Local News

Voters Be Ready: Mass Mailings are Coming

A number of voter advocacy and political organizations have begun to send mass mailings to voters and prospective voters across North Carolina as the 2021 municipal election season approaches.

Okra at a farmers market.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

This time of year marks a sweet spot where summer devolves into fall and we get to enjoy the best of both worlds.

A group of hikers walking along a mountain trail.

Free Things to Do in Asheville

Asheville is known for its beautiful scenery and fresh mountain air. Yet, while the historic Biltmore Estate brings people to Asheville from around the country, there are plenty of family activities that don’t cost a dime.

Paint and paint brushes on an art board.

New Artist Residencies Announced for Buncombe County Schools

The Asheville Area Arts Council is proud to announce a new partnership with the Asheville City Schools Foundation and Buncombe County Schools to expand the Teaching Artists Presenting in Asheville Schools program into county classrooms.