The shortage of Buncombe County foster homes is so acute that many youths, some struggling with complex mental health issues, must sleep sometimes for multiple nights in county offices, meeting spaces, therapeutic rooms, and even Mission Hospital’s emergency department.
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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.
Asheville Community Theatre is excited to kick off its “Magic & Mystery” season with Pippin – running September 15 through October 8, 2023.
In celebration of their respective 40 year anniversaries, Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity and MANNA FoodBank are spending a day in each other’s shoes, so to speak.
In the U.S., poll watchers have participated in elections since the 18th century. Laws and rules for poll watchers vary from state to state.
Get ready to relive the magic and passion of one of the most beloved films of all time as The Music of Dirty Dancing takes center stage in a spectacular live music concert performance.
The eight schools are among 353 schools nationwide recognized this year for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps.
Recre8 North Carolina, the quarterly magazine for members of North Carolina Recreation and Park Association, spotlights Asheville Parks & Recreation in a feature-length cover story for its latest issue.
The James Vester Miller Historic Walking Trail was recently awarded a 2023 Buncombe County Tipping Point Grant. This allows the community of all ages to experience the insides of four beautiful historic Black churches on the trail and learn their history.
Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September 15 – October 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month to honor and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of the Hispanic, Latino, Latinx, and Latine communities across North Carolina.
The Festival of Neighborhoods is coming up on Saturday, September 30, from 10 am until 4 pm at Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
The annual NC State Fiction 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. It remains one of the largest free-to-enter fiction contests in the South.
The 28th season of the Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series commences on Tuesday, Oct. 10, with a performance by pianist Dr. Kevin Ayesh.
The fall colors across Western North Carolina are a seasonal sensation that draw thousands of visitors and locals alike to the mountains each year.