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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Take a Ride With LaZoom Comedy Tours

Asheville is widely known as a unique, lovely, giddy little city. There’s never been anything quite like it, and there’s never been anything anywhere like the multiple award-winning LaZoom Comedy Tours!

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State of Emergency Rescinded for Buncombe County

Due to recent rainfall in our area, decreasing wind speeds, and higher humidity, the Local State of Emergency issued for Buncombe County on Nov. 6 was terminated effective Thursday, Nov. 23

City of Asheville Seeks Facilitator to “Boost the Block”

The City of Asheville is seeking a Community Facilitator to lead a multi-year planning, engagement, and implementation effort to support and ensure the success of the “Boosting the Block” project, funded by a grant from the Mellon Foundation.