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Cops: Leicester man stole weed eaters
A Leicester man is behind bars on charges of breaking into a local business and stealing weed eaters.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
WNC AgOptions gives $153K in grants
N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission has been WNC AgOptions' sole funding source since the program's first grant cycle in 2004.
A muddy lesson learned
I kept my mouth shut and didn't say "I told you so" after I suggested we not drive out onto a water-logged field last week and we got stuck.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Book groups, readings, literary events in Western NC
AMY GREENE: Author presents her new novel, "Long Man," at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 3 p.m. Call 254-6734.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Funeral arrangements set for Martin Nesbitt
The funeral for state Sen. Martin Nesbitt is scheduled for Tuesday in the Asheville area he represented for more than three decades.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Asheville Citizen-Times
Warrant: Leicester man had 3 pounds of marijuana
Bobby Franklin Ferguson, 40, of Dark Cove Road, had about three pounds of marijuana in October, according to an arrest warrant.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Business is booming in WNC, down on the farm
Of course, we have our own Paree right here in Asheville. Full data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will not be out until May, but indications are that farming is on the upswing in Western North Carolina, bucking state and national trends.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
WNC Agricultural Options celebrates 10-year anniversary
A program that has fostered farm diversification, innovation and profitability in a midst of a transitioning agriculture economy is celebrating its 10th year of awarding grants to assist farmers.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Prime tracts of WNC farmland protected
At a time of massive loss of agricultural land across the mountains, every little bit of land saved for carrots or cows helps preserve a source for locally grown foods, and a piece of the region's rich heritage.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Sheriff's Office looking for Leicester man
The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Leicester man who is facing charges in at least two business break-ins.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Funeral set for woman found dead last year
The funeral for Cheyenne Van Treese, whose body was found in November after she was missing for weeks, has been set for March 1. The family will receive guests at noon at Trinity of Fairview.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Suspect charged in Fast Track break-in
The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office has charged a Leicester man in a Sunday morning break-in.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
DeBruhl files in Buncombe commissioner District 3
A Leicester woman has filed to run for Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, ensuring a primary in this year's race for one seat representing southern and western parts of the county.