Thursday Nov 28
Here's the information from the United Way and the Budget & Tax Center via the NC Justice Center email newsletter: A Fall Legislative Briefing Tuesday, December 3 8:30-11:00 a.m. Candler, NC Join us for our annual overview of the North Carolina state budget, economic forecast, and issues affecting your community and add your voice to the ... (more)
Roads still slick, but wrecks clear up around Asheville
The Asheville area was "inundated" with wrecks affecting traffic on the interstates in Buncombe County, a dispatcher said about 5 p.m. Since then, many of the wrecks have been cleared.
No charges against Candler man
A Candler homeowner who killed an intruder will not face charges because he was defending himself, police say.
Black Mountain News: New welcome sign unveiled for Enka-Candler
Local leaders and residents gathered Friday beside busy Smoky Park Highway to unveil a new sign "Welcome to Enka-Candler."
1 dead in Candler home invasion
An attempted home invasion Friday evening ended with a man dead, according to Buncombe County Sheriff's Office.
Enka-Candler gets new welcome sign
Business owners want folks to know that Enka-Candler is more than a hyphenated exit on the way west out of Buncombe County.
'Heat for Hunger' donates portion of propane sales to MANNA FoodBank
Full announcement from Blossman Gas: The Asheville branch of Blossman Propane Gas, Appliance and Service located at1401 Smokey Park Highway in Candler, is partnering with MANNA FoodBank in a holiday "Heat for Hunger" program.
Answer Man: New I-40 interchange for Candler?
Last week, in a burst of productivity, I deleted some 3,000 emails. I'm embarrassed to say that I found a few older "burning questions" in the pile, and I'm trying to re-prioritize them now.
Enka-Candler businesses to unveil sign
The "Welcome to Enka-Candler" sign depicts the Enka clock tower and the silhouette of the Appalachian Mountain range, both of which are prominent symbols of the area.
After moving to Candler from urban Washington, D.C., eight years ago, Alice and Ron Martin-Adkins decided it made more sense for them to eat their yard than to mow it.
Candler woman charged with murder
A Candler woman has been charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery in connection with the death of an East Asheville man.
For a song at commissioners Nov. 5 meeting
In an out-of-the-ordinary Nov. 5 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting, the sound of five voices performing a cappella gospel echoed through the meeting room.
Candler man charged with break-in
Deputies say a Candler man broke into a storage shed on Beaverdam Loop Road and stole a weed eater, lawn mower, tiller, bicycle and a gas can.
Lawsuit filed in bar slayings
The family of a man killed in a bloody melee at a West Asheville bar claims in a lawsuit that negligence by the owner contributed to the slaying.
Buncombe deputies investigating death at motel
A suspicious death being investigated this afternoon in Candler has been ruled a homicide.
In a rather out-of-the-ordinary Nov. 5 Buncombe County Board of Commissioners meeting, the sound of five voices performing a cappella gospel echoed through the Commissioner's Chambers.
COPS team back in Swannanoa
Sheriff Van Duncan delivered a disclaimer early in the meeting to those gathered to discuss the crime issues in the community, knowing that a team of his officers were entering this area for the third time in a year and a half.