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1 hr ago | The Asheville Citizen-Times
"We thought we were opening a dive bar," she said of her club, which was for years home to a West Asheville mattress and furniture store, Mr. Fred's Beds.
Should America's 11 million illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship?
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
4 hrs ago | Asheville Citizen-Times
A city man is facing multiple animal cruelty charges in connection with an investigation that began in October.
Tickets are almost gone for the two-night 2013 Warren Haynes Christmas Jam at the U.S. Cellular Center arena.
I'm not going to mince words, gloss things over or put a brave face on it. This week is pathetic.
Full announcement from RiverLink: Westwood Place is a neighborhood in East West Asheville, bounded by Haywood Road, Craven Street, I-26 and Patton Avenue.
As the days grow shorter and the mist over the Blue Ridge thickens into a cold, icy fog, Western North Carolinians will be rushing around the region, buying and wrapping gifts, decking their halls and eagerly awaiting the first real snowfall of the season.
A 15-year veteran of the graffiti underground, Adam Void, is an artist but also "a political activist, a dedicated traveler, and a steadfast train hopper," according to his bio.
Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and an abundance of hot cocoa and cookies will await a train full of festive passengers on the Jingle Bell Trolley Train Run, run by the Craggy Mountain Line Railroad.
From Black Mountain News: Daniel Wright, chef-operator of Tomato Jam Cafe, said he's been forced to leave the restaurant and the 379 Biltmore Ave. building he's leased since 2010.
An accident involving an Asheville High School bus and a car this morning on Amboy Road near Short Michigan Avenue left two people injured, including a student.
Four city residents were charged overnight in connection with vehicle break-ins.
Upset Hindus have urged Asheville based Asheville Brewing Co. to apologize and withdraw its Indian Pale Ale beer carrying image of Lord Shiva, calling it highly inappropriate.
ASHEVILLE - Brother Wolf Animal Rescue's "An-Tiki Benefit Auction" will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Tobacco Barn, 75 Swannanoa Road.
Nathan sits down with Ashley Mason Garrison of the Hop Ice Cream Cafe. They discuss growing up in Texas, how being patient lead to an opportunity to purchasing The Hop, what it takes to be an ice cream ninja, and what may be next for Nathan's favorite Asheville ice cream shop.
At a ceremony this evening, outgoing Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy's portrait joined her predecessors on the walls of City Hall.
See more of Paul Clark's photos from The Big Crafty in this Friday's Asheville Scene.