Asheville and Western North Carolina have so much to offer in the way of outings. The mountains, rivers, lakes, and forests are perfect for exploring. Area farmers tailgate markets are a great excursion, too.
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.
RiverLink is proud to announce that registration is now open for its 10th annual Anything That Floats Parade (AFP) to be held August 18th on the French Broad River in Asheville.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein will present the keynote address at a daylong conference in Asheville on July 19th on the ethical issues healthcare professionals face when treating patients who are struggling with opioid use disorders (OUDs) and substance misuse.
The Bowen Bridges are getting an extension on their life expectancy. The N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded a $6.7 million contract to a Florida company to repair joints, repair the concrete columns, and replace the riding surface.
It’s national grilling month, and as temperatures begin to rise, there’s nothing like outdoor grilling to soak up the sunshine!
The Southeast’s largest comedy festival celebrates twelve years in Asheville this summer with stand-up comedians from all around the world.
Momentum Gallery is hosting a special presentation pairing select works by contemporary glass pioneers Therman Statom and Dale Chihuly. The exclusive collection may be viewed at the gallery’s 24 N Lexington location through August 25th.
Nationally, over 1.36 million school-aged children have been identified as homeless. Buncombe County Public Schools and Asheville City Schools combined have identified 800 homeless students during the 2017-2018 school year.
Rubin Feldstein, a Polish Jew who escaped the Holocaust, and who has shared his story in local classrooms for many years, is featured in a new short video that will be presented in a special event at 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 19th, in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center.
Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups for Asheville-area residents!
Eighty percent of all U.S. small businesses have no employees. The number of non-employee businesses is expected to grow in coming years, due in part to the expansion of the gig economy and favorable economic conditions.
Grit and endurance collide during the Asheville Spartan race weekend, August 4-5. The races are expected to bring thousands of athletes from across the region to Grove Stone & Sand Company.
An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – to give now and help save lives.