Spring for the Mission
As the days grow longer and the sun shines a little brighter, many of us have our sights set on that first day of spring.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Smart Bets: Fiddlers of Madison County
"For centuries - literally - folks have been following the French Broad River into Madison County to hear the finest in traditional music," says the Madison County Arts Council in a press release.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Repairs under way at Marshall wastewater plant
State officials say the release of partially treated wastewater into the French Broad River from the sewage treatment plant here did not cause any significant problems for the river.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Equipment failure reported at Marshall wastewater plant
An equipment problem at the town of Marshall's wastewater treatment plant caused partially treated water to be discharged into the French Broad River, according to state officials.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Where are they now? A look at major players in the Nancy Morgan case
In 2009, I had lunch with Ed Walker, whom I hadn’t seen for years. I almost didn’t recognize him.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Asheville area real estate people
Tonya Gudger for listing volume and written volume, Kathy Laferriere for closed volume, and the Toler Team for listing, written and closed volume.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Balsam Range mandolinist branches out
Darren Nicholson turned 21 on the Grand Ole Opry stage. He'd already played it many times.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Virus hitting hard on NC hog farms
RALEIGH Nearly a third of the state's 3,000 large commercial hog farms have been hit by a fast-spreading virus that usually kills every piglet it infects, and many farmers and veterinarians think it's just a matter of time before the rest of the farms are hit.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Ash spill could push NC to move more aggressively on environmental threats
Tom Augspurger, left, with the USFWS, takes a core sample during February 8th reconnaissance of Dan River coal ash spill.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Is God in Madison school logo legal?
To the reader who expressed his concern this week via an email screaming "WHAT THE HECK: POLAR PLUNGE," I thank you for your concern and commend your devotion to John Boyle's body temperature.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Our View: Damage control
Recent reports flooding N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper's office about towing companies jacking up more than vehicles following Winter Storm Pax has prompted a reminder from Cooper that consumers do not have to tolerate unfair towing fees.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Faith and church events in Asheville area
Study the books of Luke and Matthew. Free. 298-2092 or www.thecove.org. WOMEN'S EVENING BIBLE STUDY: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Billy Graham Training Center At The Cove.