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North Carolina: Asheville's 'sanctuary policy' nearly cost officer her life
Last weekend, police in Asheville, North Carolina, arrested Celso Avila-Aguilar, 31, after he reportedly grabbed an officer's arm during a routine traffic stop, and dragged her some 130 feet down Interstate 240.
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8 hrs ago
Pedestrian killed walking on sidewalk in Asheville
Investigators said the crash happened around 12:15 p.m. Sunday on Kimberly Avenue, a tree-lined street in north Asheville with sidewalks on both sides of the road.
9 hrs ago
V.O.V. showcases local musicians and supports worthy chartities
"I'd written a ton of music and had it backlogged," says local multi-instrumentalist Lenny Pettinelli.
14 hrs ago
Acoustic Asheville: Greg Farley
The Felice Brothers played The Orange Peel earlier this week, as part of their tour for Favorite Waitress .
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Sampson Independent
July 'Got To Be Ag' monthJuly 7th | 0
The season of fresh fruits and vegetables is upon us! NC produce farmers are a significant part of the state's $78-billion agriculture industry.
"Back to the Future"-style Beard Prom, July 17
Asheville loves a good alternative prom. That may or may not indicate that a significant percentage of the local population was voted prom king or queen and loves reliving the memory.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Surprise me, baby! Leta s find out the gender at birth
One of the biggest money-making movies of all time was about a passenger ship we all knew would sink.
Fantastic fried foods across the USA
The fried kale pakora served at Chai Pani in Asheville, N.C., comes coated in curry chickpea batter and is served with green chutney and sweet yogurt.
Slam Asheville Youth sets 'Poetry in Motion'
If you think intense training and fierce competition is just for jocks, the high-energy, hardworking poets on the Slam Asheville Youth team will change your mind.
Wake Forest announces 2014-15 nonconference basketball schedule
Wake Forest announced its nonconference basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season , it's first under new coach Danny Manning.
Google Earth Blog
Mapping slave history with Google Earth
A group of archaeologists in Asheville, North Carolina are using Google Earth to document the history of slavery in their city.
The Mountain Times
John Doyle to perform at Highland Games
When it is July in the High Country, it is time for the annual celebration of all things Scottish, with the start of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
SMKG hits the road for 'Shop Hop'
The Smoky Mountain Knitting Guild hit the road Saturday, June 21, for its first annual Shop Hop.
One hundred businesses in the state have obtained the "GreenTravel" certification, and Watauga is third among N.C. counties, with nine certified businesses.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
MOTION Dance Theatre 2014
Celebrating its fifth anniversary season, Asheville's own professional contemporary ballet company, sources talent from across the country and presents bold programming featuring ALL NEW WORK.
The Triad craft brew every beer lover should try
Foothills Brewing in Winston-Salem has earned a spot on a list of "100 American Craft Beers Every Beer-Lover Should Drink" by Paste.com.
Why St. Pete-Clearwater Airport is breaking passenger records
While Tampa International Airport is gearing up for a $1 billion expansion, its counterpart across the bay, St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport , is quietly breaking passenger records .
'American Idol' winner Caleb Johnson rocks his way to Long Island on 'Live!' tour
"American Idol" might have bid its year-end adieu from TV in May, but the show's cycle doesn't truly end until the annual American Idols Live! tour, which features the top 10 finalists from the most recent season.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Richmond County Daily Journal
Hamlet restricts solar farms8:44 pm | 0
Daily JournalA line of solar panels collects energy from the sun at The Rock Farm, a Strata Solar project on N.C. 177 behind Rockingham Speedway.
Buncombe commissioners pass the budget
On a contentious 5-2 vote July 8, Buncombe County's Board of Commissioners held the property tax rate steady in the new fiscal-year budget but juggled numbers to pump more money into the school system.