7% over two years. With this, county spending on K-12 education increased 16.58% year over year. Citizens who spoke during public comment were not grateful, but argued the state and the county should be paying teachers much more.