During a Board of Education meeting this morning, Asheville City Schools Superintendent Allen Johnson announced his retirement following the end of this school year.
A jury on Friday found Black Mountain resident Steven Roger McCanless guilty of one count of first-degree sex offense and one count of taking indecent liberties with a child, but it hung on a third first-degree sex offense charge.
B Tech Job Fair features dozens of employers A-B Tech in collaboration with its Foundation and Alumni Association will host the second annual Job Fair, from 2 to 6 p.m. May 16 in the Coman Gym on the College's Asheville campus.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Buncombe County.
On Saturday, May 18, from 2 - 4 p.m., Pack Memorial Library will host a FREE workshop with genealogical researcher Sasha Mitchell with a special focus on African American family history research.
As dozens of young children played in downtown Asheville's interactive water fountain, more than 50 adults criticized state legislation they say could jeopardize the future of educators, North Carolina and the lives of the children playing in the fountain.
A state-mandated transfer of the Asheville water system will be tested in court.
Photo by Caitlin Byrd Buncombe County commissioners unanimously approved offering an undisclosed company $18.38 million in economic incentives May 14.
In recent weeks, the Buncombe County commissioners had debated stringent standards that would have limited nonprofits' ability to request county funding for years to come.
A legislative bill that establishes a North Carolina Public Charter School Board, removing most charter-school oversight from the State Board of Education, could have a negative impact on both the original intent for charter schools in this state and the funding of conventional public schools.
Prepare to be spellbound as Buncombe County students from six middle schools face off in a May 16 spelling bee sponsored by Altrusa Foundation of Asheville and co-sponsor Western Carolina University.
There is something very unusual about North Carolina 's geography that contemporary historians seem not to appreciate.
Joseph Allan Pullman, 33, of Fairfield, Pa., was charged overnight with second-degree sexual offense, possession of hashish, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and trespassing, according to warrants at the Buncombe County magistrate's office.
Demolition began Monday on remnants of a manufacturing plant in the River Arts District that was the site of a spectacular arson fire in 1995, as well as another suspicious fire April 2. "I hate to see this happen, but after the arson, it's pretty unstable," said Karen Cragnolin, executive director of the nonprofit RiverLink, which owns the ... (more)