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.

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Stuffed Animal Repair Classes for Kids

Got a stuffed animal that’s seen better days but is still an important part of someone’s life? Check out this new library program for teaching kids about repair!

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Report Highlights Best-Paying Construction Jobs in Asheville

The construction industry has experienced a period of heightened activity over the past several years, driven by significant growth in private residential construction and record increases in public funding for infrastructure projects.

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IRS Announces Special Saturday Hours for Face-to-Face Help

As part of a continuing effort to improve service this tax season, the Internal Revenue Service has announced special Saturday hours for the next four months at specific Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) across the country.

State Board Launches Photo ID Educational Campaign

The State Board of Elections has launched a public education campaign designed to ensure the state’s 7.5 million registered voters know that they will be asked for photo identification when voting in 2024.

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Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

With the Spring Equinox only a month away, and the tease of warmer weather over the past few weeks, we find ourselves yearning for winter to be over!