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While gasoline prices have climbed 36 cents a gallon since Christmas, they are still 5.6 cents a gallon less on average in North Carolina than they were last Easter, according to AAA Carolinas.
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I have experienced the physical and emotional pain of "hate speech" personally. I have seen its impact on those around me and those far away.
Lawmakers say it will make underperforming teachers easier to get rid of. Teachers say it will drive the good ones out the door.
An open house Wednesday night at the North Carolina Highway Patrol Troop F headquarters in Newton is just one of many efforts to recruit new troopers, say officials.
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The Dean Ween Group visited the Asheville Music Hall in Asheville, NC on Friday night, where our friend Randy of Funk It was on hand to capture footage of the band in action.
The Rev. William Barber II was born two days after Martin Luther King Jr. told the nation about his dream during the march on Washington.
Though the vote wasn't unanimous, Maggie Valley Board of Aldermen approved hiring Craig Justus with the Van Winkle Law Firm in Asheville to serve as its new town attorney until May 2015.
The trillium flower, like the shamrock, reminds us of the beauty and simplicity of the trinity.
Regional Office Director - Catholic Charities seeks highly energetic professional with a forward vision who is passionate about the Church's Social Mission to strategically lead our services in western North Carolina.
The editors at THE ASHEVILLE POETRY REVIEW are pleased to announce the WILLIAM MATTHEWS POETRY PRIZE RECIPIENTS for 2014.
The 10 mineral-based pools at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville are located in grottoes surrounded by rock-hewn arches and walls.
THE LAWS OF physics dictate that nature abhors a vacuum. A related but lesser known axiom postulates that you can't love nature if you're inside vacuuming.
Workers move the streetcar track to the center of Haywood Road in 1914. photos courtesy of the North Carolina Collection, Pack Memorial Library, Asheville Workers move the streetcar track to the center of Haywood Road in 1914.
Over 75 community members attended Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council meeting titled, "Meeting of the Whole" on Wednesday evening, April 2 to discuss initiatives for 2014.