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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 large iron sculpture by artist Reed Todd.

The Asheville Urban Trail Guide

The Asheville Urban Trail is an entertaining, informative, and artistic walk through Asheville’s history. It’s 1.7-miles of architecture and memories from earlier times in this engaging mountain city.

A row of coins with plants growing out of them.

Mission Health Announces Nearly $1 Million in Community Grants

Mission Health’s Community Investment Program is awarding more than $965,000 in funding to a diverse group of 24 Western North Carolina agencies in a joint effort to improve the health and well-being of our 18-county region.

Downtown Asheville's Pack Square, in front of the Vance Monument.

Buncombe County to Hold Upcoming County Manager Input Sessions

The search for the next Buncombe County Manager is underway, and input from the public is an important part of the process. The Buncombe County Commissioners and interim County Manager George Wood invite the public to attend open community sessions.

A bee pollinating a flower.

National Honey Bee Day is Saturday, August 18th

The National Honey Bee Day program started with a single concept: to bring together beekeepers, bee associations, as well as other interested groups to connect with communities to advance beekeeping.

A child taking care of a plant at Eliada Farms' Grow Dome.

Eliada Farms Week Returns August 18-26

Eliada Farms Week is an opportunity to share with the greater community the beautiful produce, herbs, and pork the agency has produced in its first months of farming.

"Red" by R. John Ichter.

Grand Bohemian Gallery Hosts Color Stories Exhibition

Grand Bohemian Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition titled Color Stories which showcases pastels and acrylics by Atlanta artist R. John Ichter. The exhibition is open through August 31st.

Asheville Parking Meter

Monthly Parking Opportunity for Downtown

The City of Asheville will soon open new monthly parking spaces at 50 Asheland Avenue. The city will be rolling out this parking opportunity as a pilot program, with $70 per month permits that secure 24/7 access to designated spaces.

Tourists' Chad Spanberger swinging a baseball bat.

Asheville Completes Sweep in Convincing Fashion

The Asheville Tourists are playing some of their best baseball in 2018. Asheville won for the fifth straight day and swept the Greensboro Grasshoppers with a 7-1 series-ending win.