Saturday Apr 19
The Charlotte Observer
Coal ash unmonitored in fill sites across N.C.
Tony Drum said he believes that coal ash was dumped near a creek that runs through his property on Mountain Island Lake.
Saturday Apr 19
Peggy Payne to teach fiction workshop
Wilmington native Peggy Payne, author of the novels "Revelation," "Sister India" and "Cobalt Blue," will lead a fiction workshop June 1-7 at Doe Branch Ink, the writers' retreat in the North Carolina mountains near Marshall, N.C., north of Asheville.
RiverLink announces RiverMusic 2014 lineupAlli Marshall | 2 mins ago
The first two years of RiverMusic brought thousands of smiling faces to the French Broad River to enjoy its splendor, and RiverLink will host five nights - plus a full Saturday of fun at RiverFest - of live music this summer.
2014 Matthews Poetry Prize winners announcedAlli Marshall | 2 hours ago
The editors at THE ASHEVILLE POETRY REVIEW are pleased to announce the WILLIAM MATTHEWS POETRY PRIZE RECIPIENTS for 2014.
Anniversary: LeMar Worley & Donna Worley
They were married April 5, 1964, at Wesleyan Methodist Church by the Rev Merrill Perkins.
The Asheville Citizen-Times
Super-sized in a tall top hat, Michael Mooney buzzes the drum circle...
Super-sized in a tall top hat, Michael Mooney buzzes the drum circle at Pritchard Park earlier this summer on his 12-foot bike.
Joe Penland performs at Madison County Arts Center
Madison County Arts Center Joe Penland April 5, 2014 7:30 $15 www.madisoncountyarts.com Old-time ballad singer and storyteller, Joe Penland, invites folks to "come sit a spell" as he regales listeners with songs and stories of the Appalachian Mountains.
NC prisoners' challenge to execution protocol to be argued in NC Appeals Court
A jury has found Jahaad Marshall guilty of taking part in violent crimes, including a home invasion that left a man in the Oakwood neighborhood paralyzed and his wife a victim of sexual assault.