Category: Local News

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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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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