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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Asheville Water Rates to Rise

The average residential customer will pay about $3 a month more than what they are paying now, or $6 per every two-month pay period. While the new rate goes into effect July 1, it will not show up in bills until September.

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Celebrate Towel Day on May 25th and Help Homeless Shelters

On Towel Day, May 25, The Turkish Towel Company will donate a towel for every towel sold on its website to Western Carolina Rescue Mission in Asheville, Hospitality House in Boone, and Safe Homes Rape Crisis Coalition in Spartanburg.