Category: Local News

Jacquelyn Hallum Retires From School Board

Jacquelyn Hallum will step down from the Asheville City School Board April 1, 2015 after an eight-year tenure. Hallum was appointed to the Board in Read more »

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Buncombe County Swears in New District Attorney

Buncombe County Attorney Todd Williams was sworn in on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 4 p.m. as the District Attorney for Buncombe County, North Carolina. Read more »

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Fee Free Days at National Parks

No entrance fee on Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, January 19, 2015 Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and national parks across the country are Read more »

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Heating Assistance Applications (LIEAP) to be Accepted Dec. 1

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced that the state’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepting applications beginning Dec. Read more »

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Asheville Police Chief Announces Retirement

ASHEVILLE, NC – Chief William Anderson today announced his retirement from the Asheville police department, effective December 31. Chief Anderson retires with 37 years of Read more »

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Local Group Receives Humanities Award

Each year the North Carolina Humanities Council presents the Harlan Joel Gradin Award for Excellence in the Public Humanities. Significant projects reflect, affirm, and promote Read more »

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Asheville NAACP Recognizes Local Leaders

By Johnnie Grant The Asheville NAACP recently held its 81st Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet. The keynote speaker for the evening was Reverend Curtis E. Read more »

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Initiative Launched to Increase Local Food Access

by Scott Bunn Two of North Carolina’s leading local-food and farmer-advocacy organizations have joined forces on a major new initiative to increase farmer direct sales Read more »

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Buncombe County Goes Purple

October Begins Domestic Violence Prevention Month in Buncombe County. If you’re downtown in October and the Buncombe County Courthouse looks a little purple, it’s not Read more »

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Save Our Asheville Post Office

Support keeping the Asheville mail processing plant open and maintaining the strongest public post office in North Carolina. Sign a petition to The United States Read more »

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