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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.

Grass seedlings lined in soil on a sunny day.

NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Can Help ID Growth Concerns

With the growing season for summer agronomic crops underway and many landscapes actively growing, it is an excellent time to utilize diagnostic testing to identify existing abnormal growth problems.

Tomatoes and carrots sitting on a black table.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Asheville and Western North Carolina have so much to offer in the way of outings. The mountains, rivers, lakes, and forests are perfect for exploring. Area farmers tailgate markets are a great excursion, too.

A table full of donated school supplies.

Help Local Students Backpack to the Future

Nationally, over 1.36 million school-aged children have been identified as homeless. Buncombe County Public Schools and Asheville City Schools combined have identified 800 homeless students during the 2017-2018 school year.

Two business owners brainstorming ideas.

Five Strategies for Winning at Working Solo

Eighty percent of all U.S. small businesses have no employees. The number of non-employee businesses is expected to grow in coming years, due in part to the expansion of the gig economy and favorable economic conditions.