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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.

Welcome Sign at Gan-shan Station

Neighborhood Profile: Asheville’s Oakhurst Community

Nestled above Biltmore Avenue between McCormick Field and Memorial Stadium to the north, Mission Hospital to the south, and Beaucatcher Mountain to the east, Oakhurst is a small community of about 45 houses.

Black Bear

Staying Safe Around Bears

While seeing a bear is an exciting moment, it is important to remember that bears are wild and can be dangerous. Their behavior is sometimes unpredictable.

Garden Beds

Grow a Garden With Your Kids

Starting a garden is a fun way to teach your kids about healthy fruits and vegetables and get some exercise as you work on a project together.

911 Dispatch Call Center

Buncombe County Now Accepts Texts to 911

Buncombe County is now accepting text to 911 calls allowing persons who cannot dial 911 for whatever reason to make contact with emergency services by text message.

Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center a Rare Jewel on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Asheville is fortunate to have a unique combination of people, businesses, activities, and interesting side roads that come together to give it a depth of spirit unlike any other city in the South.

Home Insulation

Home Insulation: It’s All About the R-Value

Whether you live in Bangor, Maine, or Bakersfield, California, your home will be more comfortable and energy efficient with the right insulation. Insulation helps lower the cost of heating and cooling your home.

Gym Equipment

Tips for Joining a Gym

If you’re looking to get in shape, a membership at a gym, fitness center, health spa, or sports club could be a good option.

LaZoom Comedy Tour

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!

Computer Security

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

Lock your financial documents and records in a safe place at home, and lock your wallet or purse in a safe place at work. Keep your information secure from roommates or workers who come into your home.