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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.

A child planting a seedling.

NC Forest Service Seedlings Now on Sale

The North Carolina Forest Service Nursery Program is now accepting orders for seedlings. The organization produces about 16 million quality seedlings for nearly 50 species of conifers and hardwoods annually.

Over 200 guests attending HCC’s Shine & Dine Gal.

Haywood Community College’s Shine & Dine Gala

The Haywood Community College Foundation will hold their third annual Shine & Dine Gala on Friday, September 14th, from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm at the Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville.

A blacklegged tick on the stem of a plant.

Mercy Urgent Care Offers Free Tick Removal Kits

Hiking season has officially begun in the mountains of Western North Carolina, and that means a steep jump in muddy bootprint sightings, a rise in oversized marshmallow sales, and, unfortunately, the accompanying uptick of tick bites.

Burgers and buns laid out on a table.

Five Essential Asheville Burgers

Asheville may be known for its healthy lifestyle, but that doesn’t stop the city from offering some of the best burgers in the South. No longer a reliably monotonous choice, the burger has become the standout item at dozens of restaurants around town.

The 2018 Heritage Grants Program

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership has announced its 2018 Heritage Grants Program to fund projects that preserve, interpret, and promote Western North Carolina’s heritage.

ReUse Contest Winners

Asheville Habitat ReStore Announces 7th Annual ReUse Contest

For the seventh consecutive year, the Asheville Habitat ReStore at 31 Meadow Road near Biltmore Village is encouraging residents to show off their creativity and talent for a chance to win in the ReStore ReUse Contest.

Participants and employers at a jobs fair.

2018 Regional Business Expo

Join the Asheville Area, Brevard-Transylvania, Henderson County, Haywood County, and McDowell County chambers of commerce for the 2018 Regional Business Expo on August 8th!

A summertime concert at Biltmore.

Unique Events Help Biltmore Shine This Summer

From towering, jewel-toned glass sculptures in the historic gardens and reflecting pools, to the array of stars gracing the concert stage, Biltmore shines this summer in multiple ways.