Art Student

Students Deliver Professional Child Care

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Clyde A. Erwin High School senior Kasiah Harper smiled warmly as she helped a preschooler identify different types of animals at Erwin’s child care center. She got a big hug at the end of the lesson.

Page Avenue

Page Avenue Opens to Two-way Traffic

Thursday, January 18, 2018

In September 2015, the city made Page Avenue one-way southbound as demolition on the old Kosta’s Menswear building happened and then construction for the Cambria Suites Hotel began.

Dog with empty bowl

Meals on Wheels Pet Food Drive

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Meals on Wheels of Asheville and Buncombe County is in need of pet food donations. Along with their hundreds of homebound elderly clients, they also feed around 120 pets of those clients.

A child on a blue snow tube slides down the hill

Five Fun and Family-Friendly Winter Activities

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Winter, with its cold weather and long nights, is not always considered the ideal time for family activities. You might even be tempted to huddle up inside and wait for spring to come.

Pedrito Martinez on bicycle

Pedrito Martinez to Perform at UNC Asheville on Feb. 8th

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Pedrito Martinez, the Cuban-born singer and percussionist whose latest recording was named top Latin jazz album of the year by NPR’s jazz critics, will perform in a ticketed concert at 7:00 pm on Feb. 8th in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium.

Somewhat Petty

The Grey Eagle Presents Somewhat Petty on Jan. 19th

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Somewhat Petty is a new Asheville-based tribute band playing the best of rock icon Tom Petty, and, of course, the Heartbreakers, with some Traveling Wilburys thrown in for good measure.

Dog Looking Into Distance

Haywood Spay/Neuter Receives Grant for Microchips

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

BISSELL Pet Foundation has awarded $4,995 to assist the lifesaving efforts of Haywood Spay/Neuter. Grant funds will save lives with 1,000 microchips provided free to low-income residents to prevent pet homelessness.

Winter Weather

North Carolina Readies for Second Widespread Winter Storm

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

As North Carolina braces for a second widespread winter storm in less than a month, Governor Roy Cooper has declared a state of emergency and urged North Carolinians to stay off the roads when travel becomes dangerous.

Asheville City Bus

City of Asheville to Purchase Zero-emission Transit Buses

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Asheville City Council took another step towards achieving its goal to reduce the city’s carbon footprint when it voted to buy five electric buses for the city’s transit system, Asheville Redefines Transit (ART).