The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation is looking into why Pasquotank County sheriff’s officers fatally shot Andrew Brown Jr. on April 21.
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The CDC has formally recommended expanding the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12 through 15.
“Now that Colonial has restarted pipeline operations, we will see a gradually increasing return to normal conditions that will take several days,” said Governor Cooper.
Kai Humphrey, 9, has been learning from home for more than a year. He badly misses his Washington, D.C., elementary school, along with his friends and the bustle of the classroom.
Support Asheville restaurants, while responsibly practicing social distancing. We’re all in this together. Local restaurants need your support.
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.
The analysis found that in the Asheville metropolitan area, the typical price of a 2,000 square foot home is $472,771, compared to the national average of $342,719.
Asheville Outlets is expanding its lineup of home furnishing retailers with the summer 2021 opening of Crate & Barrel Outlet.
In recognition of Hurricane Preparedness Week, which runs May 9-15, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges families to prepare now for hurricane season and the potential of extreme weather.
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.
In late April, Gov. Roy Cooper set the end goal for North Carolina’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout at two-thirds of adults.
The home is the primary way Americans build wealth, but laws and systems have kept people of color — especially Black Americans — from accessing homeownership.
The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, is seeking volunteers for several roles starting this spring.