Asheville Local News

Local news for Asheville, North Carolina and the surrounding Western North Carolina communities. Includes coverage on the Biltmore, Asheville Tourists, local beer, and local food.

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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.

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2nd Annual Hendo Earth Fest on April 20th

Hendo Earth Fest will be centered around Main Street from 6th Avenue to 4th Avenue and is sponsored by the Hendersonville Environmental Sustainability Board.

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Buncombe County Solid Waste Partner Negotiations Continue

Buncombe County Officials, Commissioners, and potential solid waste management partner FCC Environmental Services are continuing conversations to manage the transition of the solid waste management contract.

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Local Counties Eligible for N.C. Housing Finance Agency Loans

Vulnerable, low and moderate-income households in need of rehabilitation and accessibility modifications in 33 North Carolina counties will receive help thanks to $11 million from the NC Housing Finance Agency’s Essential Single-Family Rehabilitation Loan Pool.