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Slaying suspect still at large
State and local authorities on Thursday continued their second day of hunting a man accused of killing his wife.
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Budget closes juvenile facility
A state Senate budget proposal would shut a facility that houses juvenile defendants from Western North Carolina who are awaiting trial.
Thu May 23, 2013
Source hearing packs Town Hall
An overflow crowd of more than 65 people packed Town Hall for a May 22 zoning hearing to determine the fate of a popular alternative medicine clinic.
Bluegrass at Pisgah helps fight hunger
Those already in tune with bluegrass bands Leftover Salmon and Dangermuffin know these acts serve up some tasty treats on stage.
Mountain Sports Festival's main events
ASHEVILLE Kris Bedsaul typically likes to set a good example for his two young daughters.
Wed May 22, 2013
Tax appeals hit record low
The latest fallout from the Great Recession: happy taxpayers. That's judging by how many Buncombe County property owners appealed government-assigned tax values after last year's revaluation.
Reflections of Vietnam
Greg Miller served in Vietnam in 1969, and remembers it as six months that has affected his entire life.
Sinkhole closes downtown street
A sinkhole has closed a downtown street and could reroute traffic for days. The hole appeared on Sutton Avenue near the intersection with Broadway Street on the afternoon of May 22.
Cabaret, cabaret, cabaret
"Boys Night Out" May 24 with Russ Wilson, Harry Shultz and Jesse Earl Jr. - vocals, Nathan Hefner - piano and vocals, Zack Page - bass, and Rick Dilling - drums.
Parkway Medical Group adds family nurse practitioner to its practice
May 16, 2013 Parkway Medical Group, an eleven-provider medical practice with offices in Asheville and Black Mountain, has added a new provider, board certified family nurse practitioner, Kristie Ruff.
Tue May 21, 2013
Senate budget would close local prison, treatment center
A local prison and a drug and alcohol abuse treatment center in Black Mountain would be closed under the state Senate's proposed budget.
Sat May 18, 2013
Jury convicts man in thrift store sex attacks
A jury on Friday found Black Mountain resident Steven Roger McCanless guilty of one count of first-degree sex offense and one count of taking indecent liberties with a child, but it hung on a third first-degree sex offense charge.
Mon May 13, 2013
Follow the cheese to restaurants, tailgate markets
This month, area farmers and artisan food producers are ensuring no one gets lost in the metaphorical woods: They're leaving a trail of cheese for folks to follow to Appalachian Grown partner tailgates and restaurants during ASAP's Get Local cheese month.
Sun May 12, 2013
Where's the Mayan Apocalypse? It's just running a little late ...
Back in December, I checked in with Dale Patterson to get the low-down on the meltdown.
Sat May 11, 2013
Circus shows, symphony should bring large crowds downtown
Downtown Asheville will be buzzing tonight with performances by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Asheville Symphony Orchestra, both at U.S. Cellular Center.
Thu May 09, 2013
Wed May 08, 2013
By most measures, Tammy Haynie's journey to a stable life for her and her family was not likely.
Tue May 07, 2013
Caldwell gets flooding but escapes the worst
TOPIC A trash truck traveling along NC 268 splashes water above the roof of a pick-up truck as it passes by Monday morning in the Yadkin Valley area.
Mon May 06, 2013
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Severe weather impact roads in WNC
Heavy rains that fell yesterday and overnight continue to impact many roads in western North Carolina today.
Norfolk Southern worker killed in NC mudslide
A Norfolk Southern worker has been killed after he was trapped in a mudslide while checking track conditions in the North Carolina mountains.