Category: Local News

Can Police Officers Become Peace Officers?

AKA Sorority Inc. & NAMI WC Answer the Question. By Tracey Turner, CIT Training Coordinator & NAMI Member The news has been filled with tragic Read more »

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Asheville Housing Authority Receives Award

The Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (HACA) recently earned an award rebate of $42,144 from Duke Energy’s Efficiency Rebate Program for renovations of Read more »

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Duke Energy Encourages Lake Safety

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The summer season is in full swing and visitors to area lakes continue to increase, especially with the July 4th weekend approaching. Read more »

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DHHS Building Gets a Facelift

Construction has begun on an addition to the building housing the County’s Department of Health and Human Services at 40 Coxe Avenue downtown. The department Read more »

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Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter Launch

The United States Mint invites you to attend the ceremonial launch of the Blue Ridge Parkway quarter on Thursday, June 25, 2015. The 28th coin Read more »

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Mission Hospital Ranked among Nation’s Best for Quality of Care

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 22, 2015) – Mission Hospital has been recognized as one of the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report Read more »

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A Place in Time

By Johnnie Grant – Contents of the 1897 Vance Monument time capsule are revealed, with a surprising twist. According to archivist Heather South of the Read more »

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Contents of the Vance Monument 1897 Time Capsule

Heather South of the North Carolina State Archives, along with city of Asheville workers and officials, unearthed a time capsule from the Vance Monument that Read more »

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2015 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence Announced

Tyrone Brandburg, Superintendent of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, and Gregory Brown, President of the Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara, have announced that Read more »

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Keever Elected NC Democratic Party Chairperson

By Johnnie Grant Former State Representative and long-time Asheville resident Patsy Keever was recently elected chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party. Keever won 369 Read more »

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