29 min ago
Buncombe County man charged in wife's death
Authorities had been looking for Glisson since Wednesday morning, when his wife was found dead by the couple's children inside the family's Alexander home.
29 min ago
Buncombe murder suspect captured
A Buncombe County man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife has been captured.
5 hrs ago
Women helping women
Anna Deavere Smith would like you to donate 10 cents. Of course, more would work, but her message Thursday at the Power of the Purse luncheon was that philanthropy doesn't have to come in the form of a fat check.
5 hrs ago
Budget closes juvenile facility
A state Senate budget proposal would shut a facility that houses juvenile defendants from Western North Carolina who are awaiting trial.
Thu May 23, 2013
STF Precision to invest $4.5 million into Arden facility, hire 25 new workers
In conjunction with the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County , STF Precision, a leading manufacturer in diamond-tipped cutting tools, today announced the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Arden, N.C. with a $4.5 million investment in facilities and equipment.
Putting numbers to Asheville's housing crunch
It's commonly said that housing's hard to find in Asheville. Numbers from the U.S. Census and elsewhere shine a light on exactly how hard.
High-level Republican says Asheville was targeted
A high-level Republican acknowledged that the city, and Buncombe County, have been targeted by GOP legislation in a hastily written resignation letter.
Reading for those who can't
If you are reading this article, then you are one of the fortunate in our community whose eyesight is sufficient to allow you to read the daily news and keep up with what is happening in our community.
RIDE helps seniors, disabled get around
Dora McCollough describes a simple idea involving a coupon and a taxicab as nothing short of amazing.
Big breweries bring big attention to Asheville
With a dozen craft breweries in Buncombe County and more in the region, Asheville has established itself as a beer destination.
Wed May 22, 2013
In the Statehouse: Two state budgets and 600 bills to go
The North Carolina General Assembly has begun its end-of-session wrestling to reconcile Gov.
Program helps young families
Nurse Connie Roberts carefully places a measuring tape around 1-month-old Ja'Marr Bowen's head.
Deputies: Homicide suspect on run considered armed, dangerous
Deputies are looking for help from the public to find the suspect in a homicide who they consider to be armed and dangerous.
The Biltmore Lake Charitable Fund is awarding over $47,000 in grants to schools in the Enka District to advance student engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics: Candler Elementary will receive $13,000 to purchase iPad technology, including probes, a wireless microscope and other scientific measurement devices, plus an ... (more)
Buncombe County offices and libraries closed for Memorial Day
Buncombe County Government offices and libraries will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.
Tue May 21, 2013
Senate budget would close local prison, treatment center
A local prison and a drug and alcohol abuse treatment center in Black Mountain would be closed under the state Senate's proposed budget.
Man charged with speeding, DWI
A city man is in custody after police say he was driving his motorcycle 100 mph on Hendersonville Road while impaired.
Man accused of creating false reports charged with insurance fraud
According to the North Carolina Department of Justice, Sinclair Auvant Parker, 45, was charged with one count of insurance fraud and two counts each of obtaining property by false pretense and attempting to obtain property by false pretense.
Sun May 19, 2013
Erwin District Community Resource Fair May 20
Full announcement from Buncombe County Schools: Come to the Erwin District Community Resource Fair Monday, May 20, 2013 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Erwin HS Cafeteria FREE ADMISSION...PIZZA SUPPER PROVIDED...30 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS! Don't miss this special opportunity for parents and students to learn about important community resources and pick up ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Asheville School superintendent announces retirement at the end of the year
During a Board of Education meeting this morning, Asheville City Schools Superintendent Allen Johnson announced his retirement following the end of this school year.