Tuesday May 14
Toddler in Reynolds wreck dies
A 19-month-old girl injured in a May 7 collision in the Reynolds community was taken off life support and died Monday, the N.C. Highway Patrol said.
Mon May 13, 2013
WNC Road Report
Clay County * Replacement of the bridge over Fires Creek has closed Fires Creek Road in both directions through Oct.
Sat May 11, 2013
Bigger and bigger may not mean better and better
Re: "HomeTrust to acquire S.C. bank,'' AC-T May 6: When we moved to Western North Carolina in 2001, I went to the Weaverville office of Clyde Savings and asked, "Is this bank for sale?" The answer was: "No, it cannot be sold.
Weaverville hosts 'hard to recycle' event today
Rainbow Recycling is hosting a Hard-to-Recycle Collection 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today in the parking lot of Roses in Weaverville Plaza, 165 Weaver Blvd.
Thu May 09, 2013
Police: Asheville man cut in the chest
A Weaverville man was arrested this afternoon after a dispute in which he cut a man in the chest, city police said.
Hot Sheet: Balsam Range, bulls and beer
The Haywood County bluegrass band Balsam Range is hitting the big screen. "Bluegrass Today" reports that the boys of Balsam - Buddy Melton, Tim Surrett, Marc Pruett, Caleb Smith and Darren Nicholson - have performed three original songs for the film, a crime thriller titled "Careful What You Wish For" and starring Dermot Mulroney.
Where to take mom for Mother's Day in Asheville
Does your mom have happy feet and love local brew? Or does she love a quiet meal in an opulent atmosphere? Asheville has options for Mother's Day dining on either end of the spectrum.
Teenager, brother injured in wreck
A North Buncombe High School student and his younger brother were seriously injured in a wreck Wednesday near Weaverville.
Short order: North Asheville is restaurant boom town
North Asheville is booming. Construction on Ambrozia Bar and Bistro is humming along on north Merrimon Avenue in the former Artisan Catering space.
Wed May 08, 2013
EMS responds to serious wreck near Weaverville
Emergency responders are on the scene of a single-vehicle accident this morning.
Mon May 06, 2013
WNC road report
31. A detour is posted. Graham County * One lane of N.C. 143, the Cherohala Skyway, is closed near the Tennessee state line because of a landslide.
Thu May 02, 2013
Weaverville man charged in scaffolding theft
Deputies say a Weaverville man stole scaffolding and sold it to a metal recycling business.
Taming the Bearwallow Beast
Ryan Lubbers is a glutton for a good -- some might say brutal -- run. So much so that the 37-year-old science teacher, who survived the inaugural Bearwallow Beast 5K last year, is coming back Sunday to run the 3.1-mile, all-uphill trail race presented by the Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy.
Wed May 01, 2013
Legislation would reduce Weaverville zoning powers
The town would lose the ability to enforce its zoning rules in an area up to a mile from town limits under a bill that passed the state House on Tuesday.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Our future should honor our past
The Thomas Wolfe Memorial, a staple of Asheville tourism and a National Historic Landmark, is facing a troubled future.
Veggies and more
Welcome to the farm. Now get to work. OK, so farmers aren't quite that brusque about it, and these visitors really want to work.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
WNC Road Report
31. Detour is posted. Graham County * One lane of N.C. 143, the Cherohala Skyway, is closed near the Tennessee state line because of a landslide.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Weekend Planner: Celebrate Earth Day, hear the symphony
Asheville celebrates Earth Day today with a big outdoor street party. The symphony performs a mighty Mozart masterwork.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Newport Plain Talk
Surprise warming spring lures folks to fishing
They celebrated their 8th wedding anniversary on April 4 and were celebrating by fishing but not catching anything.