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.

Carolina Public Press Launches Two Regional North Carolina News Projects

Answering the community’s call for local nonpartisan journalism toward strengthening accountability and democracy, Carolina Public Press has launched two new regional reporting efforts in North Carolina – each focused on public service reporting in both western and eastern North Carolina.

Illustrations of road signs that read "scam."

Better Business Bureau Warns Against Free Covid-19 Test Scams

U.S. households can now request free at-home COVID-19 test kits through a new Biden administration program. But as is the case with other major government initiatives, such as the stimulus checks, scammers are sure to try to take advantage.

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16 Ways to Save Money in the Laundry Room

Laundry is no one’s favorite chore, and it doesn’t help that washers and dryers are among the costliest appliances to operate. Since most of us do at least a few loads of laundry each week, it’s worth taking steps to reduce energy use.

A rack of winter coats to be given away.

ABCCM Kicks Off “Safe & Warm” Campaign

Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) will kick off their annual Safe & Warm Campaign on Wednesday, Jan. 26, between 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm at Carolina Furniture Concepts, 100 Airport Road in Arden.