From haunted ‘castles’ to drive-through trick-or-treating, Asheville Parks & Recreation has an event for all ages. Check them out – but don’t get scared!
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The Buncombe Community Remembrance Project aims to honor and commemorate Black Buncombe County residents by acknowledging racial violence stemming from the Jim Crow era that included three known lynchings in our community.
In the past year, the French Broad River Watershed experienced a range of highs and lows when it comes to bacteria counts.
As the air chills in preparation for the Halloween season, Blue Ridge Community College’s Theatre Department is bringing the frights by hosting a full series of short films about local myths and legends titled “Haunted Hendo.”
Each year on October 31, as the ghosts and goblins of Halloween parade the streets and doorsteps of our neighborhoods, we re-enact remnants of ancient folk customs that pay homage to departed ancestors as well as to the souls of our loved ones who have died.
If you are a resident of Woodfin, Weaverville, or the Woodfin Water and Sewer District, then you’re eligible to vote in the upcoming municipal election on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021.
In keeping with the celebration of Thomas Wolfe’s birthday month of October, the Thomas Wolfe Memorial has announced the winners of the 2021 “Telling Our Tales” Student Writing Competition.
Following FDA and CDC authorization, Ingles is offering booster doses of Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to eligible patients at all pharmacy locations.
NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, has awarded $220,000 to twenty-two North Carolina startups in its seventh NC IDEA MICRO grant cycle.
National Energy Awareness Month calls on Americans to work together to achieve greater energy security, a more robust economy, and a healthier environment for our children.
Nashville-based HCA Healthcare, which operates Asheville’s Mission Hospital and five other hospitals in Western North Carolina, recently reported that it made $2.27 billion in profits in the three-month period that ended Sept. 30, triple the amount in the same period last year.
The City of Asheville recently hosted a groundbreaking event for a new public safety station at 316 Broadway Street in North Asheville. This facility will be home to Fire Station 13, a police substation, the relocated Emergency Operations Center, and a small community conference room.
Thanks in part to a $294,000 grant, the Slave Deeds of Buncombe County Project has partnered with UNC Greensboro adding 50,000 names from 12 other North Carolina counties that will help African Americans learn more about their past.