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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.

A home located in Dr. E. W. Grove's residential park nestled at the base of Sunset Mountain.

PSABC Hosts Arts & Crafts Home Tour Feb. 17-18

This year the Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County is pleased to offer five unique properties located in Dr. E. W. Grove’s residential park nestled at the base of Sunset Mountain.

A public water faucet in a city street.

Water Interruption Scheduled for South Slope on Feb. 19th

To repair leaking infrastructure, the City of Asheville has issued a Water Interruption for Buxton Avenue scheduled for Monday, February 19th. The area affected includes Buxton Avenue from Church Street to Coxe Avenue, as well as Millard Avenue and Collier Avenue.

A variety of vegetables and peppers on a table at a farmers market.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

At the height of the growing season in the midst of summer, it’s easy to stumble upon things you’ve never tried at area farmers tailgate markets; there’s always a farmer trying out an unusual variety of vegetable or an uncommon fruit.

A person at a desk writing on a notepad.

Submit Your Poems to the NC State Poetry Contest

The annual NC State Poetry Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents (including out-of-state and international students who are enrolled in North Carolina universities).

Tennis racket sitting atop a tennis ball on a court.

USTA to Assist in Aston Park Renovations

The USTA will provide resources to assist in the renovation of the tennis facilities at Aston Park in Asheville as a part of the USTA’s Fed Cup Legacy program.

The inside of Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe.

Great Smokies Writing Program Faculty Featured at Malaprop’s

Nickole Brown, Elizabeth Lutyens and Heather Newton – faculty members in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) – will read from their works at 3:00 pm on Feb. 18th in the next installment of the Writers at Home series.