During a Nov. 19 meeting of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners, attorney Ron Payne said the settlement would bring the suit to an end, “hopefully in somewhat of an expeditious manner.” All six commissioners present were in favor of accepting the settlement, with Vice Chair Jasmine Beach-Ferrara absent for the vote.
**UPDATED NOV. 21** Twin Leaf brings back a holiday favorite, Thirsty Monk taps a low-calorie ale and more local beer news.
What people know and prefer when it comes to turkey’s signature side dish depends largely on what side of the Mason-Dixon line they grew up on.
The L.A. rockers play The Grey Eagle on Nov. 23.
“Buncombe blood flowed freely, and many of our gallant boys are among the slain,” the Asheville News reported on July 17, 1862. At the time, both Union and Confederate troops suffered immense losses during the Seven Days Battles near Richmond, Va.
Not in the mood to cook this Thanksgiving? Not to worry! There are plenty of Thanksgiving options in and around Asheville. Also: Double D’s celebrates 20 years; Southern Storytellers Supper Series hosts latest event; and more in this week’s Small bites.
The “fabulous night of dancing and joy” takes place at Sly Grog Lounge on Saturday, Nov. 23.
The 18th annual contest returns to Isis on Nov. 23.
The Pennsylvania power trio swings by French Broad River Brewery on Nov. 22.
“Please call your Congress people and demand that they hold Trump accountable for this disaster.”
In spite of the northern setting, the themes of family tradition, hunting and the fragile yet dominating sense of manly pride all ring familiar to anyone who lived in WNC in the 1970s and ’80s.
Composer William Britelle spent three years visiting Michael Yannette and his students in Cherokee, collecting notes and impressions, exploring the community and its stories.
The monthly celebration of Marshall’s art scene takes place Nov. 21.
The filmmakers of a documentary about the late Asheville artist John Payne will host a fundraiser to finish their work on Nov. 30 at Wedge Brewing Co.’s Foundation location.
“Believing in climate change is not a precondition for saving money and breathing cleaner air, especially when it is so convenient and easy to do!”