Local News

A mistletoe hanging on a tree.

Mistletoe Returns to French Broad River Greenway West

The French Broad River Greenway West (from Craven Street to Haywood Road) is a great place for a winter walk — and this month you may even find yourself under the mistletoe during your next visit.

A Christmas tree farm.

Holiday Season is a Great Time to Visit Farms

Whether you’re choosing the perfect Christmas tree, learning in a workshop with friends, or picking out a great gift for grandma, North Carolina farms are open this holiday season with a variety of agritourism experiences for everyone to enjoy.

Jars of honey on a farmers market table.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

The final holiday farmers markets of 2018 are upon us. The last Saturday markets of the year took place this past weekend, and this coming Tuesday and Wednesday are the last weekday markets.

A cat watching a raccoon from a chair.

Alert Issued for Possible Rabid Cat in Weaverville

Officials were recently alerted of a community cat, previously referred to as a feral cat, that exhibited behaviors associated with rabies through an attack on a dog in Weaverville.

A shelf with Smoking J's Fiery Foods products.

Five Fantastic Asheville Gift Ideas

Whether you’re buying for a friend in the city or shipping a present out of town, Asheville has a countless number of local goods and products which make for great gifts.

Books on a library shelf.

The Saint Nicholas Project Book Drive

This Christmas season marks the fourth year of a wonderful partnership between Eblen Charities and Barnes and Noble in Biltmore Park for their Annual Saint Nicholas Project Book Drive.

The Asheville Singers at the White House in 2019.

The Asheville Singers Perform at the White House

The Asheville Singers, UNC Asheville’s student vocal ensemble, performed for visitors to the White House in the East Room on Dec. 3, and as part of the same trip, provided musical entertainment for injured soldiers at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington D.C.