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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Economic Impact Payments: What You Need to Know

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service have announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people.

The Blue Ridge Parkway at almost 5,500 feet above sea level, before the leaves change for fall.

Blue Ridge Parkway Announces Additional Modifications and Closures

In response to county and state health guidance in North Carolina and Virginia, the Blue Ridge Parkway has taken additional modifications of planned seasonal facility openings to support federal, state, and local efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).