Home occupation amendment passed by planning board
At Monday night's Black Mountain Planning Board meeting, members sought to reach a consensus regarding the proposed amendment to the home occupations section of the land use code.
Asheville in the '90s: Club and concert scene
Asheville's a great place to live, unless you suffer from FOMO . Even if you catch the drum circle, a gallery crawl, three bands and a late-night DJ, your Twitter feed will still be full of reports and photos from the indie-film screening, book launch, poetry reading and symphony concert that you missed.
The Call of the Valley: Mamie Hilliard
Nestled deep in the southern reaches of Black Mountain with the Blue Ridge Parkway hovering in the far distance, Mamie Hilliard finds herself sheltered by her beloved log cabin and embraced by the peace of the natural world.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Volunteer gardeners keep Black Mountain beautiful
For the past 14 years, volunteer gardeners have made Black Mountain more scenic.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Montreat Road sidewalk project continues
The Black Mountain Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve and award a contract to J.L.S. Company, out of Arden, in the amount of $79,155 for sidewalk construction along Montreat Road from Cotton Avenue to East Street.
Dobra Tea hosts free puppet show on Saturday
Dobra Tea will host a "proper puppet fiasco" at its downtown Black Mountain location Saturday, August 16, at 7 p.m. The show, called "Tea-Time at the End of the Universe," is free and for all ages.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Old Crow Medicine Show
When the familiar intro of "Wagon Wheel" begins to play anywhere in North Carolina, music lovers can't help but to raise their glasses and sing along with the song that made Old Crow Medicine Show a household name.
'A Social Function' will round out this year's Park Rhythms
Last year's crowd favorite, A Social Function, will finish off this year's Park Rhythms on August 14. A Social Function will play music ranging from 1940s classics to today's top 40 hits.
'the Posse' is Running the Town
The Swannanoa Valley is home to a thriving running community that enjoys the small town charm of the area as a backdrop to pursue its collective passion.
the Town's Course
Through the years, the landmark has become a significant part of the Town's identity for local residents and tourists alike.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
National Public Radio
World Cafe Next: Floating Action
Today's World Cafe: Next artist is Seth Kaufmann, better known by the name Floating Action.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
NC House finalizes $21B state budget for 2014-15
The state House voted 66-44 for final approval of a budget that raises pay for public school teachers by an average of 7 percent, but trims millions of dollars from programs including public health, childhood development and early education.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Buncombe commissioner candidates debate
Differing visions for the future of Buncombe County will collide over the next few months as candidates make their case for seats on the Board of Commissioners.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Town completes waterline project
Prior to the 2014 - 2015 fiscal year, the Town of Black Mountain Public Service Department took a major step in saving money for local taxpayers.