Thursday May 16
Jacksonville Daily News
4-year-old left in van dies in Transylvania County
Authorities say a 4-year-old Transylvania County boy has died after being left in a hot van for about seven hours.
Asheville area religion notes
CANTON - A fundrasier for the Rev. Gary Putnam is set for 3-8 p.m. today at the Canton Armory on Penland Street.
Parental consent for treatment of STDs in NC bill
Some North Carolina lawmakers want to require minors seeking treatment for sexually transmitted diseases and other problems to get parental consent first.
The Asheville Citizen-Times
Brevard-Rosman alumni tickets on sale
Tickets are now on sale for the Brevard/Rosman Alumni footbal game to be played on Saturday, June 8th, kickoff at 7pm.
Changes in works to improve DuPont
David Brown is a busy forest supervisor these days. Brown is in charge of the 10,500-acre DuPont State Recreational Forest on the Henderson-Transylvania line and is overseeing major improvements and construction in the next two months to accommodate the needs of the forest's "Hunger Games"-sized crowds.
Rainfall creating minor problems in WNC
The slide occurred in the same area as a landslide in January, according to Haywood County dispatchers.
What makes a SciGirl tick?
The heart of a teenage girl is a mysterious thing, but just like all other human hearts, it is made up of valves and arteries that can be easily understood.
Proposed biomass plant draws criticism
Residents of a county trying to promote itself as an outdoor recreation mecca are opposing construction of a biomass gasification facility by a New York-based developer.
The Papillion Times
Hampton's Alex Wall signs for track and field at Brevard College
Wall, the son of Patrick and Jackie Wall, has signed with the track and field program at Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. His family is moving to North Carolina as well, the result of a job transfer for Patrick, who is already there.
Adventure of the week: French Broad Classique
When: The 50-mile "test" race starts at 7 a.m. Saturday. The Classique, or 18-mile, race starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at Blantyre Access in Henderson County.
Inaugural Legacy Run Saturday in Brevard
The 15K course will run along parts of the French Broad River with beautiful views.