Americans, already weary of a pandemic nearly two years long, were dealt a new blow during the long Thanksgiving weekend: the announcement that a new coronavirus variant had emerged.
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“If you want to make your holiday gatherings safer, get your shot today – these vaccines are safe, effective and free,” said Governor Roy Cooper.
Lake Julian Festival of Lights will once again brighten local holidays this December. The annual light show has become a local winter holiday staple, offering an inexpensive and accessible family-oriented experience.
Allegiant is offering a new nonstop route to Key West, Fla. via Key West International Airport (EYW) from Asheville Regional Airport (AVL).
Support Asheville restaurants, while responsibly practicing social distancing. We’re all in this together. Local restaurants need your support.
A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas kicks off the holiday season with a Flat Rock tradition, continuing live after going virtual in 2020.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners has extended the county-wide face covering requirement for all indoor public spaces through Jan. 5, 2022, at noon.
Asheville Habitat will celebrate the completion of Asheville Habitat’s second Community Build House as well as a key passing ceremony to new homeowner Jasmine Jones and her family on Friday, December 3.
The California and San Francisco Departments of Public Health have confirmed that a recent case of COVID-19 among an individual in California was caused by the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
The City of Asheville, in partnership with Buncombe County and Natural Resource Defense Council’s Food Matters program, launched a pilot food scrap drop-off program earlier this year and is pleased to report it has been successful.
Buncombe County Election Services is offering a virtual information session that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to provide safe, secure, and accessible elections.
North Carolina has been awarded more than $38 million in federal funding to establish a new water assistance program for households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Asheville Downtown Association has announced the winners of the 75th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade held on November 20.