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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.

Storm Drain 'Don't Pollute' Sticker

Mark Storm Drains in Your Neighborhood

Do you know where the water that flows into a storm drain goes? This water does not go to a treatment plant but flows directly into our streams, lakes, and rivers.

Dog with empty bowl

Meals on Wheels Pet Food Drive

Meals on Wheels of Asheville and Buncombe County is in need of pet food donations. Along with their hundreds of homebound elderly clients, they also feed around 120 pets of those clients.

Raw Cookie Dough

A New Reason to Not Eat Raw Cookie Dough

A recent study published by The New England Journal of Medicine has revealed unwanted findings. Although it is a low-moisture food, raw flour can be a vehicle for foodborne pathogens.

Neighborhood Potluck

Neighborhood Profile: Norwood Park

Norwood Park is a 26-acre planned community north of downtown Asheville.  The neighborhood is bounded by Murdock, Norwood, Woodward and Farrwood Avenues, between Merrimon and Kimberly Avenues.

NICU Reading Program

Send a New Parent and Newborn Home With a Book

Reading and literacy is an essential life skill. One program at Mission Hospital lets newborns and families take books home from the hospital to get a head start on reading.

Sweet Potatoes

What’s in Season in North Carolina?

Apples, beets, bokchoy, cabbage, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, greens, flint corn, and mushrooms are currently in season in North Carolina.

MindKare mental health screening kiosk

Mental Health Kiosk Screenings Now Available in Buncombe County

Buncombe County now hosts a MindKare mental health screening kiosk, a touchscreen device that allows residents to learn about behavioral health conditions, participate in confidential assessments and find local treatment resources.

Asheville Neighborhood Profile: Chestnut Hills

Chestnut Hills Neighborhood encompasses an area north of the downtown Central Business District that starts at the corner of East Chestnut/Merrimon Avenue, running northward to Hillside Street.