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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Weekend Of Love at The Magnetic Theatre, Feb. 14-15

The Magnetic Theatre’s Weekend Of Love will premiere February 14th and 15th, featuring The Great American Strip Off: Valentine’s Edition and The Heartbreak Armando: Improv Workshops + Show!

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC is Seeking Mentors

January is National Mentoring Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters is pushing hard to enlist more Big Brothers and Big Sisters. More than 700 mentors are currently serving Little Brothers and Little Sisters in Western North Carolina, but more are needed – especially men.

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Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

An abundance of leafy greens cover farmers tailgate markets these days, and even if you regularly fill your bag with kale and collards, there are more options than ever for trying new varieties.