According to Weaverville Police Chief Ron Davis, there were about 75 citizens who attended a demonstration over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minnesota police officer Thursday evening (June 4) on Main Street in Weaverville, which lasted from 5 pm - 7 pm.
Marcie Molton Burlett is among local teachers who are making memorable bonding with students nearing summer vacation.
What started as a peaceful protest on a Sunday afternoon (May 31) by demonstrators over the death of George Floyd turned into riots over a series of nights after that ending in vandalism, rubber bullets, tear gas and arrests.
It seemed reopening the economy while the government is broke would have been a perfect storm for activists wanting to deregulate or re-privatize sectors of the economy now managed by government overreach.
UNC Asheville has appointed Kirk I. Swenson as the University’s next vice chancellor for University advancement.
Tall grass has grown on NC highways.
The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County announced their annual Griffin Awards virtually.
Coaches and teachers held a drive-through parade, decorating cars and holding signs for the 77 senior athletes at Clyde A. Erwin High School.
At its last meeting, Asheville City Council considered two applications for Land Use Incentive Grants (LUIG).
A Senate committee passed protection for direct primary care providers and discussed regulatory reforms to prepare hospitals and other health care workers for the second wave of the coronavirus.