Farmers tailgate markets are reaching their summertime heights! You’ll find a panoply of produce, including tomatoes, summer squash, beans, spring onions, cucumbers, new potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, greens of all sorts, blueberries, raspberries, cherries, and much, much more.
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.
Cyclists of all ability levels are invited to enjoy a ride through the beautiful Mills River and Etowah countryside on Saturday, July 20 for a fundraising event for the Mills River Valley Trail.
A new fire station is planned on city-owned property at 316 Broadway Street in the Five Points neighborhood. The city will share project updates and the results of a recently conducted visual preference survey during a community meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 26 at Greater Works Church.
Nestled above Biltmore Avenue between McCormick Field and Memorial Stadium to the north, Mission Hospital to the south, and Beaucatcher Mountain to the east, Oakhurst is a small community of about 45 houses.
Tucked in a clearing off the side of Chatham Street in Cary, hundreds of honeybees go about their business.
Asheville Art in the Park once again returns to Pack Square Park to provide access to some of the finest artists in the region. The event takes place on three consecutive Saturdays each June and October.
Flat Rock Playhouse continues its 2019 season with South Pacific, a summer blockbuster musical and Broadway classic. Known for its glorious score by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the show transports audiences to the Pacific Islands in World War II as young couples struggle with the dynamics of love, war, and faith.
The U.S. Forest Service has undertaken a multiyear effort to reshape how these public lands are managed, an effort that will impact much of Western North Carolina’s ecology, culture, and economy.
Flexera, an Illinois-based software company, has acquired RISC Networks. Headquartered in Asheville, RISC Networks’ groundbreaking SaaS-based analytics platform helps companies speed their migration to the cloud.
The Asheville City Board of Education unanimously appointed three experienced teachers to new roles as directors during its regular board meeting in early June.
Mission Health is excited to announce Chad Patrick as the new chief executive officer for Mission Hospital, HCA Healthcare’s North Carolina Division’s flagship 763-bed hospital. Patrick will be joining the team in mid-July.
The Smith-McDowell House owns several WNC distinctions. It is Asheville’s first mansion, the oldest surviving house in Asheville, and the oldest brick structure in Buncombe County.
After a national search informed by robust input from the local community, City Manager Debra Campbell is excited to announce that Chris Bailey will become Asheville’s next police chief.