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.

The stone Homewood School Building in the historic Montford neighborhood.

The 24th Annual Montford Holiday Tour of Homes

Montford — Asheville’s most historic neighborhood — will showcase nine homes at the 24th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 7, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

The renovated Center for Craft under construction in 2019.

Center for Craft Hosts Grand Reopening on Nov. 16

The Center for Craft will celebrate its public grand reopening on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, after nearly a year of renovations to its historic 1912 building at 67 Broadway in downtown Asheville.

An Asheville police department cruiser in front of a backdrop of the city.

APD Implements New Written Consent to Search Policy

The Asheville Police Department has updated its existing search and seizure policy to incorporate the use of a written consent form to ensure that residents have a full understanding of their rights regarding consent-based searches.

Artists Joseph Pearson and Phyllis Utley.

Artists Selected for Installation Honoring The Block

The City of Asheville and Celebrating African Americans Through Public Art (CAAPA) are pleased to announce the selection of two local artists — mural artist Joseph Pearson and literary artist Phyllis Utley —  to work alongside Art Ecologie.