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.

Skeletons in front of a neon-lit haunted house.

The 2021 Asheville Halloween Guide

Embrace the scares with’s 2021 guide to Halloween in Asheville, filled with terror trails, haunted houses, and family friendly trick-or-treating.

A road winding its way through the changing fall foliage.

Asheville’s Fall Leaf Color Forecast for 2021

The Asheville area is currently expected to reach peak color at the end of October. Higher elevation locations such as Graveyard Falls, Pisgah National Forest, and Banner Elk are great and convenient spots for previewing what’s to come.

Masked volunteers in front of a food bank truck.

MANNA Launches Holiday Turkey Drive

With food costs rising quickly, and thousands of families still turning to MANNA FoodBank and their pantry partners for regular support, MANNA is looking to provide as many households as possible with a celebratory table – and a large helping of hope – for the holidays.