For the first time in its 58-year history, Asheville Regional Airport served more than one million annual passengers. In 2018, 1,134,568 passengers utilized a commercial flight at AVL, on one of these six airlines: Allegiant, American, Delta, Elite, Spirit, and United.
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.
Historic Cotton Mill, located in the River Arts District of Asheville, welcomes Tara Nyanga, Erin Adams, and René Treece Roberts to its studios.
UNC Asheville’s juried international exhibition, Drawing Discourse, will open with special events on Jan. 18-19 featuring renowned artists and curators including juror Claire Gilman, Mel Chin, Anne Harris and Namita Gupta Wiggers.
Downtown is the economic hub for Asheville and a five-county area. We’re booming. We’re growing. We’re attracting millions of tourists and are featured on dozens of top ten lists.
Supporting the agricultural industry, impacting rural communities, and stimulating economic development are key objectives for the 2019 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission (NCTTFC) grant cycle.
The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has temporarily closed an Asheville license plate agency for possible violations of state law.
United Federal Credit Union was pleased to donate more than $1,200 to local families and organizations across North Carolina during the 2018 Pay It Forward initiative.
Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts Department will host three visiting artists this spring semester. Free and open to the public, the first visit will be Kathie Roig Tuesday, January 22, 10:00 am until 11:00 am in the Creative Arts Building.
LaZoom Tours is looking to hire new staff for their 2019 season! They are looking for actors and comedians to lead their city, haunted, and kids tours.
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is invisible, odorless, and tasteless.
After a stretch of unseasonably warm days, wintry temperatures have returned. Meanwhile, New Year’s resolutions may have you vowing to eat your leafy greens. All of this points clearly to one recourse: make soup.
Back by popular demand, this unique ensemble of four bassoons returns to Asheville on January 27! Attendees will experience the incomparable sonorities of four bassoonists in action in the sublime acoustic environment of Biltmore United Methodist Church.
The Rotary Club of Asheville-Metro continues its Metro Talks series with a discussion on the Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Western North Carolina on Thursday, Jan. 31 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the YWCA.