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.

Beets and greens on a farmers market table.

What’s in Season in North Carolina?

Apples, beets, carrots, kale, greens, pecans, spinach, sweet potatoes, and turnips are currently in season in North Carolina.

People surrounding a casino table game.

What Are the Odds of a Casino in Asheville?

North Carolina can support as many as nine Las Vegas-style casinos with gambling throughout the state, including one in the Asheville area, according to a report commissioned by the General Assembly. 

A rack of winter coats to be given away.

Annual Safe and Warm Drive Continues Through February

The Safe & Warm Campaign runs through February and raises funds to prevent utility cut-offs and provide heating assistance, blankets and coats to the elderly and families in the area struggling to keep warm.